Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Grillo back with Farage in EU parliament

Ukip leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday that "differences between Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement and [himsef] have been resolved in an amicable manner" and that M5S MEPs will stay in Farage's eurosceptic EFDD group in the European Parliament. The decision comes less than 24 hours after the liberal Alde group refused to let M5S join them. "The anti-establishment campaign in Europe is really just starting," Farage said.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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