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France picks Atos boss for EU commissioner

October 24, 2019 admin 0

France on Thursday nominated chief executive of Atos technology group Thierry Breton to manage the single currency bloc’s industrial policy in the next European Commission, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said in a statement. “The President […]

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Sassoli says new Brexit delay remains on table

October 24, 2019 admin 0

European Parliament (EP) President David Sassoli has said a fresh delay to the Brexit deadline was “on the table,” adding that it was “desirable” that the European Council accept London’s request. “After the vote in […]

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Sharp rise in farmland prices in Germany

October 24, 2019 admin 0

The average purchase prices paid for agricultural land in Germany have risen “sharply” in recent years, according to data released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Destatis showed that the level of prices for agricultural […]

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France on orange flood alert

October 24, 2019 admin 0

The weather forecaster Meteo France on Wednesday put nine southeastern French departments on orange alert, the second highest warning, for flooding caused by prolonged rainfall. “Significant rainstorm events, which began yesterday afternoon, are still ongoing […]

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Poisonous vapor injures five employees of Airbus

October 24, 2019 admin 0

Poisonous vapor of leaking hydraulic oil injured five employees of Airbus on Wednesday in the northern German city of Hamburg, local media reported. Hydraulic oil vapor had leaked into a workshop. Several mechanics had inhaled […]