Thursday

25th May 2017

Ticker

Former Romanian prime minister jailed for taking bribes

Romania's supreme court Monday sentenced former social democrat premier Adrian Nastase to four years in prison for receiving building materials and furnishings worth €630,000 from a Chinese entrepreneur whom he later appointed head of the State Construction Inspectorate. Nastase has already served two-thirds of a previous two-year sentence for corruption.

Trump expected to make Nato pledge

Nato mutual defence and the fight against Islamic State to take centre stage as US leader meets Nato and EU allies in Brussels.

Magazine

Car-sharing's promise of clean cities

What if all cars in a city were replaced by a new form of public transport? A think tank modelled what would happen in Lisbon.

News in Brief

  1. British PM to speak out on US terrorism leaks
  2. Tusk calls for 'values, not just interests' after Trump meeting
  3. Pressure grows on climate impact of EU timber harvesting
  4. US goes after Fiat Chrysler over emissions cheat
  5. Munich police break up Europe-wide burglar clan
  6. Report: VW threatened with €19.7 billion French fine
  7. Turkey begins mass trial of suspected coup leaders
  8. Merkel's CDU consolidates lead in polls

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