Wednesday

4th May 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."

News in Brief

  1. Iceland in court for not respecting EU laws
  2. Sweden registers more asylum application withdrawals
  3. German Pegida leader convicted of inciting hatred
  4. ECB expected to stop printing €500 notes
  5. Spain dissolves parliament for 26 June election
  6. Germany to legalise cannabis for medicinal use
  7. Hungary to hold migrant quota referendum by October
  8. France rejects TTIP in its current form, says Hollande

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