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[Agenda] Trump, trade, and Brexit in EU headlines This WEEK

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Donald Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin, global trade, and Brexit will dominate the EU agenda this week, as well as a major EU-China summit in Beijing.

Source: euobserver.com

EU and China edge closer in Trump's 'America First' world

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Top EU and Chinese officials meet next week in Beijing as unilateral US measures push the two sides closer together despite major disputes between the trading giants.

Tags: EU, Beijing
Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] EU opens case on Siemens' Alstom buyout

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The European Commission on Friday opened an investigation into the acquisition of French train manufacturer Alstom by Germany's Siemens, over concerns it "may reduce competition in the supply of several types of trains and signalling systems." The commission said the operation could "deprive European rail operators of a choice of suppliers and innovative products, and lead to higher prices." The investigation will be closed by the end of November.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Trump: May found my Brexit advice 'too brutal'

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US president Donald Trump said Friday his threatening a post-Brexit US-UK trade deal may have been "too brutal" for UK prime minister Theresa May. He also said their relationship was "the highest kind of special." At a joint press conference, May insisted that her Brexit position "provides the platform for Donald and me to agree an ambitious deal that works for both countries."

Source: euobserver.com

Trump says ties between UK and US have 'never been stronger'

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US President Donald Trump on Friday played down his extraordinary attack on Britain's plans for Brexit, praising Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership and insisting ties between the two countries "have never been stronger".

Source: www.france24.com

[Ticker] Italy will reject EU-Canada trade deal, says deputy PM

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The majority of the Italian parliament will reject Ceta, the EU-Canada free trade agreement, when it is put to a vote for ratification, deputy prime minister Luigi di Maio, from the Five Star Movement, said on Friday in a meeting with Italy's main farming union. The agreement, which as signed in 2017, needs to be ratified by all EU national parliaments as well as several regional parliaments.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Commission: Juncker suffered from sciatica attack at Nato

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European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker suffered from a "very painful attack of sciatica accompanied with cramps", a condition that affects his ability to walk, his spokesman said Friday - after a video showed him supported by several leaders at the Nato summit on Wednesday triggered rumours of drunkenness. He added that Juncker, who travels to Asia over the weekend, is "well and following his programme fully" after taking "standard medication".

Source: euobserver.com

[Opinion] How the World Cup exposed Russian chauvinism

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The suggestion that Russians themselves play a role in the condition of their state today is often dismissed as "xenophobic" or "Russophobic". But if not addressed, the evils of nationalism, chauvinism, and imperialism will continue even after Putin is gone.

Tags: Russia
Source: euobserver.com

Britain welcomes Trump with black-tie dinner, protests and giant baby Trump balloon

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US President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels Thursday and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview. Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London’s mayor for terror attacks against the city and argued that Europe was “losing its culture” because of immigration in the interview published Thursday. On Friday, thousands of people thronged the streets of London in a “Carnival of Resistance” to protest Trump’s visit. The centerpiece is a giant balloon depicting Trump as a screaming baby.

Giant Trump baby hovers over London as ‘Carnival of Resistance’ kicks off

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US President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK has sparked a "Carnival of Resistance" across the country, with a giant balloon depicting the US president as an orange baby hoisted into the London sky over parliament.

Source: www.france24.com

[Ticker] EU free wifi plan struck by IT error

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The European Commission has cancelled a call for funding free wireless internet hotspots in EU cities due to an IT error. According to an email , the IT system did not take into account the different EU time zones, thus preventing some cities applying "on an equal basis" in the first-come, first-served application procedure. A new call will be opened later.

Source: euobserver.com

Stage set for Trump-Putin finale

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Trump said he hoped to befriend Putin at a showcase summit in Helsinki, following US president's attacks on Nato and British leaders earlier this week.

Source: euobserver.com

Trump scuppers trade deal with UK under May's Brexit

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On his first official visit to the UK, US president Donald Trump tosses out plans for a bilateral trade deal based on Theresa May's Brexit blueprint.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Europol launches 'World Cup game' to catch criminals

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Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, on Thursday launched a computer game based on the football World Cup. The game, named challenges players to collect cards of the 25 most wanted fugitives and win a Europol goody bag. "By completing the team, you are familiarising yourself with the faces and the crimes of some of Europe's most dangerous criminals on the run," .

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Germany's Gabriel urges tougher dealing with Trump

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Former German foreign minister and Social Democrat leader, Sigmar Gabriel, has urged a tougher European dealing with US president Donald Trump, saying in a Spiegel interview: "We can not be deluded anymore. Donald Trump only knows strength. When Trump "reclaims billions of US military spending from us, we will have to reclaim billions from him for refugees produced during failed US military interventions".

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Eurozone to give Greece last bailout loan in August

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Greece will get a last bailout loan from the eurozone in August, when a final disbursement of €15bn is paid, Eurogroup chairman Mario Centeno confirmed on Thursday. German finance minister Olaf Scholz told members of the European Parliament's economic and monetary committee that Greece is "on the right track" but warned "it would be a big mistake to change the program that has been agreed on".

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Ministers welcome Bulgaria's next steps to join eurozone

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Eurozone finance ministers on Thursday a from Bulgaria, the EU's poorest country, to join the ERM II - usually a two-year waiting room that precedes euro membership - and the banking union by July 2019. The finance ministers, however, also urged Bulgarian authorities to thoroughly implement reforms in the areas of judicial reform and to fight corruption and organised crime.

Source: euobserver.com

[Ticker] Juncker health problems exposed at Nato event

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European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker was seen stumbling and struggling to keep his balance before a gala dinner at the Nato summit in Belgium, with Slovakia's president Milos Zeman and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko having to support him. Juncker, 63, was also pictured in a wheelchair at the same event. Juncker, who is travelling to the US at the end of July, has said he suffers from sciatica, affecting his movements.

Source: euobserver.com

Trump blasts May's Brexit plan at start of UK visit

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Donald Trump issued scathing criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy during his visit to Britain, as campaigners planned a mass protest against the US president on Friday.

Source: www.france24.com

EU reaches no firm agreement on Austrian proposals to curb migration

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Austria used the first meeting of EU interior ministers under its presidency of the bloc to advance its tough proposals on migration, but without reaching firm agreement on its most radical proposals.

Source: www.france24.com

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