Monday

11th Dec 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.

Opinion

Iceland: further from EU membership than ever

With fewer pro-EU MPs in the Iceland parliament than ever before, any plans to resume 'candidate' membership of the bloc are likely to remain on ice, as the country prioritises national sovereignty and a more left-wing path.

Romania wants EU signal on Schengen membership

Bucharest expects other member states to decide on its accession to the passport-free area before it takes the rotating EU presidency on 1 January 2019 - amid criticism of a controversial new justice reform.

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