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20th Sep 2018

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Brexit said to make EU single currency stronger

The UK's departure from the EU will make it harder for other member states to stay out of the euro, Margrethe Vestager, the EU's anti-trust chief, told the Bloomberg news agency at Davos. "Non-euro members will have no natural center once Britain leaves. That's likely to increase the number of euro members over the next 10 years," she said, adding there was "greater appetite" for EU unity after Brexit.

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Poland to face EU top court on rule of law

The EU commission is expected to refer Poland to the EU's top court over firing supreme court judges, but Warsaw refused to commit on Tuesday that it will implement future EU court rulings.

EU promotes 'Egypt model' to reduce migrant numbers

EU council president Donald Tusk wants to discuss deepening relations with authoritarian Egypt, as a model of migrant reduction, with EU heads of state and government at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria on Wednesday.

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