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27th Apr 2017

Ticker

Romanian protestors form EU flag at anti-government rally

Some 3,000 anti-government protestors gathered in front of the Romanian parliament building on Sunday, forming the EU flag with sheets of blue and yellow paper and cloth. The rally marked the 27th consecutive evening of protests against social democrat prime minister Sorin Grindeanu's cabinet after it passed a decree that would ease penalties for low-level corruption offences. The government later withdrew the decree, but protests have continued every night since.

EU starts legal action against Hungary

The EU Commission is to launch a legal probe into Hungary's attack on a Soros-funded university, but Hungary's Orban was unrepentant the he faced MEPs.

Opinion

Brexit is about Europe's future as well

Europe must learn the lessons of TTIP and ensure that the negotiations transparently address the broad interests of European citizens, including on climate change and the environment.

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