Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Van Rompuy seeks to avoid institutional clash after EU elections

EU council chairman Herman Van Rompuy told Een TV station that he will seek to avoid a "clash" with the European Parliament on who will become the next commission president. MEPs warned they will veto the nomination if it is not one of the top candidates - Schulz or Juncker.

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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