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Public health activists say eradicating tobacco must be a human right

By Sarantis Michalopoulos

Halting the spread of tobacco “epidemic” worldwide is a human right, which global leaders should recognise as such and take particular measures in this direction, public health activists told EURACTIV.com ahead of an anti-tobacco conference in Bucharest next week.

Tobacco control: What’s next?

By Sarantis Michalopoulos

Tobacco consumption is the most significant cause of premature death in the EU, according to the European Commission. It is responsible for nearly 700,000 deaths every year.

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No water, no agriculture

By Jabier Ruiz

The state of Europe’s water ecosystems puts a big question mark over the future availability of freshwater, for people and for all manner of industry, not least for food production and agriculture, writes Jabier Ruiz.

Trump poised to veto Congress' measure rebuking border order

By JILL COLVIN

In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico.

Trump poised to veto border emergency rebuke

By LISA MASCARO

In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico.

Senate votes against Trump border emergency

By LISA MASCARO

In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico.

Senate slaps down Trump border emergency; Republicans defect

By LISA MASCARO

The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him.

Trump tells GOP to back border emergency, but defeat likely

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him.

GOP senators appear ready to block Trump border declaration

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him.

Senate heads toward rejection of Trump border emergency

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him.

Senate GOP effort on Trump border wall seems to fall short

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection by Congress of his effort to divert billions more for building barriers along the Mexican border.

Trump pushes senators to stick with him on border emergency

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection by Congress of his effort to divert billions more for building barriers along the Mexican border.

Compromise seeks to limit president's emergency declarations

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection by Congress of his effort to divert billions more for building barriers along the Mexican border.

Compromise could win over GOP senators opposing Trump order

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection by Congress of his effort to divert billions more for building barriers along the Mexican border.

Senate rejection of Trump border emergency no longer certain

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection by Congress of his effort to divert billions more for building barriers along the Mexican border.

White House tries to avert Senate defeat on border emergency

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO

The White House is trying to prevent a high-profile congressional rejection of President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the southwest border, or at least reduce the number of Republican senators voting against him.

Opponents of Trump border emergency close to votes needed

By ALAN FRAM and ANDREW TAYLOR

Senate opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border have moved very close to having enough votes to prevail, and one Republican suggested he risks a rebuff by the GOP-led chamber if he doesn't change course.

Peter Frampton Says He Has Degenerative Muscle Disease and Announces Farewell Tour

By MIHIR ZAVERI

The musician said in media interviews that he did not know how much longer he would be able to play, and that he wanted to “go out screaming.”

Democrats prepare resolution against Trump's declaration

By ALAN FRAM

House Democrats are preparing to take a defiant stance against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration seeking to fund his Southwest border wall without congressional approval.

German social democrats’ manifesto: What role for the environment?

By Florence Schulz

The German SPD published its European election manifesto on Monday (18 February), clearly setting out social justice and fair taxation as the main priorities. But what about environmental policy? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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