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Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

25 April 2017 | 0 comments

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10,000 tonnes of fake and harmful food and drink, from caviar to cashews, booze to bubbly water and even unassuming stock cubes.

African migrants seeking Europe sold as 'slaves' for $200

11 April 2017 | 0 comments

African migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, including for sex, for as little as $200, international monitors said Tuesday, citing testimony from victims.Having paid human...

Don't wait to apply for EU licence, ECB tells Brexit banks

11 April 2017 | 0 comments

Banks hoping to move operations from London to other EU states to avoid post-Brexit hurdles should move fast to apply for a licence, the European Central Bank said Tuesday.Licence applications are dealt...

ECB says 2016 was best year since crisis

10 April 2017 | 0 comments

The European Central Bank judged Monday that it had a successful 2016, arguing in its annual report that it had warded off deflation and nurtured economic recovery in the eurozone."Though the year began...

Who are the world's most travelled footballers?

7 April 2017 | 0 comments

Winning football teams today travel more than double than half a century ago, totalling more than 200,000km in a season. Who is the world's most travelled footballer of all time?

16 states to create EU prosecutor's office

3 April 2017 | 0 comments

Sixteen European Union countries including powerful Germany and France have launched plans to create an EU public prosecutor's office to combat fraud, the bloc announced on Monday.Settling for a smaller...

Is Britain's Article 50 reversible?

30 March 2017 | 0 comments

The answer to the question of whether Britain's exit process from the European Union is revocable is simple: it just depends who you ask.

UK civil servants steel for 'humongous' Brexit

30 March 2017 | 0 comments

Toiling away in the background on a shoestring budget, some 300 civil servants in a hastily assembled new department are scrambling to deal with Brexit,

50 shades of controversy: a history of the EU exit clause

30 March 2017 | 1 comment

It is a fitting quirk of history that the 264 words shaping Britain's divorce from the EU were brought to life by British representatives over the objections of federalist colleagues who warned of trouble ahead.

First warning signs appear for UK's resilient economy

30 March 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's economy has for months defied the cataclysmic predictions made by campaigners for staying in the EU ahead of last year's referendum.

Brexit job fears stalk Britain's financial centres

30 March 2017 | 0 comments

Worries are whirring in Britain's smaller financial centres --

European security ties 'too precious' for Brexit talks

30 March 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's intelligence expertise may be "too precious" to use as a bargaining tool in the upcoming Brexit talks, experts said,

Migrants at risk of drug-resistant TB in Europe

24 March 2017 | 0 comments

In the late 19th century, an estimated one in seven Europeans was dying of tuberculosis, then known as 'consumption' for its slow, remorseless wasting of the human body.

Brexit puts EU lifeblood of British hospitals at risk

24 March 2017 | 0 comments

With British hospitals already struggling to fill their ranks, Brexit could make life even harder for the National Health Service as EU doctors.

Fragile but resilient EU marks low-key anniversary

24 March 2017 | 0 comments

Six decades after the signing of its founding treaty, the European Union appears more fragile than ever. But a Swiss who studies European integration puts things in perspective.Few people were excited...



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