Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

Tusk: EU summit is no lion's den for British PM

European Council president Donald Tusk said that British prime minister Theresa May would "not be entering the lion's den" while participating in her first EU summit. "You can be sure she will be absolutely safe with us and that she will realise that the EU is the best company in the world," he said before the meeting, adding that Brexit negotiations will not be discussed.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

Analysis

Why Romania erupted in protest

Current anger over corruption laws can be traced back to a night-club fire in 2015, when many died because of lax safety standards. Romanians then realised that corruption can kill.

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