Potočnik opens Green Week 2014 with call for circular economy

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European environment commissioner Janez Potočnik has told the opening Green Week session that the circular economy “will be the great innovation challenge” of the coming decades.

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Ashton and Kerry meet to discuss foreign policy

Catherine Ashton and John Kerry speaking at a press conference

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and US secretary of state John Kerry have met to discuss their joint foreign affairs priorities.

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Sanction list expands as Ukraine crisis escalates

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has condemned attempts by armed pro-Russian separatists to destabilise Ukraine, describing the situation as “extremely worrying”.

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MEPs clash over actions and future of the troika

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MEPs have clashed over the role of Europe’s troika, with some parliamentarians blaming the programme’s austerity measures for “worsening the effects” of the economic crisis, while others have branded the accusation a ‘scapegoating’ of the institutions.

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Taking responsibility

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Carla Pontes tells Kayleigh Lewis how Volkswagen is setting the benchmark for social responsibility in the healthcare of its employees

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EU forest strategy branded ‘weak’ and ‘aspirational’

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Stakeholders respond to the new EU commission strategy for Europe’s forests. Kayleigh Lewis reports.

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#SOTEU

Syria

Discover the social media reaction to Barroso’s final state of the union speech.

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