13th Apr 2024


Sweden plans more military aid for Ukraine

Swedish prime minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday Sweden would provide a further 500m Swedish kroner (€46.78m) in military assistance to Ukraine to help it defend itself against Russia's invasion, Reuters reported. Sweden would provide a total additional military and civilian aid package of €94.06m Andersson told reporters, after hosting Ukraine foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba, who asked for howitzers and shells. Andersson did not give details on the military aid.

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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).


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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