Pegasus’ complex structure hinders EU spyware probe

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Press play to listen to this article A probe in the European Parliament is struggling to get to the bottom of how the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group operates, documents shared by the company’s ownership with members of the chamber showed. European lawmakers have launched an inquiry committee into the use of the intrusive spying…

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Life at 30: the EU project that has saved species

“It has been a miracle,” whispers biologist Gabriel Llorens Folgado as he studies a tumble of granite boulders for any signs of movement. The miracle is that Spain’s lynx population has been saved. Today, in the wildflower-coated hills of the Sierra de Andújar in southern Spain, Folgado is looking for Magarza and her four cubs.…

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How London’s new Elizabeth line has created a sanctuary for

London’s new Elizabeth line will allow commuters to start taking high-speed trains under the city this week, on part of a 73-mile route that stretches from Reading in the west to Shenfield in the east. They will not be the first travellers to enjoy the benefits of the new line, however.On Wallasea Island in Essex,…

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Rare UK seabirds put at risk by ‘alarming loophole’, say

The government has given itself an “alarming loophole” to avoid protecting seabirds including puffins and gannets, a leaked document shows. Campaigners have accused ministers of “giving up” on the UK’s seabirds as they plan to apply for an exemption to a legal duty to protect the rare species. Each year the government sets itself targets…

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‘Sleepwalking through extinction’: China urged to end delays to Cop15

China has been urged to name a date for a key UN nature summit this year, amid growing frustration with Beijing and concerns among experts that we are “sleepwalking through this cataclysmic climate extinction”.After two years of delays, governments had been scheduled to meet in Kunming, China, for Cop15 in late April to negotiate this…

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Feux d’artifice, congés, commerces

Ces pétitions devront rassembler au moins 4.500 signatures d’ici au 30 juin afin d’être débattues publiquement à la Chambre. Le Luxembourg connaît un engouement permanent depuis plusieurs années pour les pétitions officielles proposées par les citoyens. Ce vendredi ne manque pas à la tradition puisque six nouvelles idées ont été validées par la Commission parlementaire…

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Avertissement de l’OMS et Unicef: Une épidémie de rougeole « peu

Aucun cas de rougeole n’a été détecté au Grand-Duché depuis deux ans. Selon la ministre de la Santé, une épidémie de cette maladie extrêmement contagieuse chez les enfants ne serait donc pas à craindre. Paulette Lenert répondait à une question parlementaire des députées Hansen et Lorsché (déi Gréng).Elles se basaient sur un communiqué récemment publié…

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Statec: « Malgré l’inflation élevée, les mesures de la tripartite sont

Certaines questions doivent encore être traitées mais le gouvernement souhaite soumettre le projet de loi qui soutient l’accord de la tripartite encore le mois prochain à la Chambre des députés. Selon les derniers calculs du Statec, la prochaine tranche indiciaire aurait dû tomber au mois de juin. Elle sera finalement compensée par des crédits d’impôt.…

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The case of the disappearing deer – and how a

It is twilight in Las Horquetas valley in Patagonia’s northern Aysén region. Several cars have pulled over beneath sandy cliffs on a wide paved road. Just metres away, three deer graze unperturbed in the glow of the car lights.The Patagonian huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus), or South Andean deer, is the most endangered hoofed animal in South…

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Wild Florida: White-tail deer were nearly hunted to extinction

White-tailed deer are an integral part of Myakka’s ecosystems. But by the 1930s, unregulated hunting practically eliminated deer from Sarasota County. In fact, when Myakka River State Park was established in 1941, to protect the Myakka River valley from development, many species of wildlife, including deer, had been hunted to near extinction. To restore deer,…