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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 39776

Theresa May: 'No time to Waste' as Brexit Talks Will Start Just 11 Days After the Election'

Britain has “no time to waste” in Brexit talks, Theresa May will warn as she says formal negotiations about leaving the European Union will start just 11 days after the election, writes The Telegraph.

World » EU | May 22, 2017, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2218

Swedish Prosecutors to Decide on Lifting Assange Warrant

Swedish prosecutors investigating rape accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must decide on Friday if they will lift a Europe-wide arrest warrant against him in a seven-year-old case, The Local writes.

World » EU | May 19, 2017, Friday // 11:02 | Viewed: 3379

Austrian Мigrant Death Тruck Тrial Set For June 21

Eleven men will stand trial on June 21 over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria in 2015, court officials in Hungary said Thursday, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1596

EU Fines Facebook EUR 110M Over 'Misleading' info in WhatsApp Takeover

The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook EUR 110 million ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3861

New French Government Unveiled

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his first government on Wednesday, naming veteran Socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to foreign affairs and European lawmaker Sylvie Goulard as defence minister, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 17, 2017, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 55191

Juncker, Mogherini to Address Security Conference in Prague

The Czech government together with the European Commission will hold a conference on security in Prague in June, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Monday after a government meeting that approved the event, The Prague Daily Monitor reported.

World » EU | May 17, 2017, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 1619

French Cabinet Announcement Delayed to Wednesday

French President Emmanuel Macron has delayed the announcement of his first cabinet until Wednesday, a day later than originally planned, his office said on Tuesday, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 4764

Macron and Merkel Signal New Move to Strengthen Eurozone

The new French president, Emmanuel Macron, and German chancellor, Angela Merkel, have broken with previous statements by saying they would be prepared to look at changing EU treaties in order to allow a further integration of the Eurozone, according to th

World » EU | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 4621

Austria Centre-Right Calls For Snap Elections

Austria's new centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz called for snap elections on Sunday, heralding the imminent collapse of the ruling coalition after months of in-fighting, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 21:27 | Viewed: 5245

Outgoing French Leader Hollande Leaves Presidential Palace

Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande was driven out of the Elysee Palace on Sunday, leaving centrist Emmanuel Macron in charge as the country's youngest ever president, AFP reports.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 14:38 | Viewed: 4776

Emmanuel Macron to be Sworn in as French President

Tight security is in place across Paris for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as France's president, BBC reports.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 4778

Merkel to Host Macron For Talks on Monday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin on Monday, a day after the new French president is due to take office, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 12, 2017, Friday // 17:27 | Viewed: 5769

52% of Macron Parliamentary Candidates New to Politics, 50% Women

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron's centrist movement on Thursday unveiled 428 candidates for June's general election, 52% of whom are new to politics and half of whom are women, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 19:20 | Viewed: 2159

More Asylum Seekers Detected by Swedish Border Controls After ID Checks End

The number of asylum seekers detected by Sweden's border controls has increased since the country ended ID checks on crossings with Denmark, but the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) thinks it is still too early to make conclusions, The Local wr

World » EU | May 10, 2017, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 6367

Angela Merkel: Macron 'Carries Hopes' of Millions of Europeans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that millions of Europeans were counting on the success of incoming French president Emmanuel Macron, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 8, 2017, Monday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2122

Polls Open in France's Presidential Election

Polls opened in France's presidential election on Sunday, with voters choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed vote for the country and Europe, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2292

Britain Awaits Local Election Results in Test for PM

Results of Britain's local elections are due on Friday in what will serve as a key indicator of Prime Minister Theresa May's chances in next month's Brexit-dominated national election, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 5, 2017, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 8037

Prince Philip Stepping Down From Public Duties

The Duke of Edinburgh is giving up his public duties from the autumn, Buckingham Palace has announce, Sky News reported.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 8035

EU Immigration 'Likely to Continue For Some Years' After Brexit

European Union citizens will be free to come to the UK for several years after Brexit despite repeated promises from leave campaigners that restrictions would be swiftly introduced, a Whitehall thinktank has found, writes The Guardian.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2564

Macron Says Le Pen's Project Risks 'Civil War' in France

French centrist Emmanuel Macron said far-right leader Marine Le Pen risked starting a civil war with her policies during a presidential debate between the two rivals ahead of this weekend's runoff, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 08:24 | Viewed: 2004

EU Won't Halt US, Canada Visa Waivers

The EU on Tuesday ruled out forcing US and Canadian citizens to get visas after making progress on a row over permit-free travel for five of the bloc's countries, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 2, 2017, Tuesday // 20:52 | Viewed: 2690
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