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World Cup afterglow gives France a sorely needed boost

With the golden World Cup trophy in hand, France's victorious national team is returning home to a grand "Merci!" from a grateful nation that was …

France

Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia

<b>US President Donald Trump says his face-to-face meeting in Helsinki with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "a good start".</b><p>After two hours of closed-door talks the two leaders went into a working lunch with their senior advisers.<p>Speaking earlier, Mr Putin said it was time to discuss "difficult …

Russia

Justine Greening endorses second Brexit referendum

Justine Greening has said she believes other senior Conservative MPs also support the idea of a second referendum to end a likely parliamentary deadlock on Brexit, after she became the most high-profile Tory to endorse such a move.<p>The former education secretary and remain supporter said Theresa …

Great Britain

Al Gore warns Germany losing climate edge

BERLIN — Al Gore said Germany is losing its status as one of the global leaders in combatting climate change as the country continues to depend on …

Climate

Hundreds in Spain protest transfer of Franco’s remains

Hundreds in Spain are protesting the removal of the remains of Francisco Franco from a controversial monument built under the fascist dictator’s …

Europe

'Greenyard laat beleggers in onzekerheid'

11:16 De potentiële link met een dodelijke listeriabesmetting haalt het aandeel 30 procent onderuit, de grootste klap sinds de beursgang in 1999.

To Brexit or not to Brexit: uncut interviews with Tony Blair and Nigel Farage

The entire European project needs to be rethought, says Nigel Farage.<p>Brexit is not a done deal, says Tony Blair.<p>The Franco-German politician <i>Daniel Cohn-Bendit</i> spoke to the former British heavyweights on <i>Uncut</i>, Euronews’ new political current affairs programme.<p>Bad project<p>Farage, the hero of Brexit, …

Tony Blair

UK's latest Brexit proposal is unrealistic, say EU officials

A draft of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has already been dismissed as unrealistic by senior EU officials, who say the UK has no chance of changing the European Union’s founding principles.<p>The prime minister is gathering her squabbling ministers at Chequers on Friday for a one-day discussion to thrash …

Great Britain

Greek island faces stinking summer waste crisis

LEFKIMMI, Greece — Corfu draws tourists with its spectacular beaches, ruins and mountains — but visitors showing up so far this year got an …

Europe

Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?

<i>Daniel Hannan is an MEP for South-East England, and a journalist, author and broadcaster. His most recent book is What Next: How to Get the Best from</i> …

Great Britain

How has the Brexit vote affected the UK economy? June verdict

Pound stutters on weak economic data<p>Weaker than expected readings on the economy sent sterling tumbling earlier in the month, before the Bank of England gave the pound a shot in the arm after indicating it could raise interest rates from as early as August. Having opted to leave the cost of …

UK Economy

EU Heavyweights Will Block U.K. Single-Market Bid, Spain Says

The European Union’s biggest countries will block any U.K. attempt to combine single market membership with immigration curbs, Spain’s foreign …

Europe

Expats demand right to vote during Brussels city council meeting

A group of expat campaigners demanded extended voting rights during a Brussels municipal council meeting on Monday evening. The activists, all part …

City Politics

Elections en Turquie: Erdogan remporte la présidentielle au premier tour

Le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan a obtenu plus des 50% des voix nécessaires lors des élections de dimanche qui lui permettent de remporter un …

Turquie

Turkey elections: 5 things we learned

Turkey's election authority chief early on Monday morning declared Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the winner of the presidential poll, with 53% of the votes. The AKP leader hours earlier claimed victory in the presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, saying he has been given a …

TV Stations

Europe remains as divided as ever over ‘almost impossible to solve’ migration crisis

European countries failed to agree on a solution to the migration crisis at emergency talks Sunday, leaving the contentious issue firmly on the table …

Europe

Thousands of Brexit Protesters March in London on Referendum Anniversary

Tens of thousands of Britons opposed to the country’s withdrawal from the European Union marched through the streets of London on Saturday to demand a vote on the final Brexit deal.<p>The protesters waved the blue and gold flag of the European Union under sunny skies to mark the second anniversary of …

Great Britain

Commission pushes Council to revise migration plan

If at first you don’t crush your institutional rival, try, try again.EU leaders exited a mini summit on migration on Sunday without issuing any …

Europe

Theresa May condemns migrant children treatment in the US

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May condemned on Wednesday the forced separation of migrant children from parents crossing U.S. borders.“On what we have …

Immigration

Brexit dividend? New reports show UK will suffer for years

Two new reports show just how much economic pain Britain's exit from the European Union is causing.<p>The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) on Monday slashed its growth forecast for the UK economy this year to 1.3%, which would be its weakest performance since the financial crisis.<p>And the consultancy …

European Union

Best Brussels Moments LXVIII - Brussels Express

A post shared by Hugo Dinis Neves (@hugodinisneves) on Jun 16, 2018 at 10:21am PDT<p>To get more inspiration, you can also check our WeLoveBrussels …

Visa rules squeeze finance graduates out of UK | Financial Times

The UK remains the most popular destination for international students enrolling in masters in finance courses, but is failing to keep them once they …

College & University

MPs force major soft Brexit shift

LONDON — A super soft Brexit — or no Brexit at all — just got more likely. In a battle of wills between the prime minister and the House of Commons …

Here's what was really happening in that photo of Trump at the G7

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Surrounded by G7 leaders, President Donald Trump, and Trump alone, can be seen sitting -- arms crossed.<p>The scene was captured in a photo during the G7 summit, and the seemingly tense moment did not go unnoticed.<p>Prior to Trump's departure for Singapore, international leaders met …

Trump looks prepared to kick off a trade war with the European Union

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, according to a new report, after talks regarding an alternative remedy failed to produce an alternative deal.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported that the tariffs could be announced as early as …

Countries with higher wages than U.S. - CNNMoney

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Belgium elected to UN Security Council with 181 votes

Belgium secured one of five non-permanent seats at the United Nations Security Council in New York on Friday. The two year mandate will start on 1 …

Theresa May is circling the Brussels sky and low on fuel. Time to buckle up

You hear talk of 'no deal' – but only from those who see setting fire to their head as an alternative to the hairdresser<p>A lot of confusion arises from the way “Brexit” has come to describe two very different things. It can be heroic liberation from foreign control – a common British definition. Or …

Great Britain

Trump could handle Brexit better than Theresa May, Boris Johnson suggests

<b>London (CNN) —</b> UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he has grown "increasingly admiring" of Donald Trump and appeared to suggest that the US President would handle Brexit negotiations better than Prime Minister Theresa May during remarks made at a private dinner earlier this week.<p>"Imagine Trump …

The stark relationship between income inequality and crime

FIFTY years ago Gary Becker, a Nobel prize-winning economist, advanced an argument that all crime is economic and all criminals are rational. …