Monday

29th May 2017

Ticker

Euro area annual inflation unchanged at 0.2% in August

Eurozone annual inflation is expected to be 0.2 percent in August 2016, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the EU's statistical office. The rate is the same as in July. The core inflation (stripped from volatile commodities, like food), also remained unchanged at 0.8 percent. The data could strengthen speculation that the European Central Bank (ECB) might decide on more stimulus next week to kickstart the eurozone economy.

Opinion

Nato needs a European 2%

Europe needs to take care of its on security, but not on Trump's terms, with the 2 percent of GDP mantra flawed as a model.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Ukip's last electoral stand

Nigel Farage's anti-EU party is unlikely to win any seats at the 8 June elections. After the loss of his charismatic leadership, the party is just a rag-tag of third raters.

Investigation

Fight Club: Russische Spione suchen EU-Rekruten

Sicherheitsexperten warnen, dass russische Geheimdienste Kampfsportvereine nutzen, um potenzielle Unruhestifter in Deutschland und anderen EU-Ländern zu rekrutieren.

EUobserved

Scramble for UK agencies paves way for Trumpian claims

The Spanish health minister this week bragged that Barcelona was “the best city”, had “the best building”, and “the best infrastructure” to host the EU's medicines agency post-Brexit.

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