Friday

23rd Jun 2017

Ticker

MEPs grow worried about US laptop ban

Several political groups in the European Parliament want the European Commission to clarify whether Europeans can continue bringing laptops on US flights. A delegation from the US is meeting with EU counterparts on Wednesday, to discuss the laptop ban, which was installed in March for eight countries from the Middle East and Africa. A spokesman for the US Department of Homeland Security said an expansion of the ban was "likely".

EU extends sanctions on Russia

German chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia hadn't done enough to implement the so-called Minsk peace process, a condition for lifting the sanctions.

Focus

UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list'

British academics want to guarantee residency and work rights for their EU staff, as well as "enhanced mobility opportunities" for UK and EU students, mostly by keeping British participation in EU funding programs.

News in Brief

  1. Juncker has 'no' clear idea of kind of Brexit UK wants
  2. Belgian PM calls May's proposal on EU citizens 'vague'
  3. UK lacks support of EU countries in UN vote
  4. Spain to command anti-smuggler Mediterranean force
  5. Estonia confirms opposition to Nord Stream 2 pipeline
  6. Ireland and Denmark outside EU military plan
  7. EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal
  8. US issues warrant for VW managers, German media say

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