Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Germans don't trust Putin

A vast majority of Germans (70%) disapprove of Putin's actions in Ukraine, while 75% consider he "cannot be trusted", recent polls carried out by Emnid and Infratest dimap show. Two thirds of Germans back financial aid for Ukraine and 62% think US and EU pressure on Moscow makes sense.

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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