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Tapping money the ECB makes from issuing currency, and applying common energy or environmental taxes to imports are among the options that Brussels has put on the table for reforming the EU budget
Tapping money the ECB makes from issuing currency and applying common energy

Brexit set to blow hole in common EU budget, Brussels warns

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Some of the world’s largest companies including WPP, Rosneft, and Maersk have confirmed that they have been hit by a large-scale cyber attack that had already taken critical government infrastructure in Ukraine offline. The ransomware attack bears similarities to WannaCry that infected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries last month.
Some of the worlds largest companies including WPP Rosneft and Maersk have

Cyber attack hits WPP, Rosneft and others in echo of WannaCry

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Brussels has hit Google with a €2.42bn antitrust fine for abusing its dominance in search, a decision with potentially far-reaching implications for both the tech sector and already strained transatlantic relations.
Brussels has hit Google with a 242bn antitrust fine for abusing its

EU fines Google €2.4bn over abuse of search dominance

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Republican leaders are already struggling to balance the concerns of Senate conservatives who say the bill does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare — with moderates who worry about possible voter backlash.
Republican leaders are already struggling to balance the concerns of Senate conservatives

CBO sees Senate healthcare bill leaving 22m more uninsured

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06/26/2017 at 17:44. Facebook
What is the cost of Theresa May’s deal with the DUP? The £1bn promised to Northern Ireland will cost about £15 a person across the UK
What is the cost of Theresa Mays deal with the DUP The

What is the cost of Theresa May’s deal with the DUP?

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06/26/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
Brussels has been accused of undermining EU efforts to end taxpayer bank bailouts after it allowed Italy to provide nearly €17bn in state aid for the wind-up of two stricken regional lenders.
Brussels has been accused of undermining EU efforts to end taxpayer bank

Italian bank rescue sparks backlash against Brussels

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06/26/2017 at 10:35. Facebook
Senior bonds in the two Veneto banks rescued by the Italian government at the weekend surged on Monday after Rome shielded the notes from losses in its wind-down of the lenders.
Senior bonds in the two Veneto banks rescued by the Italian government

Bonds in two rescued Italian banks surge

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06/26/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
When it emerged that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and special adviser, had met the ailing state development bank’s chairman Sergei Gorkov in New York in December, it set alarm bells ringing with US investigators examining ties between Mr Trump’s inner circle and some of the Kremlin’s power-brokers.
When it emerged that Jared Kushner Donald Trumps soninlaw and special adviser

Kushner meeting shines spotlight on Russian bank

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06/23/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
In recent decades tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have embarked on “Asia’s Underground Railroad” — the route out of poverty and state surveillance to safety in the south. But the escape route from North Korea grows ever more perilous
In recent decades tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have embarked

Escape route from North Korea grows ever more perilous

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06/23/2017 at 13:59. Facebook
Asia’s Underground Railroad is one of the few remaining passages out of North Korea. But the escape rate is dwindling as the journey becomes increasingly fraught.
Asias Underground Railroad is one of the few remaining passages out of

Escape route from North Korea grows ever more perilous

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06/23/2017 at 07:03. Facebook
From a highly disruptive exit without agreement to a smoother path that sacrifices control in order to remain enmeshed in the EU’s single market.
From a highly disruptive exit without agreement to a smoother path that

Hard or soft Brexit? The six scenarios for Britain

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06/22/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
The disruptive influence of the younger, social media savvy lawmakers in what is one of Brazil`s three most important political parties is a sign of things to come in national politics, analysts say.
The disruptive influence of the younger social media savvy lawmakers in what

Young Brazilian politicians push for generational change

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06/22/2017 at 06:37. Facebook
The rise of Prince Mohammed has been extraordinary in a deeply conservative kingdom that has been ruled by the House of Saud since its founding in 1932.
The rise of Prince Mohammed has been extraordinary in a deeply conservative

Dramatic reshuffle reshapes Saudi Arabia’s leadership

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06/21/2017 at 06:50. Facebook
Up to three quarters of Germany’s refugees will still be unemployed in five years’ time, according to a government minister, in a stark admission of the challenges the country faces in integrating its huge migrant population.
Up to three quarters of Germanys refugees will still be unemployed in

German minister warns on refugees’ jobs prospects

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The food parcel scheme, launched in March 2016, is the Venezuelan government’s answer to a crisis that critics say is of its own making.
The food parcel scheme launched in March 2016 is the Venezuelan governments

Venezuela’s food parcels prove imperfect solution to crisis

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Viran Patel
Germany and Austria have castigated new American sanctions on Russia that target Moscow’s controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe, describing them as an illegal threat to EU energy security.
Germany and Austria have castigated new American sanctions on Russia that target

Berlin hits back at US move to tighten sanctions on Russia

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Lives have been thrown into disarray as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt sever diplomatic ties and all transport links with Qatar.
Lives have been thrown into disarray as Saudi Arabia the United Arab

Gulf nationals count the human cost of Qatar blockade

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With Westminster still grappling with the uncertainty of a hung parliament, Michel Barnier urged London to start talks “very quickly” and appoint a negotiating team that is “stable, accountable and with a mandate”.
With Westminster still grappling with the uncertainty of a hung parliament Michel

No time to waste in Brexit talks, Michel Barnier warns UK

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Qatar paid up to $1bn to release members of its royal family who were kidnapped in Iraq while on a hunting trip, according to people involved in the hostage deal — one of the triggers behind Arab states’ dramatic decision to cut ties with the government in Doha.
Qatar paid up to 1bn to release members of its royal family

The $1bn hostage deal that enraged Qatar’s Gulf rivals

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Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations have severed diplomatic and transport ties with the Gulf state of Qatar, claiming Doha’s regional policies fuel extremism and terrorism.
Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations have severed diplomatic and transport

Four Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

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