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EU-Cuba: a new start

World - 04.07.2017 08:44

The European Union is normalising its relationship with Cuba with the first-ever bilateral deal. The objective is to launch a political dialogue and to facilitate trade and cooperation.

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EU-Turkey relations turn icy

World - 22.03.2017 09:00

Weeks ahead of a referendum consolidating President Erdogan's powers, tensions are running high between Turkey and the EU.

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Curbing Europe's appetite for palm oil

World - 08.03.2017 12:00

The palm oil industry in Southeast Asia has had disastrous effects on local communities and the environment. Should Europe wean itself off of the controversial substance? MEPs on the Environment Committee say biofuels should be entirely free of palm oil.

Polar bear 01:30 News

Managing Arctic interests

World - 24.02.2017 10:59

Prompted by climate change and potential political tension, MEPs have come up with recommendations on how to use Arctic resources, while minimizing damage to the environment.

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Concern mounts in Europe over US 'travel ban'

World - 01.02.2017 21:05

The US President's executive order, which includes temporarily banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, was overwhelmingly condemned at the European Parliament.

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Common goals: The Energy Union

World - 01.02.2017 20:12

What does your energy source mean to you? Perhaps more pertinently, what will it mean to your children? Air pollution and unpredictable fuel prices plague Europe - action must be taken. The European Union is working to bring change. Cooperatives like Ecopower exemplify the EU's switch from fossil and nuclear fuel to renewable energy. They help us realise the EU's pledge to cut greenhouse gases and create a coordinated Energy Union.

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Common goals: Digital Single Market

World - 01.02.2017 20:11

Have you ever been stopped from buying something online because of your location? Geo-blocking limits sales to customers in particular countries - not very convenient if you see a scarf you like from another country online. Inspired by the success of the single market, the European Union is creating a Digital Single Market, which will eliminate geo-blocking and improve online activity across Europe for all citizens.