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26th Feb 2024

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Gas flows from Spain to Morocco, after Western Sahara row

Gas is flowing again from Spain towards Morocco via the Maghreb-Europe Gas pipeline (MEG), Reuters reported on Wednesday. Gas flows through the pipeline were halted by Algeria last November, after Spain favoured the Moroccan plan to offer autonomy to Western Sahara. In April, Algeria warned Spain not to re-export Algerian gas supplies to Rabat, after Madrid announced plans to reverse the gas flow of the MEG pipeline.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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Far-right MEPs least disciplined in following party line

In a fractious parliamentary vote, the level of party discipline often decides the fate of legislation. Party discipline among nationalists and far-right MEPs is the weakest, something potentially significant after the June elections. Data by Novaya Gazeta Europe and EUobserver.

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