Wednesday

26th Jul 2017

Ticker

Paris gets 2024 Olympic Games

Paris is to organise the 2024 Olympic summer games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that its executive board should, in a meeting in September, conclude an agreement with Paris and Los Angeles to award them the 2024 and 2028 games. The IOC explained the double decision by the "exceptional circumstances and unique opportunities" presented by the French and US cities.

EU Commission to act on Poland

The EU executive is likely to issue a new set of rule of law recommendations to Poland and start legal probes once the controversial pieces of legislation have been published.

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