Sunday

28th Aug 2016

Ticker

Majority of EU summit bilaterals concluded

EU council president Herman Van Rompuy is almost through a marathon set of 28 bilateral meetings with all EU state leaders as well as incoming member Croatia over the EU budget. Van Rompuy still has to meet eight leaders including France's Hollande and Germany's Merkel. The summit begins 8pm.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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