Independence referendums in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan, Macron’s proposals for EU
By France 24
30 September 2017 | 6:30 am
International journalists looks at the banned independence referendums in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan; Emmanuel Macron's proposals to empower the EU; the death of Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine.
Portugal will end golden visas for non-EU citizens. Officially, it's a response to limited housing. But the EU has long urged Portugal to stop issuing the visas, with officials saying they facilitate money laundering.
EU cohesion policy puts a lot of emphasis on economic development, but it also makes sure that environmental criteria are at the forefront of new economic projects. So how does it work? We tell you more in this edition of Fact or Fake.
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Chinese students with scholarships are bound by contracts with gagging clauses, but that contravenes the academic freedom guaranteed by Germany's constitution. An investigation by DW and CORRECTIV.
The European Union is looking at how to boost ammunition supplies in both the short and long term at a meeting in Stockholm. A top EU official has called for "a war economy."
EU politicians hope a deal cutting energy consumption will fight climate change and curb the continent's reliance on Russian fossil fuels. It will go to the European Parliament and countries for a final vote.
US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen touted a breakthrough in their transatlantic trade dispute over subsidies for the green economy, as well as the war in Ukraine.
European bailiffs could soon start seizing Malaysian state-owned property over a land dispute dating back to 1878.
We look at press reaction to the French government invoking Article 49.3 of the constitution, forcing through Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform plan without a vote. In other news: 2.5 tonnes of missing uranium have been found in Libya, sparking questions surrounding nuclear security.
It was like an estranged couple agreeing to give themselves another chance. Announcing the "Windsor Framework" in late February, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen were emphatic that the UK and the EU are allies, trading partners and friends.
Talking Europe speaks to European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, whose wide-ranging portfolio covers migration and asylum, security issues, education and what the EU calls "promoting the European Way of Life", among other things. We focus on migration and the EU's efforts to rectify what Schinas calls a historic failure to build a cohesive asylum and migration policy.
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