Wednesday

20th Sep 2017

Ticker

EU aims to conclude new Greek bailout review by end of year

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem and EU finance commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Friday that they hope to conclude the third review of Greece's bailout programme by the end of the year. The review, which consists of Greece adopting or implementing measures required by its international creditors, will allow the disbursement of a new tranche of aid. Greece has already received some €40 billion of the €85-billion programme agreed in 2015.

Spain arrests Catalan officials

Armed Spanish police have arrested Catalan officials and seized ballots for an independence referendum, prompting appeals for EU help.

Investigation

The rise of the German alt-right

Ahead of Sunday's German elections, a growing number of anti-establishment, anti-Islam websites have created an echo chamber for the radical right.

News in Brief

  1. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  2. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  3. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  4. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum
  5. Ireland to hold referendum on ownership of water
  6. Report: May to offer €20bn as Brexit bill in Florence speech
  7. Merkel poised to win election despite CDU dip in polls
  8. EU unveils cyber security ideas

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