Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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Merkel may stay over weekend for budget talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may stay over the weekend in Brussels "if it makes sense" in the bid to reach a deal on the 2014-2020 EU budget, her spokesman said Monday. A summit of EU leaders is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, after a first attempt failed in November.

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