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On Wednesday, MEPs approved a €100 million top-up for the EU’s research programmes (€80 million for Horizon 2020) and youth mobility (€20 million for Erasmus+).

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President Sassoli led a minute of silence to remember Portuguese MEP André Bradford and victims of floods in Spain, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg.

       
 

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