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Italy's referendum - what's at stake for the EU?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is staking his future in Sunday’s referendum on the overhaul of the country’s constitution.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is staking his future in Sunday’s referendum on the overhaul of the country’s constitution.

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Tunisia's president seeks support in Brussels

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

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'Europe shows understanding towards Turkey' - migration commissioner

With members of the European Parliament recently voting to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey, and subsequent threats from President Erdogan, questions are mounting over the future of Brussels-Ank

With members of the European Parliament recently voting to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey, and subsequent threats from President Erdogan, questions are mounting over the future of Brussels-Ank

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Hackers target European Commission

Hackers have targeted the European Commission’s computer network – trying to overload and crash it.

Hackers have targeted the European Commission’s computer network – trying to overload and crash it.

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Hungary vows to continue to fight against migrant quotas

Hungary has ruled out resubmitting a law to ban the resettlement of migrants after parliament narrowly rejected the plan this week.

Hungary has ruled out resubmitting a law to ban the resettlement of migrants after parliament narrowly rejected the plan this week.

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May ready for tough talks over Brexit

The UK prime minister says she is ready for some "difficult moments", but will fight to remain part of the bloc's single market.

The UK prime minister says she is ready for some "difficult moments", but will fight to remain part of the bloc's single market.

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EU says Russia's Aleppo attacks 'may amount to war crimes'

EU foreign ministers urged Russia and Syria to end their bombing of Aleppo, warning the attacks “may amount to war crimes.

EU foreign ministers urged Russia and Syria to end their bombing of Aleppo, warning the attacks “may amount to war crimes.

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Brussels: Hundreds protest against planned Polish abortion ban

Hundreds of demonstrators from Belgium’s Polish community troop to EU institutions, to join the “Black Monday” protest against a bill in Poland that seeks a total ban on…

Hundreds of demonstrators from Belgium’s Polish community troop to EU institutions, to join the “Black Monday” protest against a bill in Poland that seeks a total ban on…

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EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

Environment ministers from across the EU agreed to ratify a landmark UN climate accord on Friday.

Environment ministers from across the EU agreed to ratify a landmark UN climate accord on Friday.

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Downing Street refuses to back up Boris's Brexit claim

Downing Street has refused to back up Boris Johnson’s claim that Brexit negotiations could begin “by the early part of next year” and may not take a full two years to…

Downing Street has refused to back up Boris Johnson’s claim that Brexit negotiations could begin “by the early part of next year” and may not take a full two years to…

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WTO backs Boeing over Airbus in latest round of government subsidies row

The World Trade Organisation has ruled against the European Union over subsidies to planemaker Airbus says the EU has failed to comply with its earlier rulings over European government loans.

The World Trade Organisation has ruled against the European Union over subsidies to planemaker Airbus says the EU has failed to comply with its earlier rulings over European government loans.

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The Brief from Brussels: EU vows to end roaming

This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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Transatlantic trade deals trigger Brussels demo

Several thousand farmers, activists and trade unionists held a protest outside EU buildings in Brussels in the latest demonstration against planned transatlantic free trade…

Several thousand farmers, activists and trade unionists held a protest outside EU buildings in Brussels in the latest demonstration against planned transatlantic free trade…

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Brussels and Apple trade claims over Irish tax row

The verbal sparring continues between Brussels and Apple over the 13 billion euro tax bill the European Commission has ruled it must pay to the Irish government.

The verbal sparring continues between Brussels and Apple over the 13 billion euro tax bill the European Commission has ruled it must pay to the Irish government.