Friday

9th Dec 2016

Ticker

Germany to keep its gold in UK and US banks

Germany is to keep all €104bn of its gold reserves in British and US banks in place despite earlier calls by some politicians to return them to Berlin in case the euro falls apart. "The Americans are taking good care of our gold," Germany's budget spokesman, Norbert Barthle, told Bloomberg.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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