Saturday

19th Aug 2017

Ticker

Erdogan slams ECJ's headscarf ruling

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, blasted Tuesday's headscarf ruling by the European Court of Justice. Erdogan said the EU has started a clash "between the Cross and the Crescent, there is no other way of putting it". Erdogan has been firing up anti-European feelings ahead of a referendum in Turkey that would give the president more powers.

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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