Thursday

24th Aug 2017

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UK government split on new EU referendum bill

The UK government faced another split over Europe on Tuesday after the pro-EU Liberal Democrats rejected plans by Conservative ministers for a referendum bill on EU membership to be included in the Queen’s Speech. A previous bill promising a vote was blocked by the House of Lords in January.

You can't escape 'The Future is Europe'

Love it or loath it, a graffiti slogan by Belgian artist NovaDead in the dreary EU quarter in Brussels contains a "powerful" message, its sponsors said.

Opinion

Refugees in limbo on Greek island

Out of sight and out of space: a volunteer documents the conditions, and the state of limbo experienced by refugees on the Greek island of Chios.

Opinion

Managing migration: a European responsibility

"The EU now needs to bring its weight to bear, to ensure non-EU countries cooperate on taking back their nationals arriving as economic migrants", writes migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.

News in Brief

  1. Macron slams EU posted workers rules
  2. Germany asks EU to strengthen foreign takeover rules
  3. Poll shows tight race in Norway's upcoming elections
  4. Air Berlin insolvency talks begin amid 'stitch-up' accusation
  5. EU calls on Serbia and Macedonia to remain calm
  6. Schulz wants US to remove nuclear weapons from Germany
  7. Ukraine and Russia to announce another ceasefire
  8. EU to investigate Monsanto-Bayer merger

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