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The EU and the rule of law

The latest EU Council summit saw tensions come to a head between Hungary and other member states following the Hungarian parliament’s approval…

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EU-Switzerland Negotiations on a Framework Agreement

After seven years of negotiations on a framework agreement with the EU, Switzerland announced on 26 May that it would no longer…

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The EU vaccine programme

The EU vaccine programme has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks and months following very public spats with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca…

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After Brexit: what has changed?

18 May 2021

Isolation Insight: The future of the EU

03 Feb 2021

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What is the Dublin Regulation?

The Dublin Regulation (also known as Dublin III) is EU law setting out which country is responsible for looking at an individual’s asylum application. This is usually…

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What is the Galileo programme?

Galileo is the EU’s global navigation satellite system which went live in 2016. It was created by the European Space Agency (ESA) and is operated by the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA). 
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When a new country joins the EU, does free movement apply straight away?

When new countries join the EU, existing member states have in general been allowed to apply restrictions on the free movement rights of citizens from new member states for a transitional period.
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