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Warsaw helps anti-LGBTI town after EU funds cut

A Polish town that lost EU funding after it set up a zone free of "LGBTI ideology" will receive government financial support, Poland's justice minister announced Tuesday. Tuchow had its application for a European twinning programme rejected after it passed a motion rejecting "LGBTI ideology". About 100 municipalities have signed anti-LGBTI declarations since last year. Targeting the LGBTI community has become of a focal point for the nationalist Warsaw government.

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Corruption failures also highlighted in rule of law report

The European Commission's first report on the rule of law has raised concerns over the lack of effective anti-corruption efforts in some members sates - while it considers Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands have good governance measures.

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Unsung hero: Portugal showing EU way on migration

Portugal has sought to be a leader at the EU level with regard to refugees and migrants, advocating a liberal position. It has consistently shown a willingness to take in refugees.

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