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14th Apr 2024

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Spain's top judge resigns over judiciary body blockade

Carlos Lesmes, the president of Spain's National Council for the Judiciary, said he would step down on Monday, carrying out his previous threats. His resignation comes after intense disputes over the renewal of the council, which has been exercising its functions on a temporary basis since December 2018. "Staying in the post from now on only makes me complicit in a situation I abhor and is unacceptable," Lesmes said.

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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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