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A trade deal between the EU and the US risks opening the backdoor for the expansion of fracking in Europe and the US, reveals a 71 more words
This video busts the myth that TTIP will create many jobs and growth, embarrassing EU Trade Commissioner de Gucht with his own studies. The video also contains strong statements by an angry Parliamentarian who talks about the “regulatory cooperation” proposals (“yes, why not close down all Parliaments and let business and the Commission decide what to do, this will save time and money, but the consumer will pay the price”):
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Europe 2020 growth strategy aims at overcoming the economical crisis which continues in many of the Member States. One of the five headline targets is to reduce poverty and lift 20 million people out of the risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE indicator). 678 more words
Despite Downing Street getting to choose the candidate for EU Commissioner, the European Parliament has to approve their pick. Guido understands Number 10 is preparing for the possibility that the PM’s first choice will be spiked by MEPs as revenge for the British vetoing the 2011 treaty. 44 more words