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Brexit 15-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, kebab, and diversity

Welcome to Tweets of the Week. Brexit talks are looking drab, MEPs love a kebab, and EU diversity needs big rehab.

In Focus: Sinclair Davidson
Health 14-12-2017

In Focus: Sinclair Davidson on plain packaging

Professor Sinclair Davidson from RMIT University in Australia joins EURACTIV's Brian Maguire to talk about the plain packaging policy for tobacco products introduced in Australia five years ago.

Economy & Jobs 13-12-2017

One Belt, One Road initiative: Beyond trade and investment

The One Belt, One Road initiative (OBOR) has been described as ”the most significant and far-reaching plan that China has ever put forward”.

Health 12-12-2017

Radical hospital hygiene reform needed in Europe

Europe is losing the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). By 2050, AMR could cause more deaths than cancer; the economic damage will be on par with the 2008 economic crisis.

Politics 11-12-2017

Over A Coffee with Maria João Rodrigues MEP, Vice President of the Social Democrats

Maria João Rodrigues, Portuguese MEP, and Vice President of the Social Democrats, joins EURACTIV Reporter, Brian Maguire, Over A Coffee.

Politics 08-12-2017

‘The Book Club: ‘Why Europe Fails’. New book by MEP Ramon Tremosa and Aleix Sarri

In an historical context, Europe is a colossal political success. Close-up, the picture, for many, looks starkly different.

Danny McCoy on Ireland and Brexit
Brexit 08-12-2017

Danny McCoy on Ireland’s economy and the looming danger of Brexit

Fresh from consultations with Downing Street and Berlaymont, Danny McCoy of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation conveys his optimism about Ireland’s future and his view on why Brexit must be stopped.

Brexit 08-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, Tillerson, Centeno, and Catalonia

This week it’s Brexit deal scuppered by the coalition, Tillerson in Brussels on a mission, new Eurogroup president in position, and Catalonia wants recognition.

Elections 07-12-2017

Fact or Fake: Is Madrid staging a ‘coup d’état’ in Catalonia?

As Catalans descend on Brussels for a pro-independence rally on Thursday (7 December), EURACTIV's Frédéric Simon goes over some of the claims made by their exiled leader, Carles Puigdemont.

Health 07-12-2017

Promotion of healthy diets in the EU: What role for breakfast?

Healthy nutrition is one of the essential elements of the EU agenda aiming at reducing obesity levels.

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Agrifood 06-12-2017

Can you spot the difference?

This film highlights in a very visual way the role that steel can play in reducing food waste.

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Digital 06-12-2017

Gigabit Society, 3 digital leaders advocate for an innovation-ready continent

Ahead of the Telecoms Council meetings taking place this week, the three women leading Brussels’ main telecom and tech associations, jointly express their vision and concerns in a #ThinkDigital interview. The video features Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO, Afke Schaart, VP and Head of Europe at the GSMA and Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General of Digital Europe.

Agrifood 06-12-2017

Digitising European farming equipment: The way forward for successful and sustainable farming?

Innovation and digitisation have become an increasingly important dimension in European farming to ensure profitable, competitive and sustainable products. Precision farming is becoming more and more of a reality across Europe.

Alcohol 06-12-2017

ESN President: Access to water is an integral part of ‘Responsible Party’

Access to water is essential while consuming alcohol and it’s one of the main tools of “Responsible” Party” campaign, João Pinto, the president of the Erasmus Student Network, told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Economy & Jobs 05-12-2017

EU cohesion policy is Europe’s added value

Representing 1/3 of the EU budget,  our cohesion policy is made up of hundreds and thousands of local success stories.

Politics 04-12-2017

Over A Coffee with Ska Keller MEP, Co-Chair of the Greens

Ska Keller, Co-Chair of the Greens in the European Parliament, joins EURACTIV Reporter, Brian Maguire, Over A Coffee.

Brexit 01-12-2017

Tweets of the Week: UK divorce bill, Glyphosate, and the royal wedding

The UK divorce bill makes Brexiteers wince, Glyphosate renewal fails to convince, and actress Meghan Markle gets to marry a Prince.

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Competition 30-11-2017

EU regions insist on fair competition for citizens and businesses alike

Local and regional representatives are calling on Commissioner Margrethe Vestager for a flexible approach when enforcing EU competition rules.

Energy 29-11-2017

Engie boss: ‘Phasing-out coal, as quickly as possible’

Isabelle Kocher, the CEO of Engie, wants to "accelerate" the energy transition. After the COP23 in Bonn, she warns that Europe is "running out of time" and supports both "very high and mandatory" targets for energy savings, and for a carbon price floor.

Azerbaijan 29-11-2017

Ambassador: For Azerbaijan, this was the best Eastern Partnership summit

The Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium, Fuad Isgandarov, commented the results of the Eastern Partnership summit held in Brussels on 25 November.

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Economy & Jobs 29-11-2017

Meet EPRA

Ever wondered about the buildings where you live, work, shop and relax? This is where listed real estate comes in. Discover more about the association behind it.

Economy & Jobs 29-11-2017

Freedom of movement for workers: How to respond to local workers’ fears of being crowded out of the labour market

Freedom of movement for workers is one of the founding principles of the European Union but it has also created fears of unfair competition.

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Transport 28-11-2017

Safety and de-icing on the roads

De-icing on the roads is the most efficient way to secure functioning infrastructure also in periods of severe winter weather.

27-11-2017

Reducing food waste: What role for packaging?

It is estimated that, every year, around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted in the EU, a number which is expected to rise to approximately 126 million tonnes by 2020, if no immediate action is taken.