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Denmark to reimpose border controls 'but in line with Schengen'

Denmark to reimpose border controls 'but in line with Schengen'

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Denmark plans to reimpose border controls while sticking to the rules of the open-border Schengen Agreement, the country's new foreign minister told his German counterpart on Tuesday."We will suggest...

Merkel says unaware of new EU proposal on Greece

Merkel says unaware of new EU proposal on Greece

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she was not aware of any new EU debt deal proposal to Greece after European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker raised the prospect of a last-minute solution.Asked...

Sharp rise in German attacks on refugee centres: official report

Sharp rise in German attacks on refugee centres: official report

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Far-right crime in Germany soared 24 percent last year to the highest level in six years, with a "shameful" surge in attacks on refugee centres, an official report released Tuesday showed.As the number...

German unemployment steady at historic low in June

German unemployment steady at historic low in June

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

German unemployment remained at historically low levels in June as the recovery in Europe's biggest economy stayed on track, data showed on Tuesday. The number of people registered as unemployed in Germany...

German government postpones parliamentary vote on fracking

German government postpones parliamentary vote on fracking

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

The German government said Tuesday it has decided to postpone until after the summer break a parliamentary vote on a draft law on the controversial technology of "fracking" in Germany."We need to take...

German unemployment steady at historic low in June

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

German unemployment remained at historically low levels in June as the recovery in Europe's biggest economy remained on track, data showed on Tuesday. The number of people registered as unemployed in...

German retail sales rise 0.5% in May: data

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, rose in May, official data showed on Tuesday.Retailers' sales increased by 0.5 percent in May compared with April, the federal statistics...

ECB chief Mario Draghi in front line of Greek crisis

ECB chief Mario Draghi in front line of Greek crisis

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi famously vowed in 2012 to "do whatever it takes" to save the euro.As the single currency area hurtles towards a possible "Grexit" three years later, the 67-year-old...

UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites

UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

The UN cultural organisation Monday condemned the "barbaric assaults" the Islamic State group has launched on World Heritage sites in Iraq and Syria, saying they may amount to war crimes.Meeting in Bonn,...

Merkel says ready for new Greece talks 'after referendum'

Merkel says ready for new Greece talks 'after referendum'

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that any new negotiations with Greece on its crippling debt crisis should come after its upcoming referendum on EU bailout proposals."Should the Greek government...

UK minister vows 'terrorists will not win' in Tunisia tribute

UK minister vows 'terrorists will not win' in Tunisia tribute

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May vowed Monday that "the terrorists will not win" after paying tribute in Tunisia to the 38 people, mainly Britons, killed by a jihadist gunman.Her Tunisian counterpart...

German inflation slows to 0.3% in June: data

German inflation slows to 0.3% in June: data

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, slowed noticeably in June with consumer prices rising by just 0.3 percent year-on-year, preliminary data showed on Monday.In May, the index had risen by...

Merkel stresses Europe's need for 'compromise' but also principles

Merkel stresses Europe's need for 'compromise' but also principles

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Monday that amid the Greek crisis Europe needs the ability to compromise, warning if the "euro fails, Europe fails", but insisted the bloc must also stick to its...

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – Eurozone inflation, US non farm payrolls, UK PMIs

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – Eurozone i...

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Although economic reports for the UK were in extremely short supply this week, the pound still fluctuated against the euro and US dollar. [Contributed by TorFX]

Tunisia to boost security, arm tourist police after attack

Tunisia to boost security, arm tourist police after attack

28 June 2015 | 0 comments

Tunisia said Sunday it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort.Police on horseback...

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