Category Archives: EU News

Simon Coveney urges UK to remain in Customs Union

The Irish Foreign Minister has urged the UK government to consider remaining in a customs union with the EU after Brexit. Simon Coveney said he found it “difficult to accept” that the option should be ruled out before negotiations on trade have even begun. Advertisements

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Merkel reiterates Iran deal should be model for solving North Korea crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel once again has stressed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – negotiated with U.N. Security Council members and Germany – as a model for solving the North Korea crisis.

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3 vans linked to Barcelona terror attack suspect located, Spanish police say

Sunday 3 rental vans linked to the suspected driver in the deadly Barcelona terror attack were located prompting a massive manhunt in northeastern Spain for members of an extremist cell who police believe had planned to carry out “one or more attacks with explosives” in the Spanish city.

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German nightclub shooting: One killed, several hurt after gunman opens fire

One person has been killed and three others injured in a shooting at a nightclub in southern German. Witnesses told German news agency dpa that the attacker had a machine gun and shot at the crowd inside the building indiscriminately, local media reported.

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Hundreds of boys abused at German choir school, report says

In a report released Tuesday, at  least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys’ choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992.

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Trump Told G-20 Leaders They Were ‘Largely Responsible’ for US Trade Deficit

Friday President Trum[p told G-20 leaders in a private meeting they were “largely responsible” for the U.S. trade deficit, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Polish president calls ‘FAKE NEWS’ on reports his wife snubbed Trump

What a bunch of BS. Thursday social media had a field day, with a clip showing Poland’s first lady supposedly ignoring President Trump in favor of greeting U.S. first lady Melania when he went in for a handshake during his visit to Warsaw.

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De Blasio jets to Germany to join G-20 protesters, skips police ceremony

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking heat for jetting off to Germany to join G-20 protesters on Thursday, a day after an NYPD cop was assassinated in the Bronx.

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Trump says US ‘stands firmly’ behind NATO mutual defence

President Donald Trump said during a visit to Poland on Thursday that the US “stands firmly behind” NATO’s mutual defence commitment. Poles were eager to hear him clearly commit in Warsaw to NATO’s Article Five, which states that an attack on one member of the military alliance is viewed as an attack on all.

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German Chancellor Merkel takes aim at US policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. policy ahead of the G20 leaders summit that she is hosting. Wednesday Merkel repeated a comment  that she had made at a campaign event in late May, saying that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. In an interview with weekly Die Zeit, Merkel was asked if she …

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