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10 Aug 2019
The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to be changed.
11 Jul 2019
German conservative politician Manfred Weber will not be the next president of the European Commission, according to a German newspaper. EU leaders have been wrangling for weeks over who should get the top job.
14 Apr 2019
Do you trust AI? If not, what would it take? The European Commission says there are seven steps to building trust in artificial intelligence. It's published the latest findings from a high-level expert group.
7 Apr 2019
German car giants VW, Daimler and BMW colluded to restrict the development of technology to clean emissions from passenger cars, the European Commission said in preliminary findings from its antitrust probe.
19 Feb 2019
The EU's dirty-money blacklist should be widened to include Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Panama, the European Commission has urged. The proposal still hinges on approval by the European Parliament and EU member states.
14 Feb 2019
The European Commission has added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and four U.S territories to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat owing to insufficient controls on terrorism financing and money laundering. Winston Osuchukwu, Co-Founder Trans-Sahara Incorporated joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria’s Anti-Laundering strategy.
8 Aug 2018
The European Commission has granted 15,000 teenagers free train tickets to explore the continent. It hopes this will foster a greater sense of European identity.

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Every two years, football comes home... to Africa. This year, the Africa Cup of Nations is hosted by Cameroon and, no doubt, there's plenty to criticise: dodgy calls by the ref, questionable Covid-19 protocols and a deadly stampede that left eight dead. And yet, football fans the world over are enthralled. Every day brings new twists: minnows have upset powerhouses, and stars who normally spend winter in the European leagues have shown up for their national sides. So what exactly is it about AFCON that's got us riveted?
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French unions are staging a major nationwide strike Thursday, with more than 170 protests calling for salary hikes to deal with the rising cost of living. Rail workers, teachers and other professions are pressuring the government just months ahead of presidential elections.
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France is considered one of the top destinations in the world for winter sports, known as "les sports d'hiver". They're a major part of the country’s tourism industry. Ski culture goes beyond the slopes, and like many things in France, it also involves a lot of food. But has skiing become too expensive? And how can resorts cope with climate change? In this episode of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula slalom the ins and outs of the white gold that is French skiing.