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If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the effects will be felt by people and companies across Europe. The EU has adopted measures to mitigate the impact of a disorderly withdrawal.

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A shift to a less-polluting economy requires significant investment. The EU wants to attract more private money as public funds are insufficient.

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The finalists for this year’s Sakharov Prize are: Marielle Franco, Chief Raoni and Claudelice Silva dos Santos; The Restorers; Ilham Tohti. (© AP Images / Ellis RUA; © Jeff Pachoud / AFP;  © Senado Federal do Brasil; © Restorers;© AP Images / Andy WONG)        

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Brazilian human rights defenders, Kenyan students and an Uyghur economist are the finalists for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

Monday's commissioner hearings: Šefčovič, Hogan, Gabriel        

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Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia), Phil Hogan (Ireland) and Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria) are the first candidate commissioners to appear in hearings at the Parliament on Monday 30 September.

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