Thursday

25th May 2017

Ticker

G8 summit in Sochi becomes G7 event in Brussels

EU Council chief Van Rompuy has said the G8 summit in June in Sochi, Russia, will be held as a G7 meeting in Brussels instead without Russia. Brazil, India, China, and South Africa criticised Australia's idea to also exclude Russia from a G20 meeting in Brisbane in November, however.

Trump expected to make Nato pledge

Nato mutual defence and the fight against Islamic State to take centre stage as US leader meets Nato and EU allies in Brussels.

Magazine

Car-sharing's promise of clean cities

What if all cars in a city were replaced by a new form of public transport? A think tank modelled what would happen in Lisbon.

News in Brief

  1. British PM to speak out on US terrorism leaks
  2. Tusk calls for 'values, not just interests' after Trump meeting
  3. Pressure grows on climate impact of EU timber harvesting
  4. US goes after Fiat Chrysler over emissions cheat
  5. Munich police break up Europe-wide burglar clan
  6. Report: VW threatened with €19.7 billion French fine
  7. Turkey begins mass trial of suspected coup leaders
  8. Merkel's CDU consolidates lead in polls

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