Hungary, Poland get 2030 target to cut autocracy by 55pc
Naughty ruling governments in Hungary and Poland have until 2030 to reduce repressive measures by more than half, under non-binding targets adopted by EU leaders today.
EU heads of state agreed that the declining state of democracy required immediate partial improvement over the course of a decade if the bloc was to avert the risk of rising populism and increasingly volatile political fronts.
Climate change, meanwhile, risks losing select amounts of EU funding under certain conditions subject to a unanimous vote, if it steps out of line. With a prevailing breeze. With Jupiter in the ascendancy.
On a Tuesday.
Brexit is also happening.