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EU Parliament votes for ban on single-use plastic

European lawmakers have approved measures to reduce plastics polluting seas and oceans. A proposed ban targets the top 10 single-use plastic products that litter Europe’s beaches.The European Parliament on Wednesday approved measures which could lead to a ban on single-use plastic items, including straws, cotton swabs and disposable plastic plates and cutlery, by 2021. The …

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EU parliament endorses tighter emissions checks

The EU parliament in Strasbourg has approved concrete proposals to tighten vehicle emissions rules and to provide proper compensation to European consumers following the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal.In response to revelations that German carmaker Volkswagen used software to cheat US diesel pollution controls, the European Parliament on Tuesday voted 585 to 77 in favor of …

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Net neutrality in the air after EU Parliament votes in favor of TSM

The European Parliament has voted in favor of a telecommunications bill that drops roaming charges across the EU. However, the bill also threatens net neutrality in the 28-nation bloc. The European Parliament Tuesday voted in favor of the Telecommunications Single Market (TSM) bill after amendments proposed by several Members of European Parliament (MEPs) were rejected. …

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Is the future of Europe’s Internet in danger?

The EU Parliament is set to vote on legislation that will impact the future of Europe’s Internet. But digital rights groups say the draft bill has not gone far enough, and may “threaten Innovation” in the 28-nation bloc. The EU Parliament on Tuesday is expected to vote on legislation that would affect the 28-nation bloc’s …

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