Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

France rating still 'very stable', says Germany

"We got the news that our most important partner received a slight warning assessment. But the rating for France is still very stable," German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said after Moody's on Monday followed another big ratings agency in stripping France of its triple A sovereign rating.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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