Thursday

24th Aug 2017

Ticker

UK has no EU exit plan: leaked report

The UK government has no overall strategy to leave the European Union "because of divisions within the cabinet", according to a leaked memo obtained by the Times newspaper. The Cabinet Office note, written by an unnamed consultant, says some 30,000 new hires are needed for the transition and suggests it will take another six months before the government knows what it wants to achieve during Brexit negotiations.

Opinion

Refugees in limbo on Greek island

Out of sight and out of space: a volunteer documents the conditions, and the state of limbo experienced by refugees on the Greek island of Chios.

Opinion

Managing migration: a European responsibility

"The EU now needs to bring its weight to bear, to ensure non-EU countries cooperate on taking back their nationals arriving as economic migrants", writes migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos.

News in Brief

  1. Macron slams EU posted workers rules
  2. Germany asks EU to strengthen foreign takeover rules
  3. Poll shows tight race in Norway's upcoming elections
  4. Air Berlin insolvency talks begin amid 'stitch-up' accusation
  5. EU calls on Serbia and Macedonia to remain calm
  6. Schulz wants US to remove nuclear weapons from Germany
  7. Ukraine and Russia to announce another ceasefire
  8. EU to investigate Monsanto-Bayer merger

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