23rd Mar 2018


Orban: Hungary would veto sanctions on Poland

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said Friday he would block any sanctions the EU would want to impose on Poland because of breaches to the rule of law. "That would require full unanimity and Hungary will never support any sort of sanctions against Poland," he was quoted as saying by Reuters.

EU data chiefs rally behind UK over Cambridge Analytica

EU leaders at a Brussels summit demand social networks and digital platforms guarantee transparency and privacy. Their call comes amid growing backlash against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica over voter manipulation.

Trump keeps EU leaders waiting on tariffs

European leaders postponed their reaction to US announcement that the EU would be exempted from tariffs on steel and aluminium. "The devil is often in the details", said the Belgian PM.

EU summit takes hard look at Russia

EU leaders will discuss Russian security threats in the wake of the UK attack, but will not adopt new sanctions at Thursday's summit.

Germany casts doubt on Austrian intelligence sharing

An Austrian police unit headed by a far-right town councilor and tasked to tackle street crime was sent to raid the offices and homes of people working for Austria's domestic intelligence agency - prompting German counterparts to review cooperation.

News in Brief

  1. EU calls for 'permanent' exemption from US tariffs
  2. Summit backs guidelines for future EU-UK talks
  3. Macron support drops as public sector workers go on strike
  4. EU leaders condemn Turkey for illegal actions in Aegean Sea
  5. Parliament must publish 'trilogue' documents, court says
  6. European Central Bank gets Spanish vice-chair
  7. Catalonia fails to elect president - again
  8. Slovakia gets new government after journalist assassination

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  1. EU data chiefs rally behind UK over Cambridge Analytica
  2. Russian diplomats risk EU expulsions over UK attack
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  4. Trump keeps EU leaders waiting on tariffs
  5. EU summit takes hard look at Russia
  6. Germany casts doubt on Austrian intelligence sharing
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  8. EU praises Turkey on migrant deal despite Greek misery