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29th Aug 2016

Ticker

Franco-British summit to agree drone project

Building a new generation of lethal drones forms part of a controversial defence deal to be discussed when French President Francois Hollande and UK Premier David Cameron meet in Britain on Friday. They are also to discuss a €500mn plan to build anti-ship missiles for French and British attack helicopters.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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