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12th Apr 2024

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Germany and Denmark to build Baltic Sea energy hub

Germany and Denmark will be connected by a 470km underwater cable by 2030, and Danish electricity production in the Baltic Sea doubled to 3GW, from offshore wind turbines placed 15-45km from the island of Bornholm, Danish energy minister Dan Jørgensen said on Monday. The project will reduce CO2 emissions and make Europe more independent from Russian gas and oil. The two countries will share investment and profits.

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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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