Tuesday

25th Apr 2017

Ticker

Farage wins another TV debate against Clegg

Viewers declared Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's main anti-EU party (Ukip) to have won a second debate with Liberal Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Wednesday. A YouGov survey showed 68% of viewers thought that Farage was more convincing, compared to 27% who thought Clegg was.

France still anxious over possibility of Le Pen win

Despite opinion polls that place centrist Macron well ahead of the far-right leader Le Pen in the 7 May presidential run-off, doubts are emerging about his capacity to unite the French people around his candidacy.

Russia suspected of Macron hack

Likely Russian spies tried to steal email passwords from Macron's people the same way they hacked US elections, new study says.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary's Orban will participate in EU parliament debate
  2. Malta floats cash-for-refugees plan
  3. Ivanka Trump to meet Merkel at Berlin women's conference
  4. Arctic Ocean could be ice-free in 20 years
  5. Nord Stream 2 to get €4.8bn from European energy firms
  6. Defeated Fillon retires from French politics
  7. Hollande: Vote Macron to avoid 'risk' for France
  8. Italy misses deadline on air quality warning

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