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Alissa de Carbonnel

Europe torn over Islamic State children in Syria

Nov 01 2018

ANTWERP/PARIS For years, they heard little from daughters who went to join Islamic State. Now dozens of families across Europe have received messages from those same women, desperate to return home from detention in Syria.

EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

Oct 24 2018

STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution.

CORRECTED-EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics

Oct 24 2018

* EU plastics waste exports graphic: https://tmsnrt.rs/2I9C4Zh

EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

Oct 24 2018

STRASBOURG The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 3-EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

Oct 24 2018

STRASBOURG, Oct 23 The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action.

EU rejects Italian draft budget, setting up standoff with defiant Italy

Oct 23 2018

STRASBOURG The European Commission rejected Italy's draft 2019 budget on Tuesday, saying it brazenly broke EU rules on public spending, and asked Rome to submit a new one within three weeks or face disciplinary action. | Video

EU lawmakers to back 35 percent CO2 cut for trucks by 2030 - sources

Oct 17 2018

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers are expected to back a 35 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030, EU sources said ahead of a vote on Thursday over new rules that seek to fight global warming without harming industry.

EU lawmakers to back 35 pct CO2 cut for trucks by 2030-sources

Oct 17 2018

BRUSSELS, Oct 18 EU lawmakers are expected to back a 35 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030, EU sources said ahead of a vote on Thursday over new rules that seek to fight global warming without harming industry.

EU lawmakers back 40 percent CO2 cut for cars, vans by 2030

Oct 03 2018

By Gilbert Reilhac, Alissa de Carbonnel and Daphne Psaledakis

UPDATE 2-Engie fast-tracks reactor restart as Belgium faces power shortfall

Sep 28 2018

* Grid operator says needs up to 1,700 MW additional capacity

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