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23rd Jul 2018

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Tusk: EU must 'continue to engage' with US on trade

The EU must "prepare for all possible scenarios" in the dispute with the US over tariffs on steel and aluminium, European Council president Donald Tusk said in a letter to EU leaders ahead of their summit this week, where the issue will be discussed. He added that the EU should "continue to engage with the US in order to strengthen the transatlantic economic relationship, not weaken it. Despite seasonal turbulences."

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Malta's PM cleared of Panama Paper wrongdoing

Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat says a year long probe has dispelled allegations he, his wife and political associates were involved in money laundering or fraud.

EU wants answers to de-dramatise Brexit talks

Further talks on the Irish border could continue next week as the EU is open to "any solution" that keeps the border invisible. EU negotiator Michel Barnier said key questions remain over the UK's white paper on a future partnership.

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