Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

UK is a 'very, very special place' for Trump

British prime minister Theresa May spoke to US president-elect Donald Trump on Thursday. They said that building on the special relationship between their countries "would be a priority for them both," according to a British statement. May said that with Brexit, she wanted to strengthen bilateral trade and investment with the US. Trump said the UK was a “very, very special place for me and for our country”.

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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