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This story about the relationship between food ads and child obesity was published by EurActiv on 30th November 2010. While the food industry has taken a series of initiatives to restrict advertising of unhealthy products to children, consumer groups are not convinced and call for the development of stricter criteria. EurActiv hears arguments from both… » read more

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This story about a funding plan for ITER was published by EurActiv on 26th Novermber 2010. Faced with a deadlock over the EU’s 2011 budget, the European Commission will present today (26 November) “an alternative approach” to fund the bloc’s multi-billion euro ITER project for nuclear fusion. In a working paper, the European Commission admits… » read more

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This story about EU plans to limit CO2 offsets was published by EurActiv on 25th November 2010. As the UN climate summit in Cancún draws nearer, the EU is preparing a proposal to rein in the use of international carbon credits under its cap-and-trade system. The European Commission is putting the finishing touches to a… » read more

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This story about a 2011 budget proposal was published by EurActiv on 23rd November 2010. The European Commission will today (23 November) discuss a new proposal by Budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski aimed at breaking the deadlock over the EU’s 2011 budget, which was rejected two weeks ago. EurActiv got hold of the draft text. The… » read more

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This story about a financial bailout for Ireland was published by EurActiv on 22nd November 2010. European Union finance ministers yesterday (21 November) agreed a request from Ireland to help it deal with its crippling debt problem. The plan, to be finalised this week, is estimated to be worth 80-90 billion euros and will be… » read more

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This story about EU farm policy was published on 19th November 2010. The European Commission yesterday (18 November) unveiled its blueprint for reforming the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), proposing to increase subsidies to smaller East European farmers and to link direct payments to environmental and food security goals. The EU executive says payments to… » read more

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This story about a possible bailout for Irish banks was published by EurActiv on 17th November 2010. Ireland has started talks with EU authorities and the IMF over a rescue plan focusing on the restructuring of its banking sector, the bloc’s finance ministers said yesterday (16 November), hoping to calm fears of a contagion to… » read more

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