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This story about the EU Kosovo mission corruption crackdown was published by EurActiv on 30th July 2010. EULEX, the EU’s law enforcement mission in Kosovo, has carried out a string of high-profile arrests leading to charges against government officials in the former Serbian province, which declared its independence in 2008. Kosovo’s Special Prosecutor’s Office yesterday… » read more

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This story about President Sarkozy and the Roma was published by EurActiv on 29th July 2010. The French left joined human rights groups and specialised organisations in criticising an anti-delinquency initiative launched by French President Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday (28 July), which is specifically targeted at the Roma community. Sarkozy launched a new anti-crime initiative yesterday… » read more

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This story about Icelandic EU accession talks was published by EurActiv on 27th July 2010. Just one year after crisis-hit Iceland submitted its application to join the European Union, the bloc’s foreign ministers yesterday decided that the Nordic country should start accession talks today (27 July). In contrast with other EU hopefuls, some of which… » read more

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This story about an IMF warning about austerity measures was published by EurActiv on 22nd July 2010. The current drive to cut government debt and spending in the euro zone could reduce the region’s economic growth in the coming years, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday (21 July). The IMF’s European Department published a report… » read more

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This story about possible EU Miranda Rights was published on 20th July 2010. Police officers in all EU countries might be required to present a standard letter of rights to criminal suspects in their custody before they are interrogated, resembling the so-called ‘Miranda Warning’ used in the US, according to a European Commission paper obtained… » read more

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This story about the future of EU farm policy was published by EurActiv on 19th July 2010. After an initial contribution by the European Parliament, Brussels will play host to a major stakeholder debate on the future of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on Monday and Tuesday. A conference organised by the European Commission… » read more

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This story about Chinese firms cashing in on the EU carbon trade was published by EurActiv on 16th July 2010. European industries as subsidising direct competitors in China and India by buying international credits to offset their carbon dioxide emissions, an NGO said in a new report. EU companies spent around €860 million last year… » read more

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