Tag archive for ‘European Union’
By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Sacked Catalonia leader turns himself in, polls show independence strength

BRUSSELS/MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday, following Spain’s issuing of an arrest warrant for rebellion More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Britain’s ruling Conservatives suspend lawmaker, refer his case to police

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party has suspended a lawmaker over what it said were serious allegations, a step that could undermine the authority of her minority government More...

By news On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Policeman, PKK militant killed in southeast Turkey: governor’s office

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A policeman and a militant from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Friday, the local governor’s office said. It said nine other More...

By news On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Interest rates rise as Bank of England’s Mark Carney blames Brexit | City & Business | Finance

The Bank said Brexit is having a “noticeable impact on the economic outlook” and warned of more rises to come.  Policymakers voted seven to two in favour of the quarter point rise, which marks the first rates More...

By news On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Catalonia: Activist blasts Brussels after Madrid ‘limits’ region’s independence | World | News

Pro-independence activist Kevin blasted EU leaders for their support of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during Catalonia’s quest for independence. Speaking to Sky News, Kevin said: “We’ve heard so far More...

By news On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Catalonia independence LIVE: Spain imposes direct rule at 7pm risking riots – EU looks on | World | News

Catalonia’s parliament has voted for independence Spain set to impose direct rule on region Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to hold emergency meeting Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont urges calm as citizens More...

By news On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Finland wants EU to give up daylight saving time

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish government should actively push the European Union to abolish its directive on daylight saving time, a parliament committee said on Thursday. People enjoy a sunnny day at More...

By news On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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No deal: bridge is not a sport, EU rules

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Bridge is not a sport, the European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday, thwarting a gambit by a British players to avoid sales tax on the grounds that sitting around playing cards More...

By news On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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EU unprepared for China’s dominance in world economy, expert warns | City & Business | Finance

Sebastian Heilmann warned few governments are taking China seriously enough, least of all the European Union. He said: “Most Europeans do not know what’s awaiting them. Many national governments are still More...

By news On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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UK aims for outline Brexit transition deal by first quarter of 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain wants an outline agreement with the European Union on the transitional arrangements that will apply after leaving the bloc by the first quarter of 2018, Brexit minister David Davis More...