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21st Aug 2017

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Italy rescues 400 migrants

Italian authorities have rescued over 400 migrants from two boats near Sicily over the weekend, reports Reuters. Two-hundred and thirty-six migrants, including women and children, were rescued on Saturday. Italian navy said they spotted another 200 on Sunday morning. Most are reportedly from Africa.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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