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27th Aug 2016

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German top court expected to approve bailout fund

The German Constitutional Court Tuesday is expected to give its final verdict on Germany's membership in the eurozone bailout fund (ESM) after a preliminary positive ruling in 2012. Back then, it approved the ESM, provided Germany sticks to a €190bn ceiling in loan guarantees and keeps the Bundestag informed.

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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