February 10, 2013

THE NORTH ISN'T EUROPE:

Swedes slam 'outdated' farming subsidies (The Local,  9 Feb 13)

Agricultural subsidies will take the biggest share of the European Union's budget to 2020, despite a 13 percent drop in future agricultural spending, under a deal struck by EU leaders this week.

France and other major farming nations thwarted attempts by Britain and its northern European allies to shift a greater share of EU spending towards new measures to boost growth and jobs, reported Reuters.
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