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18th Nov 2017

Ticker

Deadline looms for Northern Ireland negotiations

Northern Ireland is heading towards an intervention from London after talks between Irish nationalist Sinn Fein and the pro-British DUP ended Friday without an agreement. Northern Ireland has been without a regional administration since January. London set Monday as a deadline for an agreement, to avoid a budget being introduced from Westminster. Northern Ireland state secretary James Brokenshire warned of "a glide path to greater and greater UK government intervention".

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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