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Calls grow for European Parliament to stop Strasbourg march amid energy crisis

Calls grow for European Parliament to stop Strasbourg march amid energy crisis

Press play to listen to this article Calls are growing among members of the European Parliament to halt regular trips between the chamber’s two seats in Brussels and Strasbourg to conserve resources amid fears of a severe energy crisis this winter. As the final plenary session of Parliament in Strasbourg ends on Thursday, a contingent …

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Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Study participants who had a higher intake of total artificial sweeteners had an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to non-consumers.NYSE/PEPSICO document via Reuters Artificial sweeteners are added to thousands of foods and beverages – soft drinks, yogurts, pancake syrups, jams, baked goods, frozen desserts, chewing gum, candies – to help us satisfy our …

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EU unanimity rules are here for now, despite the chatter

EU unanimity rules are here for now, despite the chatter

Don’t expect the EU to remove countries’ vetoes any time soon. After a meeting of EU affairs ministers in Brussels on Tuesday, Mikuláš Bek, the EU affairs minister of the Czech Republic, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, said he expected only “limited progress” from ‘by the end of the year on the issue. …

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