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  • Britain is one of the worst nanny states in Europe0

    Regular readers won’t be surprised to hear that Britain is one of the worst nanny states in Europe and the new edition of the Epicenter Nanny State Index proves it. The league table of the best and worst places in the European Union to eat, drink, smoke and vape, which I edit, has been charting

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  • How Green parties are on the march after big wins across Europe

    How Green parties are on the march after big wins across Europe0

    It was the surprise story of the European elections: across the continent, Green parties surged. But it hasn’t stopped since then: buoyed by the momentum of their new MEPs, ecologists are making further gains. In Germany, the latest poll shows the country’s Greens practically neck-and-neck with Angela Merkel’s conservatives, who have dominated the country’s politics

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  • EU election live results 2019: across Europe | World news0

    Seats summary Social Democrats Nordic Green Left Greens Liberal Democrats Non-aligned Others Nationalists Freedom and Direct Democracy Europe of Conservatives and Reformers European People’s Party PROJECTION updated 26 minutes ago   Social Democrats 147 (-44)   Nordic Green Left 42 (-10)   Liberal Democrats 101 (+34)   Freedom and Direct Democracy 56 (+8)   Europe

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  • Britain is one of the worst nanny states in Europe

    Britain is one of the worst nanny states in Europe0

    Regular readers won’t be surprised to hear that Britain is one of the worst nanny states in Europe and the new edition of the Epicenter Nanny State Index proves it. The league table of the best and worst places in the European Union to eat, drink, smoke and vape, which I edit, has been charting

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  • our research shows a decade of steady decline across Europe and the US

    our research shows a decade of steady decline across Europe and the US0

    A sliver of hope against a backdrop of gloom: 18 countries showed a sustained decline in their carbon emissions from fossil fuel use over the past decade. This trend, averaging 2.2% a year over the period 2005-2015, is evident in less than 10% of the world’s countries, mostly in the EU, but accounts for 28%

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  • Chinese OEMs claimed a third of smartphone sales in Europe last year

    Chinese OEMs claimed a third of smartphone sales in Europe last year0

    Huawei claimed almost a quarter of European smartphone sales last year CHINESE MANUFACTURERS now account for almost a third of smartphone shipments in Europe, with Huawei leading the way. That’s according to the latest figures from the beancounters at Canalys, whose figures show that Chinese OEMs accounted for 32 per cent, roughly a third, of smartphone sales in Europe

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