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20th Aug 2017

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Thousands march in Budapest in support of EU

Hungarians marched across central Budapest on Monday in support of the EU and against prime minister Viktor Orban. The protest added to a string of major demonstrations in Hungary in recent weeks against a new law that would close down a top university founded by US billionaire George Soros. During Monday's march, grassroots movement Momentum announced it would run in a parliamentary election next April.

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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