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Parliament seals ban on throwaway plastics by 2021

On Wednesday, Parliament approved a new law banning single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds sticks. According to the European Commission,...

President Tajani: We must act now or there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans

A high-level conference on the future of the oceans was held today in the European Parliament, attended by over 1200 political leaders, researchers and...

Commission delivers on Circular Economy Action Plan

The European Commission today published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan it adopted in December 2015. The report...

MEPs say bye-bye to single-use plastics

To clear up our oceans, the European Parliament on October 24 voted to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds. MEPs voted...

Recycling scandal rocks UK

The recycling industry in the UK is making headlines this week – for all the wrong reasons. The Environment Agency (EA) has launched an...

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A new European institute for AI in science

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The Parliament debates Fico’s attempts to dismantle the rule of law in Slovakia

On April 11th, the European Parliament held a Mini-Plenary...

Chinese irritation grows as EU launches new competition probe

China snapped back at the European Union over new...

Spain at work on bill to regulate illegal migrants

The lower house of Spain’s Parliament approved a proposal...

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