Friday

18th Aug 2017

Ticker

EU to support dairy farmers affected by Russian ban

The EU is set to compensate dairy farmers affected by Russia's import ban. Following its second Expert Meeting on the ban's effects on Friday, the EU executive said that "an adverse impact is becoming obvious in some Member States". It will focus on the dairy and meat markets next week.

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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