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This means that membership is open to anyone in the locality willing to invest and that the members control the project democratically. The co-op must also have the community's interests — and not just the investors — at heart.
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Since February 24, 2022, Russia's full-scale invasion has had a huge impact on Ukraine, but also the European Union. To tackle inflation and other economic consequences, the EU has taken measures to try to shield its inhabitants from the cost-of-living crisis. We take a closer look.
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Agriculture ministers from around the European Union are gathering in Brussels this Monday to discuss ways to address demands of protesting farmers. In today's Business Daily, we look at some of the proposals put forward by the EU Commission to make things easier for farmers. Also in this edition, FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell takes a look at a type of online scam called "pig butchering", where users of dating websites fall for fake crypto investments.
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The European Union has agreed on new rules to have cleaner air and zero pollution by 2050. The bloc wants to introduce stricter limits for particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and other harmful pollutants.
European warships and airborne early warning systems are being sent to the Red Sea in response to Houthi attacks on international shipping.
$19.3 billion of financial assistance to Ukraine in 2023, which has already been disbursed. $7.7 billion in emergency EU macro-financial assistance and $663 million in budget support in 2022.
About 900 civil servants from the US, EU and UK have anonymously signed a letter calling on governments to rethink their Middle East policies. They say governments support Israel without "conditions or accountability."
Manufacturers and resource providers will be obliged to provide fair wages, decent working conditions and respect environmental standards.
After nearly four months of war in Gaza, the humanitarian crisis and the mounting civilian death toll have triggered growing international calls for a ceasefire. Amid intense diplomacy, a deal is taking shape. The first truce, in November of last year, lasted just seven days; this one could endure for one or two months and free many or all of the remaining 100 or more Israeli hostages in stages.
As farmers across Europe continue their protests against rising costs and cheap food imports, we look at one trade deal that's causing particular concern.
Farmers have been blocking motorways and protesting across Europe – in France, Germany and Romania, and even in the European district of Brussels, where they have besieged institutions.
After an extraordinary summit on Ukraine, the EU has voted unanimously for a €50 billion support package for Ukraine over the next four years.