Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

EU to investigate Audi California cheating claims

The EU Commission will contact the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to ask for information about their "alleged findings" of newly found emissions cheating by Audi, a commission spokeswoman told EUobserver. German newspaper Bild Am Sonntag reported that Audi had cheated on CO2 emissions tests, but did not cite any source. The CARB has not released a statement yet. Audi engineers were behind Volkswagen Group's cheating on NOx emissions tests.

Asylum seekers create EU 'limbo' nation

The number of asylum seekers "in limbo" in the EU is likely to be greater than the combined populations of Cyprus and Malta, estimates indicate.

EU hopes for clarity on Brexit payments

May to give first major speech on Brexit since notifying EU that the UK was leaving. Negotiations have stalled, but she could revive them with a financial offer.

News in Brief

  1. Le Pen's right-hand man leaves National Front
  2. Spanish PM calls on Catalan leaders to 'stop escalation'
  3. Dutch government to appeal Srebrenica ruling
  4. Verhofstadt: Northern Ireland could stay in single market
  5. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  6. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  7. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  8. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum

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