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15th Apr 2024

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Russia expels three EU diplomats, as Borrell and Lavrov chat

Russia has expelled three European diplomats, from Germany, Poland, and Sweden, on grounds they attended "unlawful" rallies in support of jailed opposition hero Alexei Navalny, EU sources said. Russia did it during a press conference between EU top diplomat Josep Borrell and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday, one source told EUobserver. Lavrov also roasted Borrell over imputed EU human rights abuses at the press briefing.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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