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Lavrov calls for another ‘reset’ of relations with Washington

Moscow called yesterday (28 September) for a "reset 2.0" in relations with the United States, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was improving thanks to Kremlin peace...more »


EU welcomes peaceful Pride parade in Belgrade

Gay rights activists in Serbia held their first Pride march in four years yesterday (28 September), walking through Belgrade streets emptied of traffic and pedestrians by a massive security operation. The EU said the march was...more »


Malmström under the spotlight as hearings begin

The European Union's likely next trade chief Cecilia Malmström will face tough questions about how she would handle free trade negotiations with the United States when confirmation hearings for the new European Commission open...more »


Environmental misgivings: why Parliament should reject the Juncker Commission

The proposed new structure of the European Commission sidelines sustainability issues and risks undoing years of environmental legislation, writes Tony Long. By Tony Long, Director of the WWF EU office, on behalf of the Green10...more »


The Juncker Commission 2014-2019

After months of deliberation, Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker presented his team, and the new executive structure, on 10 September. He said of the candidates, "The team that will put Europe back on the path to jobs...more »


The Schuldschein: An investment alternative for Europe

The Schuldschein tool is designed to support medium-sized businesses. It will be used to encourage bilateral cooperation between German and French companies. EurActiv France reports.more »


Proposal on pollution controls for non-road machinery is out

Stakeholders stick to their guns upon reviewing the Commission’s proposal to curb pollution from agricultural and road construction machinery. The European Commission proposed a new regulation aimed at cutting emissions of...more »

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