Tuesday

26th Sep 2017

Ticker

Austrian far-right candidate Hofer targets Turks

Turkish people with Austrian citizenship who recently joined protests in support of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be investigated with a view to stripping their Austrian nationality, far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer has said. His comments in the Oesterreich daily could further harm relations after Austria said the EU should axe Turkish membership talks because of Erdogan's post-coup crackdown.

Opinion

A social Europe needs better housing

EU social and urban policies should be more linked together and involve local authorities, in order to help people find affordable homes.

London firms seek free trade after Brexit

Financial services firms in London are proposing a free trade deal with the EU-27 to allow access to each others' markets without restrictions. They also propose a bilateral dispute settlement system.

News in Brief

  1. EU commission provides €2mn for food quality studies
  2. Almost a third of Europeans unaware of cost-free roaming
  3. No immediate declaration after Tallinn digital summit
  4. Alternative women's rights fund raises €292mn
  5. Russian gay rights activist calls for EU action
  6. Food maker shamed on inferior products in Croatia
  7. British PM to meet EU president on Brexit
  8. Russia's Ukraine 'republic' opens mission in France

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