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24th Apr 2017

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Russian food ban could cost EU €6.7bn, ING forecasts

Russia's ban on importing EU food could cost the bloc €6.7bn, according to Benelux bank ING. The bank estimates that the ban's impact will go beyond the EU's agriculture sector and could jeopardise 130,000 jobs. It could also cost 6 percent of EU production and 0.04 percent of its GDP.

Russia threat triggers European military spending hike

Russia's annexation of Crimea in Ukraine has intensified military and defence spending throughout much of Central Europe, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Voters 'change face' of French politics

Newcomer Macron and far-right leader Le Pen qualified for the presidential election run-off in a vote that pushed aside the two main traditional parties.

Analysis

France holds nail-biting 'anti-system' vote

Tactical votes could still bring down either of the two favourites in France on Sunday in a nervous election seen as crucial for the future of the EU.

Investigation

Le Pens Freunde aus dem Trump Tower

Frankreichs rechtsaussen Parteichefin, Marine Le Pen, traf sich im Januar mit reichen Persönlichkeiten auf einer Cocktailparty, die im Hochhaus des neuen US-Präsidenten stattfand. Die Veranstaltung wirft Licht auf die langjährigen Verbindungen des Front National innerhalb der USA.

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  2. Voters 'change face' of French politics
  3. France holds nail-biting 'anti-system' vote
  4. Le Pen-Putin friendship goes back a long way
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  6. Le Pens Freunde aus dem Trump Tower
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