Tuesday

26th Sep 2017

Ticker

Greece to be back in EU asylum system by 2017

The EU commission says member states should be able to return asylum seekers to Greece before the end of the year under the so-called Dublin regulation. "The idea is get Greece back up to the standard of Dublin by the end of the year," said an EU commission spokesperson. The comments follows media reports by Germany's interior minister who said Greece needs to improve conditions to allow for the returns.

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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