Saturday

10th Dec 2016

Ticker

Finance ministers try meeting EP half way on banking union

EU finance ministers Tuesday "upgraded" the negotiation mandate ahead of another round of talks Wednesday with the European Parliament on the nascent banking union and the so-called resolution fund for failing banks. Irish finance minister Noonan said he is "optimistic" there would be a deal before end April.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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