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13th Apr 2024

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Report: Poland draws up list of EU projects to block

Poland has drafted a list of EU projects it could block unless the European Commission unfreezes its post-pandemic recovery package, a government source told the Gazeta Prawna newspaper Tuesday. "We have a catalogue of [EU] initiatives we could block especially where unanimity is required, for instance, on taxation," they said. The commission has held up Poland's funding due to concerns on rule of law and EU values in the country.

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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

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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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