Big EU farm subsidies under scrutiny

BBC: EU officials are holding key talks aimed at reforming the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) - the biggest spending item in the EU budget. Ministers reached a joint negotiating position on Tuesday, and now they are discussing the reforms with Euro MPs and the European Commission. There are calls to cut the subsidies for big intensive farms so that smaller farmers can get more. There are also fears that incentives for protecting wildlife may be diluted. The CAP and payments for rural development......

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