Friday

22nd Sep 2017

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EU set to boost Cuba relations

EU foreign ministers are set to boost ties with Cuba and endorse a new, broader political agreement with Cuba when meeting on Monday, a senior official told media in Brussels Thursday. EU relations with Havana have been limited since 2003 when the Cuban authorities sent 75 dissidents into jail.

Hungary and Poland defy EU authority

Hungary and Poland have said they "don't want a mixed population", amid a tug-of-war with the Commission on migrants and rule of law.

Quiet showdown in Barcelona

Thousands of Catalans have taken to the streets, in protest against the Spanish government's efforts to prevent the independence referendum. Both sides know that violence would go against their cause.

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The Merkelisation of Europe

Angela Merkel, the EU's most powerful leader, is running for a fourth time in Germany's election on Sunday. But what has changed in Europe over the 12 years of her chancellorship?

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