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23rd Mar 2017

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Russian gas deliveries to EU reach record high

Russia’s top gas producer Gazprom said it is exporting more gas to EU countries than ever. Gas deliveries for the January-October period of 2016 increased by 7.5 percent to Germany, 54.6 percent to the UK, 20.4 percent to France, 27.5 percent to Austria, 47.3 percent to Greece, 91.8 percent to the Netherlands, 149.4 percent to Denmark and 16.7 percent to Poland. EU energy policy aims to diminish dependency on Russia.

'No zero terror risk', EU security commissioner warns

Julian King said it was not an accident that the London attacks happened on the anniversary of the Brussels bombings, while other politicians in Europe advocated for tougher immigration laws and border controls in the wake of the attack.

May: London attacker was known to the police

The British prime minister said "we are not afraid" after the terrorist attack on Wednesday that left four people dead. Eight arrests have been made, while the Islamist attacker seems to have carried out the attack alone.

News in Brief

  1. Man arrested in Antwerp after trying to mow people down
  2. Marine Le Pen goes to Russia
  3. Dutch post-election talks prioritise green-right coalition
  4. EU summons Turkish envoy over threats to Europeans
  5. British police make first arrests in London terror probe
  6. EU commission has received Facebook reply on WhatsApp
  7. Rome expects thousands of protesters at summit
  8. Dijsselbloem says his comments had 'Dutch directness'

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