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The Brussels Brexit summit - what you need to know

Why is the focus on Brussels this week? European Council, 18-19/02/2016 Brussels Chaired by European Council President, Donald Tusk Heads of

Why is the focus on Brussels this week? European Council, 18-19/02/2016 Brussels Chaired by European Council President, Donald Tusk Heads of

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Greece clinches deal with eurogroup after marathon talks

Greece has secured debt restructuring and medium-term financing. The deal with its creditors after seventeen hours of marathon talks with eurozone

Greece has secured debt restructuring and medium-term financing. The deal with its creditors after seventeen hours of marathon talks with eurozone

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'Listen to us', Greeks appeal to eurozone leaders

More than used to the uncertainty, Greeks out and about in Athens on Sunday calmly awaited news from Brussels that could determine the country’s

More than used to the uncertainty, Greeks out and about in Athens on Sunday calmly awaited news from Brussels that could determine the country’s

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EU leaders hold emergency summit on Mediterranean migrant deaths

Seeking solutions to the Mediterranean migrant crisis, European Union leaders have gathered for an emergency summit in Brussels. Greece and Italy are

Seeking solutions to the Mediterranean migrant crisis, European Union leaders have gathered for an emergency summit in Brussels. Greece and Italy are

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EU lays out new energy policy, Greens say it doesn't go far enough

After eight hours of debate in Brussels, the EU has come up with an energy policy which it believes will help combat climate change. The European

After eight hours of debate in Brussels, the EU has come up with an energy policy which it believes will help combat climate change. The European

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EU leaders to decide on top jobs at Brussels summit

EU leaders have been meeting in Brussels on Saturday for a summit to decide on two of the EU’s top jobs. They are due to choose a new president of

EU leaders have been meeting in Brussels on Saturday for a summit to decide on two of the EU’s top jobs. They are due to choose a new president of

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Protest against US human rights violations in Brussels

Amnesty International held a protest against alleged US human rights violations on the 25 of March, ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to

Amnesty International held a protest against alleged US human rights violations on the 25 of March, ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to

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A new strategy for Lampedusa migrants

Italian authorities say that they have rescued up to 800 more migrants from the seas around the coast of Lampedusa in the last 24 hours including

Italian authorities say that they have rescued up to 800 more migrants from the seas around the coast of Lampedusa in the last 24 hours including

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Europe Weekly: EU aims to tackle youth unemployment

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: As youth unemployment reaches crisis point in Europe, we visit Germany, the new Mecca for those seeking

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: As youth unemployment reaches crisis point in Europe, we visit Germany, the new Mecca for those seeking

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EU budget deal has cash to ease youth unemployment

An agreement has been reached on the EU’s seven-year budget. The 960 billion euro deal, which stretches to 2020, cuts spending in real terms for

An agreement has been reached on the EU’s seven-year budget. The 960 billion euro deal, which stretches to 2020, cuts spending in real terms for

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EU lifts embargo over arms to Syrian opposition

There has been a seismic political shift in Brussels over Syria. EU foreign ministers, meeting in the Belgian capital, failed to reach agreement on

There has been a seismic political shift in Brussels over Syria. EU foreign ministers, meeting in the Belgian capital, failed to reach agreement on

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Unions urge EU to come up with 'Plan B' to austerity

Unions have held an anti-austerity demonstration as EU leaders met in Brussels. They say it is time to change course on spending cuts and labour

Unions have held an anti-austerity demonstration as EU leaders met in Brussels. They say it is time to change course on spending cuts and labour

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EU civil servants plan strike over cuts ahead of summit

Three European civil servants unions in Brussels have issued a strike notice for February 5, ahead of the European Council meeting on February 7-8

Three European civil servants unions in Brussels have issued a strike notice for February 5, ahead of the European Council meeting on February 7-8

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EU-Russia meeting set to lack Christmas cheer

Russian President Vladimir Putin was given a warm welcome by European Union leaders when he arrived in Brussels ahead of today’s EU-Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin was given a warm welcome by European Union leaders when he arrived in Brussels ahead of today’s EU-Russia

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Artisan fishermen demand 'fairer EU quotas'

EU fisheries ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the aim of agreeing on fishing quotas for next year. The European Commission wants to slash

EU fisheries ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the aim of agreeing on fishing quotas for next year. The European Commission wants to slash

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EU finance ministers ease Spain's pain

EU finance chiefs have held further talks in Brussels after a day which saw an easing of the fiscal pain for Spain. In addition to agreeing to

EU finance chiefs have held further talks in Brussels after a day which saw an easing of the fiscal pain for Spain. In addition to agreeing to

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EU finance chiefs hold further crunch talks

EU finance ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday for further talks only hours after agreeing a blueprint to save Spain. That package will see an

EU finance ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday for further talks only hours after agreeing a blueprint to save Spain. That package will see an

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Spain and Italy get EU deal on banking bailouts

Italy and Spain meet in Warsaw in the final of the euro 2012 on Sunday. And both countries will be pleased with their performance in the political

Italy and Spain meet in Warsaw in the final of the euro 2012 on Sunday. And both countries will be pleased with their performance in the political

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Leaders sign EU fiscal treaty

European Union leaders have signed a new treaty for stricter budget discipline across the bloc. Driven by France and Germany, it was approved in

European Union leaders have signed a new treaty for stricter budget discipline across the bloc. Driven by France and Germany, it was approved in

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Germany's budget discipline plan for EU approved

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on Monday to have succeeded in pushing through her plan to force EU countries to adopt stricter budget

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on Monday to have succeeded in pushing through her plan to force EU countries to adopt stricter budget

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Eurozone crunch time

Europe’s weaker economies are again having to offer much higher rates of interest to get investors to buy their government bonds. This comes as

Europe’s weaker economies are again having to offer much higher rates of interest to get investors to buy their government bonds. This comes as

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EU leaders in key Brussels debt summit

European leaders arrived in Brussels on Monday for a key summit which they said would help bring about a return to growth but which economists

European leaders arrived in Brussels on Monday for a key summit which they said would help bring about a return to growth but which economists