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German economic research institute doubles cost estimate for refugee crisis

The cost of hosting refugees could be much higher than previously thought, according to the Ifo Institute, and attacks on German refugee accommodation are becoming more frequent.more »


Germany to toughen restrictions on Syrian refugees

Germany wants to send more Syrian refugees back to other EU countries, an idea supported by many in the CDU, but heavily criticised by the SPD.more »


Brussels to publish plans for closer EU energy union

The list of Projects of Common Interest, seen by Reuters, also includes infrastructure that could reduce the energy dependency of the Baltic States and southeastern Europe on leading supplier Gazprom, Russia's state gas giant.more »


Catalan parliament takes first steps towards independence

One year to the day since Catalonia's "consultation" on independence, banned by the Spanish Constitutional Court, the newly elected Catalan parliament began the process of secession from the Spanish state.more »


MEPs fail to boost EU renewables, efficiency targets before COP21

The European Parliament’s energy committee today (10 November) rejected a push by MEPs to increase the EU’s 2030 climate and energy targets and to make them legally binding.more »


Europol reform - but who polices the police?

On 29 September 2015, the Luxembourg presidency of the Council sent a confidential letter to the three parties that are concerned with the reform of the European Police Authority, Europol: the European Parliament, the governments...more »


Transport Committee greenlights emission-capping urban mobility report

The European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) approved a report on sustainable transport in cities today (10 November) that includes measures on digitising transport infrastructure and capping emissions.more »

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