Friday

23rd Jun 2017

Ticker

Tourists avoid France

Fewer people are heading to France following a spate of attacks. Flight bookings to Nice, where some 84 people were killed on Bastille Day on 14 July, dropped by 57% in the period from 15 to 23 July when compared to the same time last year, reports Reuters. Nice is the second most popular destination for tourists after Paris in France.

Lack of eligible candidates dogs EU relocation scheme

Member states could fail to meet their refugee quotas even if they wanted to, as strict eligibility rules mean there are few candidates left in Greece and Italy. Sweden is already wondering if it will meet its pledge.

Border management going virtual

EU leaders at a summit in Brussels are set to endorse new border control measures, while the head of a Tallinn-based EU agency predicts a future where border management goes virtual.

News in Brief

  1. Ireland and Denmark outside EU military plan
  2. EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal
  3. US issues warrant for VW managers, German media say
  4. EU extends sanctions against Russia
  5. Merkel denies Franco-German deal on EU agencies
  6. Dutch PM: Turkey is upholding migration deal
  7. Britain to outline rights of UK-based EU citizens
  8. Tusk can 'imagine' the UK still remaining in EU

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