Monday

21st Aug 2017

Ticker

Hate crime an EU reality, says rights agency

The EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights Tuesday said that hate crimes are a reality in the EU. This followed a survey of 23,500 immigrants and people from ethnic minorities in which one in four said they had been victims of racially or ethnically motivated crime in the last year.

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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