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19th Aug 2017

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Croatia's HDZ leads in first vote count

Croatia's centre-right HDZ party lead in Croatia's general election with 61 seats, followed by the social democrat SDP party with 54 seats, according to the first preliminary results of Sunday's vote published by the State Election Commission. The centre-right MOST has come third with 13 seats and will again play a major role in forming the future coalition government, as it did after the last election in November.

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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