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Three months on, Brexit remains more elusive than ever

Brexit
If a week is a long time in politics, then surely three months is a millennium. But that is precisely how much time has...

UK doesn’t need free trade agreements to prosper, IEA think tank...

UK EU
The Institute of Economic Affairs has published a report claiming that the UK doesn't need free trade agreements to prosper. Penned by Professor of Economics at...

EU ministers push forward ’emergency brake’ for visa-free travel

Visa free travel Klaas Dijkhoff
Ministers at the Council of the European Union announced plans for an 'emergency brake' on visa-free travel, after France and Germany proposed curbing travel...

Inflation down to -0.2% across Europe

Inflation
Inflation fell in April from March by .02% across the EU, Eurostat figures show. Seventeen member states of the European Union showed negative interest rates,...

More than 90% of migrants use criminal networks to get to...

Europol report
A joint Europol-Interpol report found that more than 90% of migrants crossing into Europe do so using criminal organisations. The report on the extraordinary crisis interviewed 1,500...

€500 note to be withdrawn from circulation over illegal use concerns

€500 note
The €500 note is to be removed from circulation because of concerns that it aided criminal activity. But the European Central Bank said the existing notes will...

Kosovo might be next to get visa-free travel to EU

EU Kosovo
Shortly after giving Turkish citizens the right to travel to the European Union without a visa, the European Commission announced Kosovo may be next...

Schengen controls extend as calls grow for unified “European Border and...

France Schengen border
Internal Schengen border controls will be extended for six months, the European Commission announced on Wednesday. The Schengen Area provides passport-free travel amongst 26 European countries...

NATO considers military buildup in Eastern Europe to counter Russian threats

military nato Ashton Carter
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said NATO will consider increasing its military presence in the border regions of Eastern Europe to counter increased Russian...

Visa-free travel for Turks going to Europe

Visa passport control Greece
The European Commission will press ahead with visa-free travel for Turkish citizens under conditions related to the migrant influx, as part of a controversial EU-Turkey deal. This...