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14 hours ago
MEPs have approved a long-fought over supply chain law, which aims to hold large companies accountable for their impact on humans and the environment. 
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12 hours ago
Though the law looked dead in the water as late as February, MEP’s overcame tough resistance in the council and aggressive lobbying efforts to pass the law supporting gig economy workers.
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17 hours ago
The European Commission launched on Wednesday (24 April) an investigation into what Brussels perceives as unfair discrimination in the Chinese procurement market for medical devices — before Chinese president Xi Jinping visits the bloc in early May.
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Informal meeting of the General Affairs Council

Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Informal meeting of the General Affairs Council

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

Lithuanian presidential elections

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Migration pact hailed as 'huge' EU win, amid human-rights fears

14 days ago
MEPs have given their final approval to the EU's long-delayed immigration and asylum pact, which EU Commission president von der Leyen heralded as a "huge achievement for Europe".
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8 days ago
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EU rules seen as insufficient to fix nutrient pollution

6 days ago
From rivers and lakes to lagoons and seas, numerous aquatic environments across Europe are grappling with a silent yet ubiquitous threat – an excess of nutrients that disrupt their ecological balance and imperil their very existence. And experts say current policies are not going to fix the problem.
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