Category Archives: EU News

Theresa May holding talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin

Theresa May is holding talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks to make progress on negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU. The meeting, at Berlin’s Chancellery, is likely to be dominated by Brexit and discussions over a “transition” period. Advertisements

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Trump sells US to Davos, declares ‘America is open for business’

President Trump declared America “open for business” in a speech Friday to global elites in Davos, Switzerland, while taking a hard line on trade and vowing to make commerce with other countries “fair and reciprocal.”

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EU citizens keep immigration rights in UK, court rules

EU nationals who become British citizens do not lose the right to bring a foreign-born spouse to the UK, the European Court of Justice has ruled. London’s High Court referred the case of an Algerian man, who lived in the UK with his wife, but who British authorities were trying to deport.

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Brexit: EU bank may not fully repay UK until 2054

The UK has been warned that billions of euros of British taxpayers’ money could remain locked into an EU bank for more than thirty years after Brexit. Alexander Stubb, vice president of the European Investment Bank – in which the UK is a 16% shareholder – said it would not be fully repaid until 2054.

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Trump cites terror as reason for increase in UK violence, as crime stats across Europe rise

Citing the rise of violent crime in the United Kingdom, President Trump on Friday urged Americans to stay vigilant on this side of the Atlantic as jihadis continue exporting terror to the West.

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Smacking to be banned in Scotland

The Scottish government has confrimed that smacking children is to be banned in Scotland. The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children. Ministers had previously said they did not support parents using physical chastisement, but had “no plans” to bring forward legislation of their own.

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Brexit trade talks needed by December, says Drakeford

UK and EU negotiators must ensure Brexit discussions move on to discuss trade by December, Welsh Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has said. Drakeford said accelerating the talks was “so important” for Welsh businesses who are currently making investment decisions.

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Swiss police arrest two Tunisians over suspected links to terrorism

Two Tunisian asylum seekers have been arrested on suspected links to foreign extremism near Switzerland’s border with Italy, Swiss police said. Tuesday the Swiss Federal Police said that it ordered the arrests two days earlier in the southern town of Chiasso.

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Marseille terror attack suspect released from custody day before assault

A man who fatally stabbed two young female cousins Sunday while reportedly shouting “Allahu Akbar” outside Marseille’s train station had been detained for shoplifting and released the day before the attack, French authorities said.

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Two women killed at Marseille train station in suspected terror attack

Well France, you let the Mudslimes in, and your citizens are unarmed, unable to fight back.  Two women were stabbed to death Sunday in a suspected terrorist attack at the Marseille train station in southern France.

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