Saturday

19th Aug 2017

Ticker

Germany mulls returning asylum seekers to Greece

Germany's interior minister De Maiziere told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper that Greece must improve refugee conditions as part of a bigger plan to relaunch the stalled Dublin regulation. "This must have consequences that will enable refugees to be sent back to Greece according to the Dublin regulations," he said. Dublin rules require the point of entry EU state to process asylum claims on behalf of everyone else.

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

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  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
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  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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