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Europe torn over Islamic State children in Syria

01 Nov 2018

ANTWERP/PARIS For years, they heard little from daughters who went to join Islamic State. Now dozens of families across Europe have received messages from those same women, desperate to return home from detention in Syria.

EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

24 Oct 2018

STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution.

CORRECTED-EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

24 Oct 2018

* EU plastics waste exports graphic: https://tmsnrt.rs/2I9C4Zh

EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

24 Oct 2018

STRASBOURG The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 3-EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

24 Oct 2018

STRASBOURG, Oct 23 The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action.

EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

23 Oct 2018

STRASBOURG The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action. | Video

EU lawmakers to back 35 percent CO2 cut for trucks by 2030 - sources

18 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers are expected to back a 35 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030, EU sources said ahead of a vote on Thursday over new rules that seek to fight global warming without harming industry.

EU lawmakers back 40 percent CO2 cut for cars, vans by 2030

03 Oct 2018

By Gilbert Reilhac, Alissa de Carbonnel and Daphne Psaledakis

UPDATE 2-Engie fast-tracks reactor restart as Belgium faces power shortfall

28 Sep 2018

* Grid operator says needs up to 1,700 MW additional capacity

Germany to build LNG plant in 'gesture' to U.S. drive to sell more

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS Germany will chose where to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by the end of 2018 as a gesture to the United States which wants to ship more gas to Europe, the economy minister said on Tuesday.

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