Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

EU extends Russia blacklist for six months

EU states Thursday extended for six months a visa ban and asset freeze on 146 Russians and Ukrainians as well as 37 entities deemed guilty of violating Ukraine's territorial integrity. Three people were removed from the previous list because they died in the meantime. The new list expires 15 September.

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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