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24th Sep 2020

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Ireland's PM announces resignation

Ireland's PM Enda Kenny on Thursday said he would resign after a fractured parliament failed to select the next government leader. “Let me assure the Irish people that a government remains in place,” he said. A second election may follow if a coalition is not formed.

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EU countries stuck on rule of law-budget link

Divisions among EU governments remain between those who want to suspend EU funds if rule of law is not respected, and those who want to narrow down conditionality.

Legal complaint filed with EU Commission over migration

The European Commission is being legally pressed to investigate alleged infringements by Greece on migration and asylum - following reports of push-backs and the denial of basic rights for people demanding international protection.

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Coronavirus: Will a second wave divide Europe again?

Experts are now warning of the "very serious" surge in Covid-19 cases in Europe - where new weekly cases exceede those reported in March. The worst-hit countries are Spain and France - while Italy is resisting the much-feared second wave.

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