Tuesday

28th Feb 2017

Ticker

Italy finds 30 bodies in crowded migrant boat

The Italian navy has found some 30 bodies in a fishing boat with around 600 migrants on board, Italian media reports. The migrants appeared to have been asphyxiated. Over the weekend more than 1,600 migrants were rescued bringing the total number arriving in Italy this year to above 60,000.

Maltese PM hails pope, calls for multispeed EU

Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat said that Pope Francis has "the skills and vision" to inspire the EU and that some EU countries should integrate more to be able to act.

Agenda

EU tackles CO2 threat This WEEK

EU states will haggle over the reform of a carbon trade system, while MEPs vote on overhauling EU car emissions oversight.

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