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15th Aug 2018

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Central London is EU's richest region

Central and west London is the EU's richest region per capita, according to the latest data published by Eurostat on Wednesday. The area, which covers boroughs like the City of London, Westminster and Kensington, had in 2016 a GDP per capita representing 611 percent of EU average of €29,200 per capita. The poorest region was Severozapaden, in northern Bulgaria, with a GDP/capita representing 29 percent of the EU average.

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Burned cars fuel Swedish election debate

Sweden's first big party leader TV debate ahead of September elections was marked by the burning of dozen of cars in cities across the south-west of the country.

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How long can Bulgaria keep facing both East and West?

Sofia may be wearing out its welcome with Western democracies by playing both sides - seeking closer integration in Europe while cosying up to Moscow and Beijing, claiming to work towards hitting EU targets while putting its own interests first.

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