Wednesday

20th Sep 2017

Ticker

States woo London-based EU drugs agency

EU states like Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Hungary, and Sweden, are hoping the London-based European Medicines Agency will relocate to their capitals due to the UK drive to leave the EU, reports Bloomberg news. The agency employs up to 900 people and oversees an EU-wide pharmaceutical drugs market.

Spain arrests Catalan officials

Armed Spanish police have arrested Catalan officials and seized ballots for an independence referendum, prompting appeals for EU help.

Investigation

The rise of the German alt-right

Ahead of Sunday's German elections, a growing number of anti-establishment, anti-Islam websites have created an echo chamber for the radical right.

News in Brief

  1. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  2. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  3. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  4. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum
  5. Ireland to hold referendum on ownership of water
  6. Report: May to offer €20bn as Brexit bill in Florence speech
  7. Merkel poised to win election despite CDU dip in polls
  8. EU unveils cyber security ideas

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