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EU's Juncker warns of Brexit risk to Good Friday Agreement

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

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Referendum could force Budapest to drop 2024 Olympic bid

The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…

The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…

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Referendum campaigning kicks off in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

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Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

Swiss voters have approved a relaxation of their country’s citizenship rules, dismissing suggestions from the far-right that the move could pose a security…

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Swiss vote on citizenship rights and tax breaks

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

Switzerland is holding a referendum on making it easier for people born in the country to become citizens. It is opposed by a right-wing party.

Sport

'NOlimpia' referendum initiative grows in Budapest

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

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“My future is in danger if Budapest organises the Olympics"

A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.

A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.

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UK Supreme Court rules parliament must trigger Brexit

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

Europe

EU leaders respond to UK PM's Brexit speech

Two high-ranking EU officials have responded cautiously to Theresa May's speech in which she confirmed that the UK would leave the single market.

Two high-ranking EU officials have responded cautiously to Theresa May's speech in which she confirmed that the UK would leave the single market.

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Theresa May outlines UK Brexit plans in long-awaited speech

The UK Prime Minister says that a Brexit deal will have to pass a parliamentary vote but that Britain will leave the single market.

The UK Prime Minister says that a Brexit deal will have to pass a parliamentary vote but that Britain will leave the single market.

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Brexit: 'I'm not bluffing on indyref2', Scotland's Sturgeon to May

In her first interview of the year, Theresa May set out a rather ambitious goal for the deal with Brussels, as Scotland's First Minister warned over the hard Brexit strategy.

In her first interview of the year, Theresa May set out a rather ambitious goal for the deal with Brussels, as Scotland's First Minister warned over the hard Brexit strategy.

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Ruptured relationships, racism and residency - a taste of life for EU citizens in pre-Brexit Britain

Anne-Laure Donskoy, one of the founders of the 3 million group, which fights for the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, has spoken to Euronews about the key issues that have been facing its membe

Anne-Laure Donskoy, one of the founders of the 3 million group, which fights for the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, has spoken to Euronews about the key issues that have been facing its membe

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Five EU citizens talk about life in Britain six months since Brexit vote

Six months on from the Brexit vote, Euronews caught up with five EU nationals based in Britain to find out how they have been coping since the referendum.

Six months on from the Brexit vote, Euronews caught up with five EU nationals based in Britain to find out how they have been coping since the referendum.

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Spanish court suspends Catalonia plan for independence vote

The constitutional court in Madrid says it will make a definitive ruling within five months on Catalonia's planned referendum.

The constitutional court in Madrid says it will make a definitive ruling within five months on Catalonia's planned referendum.

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Vatican attempts to rekindle faltering Venezuela talks

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Business

Markets shiver but don't catch cold over Italian political turmoil

Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.

Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.