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#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ahead of today’s (19 October) European Summit in Brussels, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe have called on EU leaders to put pressure on the EPP Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to stop him obstructing an agreement, which would allow the Central European University in Budapest to provide education also in the US, […]

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Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

Lord Steel: We should decriminalise abortion

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Former Liberal leader Lord Steel says the 1967 Abortion Act is “out of date”

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Theresa May stresses ‘urgency’ of EU citizens’ deal

Theresa May stresses ‘urgency’ of EU citizens’ deal

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May says she will stress the urgency of getting a deal on expat rights as she arrives at an EU summit.

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Sikorski and Varoufakis offer PM Brexit advice

Sikorski and Varoufakis offer PM Brexit advice

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Radoslaw Sikorski and Yanis Varoufakis on what the UK should do to break Brexit deadlock.

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Don’t ignore MPs’ universal credit vote, Sir Edward Leigh warns

Don’t ignore MPs’ universal credit vote, Sir Edward Leigh warns

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sir Edward Leigh criticises the government’s response to a Commons vote to pause universal credit.

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MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Environment Committee MEPs back a full ban on glyphosate-based herbicides by December 2020 and immediate restrictions on the use of the substance. The Environment and Public Health Committee opposes the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide licence for 10 years. Instead, MEPs say the EU should draw up plans for a phase-out of […]

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Smacking to be banned in Scotland

Smacking to be banned in Scotland

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children.

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