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autotldr t1_j5t0frs wrote

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 83%. (I'm a bot)

> The UK government has allowed the emergency use of banned bee-toxic neonicotinoid pesticides in England for the third year in a row just days after the EU ruled out the practice.

> UK farming minister Mark Spencer said the decision came about after recognising the "Potential danger of an outbreak of the beet yellows virus on the nation's sugar beet crop and the impact it could have on the production of UK sugar."

> A representative from the EU sugar industry told EURACTIV they do not see the derogation as a direct threat to EU producers' competitiveness.

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