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Third country nationals exempt from visa requirements on entering the Schengen area will need to apply for a travel authorisation before coming to the EU. 
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The share of all EU citizens who believe that their country has benefitted from EU membership is 64%, an increase of four percentage points compared to 2016.
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Euromyths

The European Parliament is not giving away free InterRail passes. Not to 18 year olds, not to 80 year olds. Not to anyone. Earlier this year, the European Commission addressed the question when launching a youth mobility initative marking the 30th birthday of the Erasmus+ programme: "This kind of funding is currently not available."
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For you it may be the long, warm evenings but for us a clear sign of summer coming is the papers’ interest in EU infrastructure. Summer must be here if articles popping up are as full of inaccuracies as you might want your pitcher to be with Pimm’s.
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The MEPs are back in Brussels for a week of committee meetings. The spotlight will be on the announcement of the Sakharov Prize 2017 shortlist, but many other events are taking place. We have selected the highlights for you below.
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The MEPs are in Brussels for a week of committee meetings and preparations for next week's plenary session. We have selected some highlights for you.
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