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    EU food row could spark poverty crisis

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    A dispute over aid to Europe's poorest citizens threatens to spark a major food crisis, France has warned. The EU programme currently provides hand outs to at least 13 million poverty-hit Europeans at centres like this in Brussels. But that could be axed after a group of six countries, including Germany and Britain, threatened to pull the plug on a 500-million-euro yearly scheme. Volunteers a...