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19th Aug 2017

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MEPs approve Dieselgate report, call for EU agency

The members of the European Parliament's inquiry committee into the Dieselgate scandal adopted its report on Tuesday. The non-binding text said maladministration by EU member states and the EU commission helped cause the scandal. MEPs also adopted amendments to call for the establishment of an EU agency, highlight the role of industry lobbying, and name member states responsible for the delay in the introduction of a better emissions test.

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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