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EU Commission calls on UK to ditch ideology over Northern Ireland protocol

A senior European Commission figure has defended the Northern Ireland protocol, calling on the UK government to ditch ideology in favour of pragmatism in order

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EU pledges €3bn funding for Belarus if it transitions to democracy

The EU has said it will provide Belarus with €3bn (£2.6bn) through grants and loans if the country “changes course”, as the bloc seeks to

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‘Novichok for insects’ may be approved for Scottish fish farms

The Scottish government appears ready to approve a banned insecticide blamed for destroying bee populations for use in Scottish salmon farms, according to internal documents

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AstraZeneca did ‘not even try’ to meet Covid vaccine contract, EU tells court

The European Commission has demanded an urgent court order requiring AstraZeneca to deliver millions more vaccines to the bloc or face a hefty fine, in

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EU parliament ‘freezes’ China trade deal over sanctions

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly to “freeze” any consideration of a massive investment deal with China, following recent tit-for-tat sanctions over Beijing’s treatment of