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Following a raid at the Vienna house of Ukrainian oligarch Dmitro Firtash on Thursday (21 April), the future of the Ukrainian edition of Euronews appears uncertain. Firtash bought the Ukrainian service last year. Firtash was arrested in March 2014 in Austria on US charges. He was then released after being ordered to pay €125m bail,… » read more

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From “jobs and growth” to “innovation” via “better regulation” with a dash of “ambitious not throwing the baby out with the bathwater”, the EU is often guilty of mangled metaphors, jarring jargon and relentless repetition.

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Now or never

We’re at the beginning of a new calendar year, but also a new legislative period, with new political teams in the European Commission and Parliament. In the final months of 2014, we heard policymakers saying that ‘it’s now or never’, in order to restore trust and confidence in the EU, which has suffered heavy blows… » read more

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