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RFI : Europe
22  mai     08h54
UK plan to rewrite Northern Ireland Protocol puts Johnson on ropes with EU, US
David Coffey    Britain has unveiled a unilateral plan to drastically overhaul post Brexit trade rules in Northern Ireland sparking deep concern from both the European Union and United States on how the move could impact the Good Friday Agreement that ended years of sectarian violence
21  mai     13h03
Ukraine warns only talks can end war as Russia cuts Finland gas
RFI    Ukraine s President Volodymyr Zelensky warned Saturday that only a diplomatic breakthrough rather than an outright military victory could end Russia s war on his country as Moscow cut gas supplies to Finland
18  mai     13h38
EU unveils 210billion energy security plan to break with Russia, fast-track renewable sources
David Coffey with RFI    The European Commission has unveiled a billion plan for Europe to end its reliance on Russian fossil fuels by and to use the pivot away from Moscow to quicken its transition to green energy
17  mai     06h36
Ukraine troops evacuated from Azovstal steelworks as Russia takes control
David Coffey with RFI    Ukraine s military says it is working to evacuate all remaining troops from their last stronghold in the besieged port of Mariupol ceding control of the city to Russia after months of bombardment
14  mai     10h14
Eurovision geopolitics: French entry in Breton, Ukraine favourites and an OK UK
Alison Hird    After winning second place in last year s Eurovision song contest with an Edith Piaf inspired chanson in French France s entry from Alvan Ahez is sung in the regional Breton language It faces stiff competition in Turin on Saturday night where Ukraine s Kalush Orchestra is the favourite by
11  mai     13h36
Ukraine war fuels push for major Spain-France gas pipeline
RFI    Plans to build a huge gas pipeline between Spain and France are gaining momentum as Europe seeks to cut its energy reliance on Russia
10  mai     13h02
Queen Elizabeth II misses UK parliament opening for first time since 1963
RFI    Queen Elizabeth II missed Tuesday s ceremonial opening of the UK parliament for the first time in nearly years handing the duty to her heir Prince Charles in a clear sign of the looming transition of power
France, Germany reiterate Europe’s ’full support’ for Ukraine, US speeds up arms deliveries
RFI    The leaders of France and Germany have reiterated Europe s full support for Ukraine This comes as members of the UN security council prepare to meet for the th time since the Russian invasion to address the worsening situation
09  mai     14h54
Macron advocates for creation of a ’European political community’ beyond the bloc
RFI    France s President Emmanuel Macron said Monday it would take decades for a candidate like Ukraine to join the EU and suggested building a broader political community of democratic states around the bloc
08  mai     17h17
Ukraine war puts EU ’at crossroads’ ahead of Europe Day anniversary
David Coffey with RFI    As nations marked Victory in Europe Day on Sunday the EU is set to celebrate its anniversary this Monday with the bloc transforming into a more muscular global actor a shift that has been accelerated by Russia s invasion of Ukraine
04  mai     09h24
EU chief calls for phased ban on Russian oil in fresh set of sanctions
David Coffey with RFI    The European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen has proposed a phased oil embargo on Russia over its war in Ukraine as well as sanctioning the country s top bank in a bid to deepen Moscow s isolation
EU fines against Poland’s ’rule of law’ dispute surpass 160m
David Coffey with RFI    The European Commission says fines imposed on Poland for its refusal to scrap a controversial disciplinary mechanism for judges had crossed million and would be cut from the EU budget allocation for Poland
02  mai     12h03
EU energy ministers ’close’ to deal on ridding Europe of Russian gas
RFI    Energy ministers from the European Union gathered for crisis talks Monday to discuss the bloc s energy supply days after Russia cut gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland for their refusal to pay in roubles
01  mai     09h56
Dental discovery has giant marine reptiles all at sea over Swiss Alps
RFI    The fossils of three ichthyosaurs giant marine reptiles that patrolled primordial oceans have been discovered high up in the Swiss Alps They include the largest tooth found for the species
27  avril     15h35
EU unveils plan for ’world’s largest’ ban on toxic chemicals
RFI    As many as potentially toxic or harmful chemicals used in cosmetics toys and even baby products could soon be banned in Europe