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EU court rules against three states over refugees

BBC News Thursday, 2 April 2020
Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke EU law by rejecting refugees, the top EU court says.
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The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Brussels wants to better integrate migrants but questions remain over how they will do it [Video]

Brussels wants to better integrate migrants but questions remain over how they will do it

The European Commission (EC) says that around 34 million people living in the EU were born outside the bloc and that everyone has the right to "realise their full potential".

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French lawmakers give the green light to controversial global security bill [Video]

French lawmakers give the green light to controversial global security bill

Journalists and rights groups argue that a draft security bill would curtail press freedom and lead to less police accountability. The EU warned that it will examine the final law to ensure it complies with the bloc's law.

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Morawiecki and Orbán step up attacks on EU over rule of law debate on eve of summit [Video]

Morawiecki and Orbán step up attacks on EU over rule of law debate on eve of summit

The Polish and Hungarian leaders have been joined by Slovenia in rejecting the EU's plan to link funds to respect for the rule of law.

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EU leaders struggle to break budget deadlock amid veto from Poland and Hungary [Video]

EU leaders struggle to break budget deadlock amid veto from Poland and Hungary

As EU leaders met for a virtual summit, sources said that the videoconference was not the place to discuss such a complicated issue.

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Have our coronavirus vaccine, if you can produce it, says Russia's EU ambassador [Video]

Have our coronavirus vaccine, if you can produce it, says Russia's EU ambassador

Hungary is the only country in the EU to trial Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.

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'We will not give up': Weber defiant despite Hungary-Poland veto of EU's €1.8 tr budget package [Video]

'We will not give up': Weber defiant despite Hungary-Poland veto of EU's €1.8 tr budget package

Influential MEP Manfred Weber says the European Parliament will not back down over linking EU cash to respect for rule of law.

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Hungary and Poland block EU's COVID-19 recovery package over new rule of law drive [Video]

Hungary and Poland block EU's COVID-19 recovery package over new rule of law drive

Budapest and Warsaw governments are threatening to veto the EU budget and recovery fund over proposals to link access to cash with the respect of the rule of law.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 02:19Published

EU calls on Poland, Hungary to support economic recovery

EU leaders said Thursday they would intensify efforts to convince Hungary’s Viktor Orban and Poland’s Mateusz Morawiecki to drop their veto of the EU..
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Poland Poland Country in Central Europe

'A kindergarten for divers': World's deepest swimming pool opens its doors in Poland [Video]

'A kindergarten for divers': World's deepest swimming pool opens its doors in Poland

The previous record belonged to a 42-metre-deep swimming pool in Italy. The new 'Deepspot' pool in Poland won't hold the record for very long, either.

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Deepest Swimming Pool in the World Opens in Poland

If you truly wanna go off the deep end, head for Poland ... which now has bragging rights on pierogies AND the world's deepest swimming and diving pool. The..
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Czech Republic Czech Republic Country in Central Europe

Mother and wife diagnosed with dementia in her 50s [Video]

Mother and wife diagnosed with dementia in her 50s

A devoted wife and mother whose 50th birthday celebrations were interrupted bya diagnosis of early onset dementia has vowed to focus on life's positives andenjoy every moment with the family she adores. Turning 50 together in 2019,teachers Marie and Neil Ouldridge first fulfilled her lifetime ambition ofholidaying in the US gambling mecca Las Vegas in the February - waking one"magical" morning to see snow on the ground in the desert. Next came Neil'sturn in the July. He celebrated his birthday with a family holiday with hiswife and their children - engineer Joseph, 23, and apprentices Tommy, 21 andGeorgia, 18 - to Andalucía in southern Spain, followed by a romantic weekendwith Marie in Prague, in the Czech Republic.

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Coronavirus: Czech army sets up 500-bed field hospital in anticipation of COVID-19 surge [Video]

Coronavirus: Czech army sets up 500-bed field hospital in anticipation of COVID-19 surge

The Czech army has sett up the first COVID-19 field hospital in Prague with a capacity of 500 beds and 10 intensive care units.View on euronews

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Czech PM will dismiss health minister unless he resigns over 'inexcusable' restaurant visit [Video]

Czech PM will dismiss health minister unless he resigns over 'inexcusable' restaurant visit

Health Minister Roman Prymula has come under fire after he was photographed leaving a restaurant in the capital that should have been closed under the country's COVID-19 rules.View on euronews

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