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#Salisbury – EU Foreign Ministers support sanctions against Russians responsible for nerve agent attack

#Salisbury – EU Foreign Ministers support sanctions against Russians responsible for nerve agent attack

| January 21, 2019

The EU’s foreign ministers imposed sanctions on nine persons and one entity under the new regime of restrictive measures against the use and proliferation of chemical weapons created on 15 October 2018. These designations include the two GRU officials, and the Head and Deputy Head of the GRU (Intelligence arm of the Russian Armed Forces) […]

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#Brexit – Coveney says Polish Foreign Minister’s proposal on Irish backstop does not reflect EU thinking

#Brexit – Coveney says Polish Foreign Minister’s proposal on Irish backstop does not reflect EU thinking

| January 21, 2019

Simon Coveney, Irish Tánaiste, reacted to the suggestion put forward by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz that a time limit be placed on the backstop concerning the Irish border. The backstop is one of the issues that British members of parliament have identified as a barrier to adopting the Withdrawal Agreement in the UK. Coveney […]

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#EAPM – Key messages to modernize and optimize health care

#EAPM – Key messages to modernize and optimize health care

| January 21, 2019

The personalised health-care era is well-and-truly with us, now, but not only is it proving difficult to embed these new methods into the EU’s under-pressure and often out-moded health-care systems, even its preventative side is proving difficult to get across, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Personalised medicine is based to […]

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May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

| January 21, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday (18 January) writes Kanishka Singh. May’s demands continued to focus around either a legally binding time-limit for the Irish […]

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Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

| January 21, 2019

Former British prime minister John Major (pictured) urged Theresa May on Saturday (19January) to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March, writes William Schomberg. Major said he compromised on key decisions on the Northern Irish peace […]

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Plenary highlights: #Brexit, #DriverlessCars, investment, #Pesticides

Plenary highlights: #Brexit, #DriverlessCars, investment, #Pesticides

| January 21, 2019

MEPs called for safety rules for driverless cars during this year’s first plenary session. They also urged the UK to clarify its Brexit position and backed a new investment fund. In a debate following the UK parliament’s rejection of the Brexit withdrawal deal, MEPs stressed that a no-deal exit would be in nobody’s interests and […]

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#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

| January 21, 2019

On 22 and 23 January the 11th Conference on European Space Policy will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. On Tuesday (22 January), Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska will open the conference presenting her vision for the future of space in Europe. Space technology, data and services have become indispensable in the daily lives of Europeans. Thanks to […]

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