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#Brexit within ten days time remains possible – French minister

#Brexit within ten days time remains possible – French minister

| October 22, 2019

Britain could still leave the European Union within 10 days time, French Junior Economic Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said on Monday (21 October), writes Dominique Vidalon. “One cannot rule out a Brexit within 10 days,” she told Sud-Radio. She said general progress had been made, but added that many small French companies still had to do […]

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#Eurozone bond yields climb on hopes for #Brexit deal

#Eurozone bond yields climb on hopes for #Brexit deal

| October 22, 2019

Eurozone bond yields rose on Monday (21 October) as investors sold safer assets on the receding risk of a British no-deal exit from the European Union and in the belief that the UK parliament could soon approve a Brexit agreement, write Tommy Wilkes and Yoruk Bahceli. Optimism over Brexit negotiations after the EU and Britain […]

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European Union and countries worldwide join forces to mobilize private investors for financing #GreenTransition

European Union and countries worldwide join forces to mobilize private investors for financing #GreenTransition

| October 22, 2019

The European Union has launched the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF) together with relevant authorities from Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, India, Kenya, and Morocco. Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, introduced the newly created platform in the presence […]

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Celebrating 30 years of the #ConventionOnTheRightsOfTheChild

Celebrating 30 years of the #ConventionOnTheRightsOfTheChild

| October 22, 2019

Parliament is holding a conference to mark 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child The European Parliament will organize a conference on 20 November to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The conference will consider progress over the past three decades and reflect on […]

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End-of-term assessment for #JunckerCommission

End-of-term assessment for #JunckerCommission

| October 22, 2019

In a debate with Jean-Claude Juncker this morning (22 October), MEPs will take stock of the work done by the outgoing Commission during its five-year mandate. Since taking office on 1 November 2014, the Juncker Commission has dealt with a broad range of important issues, including, among many others: tackling climate change, carrying out Brexit […]

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UK government wants #Brexit bill to go through lower house of parliament this week

UK government wants #Brexit bill to go through lower house of parliament this week

| October 22, 2019

Britain’s government plans for parliament to debate and vote on its Withdrawal Agreement Bill this week, the leader of the lower house of parliament said on Monday (21 October), setting out a tight schedule for approval of legislation needed to leave the European Union, writes Kylie MacLellan. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of the House of […]

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Spanish PM visits #Barcelona, criticizes regional chief

Spanish PM visits #Barcelona, criticizes regional chief

| October 22, 2019

Spain’s acting prime minister (pictured) visited Barcelona on Monday (21 October) following a week of Catalan separatist unrest, shrugging off calls to meet pro-independence leaders and accusing the regional president of failing in his duty to restore order, writes Joan Faus. Pedro Sanchez’s visit to the regional capital was met by hundreds of peaceful protesters, […]

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