Sunday

20th Aug 2017

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UKIP's poll ratings unaffected by bad press

UKIP's recent bad headlines, featuring adultery allegations and dubious expense claims, have not affected its poll ratings. A weekend poll put Labour top on 30 percent, UKIP - a eurosceptic party - second on 27 percent, and the Conservatives third on 22 percent. The Liberal Democrats polled just eight percent.

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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