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Divided Parliament shelves TTIP vote

Division in the European Parliament on controversial investment protection rules proposed for the EU-US trade deal has caused leaders to shelve a major vote
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MEPs agree to push ahead with TTIP

MEPs will vote on their position on the EU-US trade deal next week after the S&D group accepted a compromise deal on controversial investor protection rules
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Green public procurement’s growing pains

Greening public buying has been on the agenda for many years but progress on the ground has been slow. Roz Bulleid looks at what policymakers are doing to help
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Biodiversity Protection

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At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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