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Agrifood 31-05-2021

CAP impact: voices from beyond EU borders

From competition with local products to the recent focus on agriculture sustainability, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) carries a lot of clout on the EU’s neighbours and trade partners. In this video reportage, EURACTIV asked agriculture stakeholders and representatives from...
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Brexit 30-06-2016

Commission says Scotland’s EU future is up to UK

An independent Scotland could be part of the EU after Brexit without re-applying for membership if London and Edinburgh were to agree, EU officials have said.
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Silicones in the energy landscape
Energy 21-03-2016

Silicones in the energy landscape

“Energy Landscape” is the first of an exciting four-part mini-documentary series that profiles silicones as key technology enablers that will help to meet the world’s energy needs.
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Health 10-04-2015

McKeown: Early diagnosis of FH is key

"The problem with FH has been that patients with the condition are often not diagnosed till later on in life," said Scott McKeown, Molecular Product Manager at Random Biosciences.
Health 31-03-2015

Catapano: Heterozygous FH is ‘most frequent monogenic disease’ in Europe

?In an interview at the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Congress, Alberico L. Catapano said that Heterozygous FH is the "most frequent monogenic disease" in Europe. The University of Milan researcher called on the European Union to "urge member states to provide information to physicians in order to be able to detect to the disease" and to support additional genetic research into FH.
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Health 26-03-2015

EU needs Europe-wide cascade testing to tackle FH, says expert

Consultant Chemical Pathologist at Birmingham's Queen Elisabeth Hospital Robert Cramb has stressed the importance of cross-country coordination in Europe to tackle Familial Hypercholesterolemia or FH, one of the commonest cardiovascular hereditable diseases in the world.
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Brexit 19-09-2014

EU says Scotland’s NO vote good for “united and stronger” Europe

In a poll that attracted over 84% turnout, Scotland voted on Thursday to remain part of the United Kingdom by around 55% to 45%.
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Brexit 19-09-2014

Cameron ‘delighted’ after Scotland says no to independence

“Now it is time for our United Kingdom to come together, and to move forward.” said UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday following the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum.
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Global Europe 18-09-2014

Europe awaits Scotland’s independence vote

"Should Scotland be an independent country?" Over 4 million Scots are set to go the polls on Thursday to answer this question and decide whether or not they want to stay part of the United Kingdom.
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Alcohol 12-09-2014

Scotland: Industry, Health and Government make case for Alcohol Minimum Unit pricing

Health advocates, including doctors and nurses from Scotland and across Europe, find common cause with Scottish alcohol industry representatives in supporting  the Scottish Government's efforts to implement its Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) legislation. They call for global alcohol producers to drop their legal challenges to this policy that will save hundreds of lives of people in Scotland every year.
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Elections 17-02-2014

“Extremely difficult, if not impossible” for independent Scotland to join EU, Barroso says

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said in a BBC interview on Sunday that states breaking away from existing EU countries would struggle to gain EU membership. It would be "extremely difficult, if not impossible” for the European Union to grant membership to such states , Barroso added. Barroso's comments came only days after the British government said an independent Scotland would not be able to keep sterling as its currency. Scotland is due to hold a referendum on independence in September.