Tuesday

26th Sep 2017

Ticker

Renzi calls for more flexible EU

The EU must be "more attentive to values" and less to "big business" or "icy bureaucratic rules" in the wake of Brexit, Italian PM Matteo Renzi has said on his Facebook page prior to a summit with France and Germany. Italy is currently trying to get leeway on EU budget rules and on state aid for indebted Italian banks.

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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