Saturday

29th Apr 2017

Ticker

Child refugee not allowed to bring parents to Sweden

An eight-year old who was granted protection in Sweden will not be able to invite his family to join him, the Swedish Migration Authority decided on Tuesday (16 August) in one of the first decisions taken under Sweden's new and restrictive asylum law. The child's lawyer said the case may violate the European Convention on Human Rights, which gives children the right to be with their families.

EU boasts unity on Brexit talks

EU leaders adopted the bloc's guidelines for the UK exit negotiations that will start in June, amid concerns that France could elect a president that would try to take it out of the EU.

Column / Brexit Briefing

May’s election juggernaut

The prime minister's Tories almost need not bother campaigning for the June election. There is no opposition worthy of the name.

News in Brief

  1. Vote of no confidence prepared against Spanish PM
  2. Syria to buy Russian anti-missile system
  3. Germany seeks partial burka ban
  4. Libya has no plan to stop migration flows
  5. EU has no evidence of NGO-smuggler collusion in Libya
  6. Poland gets 'final warning' on logging in ancient forest
  7. Commission gives Italy final warning on air pollution
  8. Romania and Slovenia taken to court over environment policies

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