Post Tagged with: "European Union"

No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

November 21, 2017 11:30 pm
No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK parliament shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his conviction that there is “no evidence” Russia has ever […]

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Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Amsterdam to host EU drug agency in lucky-dip thriller

The file photo shows a view of the building of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London. (Photo by AFP) Amsterdam has won the right to host the EU’s EMA drug agency when it leaves London following Brexit after the Dutch city tied with Milan in a vote that was […]

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Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

November 19, 2017 11:05 am
Catalonia independence bid from Spain enormous concern, a disaster: European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (AFP photo) The European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, has lambasted authorities in Spain’s Catalonia region for launching an independence drive, saying it deeply concerns the European Union. Juncker told Spanish newspaper El Pais on Sunday that the EU, Spain and Catalonia, a prosperous region northeast of Spain, […]

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European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

November 18, 2017 12:27 am
European Union President Donald Tusk gives UK Prime Minister Theresa May new Brexit ultimatum

EU President Donald Tusk (L) and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during a press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 17, 2017. (AFP photo) European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain that it has two weeks to make “much more progress” on Brexit negotiations in order to begin talks by […]

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European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

November 13, 2017 12:09 am
European Union approves sanctions against Venezuela

EU headquarters in Brussels The European Union (EU) has imposed a series of new economic sanctions on Venezuela, stepping up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro which the bloc blames for the political crisis gripping the Latin American state. Foreign ministers of the 28-member bloc agreed without debate to […]

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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

November 1, 2017 10:01 pm
European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

Young Rohingya Muslim refugees walk back to their temporary makeshift shelters at the Moynar Ghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides says more than 40,000 unaccompanied child refugees are among Rohingya […]

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European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

10:01 pm
European Union Commissioner says 40,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees

Young Rohingya Muslim refugees walk back to their temporary makeshift shelters at the Moynar Ghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides says more than 40,000 unaccompanied child refugees are among Rohingya […]

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The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

October 31, 2017 4:43 pm
The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

The Bank of England building in London’s Threadneedle Street The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry might lose as many as 75,000 jobs after leaving the European Union (EU). The figure is part of the bank’s “reasonable scenario” for the post-Brexit UK, where no specific financial deal […]

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The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

4:43 pm
The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry stand to lose 75,000 jobs after Brexit

The Bank of England building in London’s Threadneedle Street The Bank of England believes that Britain’s financial services industry might lose as many as 75,000 jobs after leaving the European Union (EU). The figure is part of the bank’s “reasonable scenario” for the post-Brexit UK, where no specific financial deal […]

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