Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

EU gives emergency aid to hurricane-hit Caribbean

The EU has donated €6m in emergency aid to the Caribbean. While most attention went to the damages done in the US, hurricane Sandy also hit Cuba hard with 3m people affected. The worst hit country was Haiti, still struggling to recover from the 2010 earthquake and cholera epidemic.

News in Brief

  1. Talks on wholesale roaming rules to start
  2. Lead MEP Dieselgate committee: Italy and Slovakia will cooperate
  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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