Tuesday

6th Dec 2016

Ticker

Finland asks Commission to examine France ship deal

Finland Tuesday asked the European Commission to examine French state subsidies given to shipbuilder STX France to help it secure a €1bn cruise ship order, reports AFP. Rival STX Finland was also trying to get the tender. Helsinki asked Brussels to "make sure that France has followed the EU rules."

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  3. Italy result poses no risk to the EU, Sapin says
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  5. Italian economy minister tipped as caretaker PM
  6. EU tells US tech giants to act faster against hate speech
  7. Iceland's Pirates in bid to form government
  8. Danes are the happiest workers, study says

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