Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

WTO chief says UK better off in EU

WTO head Roberto Azevedo told MEPs on Wednesday the UK can easier "push through its interests" on global trade if it "is in a position to join with others in defending a particular ... agenda." He added, however: "That's a call that the UK will have to make for itself."

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

Analysis

Why Romania erupted in protest

Current anger over corruption laws can be traced back to a night-club fire in 2015, when many died because of lax safety standards. Romanians then realised that corruption can kill.

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