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Slovenia's beekepers and their honey are a sacred part of its national identity — one that is in danger. Extreme weather this spring caused unprecedented damage, and things will likely get worse as the climate warms. politi.co/2Ziapjj
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Britain is getting ready to talk up its post-Brexit creativity with a festival, as it plots a host of science, arts, technology and engineering exhibitions across the country. politi.co/2Zoifbd
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Can the US deliver on its promise to join the global deal to tax corporate profits? It will be a heavy lift. Does that leave the likes of Facebook and Google off the hook? Not necessarily. Here are Biden's options if Republicans block treaty changes 👇 politi.co/3pvXR2j
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The Palace of Westminster only has one lift that complies with regulations for wheelchair access. The UK parliament's building is not “built to welcome people,” says a prominent opposition lawmaker. politi.co/3niLyDT
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Welcome to this week's caption contest, brought to you by our humor column Declassified. Caption this 👇 politi.co/3m54MO5
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The idea of putting a price tag on nature and its benefits has been around for a while. But can it encourage governments and private actors to put more effort — and money — into preserving biodiversity? politi.co/3m51gmI
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🎨 This week’s news, as seen through the eyes of the world’s political cartoonists 👉 politi.co/3jO0bhR
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What do Italian anarchists have in common with trade unionists, neo-fascists and ultra-conservative Catholic groups? They're all fighting a common enemy: the government's strict vaccine passport rules. politi.co/3jtOgpa
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🎙️ "You might not love me but I’m the best man to beat Viktor Orbán." This week's EU Confidential podcast catches up with Péter Márki-Zay, the Hungarian opposition candidate for prime minister 👉 politi.co/30NWJNj
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Luxemburg is set to become the first European country to fully legalize the production and consumption of cannabis. Possession of the drug in public will remain punishable, with fines ranging from €25 to €500. politi.co/3E8aULs
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Charles Michel, president of the European Council, is now married. The EU's new first lady is Amélie Derbaudrenghien Michel, a career public servant who currently works in the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. politi.co/3CajxEH
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The US wants the EU should develop its own military capabilities to complement NATO. How? It's up to EU countries to decide, according to US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. politi.co/3jvrMnB
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EU leaders paid tribute to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the end of her 107th — and likely last — European Council meeting. politi.co/30RWZLo
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In order to help French citizens cope with rising energy prices, the government will give approximately 38 million eligible people a €100 payment. politi.co/3C8jNEf
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Pressure to keep public debt under control might lead UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to walk back on his pledge to spend £22 billion a year in science by 2024-25. politi.co/3E3GRon
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A record number of 388 UK parliament employees have contacted the helpline to report workplace bullying and harassment. But conclusions can take an average of almost 200 days to arrive, leading to low transparency. politi.co/3jr09w1
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Trade ministers from the G7 countries expressed "concern" about the use of forced labor in "global supply chains" — but China and its internment of the Muslim Uyghur minority were clearly on their minds. politi.co/3b5jEWp
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Poland’s war with the EU was never supposed to happen. For the country’s ruling Law and Justice party, the target was domestic control — not unleashing a continental showdown. politi.co/2Zf1SOe
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