Wednesday

4th May 2016

Ticker

New member states unhappy with budget deal

The Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania are unhappy with the way cohesion funding is calculated in the draft budget proposal, with EU council chief Herman Van Rompuy set to try and "accommodate" their complaints into a new draft to be tabled at noon, a senior member state official has said.

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