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Germany backs carbon-free aviation in EU

German chancellor Olaf Scholz told businessmen at an aviation trade fair in Berlin Wednesday Europe was ready to move to carbon-neutral air travel. "What's good for the climate can at the same time be an asset for Germany as an industrial location," he said at the opening of the ILA Berlin Air Show. The industry should first shift from kerosene to biofuels and then to hydrogen-powered engines, he said.

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Johnson quits, leaving Brexit headaches to successor

British prime minister Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative party leader, starting a race among Conservative MPs to replace him as prime minister but leaving a range of issues — Brexit, Northern Ireland, and Scottish independence — for his successor.

Is Orban holding out an olive branch to EPP?

It is Tibor Navracsics, an ex-EU commissioner and minister without portfolio in Orban's new government, who was reportedly picked to work on closer relations between Fidesz and the European People's Party.

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