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The Brief: Greta's climate wake-up call. Brexit rent ruling, Kuciak remembered
21 Feb 2019 at 8:21am
In this edition: we follow the Swedish teen who triggered a global youth climate protest movement as she marches with Belgian activists. The European Medicines Agency runs into rent troubles and the ECHR rejects an appeal to protect Turkish heritage over a dam project.
The Brief: Political family feud, diplomatic defiance and hacking exposed
21 Feb 2019 at 12:01am
In this edition: political infighting between Hungary's Orban and the EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker threatens to poison the European parliament's largest political grouping ahead of May's elections and Microsoft exposed potential Russia-linked hacking of European think-tanks.
The Brief: Migrant camps in Greece, Tusk in Ukraine and CO2 emissions
20 Feb 2019 at 2:52am
In this edition: We speak to a Greek minister about a report from the Council of Europe on the conditions in Greece's migrant camps. Donald Tusk reassures Ukraine over Europe's stance and the EU seeks to reduce CO2 emissions from trucks and buses by 2030.
'Inhuman and degrading': report raises concerns over Greece's refugee camps
19 Feb 2019 at 9:07am
The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) raised concerns Tuesday over the "inhuman and degrading" conditions in Greece's refugee camps. It singles out the Fylakio camp near the Turkish border.
EU commits to reducing CO2 emissions from trucks and buses by 30 percent
19 Feb 2019 at 9:05am
The European Union has committed to reducing CO2 emissions from trucks and buses by 30 percent by the year 2030.
Donald Tusk pledges support to Ukraine
19 Feb 2019 at 9:04am
While visiting Ukraine to commemorate the Ukranian revolution, EU Council President Donald Tusk promises that Europe will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea. He also said that Europe will not give up sanctions against Moscow.
Transatlantic ties become strained over European car import discussion
18 Feb 2019 at 11:58pm
Following an agreement between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump in summer 2018, Europeans are concerned about the imposition of tariffs on cars.
The Brief: Far-right rise in polls ahead of European elections
18 Feb 2019 at 11:57pm
The Italian far right the League?s is expected have the biggest increase of its MEPs, followed by 5 Star movement, the French National Rally, the Hungarian Fidesz and AFD in Germany. And EU-US ties remain strained.
Eurosceptics set for big gains in EU elections
18 Feb 2019 at 7:57am
Dominant groups on centre left and centre right will be hit as new movements gain ground, according to EU Parliament projections.
Top EU official warns supporters of Hungary's Orban that they're being "misle...
16 Feb 2019 at 10:25am
The vice president of the European Commission visited Budapest on Saturday with the message that supporters of Hungary's far-right government are being misled into xenophobia.
The Brief: climate march momentum, Dutch Brexit muppet and copyright fight fi...
14 Feb 2019 at 9:38am
The Brief: climate march momentum, Dutch Brexit muppet and copyright fight finale
Mass autopsy begins into mystery bird deaths
14 Feb 2019 at 9:13am
Dutch scientists have begun a mass autopsy after the sudden death of an estimated 20,000 guillemots off the Dutch coast, hundreds of which washed up on the country?s beaches.
Police estimate 11,000 joined today's climate protest in Brussels
14 Feb 2019 at 9:08am
Student-led protests in Brussels demanding advanced climate protection plan to continue pressuring authorities as the EU elections approach.
Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stands behind strong NATO
14 Feb 2019 at 7:51am
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stands behind strong NATO after unease following his predecessor's resignation.
EU agrees on updated copyright framework with protections for content owners
14 Feb 2019 at 7:43am
Negotiators agreed on the draft of the updated Copyright Directive after two years of deliberations. If implemented, it will include the right of content creators to receive fair remuneration for the use of their work.