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Economy & Jobs 08-04-2022

ECB members divided over inflation response

European Central Bank policymakers disagreed last month on how to respond to runaway inflation and economic uncertainty caused by the Ukraine war, minutes from their meeting showed on Thursday (7 April).
Economy & Jobs 13-01-2022

EU blocks merger of South Korean shipbuilders

The EU on Thursday (13 January) blocked the merger of two South Korean ship-making giants over concerns the deal would restrict the supply of large liquefied gas carriers, posing a threat to Europe's energy security.
Global Europe 29-09-2021

Canaries volcano lava reaches sea, raising toxic gas fears

Lava from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has reached the ocean, volcanologists said, raising fear of toxic gases being released as the lava hits the sea water.
Eastern Europe 24-09-2021

Fifth migrant dies on Poland-Belarus border

An Iraqi migrant has died in Poland after being found near the border with Belarus, bringing to five the death toll this week on this eastern EU frontier.
Economy & Jobs 16-08-2021

Nine Super League rebels rejoin European Club Association

Nine of the 12 founder members of the short-lived European Super League rejoined the European Club Association (ECA) on Monday (16 August), but Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus remain outside as they continue to back the breakaway plan which collapsed in April.
Coronavirus 24-05-2021

British woman dies in Cyprus after AstraZeneca jab

A 39-year-old British woman died in a Cypriot hospital after a blood clotting incident after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the official Cyprus News Agency said on Monday.
Brexit 06-05-2021

UK-France fishing row escalates as protest descends on Jersey

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent two Navy patrol vessels to Jersey over concerns that French fishermen could blockade its main port in an escalating post-Brexit row.
Global Europe 30-12-2020

Moscow expands list of UK officials banned from Russia

Moscow on Wednesday (30 December) expanded a list of UK officials banned from entering Russia in a tit-for-tat response to British sanctions imposed over the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that...
Politics 30-12-2020

New tremors shake Croatia after deadly quake

New tremors shook Croatia early Wednesday (30 December) as the Adriatic country was still picking up the pieces of a deadly earthquake that claimed at least seven lives and reduced buildings to rubble a day before. The new 4.8 and...
Economy & Jobs 29-12-2020

UK and Turkey sign post-Brexit trade deal

Britain on Tuesday (29 December) announced it had signed an £18.6 billion (€20.5 billion) trade deal with Turkey that “lays the groundwork” for a more comprehensive post-Brexit agreement in the future. Ahead of the signing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
Europe's East 28-12-2020

Belarusian spa in Lithuania hit by EU sanctions

A Belarusian state-owned spa operating in Lithuania has been hit by European Union sanctions against Minsk over its brutal crackdown on opposition protesters, officials said Monday (28 December). Ilya Yepifanau, the head physician at the Belorus spa, told AFP that...