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29th Jun 2017

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Danish Europol deal ready for signature

Danish justice minister, Soeren Pape Poulsen, on Thursday passed a draft agreement on Denmark's future relations with Europol to the Danish parliament for approval. The deal ensures that the Danish police can still operate closely with the Hague-based EU police agency after 1 May 2017, when Europol changes legal status - something Denmark by referendum decided not to accept. The Danish exception is up for review in October 2020.

EU mulls post-Brexit budget options

EU seeks novel ways to plug a Brexit-based budget hole of up to €11 billion, but income from fines, such as the one on Google, cannot be relied on.

Slovenia and Croatia reignite border dispute

Croatia said it would not apply a ruling to be delivered by the international arbitration court on Thursday. Slovenia appeals to the EU to pressure its neighbour.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Taking back control at home, not from EU

A year after British voters chose to leave the EU, "taking back control" from the bloc is firmly on the back-burner, as May government’s main ambition is its immediate survival.

Luxembourg not a tax haven, claims PM

The prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, maintains that his country had broken no rules and committed no crime when issuing rulings that slashed global tax bills for the big firms.

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