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13th Apr 2024

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Greek MPs to debate wiretapping scandal

Greek MPs on Friday are set to debate a wiretapping scandal that has ensnared Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a political battle with Syriza opposition leader Alexis Tsipras. The two are to face off at the Greek parliament after opposition Pasok leader Nikos Androulakis had his phone tapped by state intelligence service EYP, which reports to Mitsotakis office. Mitsotakis has denied any involvement.

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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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