Day: September 21, 2020


EU adopts new rules for state aid to reduce carbon emissions

The European Commission on Monday unveiled new guidelines enabling state aid to prevent polluting industries from moving to non-EU countries where the climate standards are lower, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The new guidelines were adopted after the European Commission put forward a plan to further cut emissions by at least 55 percent by 2030. The […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic
EU Member States
National News
The World

Madrid introduces new restrictions as COVID cases continue to spike

Coronavirus-related restrictions will be reimposed in parts of Spain’s capital Madrid, the regional government said on Friday. Spain has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Europe, and Madrid is the worst-hit region. From today, more than 850,000 people in the Madrid region will face limits on travel and sizes of groups. “There are 37 […]

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Europe's Dreamers
Justice and fundamental rights
Migration and asylum

Amadou, stuck at the gates of elite

Arrived from West Africa, Amadou has been offered a place at Sciences Po Paris, the training ground for France political and business elite. But his asylum application was rejected twice, and what should have been a triumphant arrival leaves him at an agonising crossroads. If his final asylum appeal fails, he will not be able […]

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