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EU fruit growers look to U.S. market to offset Russian sanctions

View gallery Newly-harvested apples are seen during the harvest in a 8 hectare apple orchard at the Verger d' … BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European fruit growers could be able to export…

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EU privacy regulators to meet February 2 on EU-U.S. data transfers

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union privacy regulators aim to agree next month on whether & how data transfers to the United States should continue in the absence…

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EU food safety watchdog hits back at scientists in glyphosate spat

By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The head of Europe's food safety watchdog has written to a group of nearly 100 senior scientists strongly rejecting their criticisms in an ongoing…

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UK bankers say EU has helped London financial center thrive

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's financial sector has thrived in the European Union & quitting the 28-country bloc could limit access to a huge market & trigger an…

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Merkel takes centre stage in EU's year of crises

Berlin (AFP) – In a year of crises for Europe, from the Ukraine war to Greece's debt turmoil to the historic refugee influx, Germany's Angela Merkel emerged as the continent's…

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Polish Senate backs contested court reforms, despite EU warnings

Warsaw (AFP) – Poland's Senate approved controversial reforms to the country's highest court which have triggered protests at home & EU warnings that they could undermine the rule of law,…

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EU doubles aid to drought-hit Papua New Guinea to tackle food, water shortages

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An El Niño-related drought & frost have triggered severe food & water shortages in Papua New Guinea's highlands, prompting the European Commission to more than…

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EU data protection reform may promise more than it delivers

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Implementing the biggest shake-up to Europe's fragmented data protection laws in two decades may fail to provide companies with the consistency & simplicity that…

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Mercosur eyes free trade with EU

Asuncion (AFP) – South America's Mercosur countries are set to meet Monday to initiate talks on a possible free trade deal early next year with the European Union. Foreign &…

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Cameron to send Britons dossier on benefits of EU: report

London (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron is planning to send voters a dossier on the benefits of European Union membership ahead of an in-out referendum, British media reported…

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