Thursday

22nd Jun 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.

Lack of eligible candidates dogs EU relocation scheme

Member states could fail to meet their refugee quotas even if they wanted to, as strict eligibility rules mean there are few candidates left in Greece and Italy. Sweden is already wondering if it will meet its pledge.

Border management going virtual

EU leaders at a summit in Brussels are set to endorse new border control measures, while the head of a Tallinn-based EU agency predicts a future where border management goes virtual.

News in Brief

  1. EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal
  2. US issues warrant for VW managers, German media say
  3. EU extends sanctions against Russia
  4. Merkel denies Franco-German deal on EU agencies
  5. Dutch PM: Turkey is upholding migration deal
  6. Britain to outline rights of UK-based EU citizens
  7. Tusk can 'imagine' the UK still remaining in EU
  8. Norway offers more blocks for Arctic oil exploration

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