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27th Sep 2021

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EU will force UK to stick to Northern Ireland protocol

The European Union will force Britain to stick to the Northern Ireland customs protocol and never abandon Dublin during tough talks over the Irish Sea border, Emmanuel Macron, the French president, warned, The Telegraph writes. On a visit to Dublin, Macron said the EU would stay united over the Northern Ireland protocol, which the UK wants to renegotiate, as well as post-Brexit fishing rights.

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Analysis

Scaling up tidal requires flood of new cash

The next step is scaling up the prototype platforms so that tidal energy can become commercially viable and enter the energy grid in a meaningful way. There's just one hitch in this plan: cost

Agenda

German coalition calculus dominates This WEEK

EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen will travel to the Western Balkans - ahead of an EU summit with the six countries which are hoping to join the bloc.

No clear winner to succeed Merkel in Germany

Both the centre-left and centre-right candidates to replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor have claimed the right to go ahead after an inconclusive election.

Banks fuelling expansion of oil-and-gas Arctic extraction

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Feature

The dilemma of Europe's returning female jihadis

This month, three Swedish women landed in Stockholm, expelled from Syria together with their children. Two of the women were arrested, one suspected of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Their children were immediately taken into custody.

Opinion

Why Draghi could be a two-term prime-minister

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