Wednesday

29th Mar 2017

Ticker

Italy's PM to respect EU deficit rules

Italy's prime minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday said the government will respect the EU's budget deficit limit of 3% of economic output, reports Reuters. Renzi has described the deficit limit as an "anachronistic parameter" but said Italy would still abide by the EU rule.

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Let's not lecture Trump, says top German MP

Europeans need to propose "projects of common interest" to the US president to preserve "Western unity" on Russia, Norbert Röttgen, the chair of Bundestag's foreign affairs committee said.

Thirteen states join EU prosecutor's office

Justice ministers from 13 EU member states have confirmed they will take part in the European Public Prosecutor's Office with another three set to join in the next few days.

News in Brief

  1. UK delivered its Article 50 letter to the EU
  2. Support for Germany's anti-EU party fading
  3. Turkish intelligence not welcome in Germany
  4. US senate approves Montenegro’s Nato bid
  5. Scottish MPs give go ahead to seek referendum
  6. Uber pulls out of Denmark over new taxi-regulation
  7. EU court validates sanctions on Russia's Rosneft
  8. Luxembourg to team up with Ireland in Apple tax appeal

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