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Merkel says Germany can afford more debt to fund EU recovery

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country can afford to take on more debt to help fund an unprecedented economic recovery programme for the...

Barnier takes hard line on trade deal ahead of next round of post-Brexit negotiations

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has told Boris Johnson to stick to his promises as he warned there would not be a trade deal...

Barnier hits back at ‘tone’ of UK’s Europe adviser saying ‘dynamism’ needed to avoid UK-EU stalemate

Michel Barnier has hit out at the “tone” of Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser David Frost, as the row between the UK and European Union...

UK ‘will not subordinate’ laws to EU after deadlocked Brexit trade talks

The UK has blamed Brussels for having made “limited progress” during the second round of negotiations on a future post-Brexit trade deal. Negotiators have warned...

Opposition party wins Slovakia election after anti-corruption campaign

The centre-right populist opposition has claimed victory in the parliamentary election in Slovakia, ending the reign of the country’s long dominant but scandal-tainted leftist...

Barnier says UK must accept ‘ground rules’ if it wants EU market access

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has issued a fresh warning that the UK must accept common standards with the bloc if it wants...

German leader Angela Merkel’s party in crisis as successor quits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s designated successor has unexpectedly thrown in the towel, plunging her conservative party into deeper crisis as it struggles to agree...

European Parliament expected to sign off Brexit deal

The European Parliament is to set the seal on Britain’s departure from the EU in a final vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit...

Italy’s regional voters thwart hopes of Matteo Salvini’s League party

Italian voters have thwarted right-wing opposition leader Matteo was Salvini’s hopes of turning an election in a key northern region into a springboard for...

Greece gets first female president after parliamentary vote

High court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected as Greece’s first female president with an overwhelming majority in a parliamentary vote. Politicians on Wednesday voted...

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Man held on UK-bound flight on suspicion of stabbing police in Hong Kong protest

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