Thursday

27th Apr 2017

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EU summit starts with no common proposal

The EU budget summit started with almost five hours of delay after a series of bilateral meetings failed to produce a new proposal. EU council chief Herman van Rompuy decided to start the meeting without a paper to underpin the talks, with differences too great among donor countries and beneficiaries.

EU telecom watchdog plan dead on arrival

The European Commission wants to upgrade the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications into an agency, but both the parliament and member states are against it.

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