4th Dec 2023


Two German nuclear plants likely to stay open

According to a second stress test of the German energy system commissioned by economy minister Robert Habeck, it could make sense to keep two of the remaining three still active nuclear reactors online after the end of the year. German newspaper Handelsblatt cited ministry insiders saying Habeck was expected to decide to continue operating the Isar 2 and Neckarwestheim 2 kilns for a limited period of time.

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Optimising Alzheimer's disease health care pathways across Europe

Despite challenges and barriers across European health systems in the timely detection and accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, policymakers have a unique opportunity to be remembered for improving the AD care pathway and transforming the way the disease is managed.


The EU's U-turn on caged farm animals — explained

A European citizens' initiative — signed by 1.4 million people — saw the EU Commission promise to ban cages for 300 million farmed animals. Then the farming lobby got involved.


EU-China summit and migration files in focus This WEEK

This week, EU and Chinese leaders will meet in Beijing to discuss how to cooperate in the international area despite their rivalry. Meanwhile, a marathon trilogue on the five migration files takes place on Thursday.

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