German Bundesrat approves new fertiliser regulation after decade of stalemate

By |marec 30th, 2020|European Commission, fertiliser, fertiliser reguluation, fines, Germany, groundwater, News, nitrate levels|

At the last minute, the German Bundesrat approved a new fertiliser regulation to avoid having to pay high penalties to the EU on Friday. But many farmers are afraid of going bankrupt, now that they will not be allowed to use as much fertiliser, startin...

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COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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Greenpeace proposes 70% meat consumption reduction by 2030

By |marec 12th, 2020|agriculture, beef, boeuf, CAP, carbon emissions, climat, climate, common agricultural policy, European Commission, Farm to Fork, France, Greenpeace, livestock farming, News|

Three burgers a week: that's the maximum amount of meat Europeans should get used to eating, according to NGO Greenpeace, which has been looking at Europe's eating habits. EURACTIV France reports.

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German SMEs not too fond of new EU strategy

By |marec 12th, 2020|digitalisation, European Commission, Innovation, Innovation & Industry, News, SME Strategy, SMEs, Ursula von der Leyen|

Die Strategie ist ambitioniert: Unternehmen sollen digitaler und nachhaltiger werden. Doch deutsche Mittelständler werden wenig profitieren, befürchtet der Deutsche Mittelstands-Bund.

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Merkel: Germany well-equipped against COVID-19

By |marec 11th, 2020|Angela Merkel, China, Corona, coronavirus, Economy, economy and jobs, epidemic, European Commission, european stability mechanism, financial help, Germany, Health, Italy, News, stability and growth pact, Wuhan|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first public statement about the coronavirus epidemic on Wednesday (11 March), saying that financial reserves and good emergency mechanisms make Germany well-prepared. "We will do what is necessary," she added. ...

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Expert : Germany could use EU presidency to shape EU-China relations

By |marec 11th, 2020|5G, Berlin, China, Deutschland, EU, EU Council Presidency, European Commission, geopolitics, Geopolitik, Germany, Heiko Maas, Huawei, News, Ursula von der Leyen, USA|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, director of the Asia programme of the European Council of Foreign Relations, Dr Janka Oertel, described how Germany could play a pivotal role in changing the EU's relations with China and might even force the excl...

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The world’s first augmented reality surgical operation

By |marec 10th, 2020|augmented reality, Bologna, EU, European Commission, News, photonics, University of Pisa, VOSTARS|

For Giovanni Badiali, it is a day like any other. Adorned in the standard surgical attire, he enters the operating room and prepares his medial implements with the patient lying flat before him.

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European Commission to present offshore wind strategy in October

By |marec 9th, 2020|DG MARE, European Commission, European Green Deal, Germany, green deal, News, North Sea, offshore, offshore wind, Renewable energies, wind energy, WindEurope|

While the European Commission readies its new industrial strategy for Tuesday (10 March), it is also working on plans to promote wind farms at sea – an area where Berlin is keen to make quick progress. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Jourova: Excluding women from top companies’ boards is economically stupid

By |marec 6th, 2020|ENGIE, equality, European Commission, France, gender issues, gender parity, News, Roman Polanski, Věra Jourová, violence against women|

While the European Commission has just presented its Gender Equality Strategy, European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová insisted in an interview with EURACTIV France that the fight against stereotypes and violence against women must continue.

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Industry lobby wants EU water protection directive to be diluted

By |marec 4th, 2020|BusinessEurope, directive, environment protection, European Commission, European Green Deal, Germany, Industry, lobby, News, water protection|

EU environment ministers will debate on Thursday (5 March) whether the EU directive on water protection is still up to date. However, the European industry lobby is trying to influence ministers to change the directive, according to a leaked letter see...

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