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20th Aug 2017

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Munich police break up Europe-wide burglar clan

Munich police have cracked a large burglary clan, active across Europe and responsible for up to one fifth of German break-ins. The investigation began when three women were caught trying to break into a property in Munich in January 2016. Their forged identification papers showed links to the "Cucina" gang originating in Croatia. By following the network's money-trail, police found alleged gang leaders living in luxury villas in Zagreb.

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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