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29th Jul 2017

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Spain 'broadly compliant' with EU fiscal rules

The European Commission said on Tuesday that the Spanish 2017 budget was "broadly compliant" with the EU stability pact but that Spain still has to "accelerate" progress. It expects Spain's deficit to be 0.2 percentage points above the 3.1% target set for 2017. It said the new government, in place since November, would have to take more measures to "strengthen its fiscal framework and its public procurement policy framework".

UK and EU stuck on 'philosophy' of Brexit bill

The lack of a UK position on a financial settlement is becoming a crucial obstacle in Brexit talks, amid "philosophical" differences on what the money should pay for.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Corbyn re-opens Labour's single market wound

The Labour leader has put his Brexit cards on the table again but it stands to divide the party, which still has a strong pro-EU following.

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