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The European Commission unveils a strategy which includes “low and zero emission vehicles and alternative fuels”. Evangelical groups support policies in the line of the Paris Agreement.
Just 20.96% of registered voters cast ballots, less than the 30% needed for the result to be valid.
Hungarian and Italian leaders meet in Milan with the 2019 EU Parliament elections in mind. “There are two sides at the moment in Europe”, Hungarian President Orbán said.
Producers will help cover the costs of clean-up and waste management for items such as food and drinks containers. “Single use plastics are not a smart economic or environmental choice”, says the European Commission.
The European Commission launched the Online Citizens’ Consultation on May 9th. It is “addressed to all Europeans, asking them what direction they want the European Union to take in the future”.
Only 17% of the 160,000 people that the EU pledged to take in have been relocated. Intermon Oxfam has denounced Spain for not fulfilling its quota.
Users can call, text and use data at the same price they pay at home. “It is one of our greatest and most tangible successes”, the EU says in a statement.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron won first round with 23.9% of the votes. Defeated candidates publicly support Macron for the second round on May,7.
France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK will face court action if they don't set out plans to cut NO2 emissions.NO2 caused almost 70,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2013.
Dozens have died in Poland, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Russia. The European Commission warns about the situation of many refugees.
The European Commission Eurobarometers show Europeans' opinions and concerns. The trust in the EU has grown.
Survey was carried out before the last terrorist attacks. Trust in the EU is higher than trust in national governments.
“Children face suspicion upon arrival”, the report states. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her policies on refugees in the wake of recent terror attacks
A report launched by the EU Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief analyses the restrictions in 53 countries. “Human rights should not be a hobby, they should be a core task for a diplomat.”
Juncker speaks at EU Parliament plenary session in Brussels. Verhofstadt: “Negativism is the most shocking thing of what has happened in Britain, not the choice of the people.”
Thousands of Syrians have left Aleppo, where 500 have died in Russian strikes, seeking refuge in Turkey. Meanwhile, EU has given Athens one month to improve conditions for asylum seekers
Refugee flows on the Balkans route, cooperation with Turkey and talks with African countries, as well as the funds needed to tackle these challenges, have been debated .
Miroslav Mikolášik asked EU if it is “aware of this practice and the video evidence”. A new video was released this Wednesday.
If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by just 25% there would be enough food to feed everyone on the planet, according to the UN.
The deal will need to be approved by eurozone finance ministers and national parliaments, European Commission explained.
Italy will receive the most aid - nearly 560 million euros, while Greece is to receive 473 million.
It is thought up to 600 migrants were on the boat. About 400 have been rescued and at least 25 bodies recovered. The European Comission has made a statement.
The Comission introduces a country-by-country quota system to respond to the Mediterranean crisis. Evangelicals had asked for real solutions in recent weeks.
The European Commission President argues that NATO is not enough, and an EU army would convince Russia the bloc is serious about defending its values.