Saturday

19th Aug 2017

Ticker

Less than 100 refugees offered jobs in Germany

German chancellor Angela Merkel will meet leaders of some of Germany's largest companies in Berlin on Wednesday to discuss the poor job situation for refugees. Less than 100 refugees have been offered employment after around 1 million arrived in Germany last year, a survey among 30 top companies by Reuters revealed. However more than 1,000 internships have been offered by the companies surveyed.

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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