Monday

24th Apr 2017

Ticker

Over 200 relocated from Greece and Italy this week

The Geneva-based International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it helped relocated 222 people seeking international protection from Greece and Italy this week to other EU states. It also noted 1,356 people have been relocated or are scheduled to do so in September. A total of 3,677 asylum seekers have been relocated from Greece and 1,065 from Italy to other EU states since the start of the programme last year.

Investigation

Les amis de Le Pen à la Trump Tower

En janvier dernier, la leader du Front National a rencontré des "gens assez aisés" lors d'un cocktail organisé dans l'immeuble appartenant au président américain. L'événement a mis en avant les relations de longue date du Front national aux États-Unis.

Agenda

Brexit summit, Turkey and Hungary dominate EU This WEEK

European leaders will adopt their negotiating position on the Brexit summit on Saturday, whereas the situation of Hungary's democracy and post-referendum Turkey will be under scrutiny in the EU this week.

Russia threat triggers European military spending hike

Russia's annexation of Crimea in Ukraine has intensified military and defence spending throughout much of Central Europe, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Voters 'change face' of French politics

Newcomer Macron and far-right leader Le Pen qualified for the presidential election run-off in a vote that pushed aside the two main traditional parties.

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Latest News

  1. Les amis de Le Pen à la Trump Tower
  2. France's election run-off will be far-right versus EU
  3. Alternative for Germany party refuses to shun extreme right
  4. Brexit summit, Turkey and Hungary dominate EU This WEEK
  5. Russia threat triggers European military spending hike
  6. Voters 'change face' of French politics
  7. France holds nail-biting 'anti-system' vote
  8. Le Pen-Putin friendship goes back a long way