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19th Aug 2017

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Brexit leader Farage addresses Trump rally

Outgoing Ukip leader Nigel Farage has addressed a rally with US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. "If I was an American citizen I wouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton if you paid me," the Brexit campaigner told the audience in Jackson, Mississippi. Trump has previously praised the UK's decision to leave the EU as a bid for independence.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

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  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
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  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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