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"There is a lot of pressure" - how "Premium Friday" could help the Japanese

Euronews Editorial Project Manager Javier Villagarcía has lived and worked in Japan. Here he gives us his impression of how the country's working culture will be affected.

Euronews Editorial Project Manager Javier Villagarcía has lived and worked in Japan. Here he gives us his impression of how the country's working culture will be affected.

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Eastern EU countries cry foul over "garbage can" food quality

Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations

Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations

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Jailed Kremlin critic Ildar Dadin's jail term quashed

Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.

Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.

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Dutch vote to legalise marijuana production

The vote to permit professional cultivation of the plant will allow the country's "coffee shops" which sell the drug openly, to have a legal source of supply.

The vote to permit professional cultivation of the plant will allow the country's "coffee shops" which sell the drug openly, to have a legal source of supply.

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Fears in Brussels mount after Bucharest weakens corruption fight

In Brussels, there is increasing alarm over the Romanian government’s emergency decree, which critics say will reduce penalties for corruption.

In Brussels, there is increasing alarm over the Romanian government’s emergency decree, which critics say will reduce penalties for corruption.

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Euronews Fact Check: Everything you need to know about executive orders

Donald Trump has caused a stir by issuing a flurry of executive orders in his first week in office. They have been used by every chief executive since the days of George Washington. Find out more in t

Donald Trump has caused a stir by issuing a flurry of executive orders in his first week in office. They have been used by every chief executive since the days of George Washington. Find out more in t

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UK: The Brexit ball is rolling

Britain's government has presented draft legislation to parliament, to enable the UK to trigger divorce proceedings from the European Union.

Britain's government has presented draft legislation to parliament, to enable the UK to trigger divorce proceedings from the European Union.

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Italy: Calls for immediate election after court ruling

Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.

Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.

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Italian court to review voting law

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

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Muslims suffer because of Europe's terror laws - Amnesty

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

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Amnesty urges Slovenian MPs to reject new powers to exclude migrants

Amnesty International has criticised Slovenia over the government’s approval this week of a move enabling the country’s borders to be sealed to illegal migrants for a limited period if deemed…

Amnesty International has criticised Slovenia over the government’s approval this week of a move enabling the country’s borders to be sealed to illegal migrants for a limited period if deemed…

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Polish parliament adopts controversial assembly bill

The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.

The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.

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Renzi, reform and the paradox of Italy's referendum

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

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Muslims pray by Rome's Colosseum in protest over mosque shortage

The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.

The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.

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Does killing drug dealers work?

President Duterte of the Philippines interprets the term “war on drugs” literally.

President Duterte of the Philippines interprets the term “war on drugs” literally.

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French court rejects plea for more time before Calais camp closure

A French court has rejected an attempt by a group of charities to block the imminent closure of the so-called “jungle” migrant camp in Calais.

A French court has rejected an attempt by a group of charities to block the imminent closure of the so-called “jungle” migrant camp in Calais.

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Philippines: Duterte set to ban smoking in public

A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.

A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.

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Afghan women imprisoned in elder's homes

Women in Afghanistan are forced to serve time in tribal elder's homes where they are effectively treated as their property

Women in Afghanistan are forced to serve time in tribal elder's homes where they are effectively treated as their property

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Pakistan passes law against 'honour killings'

Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.

Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.