Tuesday

26th Sep 2017

Ticker

Report: EU budget plans may exclude Britain

EU officials are looking at the legal possibilities to agree a seven-year budget without Britain, given that PM Cameron has not backed down from his threat to veto any deal that does not foresee a spending freeze, the FT reports. The move may be just a negotiating tactic, however.

Article 7 not mentioned in Poland probe update

While Polish president Andrzej Duda proposes amendments to further increase political control over the judiciary, EU ministers voice support for the rule of law, but make no mention of the Article 7 sanctions.

US tests EU patience over Privacy Shield

The data sharing pact with the US is yet to be fully implemented, as the Americans have failed to appoint people in key positions to ensure EU citizens' personal data is protected.

Europe holds off on storing CO2

Most reports looking at long-term climate scenarios agree that some form of carbon capture and storage is needed. However, its deployment has been stalled in the EU.

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