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20th Aug 2017

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German Greens want UK taken to court over secret surveillance

Germany's Green opposition has written to the EU commission demanding that the UK be taken to court over its mass surveillance program Tempora. "If the EU commission does not act on this issue, it will threaten the core fundamentals of the EU as a community based on law," they write.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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