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UK urges EU nationals to stay after Brexit

The UK has urged EU nationals to stay after Brexit, amid new figures showing that 430,000 out of some 3.5m EU residents have applied for "settled status" after the UK leaves Europe in a British home office scheme. "EU citizens have contributed so much to this country and we want them all to stay," British home secretary Sajid Javid said on Wednesday, announcing €10m in extra support for people's applications.

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EU want Facebook pan-EU advert fix for May elections

EU institutions want Facebook to relax its rules, to allow pan-European political groups to carry out EU-wide campaigns. Facebook has yet to implement the demands - posing questions on the extent to which Europe relies on the US tech firm.

Trump's Israel plan to 'test' EU resolve

EU countries ought to draw "red lines" for US president Donald Trump on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Herman Van Rompuy, the former head of the EU Council, has said.

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