European Union

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EU fails to agree changes to migration laws as Germany and Italy clash
Hopes fade of deal being struck, with one sticking point being right to occasionally breach detention centre standards

Lisa O'Carroll and Lili Bayer in Brussels

28, Sep, 2023 @5:34 PM

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Greece and Turkey agree migration pact as EU members fail to seal wider deal in Brussels – as it happened
Pact will halt illegal flows of refugees and migrants across the land border the two countries share

Lili Bayer in Brussels

28, Sep, 2023 @5:07 PM

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UK fined €32m over yacht fuels used in last days as EU member
European court of justice says UK failed to ban red diesel on private pleasure boats within time limit prescribed

Lisa O'Carroll in Brussels

28, Sep, 2023 @2:21 PM

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Musk ditches X’s election integrity team ahead of key votes around world
News comes after EU says platform formerly known as Twitter has highest disinformation of social networks surveyed

Lisa O'Carroll in Brussels and Dan Milmo

28, Sep, 2023 @12:22 PM

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EU threatens sales bans to block use of western parts in Russian drones
European Commission calls for tougher enforcement by member states to ensure sanctions are not circumvented

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

28, Sep, 2023 @8:30 AM

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EU faces ‘make or break moment’ for green transition, report says
Researchers see political risks to decarbonisation plan across forthcoming elections, but also suggest steps to win support

Miranda Bryant in Stockholm

28, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Europe’s workers face bleak winter as firms ‘profiteer’, says union chief
Millions ‘holding on with their fingertips’ due to high interest rates, squeezed wages and Covid costs, says the European TUC boss, Esther Lynch

Heather Stewart

28, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s a torment’: refugee tells how his family died in desert on quest for a future in Europe
Pato Crepin’s wife and six-year-old daughter were repeatedly pushed back by authorities in Tunisia, which has signed a €1bn deal with the EU

Lorenzo Tondo in Sfax and Tunis

28, Sep, 2023 @4:00 AM

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MEPs likely to push back on plans to allow spying on journalists
Press freedom campaigners call for draft proposal to approve use of spyware on phones to be axed

Lisa O'Carroll in Brussels

27, Sep, 2023 @12:32 PM

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Europe’s air pollution crisis: inside the 29 September Guardian Weekly
Continental choke point. Plus: inside the mind of Elon Musk

Graham Snowdon

27, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘A huge storm’: polarised Slovakia on a knife edge ahead of elections
Populist frontrunner’s ‘toxic’ campaign has exposed deep divisions and a victory could move country closer to Russia

Jason Burke in Bratislava

27, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Labour conference rule changes could stop members debating certain issues
NEC approves rule stipulating that only ‘contemporary’ motions can be debated after this year’s event

Peter Walker and Ben Quinn

26, Sep, 2023 @6:36 PM

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