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20th Aug 2017

Ticker

Finland to dissolve government

Finland's prime minister, Juha Sipila, said on Monday that he would ask president Sauli Niinisto to dissolve the government following the breaking apart of the coalition of leading political parties in the country. He said the Centre and National Coalition parties were unable to find common ground with the Finns Party. "I will therefore go to the president and ask him to dissolve the government," Sipila said.

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

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  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
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  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
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  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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