Monday

21st Aug 2017

Ticker

Kaczynski: EU risks 'collapse'

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of Poland's ruling PiS party, has told German daily Die Welt that if the EU does not had powers back to member states then it risked being torn apart by eurosceptic parties such as the National Front in France or AfD in Germany. "Either we reform the EU or it collapses", he said. "The continent is changing rapidly and ... not for the better," he added.

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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