Thursday

23rd Feb 2017

Ticker

Nuclear power to stay in Germany, says EU commissioner

Nuclear energy will remain in Germany for the next 40 years, the EU commissioner for energy Guenther Oettinger told German news website RP online. Germany decided in 2011 to close its nuclear reactors by 2022 but Oettinger predicts advances in nuclear fusion could convince the government to change its view.

Opinion

Don't blame Trump for Europe's insecurity

Europe's security architecture was already showing cracks well before Trump's arrival and requires urgent repair work whether he had won or not.

News in Brief

  1. WTO says Russian pork ban was illegal
  2. Belgian nuclear plant made 'significant progress' on safety
  3. Report: Commission gauging EU support for Poland sanctions
  4. Irish PM expected to quit amid police scandal
  5. After Brexit vote, 100,000 UK firms registered in Ireland
  6. Bayrou to support Macron in French presidential election
  7. British by-election tests Ukip strength after Brexit
  8. Romanian parliament buries controversial corruption decree

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