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Jean-Claude Juncker to Lay Out Vision for Tighter Post-Brexit EU

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to call on member states to take advantage of Brexit and an economic upswing to forge a tighter union and put the eurozone at the heart of world trade, according to Reuters, quoted by the Irish

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 3665

Germany’s Merkel Rejects Total Ban on Arms Exports to Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1647

French Protests Target Macron Labour Reforms

In the first big test of Emmanuel Macron's presidency, protests have begun in cities across France against changes to the country's labour laws, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2842

UK Оffers to Мaintain Defence and Security Cooperation with EU

Britain has played one its strongest cards in the EU negotiations by offering to put its defence, security and aid assets at the disposal of the European Union in the hope of getting concessions on future trading and economic relations.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1775

MEPs Return to France For Their 1st Plenary Sitting Since the Summer Recess

It's back to Strasbourg this week for MEPs as they return to France for their first plenary sitting since the summer recess, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2640

Tony Blair Defends Call for EU Migration Curbs

Tony Blair has defended his call for new controls on EU migration as a cabine minister accused him of a belated "epiphany" on the issue.

World » EU | September 10, 2017, Sunday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3456

France's Le Pen Seeks to Bill Herself as Macron's Main Opponent

 French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has been largely out of the spotlight since stinging electoral defeats, on Saturday sought to reclaim the mantle of main opponent to President Emmanuel Macron, which polls now attribute to the far-left.

World » EU | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2011

Over 400 Groups of Migrants Try to Cross Romania’s Borders Illegally

The Border Police have detected about 2,800 foreign citizens who tried to cross Romania’s borders illegally in the first seven months of the year.

World » EU | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 11:47 | Viewed: 3042

Italian Мinister Defends Methods that Led to 87% Drop in Migrants From Libya

In his eight months in office, Marco Minniti, the austere Italian interior minister, has overseen a huge reduction in the number of African migrants and refugees reaching Italian shores from Libya.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2122

Dublin Rejects British Proposal For Post-Brexit Irish Border

Ireland dismissed British proposals for the Irish border after Brexit as unconvincing on Friday, a day after the EU chief negotiator said they amounted to a demand the bloc suspend its laws for Britain.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 15:33 | Viewed: 3491

Hungarian PM Orban says Will Fight after EU Ruling on Migrant Quota

Hungary will not change its anti-immigration stance after the European Union’s top court dismissed a challenge against migrant quotas, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, reported Reuters.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 3549

Spain's Constitutional Court Suspends Catalan Independence bid

Spain's constitutional court on Thursday suspended the call for a referendum on Catalonia's independence after agreeing to review an appeal by central authorities in Madrid.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1738

Why Berlin Won’t Come to UK’s Rescue on Brexit

With the German election around the corner, the United Kingdom appears to be holding out hope that a fourth term for Chancellor Angela Merkel and a potentially more pro-business coalition partner could come to its rescue in divorce talks in Brussels, writ

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1784

Europe Migrant Crisis: EU Court Rejects Quota Challenge

The EU's top court has rejected a challenge by Hungary and Slovakia to a migrant relocation deal drawn up at the height of the crisis in 2015, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1784

French Villejuif Terror Suspects 'Wanted to Blow Up Banks'

A chance alert by a local tradesman has exposed a terror-linked bomb plot to target banks, French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb has revealed.

World » EU | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1907

European Parliament President: 'Brexit Phase 1 Might Not be Over Till Christmas'

If it were up to European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, Britain would have to wait until nearly Christmas to start discussing its future relationship with the EU, writes Politico.

World » EU | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1754

Berlin Warns German Tourists About Vacationing in Turkey

Germany's Foreign Ministry has warned its citizens thinking of traveling to Turkey that they risk arbitrary detention even in Turkish resort areas, Voice of America reports.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 3052

British PM Backs Plans For Tougher Migration Control After Brexit

Theresa May has defended the idea of new controls on EU nationals in the wake of a leaked document outlining proposed tough post-Brexit immigration plans, saying they would help protect UK wages, The Guardian writes.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2897

French Police Found TATP Explosives During a Raid South of Paris

French police found TATP explosives during a raid on a flat south of Paris, a police source said on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2942

Catalan Parliament Agrees to Vote on Independence Referendum Bill

Catalan lawmakers are voting on a bill that will allow regional authorities to officially call an Oct.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 2831

EU Court Dismisses Complaints by Hungary and Slovakia Over Refugee Quotas

The European Union’s top court has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, dealing a blow to the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, and his allies in central Europe over the bitterly contested policy of refugee quotas,

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 3110
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