UK PM Johnson seeks post-Brexit deals at Africa summit

By |januar 20th, 2020|Africa, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, News, Nigeria, Sajid Javid, United Kingdom|

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets 16 African leaders at an investment summit Monday (20 January) that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in its new life outside the EU.

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Green Deal, food labelling controversy and cultured meat

By |januar 16th, 2020|cultured meat, European Green Deal, food waste, meat tax, neonicotinoids, News, nutri-score, Pesticides, thiacloprid, United Kingdom, US tariffs|

Welcome to the first edition of EURACTIV's AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU.

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‘Flight shame’ takes hold in Europe, China, US, says new study

By |januar 15th, 2020|News, United Kingdom, Willie Walsh|

Most Chinese, Europeans and US citizens plan to fly less for holidays this year to limit aircraft CO2 emissions and help prevent catastrophic climate change, a survey by the European Investment Bank (EIB) showed on Tuesday (14 January).

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US officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

By |januar 13th, 2020|5G, China, Donald Trump, espionage, News, United Kingdom, United States|

A delegation of US officials will arrive in Britain on Monday (13 January) to try to persuade Britain not to use Huawei equipment in the upgrade of its telecoms network, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Sunday.

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Timmermans tells UK it is ‘always welcome to come back’

By |december 26th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Frans Timmemans, News, United Kingdom|

European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans has written a "love letter" to Britain expressing his grief at its decision to leave the European Union and stressing it was always welcome back.

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Main points from UK government’s new programme

By |december 20th, 2019|Boris Johnson, News, United Kingdom|

Here are the main points from Queen Elizabeth II's speech in parliament on Thursday  (19 December) setting out the British government's legislative programme:

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UK set to backtrack and pick an EU Commissioner

By |november 12th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Commission 2019-2023, Julian King, New Commission, News, United Kingdom, Ursula von der Leyen|

The British government admitted on Monday (11 November) that it would “meet its legal obligations” and name a candidate to serve in Ursula von der Leyen’s incoming European Commission in Brussels.

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A climate election? UK voters want parties to tackle crisis

By |november 7th, 2019|Brexit, climate emergency, Green Party, Greens, News, UK general election, United Kingdom|

With the climate emergency at the forefront of British voters’ minds as found by a recent poll, the Green Party made a dramatic campaign pledge on Wednesday to spend £100bn a year to tackle climate change.

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EU regulator clears UK’s billion-pound power back-up scheme

By |oktober 25th, 2019|capacity mechanisms, News, United Kingdom|

The European Commission said on Thursday (24 October) it had approved the British capacity market scheme which is designed to safeguard the security of Britain's electricity supply.

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UK capacity market déjà vu: A solution that’s still in search of a problem

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, News, United Kingdom|

The European Commission is currently examining a UK government request to approve its so-called “capacity mechanism” to finance back-up power plants. However, there is no evidence to suggest that such a mechanism is necessary to bring forward new investment in electricity generation, argue Philip Baker and Michael Hogan.

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