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#Eurozone bond yields climb on hopes for #Brexit deal

#Eurozone bond yields climb on hopes for #Brexit deal

| October 22, 2019

Eurozone bond yields rose on Monday (21 October) as investors sold safer assets on the receding risk of a British no-deal exit from the European Union and in the belief that the UK parliament could soon approve a Brexit agreement, write Tommy Wilkes and Yoruk Bahceli. Optimism over Brexit negotiations after the EU and Britain […]

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#FMA and #Europol called upon to heighten scrutiny of transnational loans

#FMA and #Europol called upon to heighten scrutiny of transnational loans

| October 21, 2019

  European institutions such as the Financial Market Authority (FMA) and Europol have been urged to investigate transnational loans, with calls to increase transparency in the way business is conducted across countries and continents. This follows concerns raised about the conduct of some business entities with regard to compliance with European Union directives, rules and […]

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Johnson defiant after British parliament votes to force #Brexit delay

Johnson defiant after British parliament votes to force #Brexit delay

| October 19, 2019

A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not negotiate a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament on Saturday that means he is obliged to request a postponement, write William James, Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. The move by parliament, on a day Johnson had pitched […]

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#OperationSECTIO – international hit against Belarusian organised crime group involved in international cargo thefts

#OperationSECTIO – international hit against Belarusian organised crime group involved in international cargo thefts

| October 19, 2019

The German Police Department Heidekreis, in co-operation with the French Gendarmerie and Czech authorities, the German State Criminal Police Office of Saxony-Anhalt, EMPACT OPC, and Europol dismantled a Belarusian organized crime group involved in international cargo thefts.  The group was targeting trucks on motorway rest areas and parking lots to steal the cargo. The group […]

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#EUCO – Presidents Tusk and Juncker bid farewell

#EUCO – Presidents Tusk and Juncker bid farewell

| October 19, 2019

The Presidents of the European Council Donald Tusk and European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker say goodbye. Unless there is an emergency European Council on Brexit later in the month this will be the last European Council in which they participate.

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#Turkey – ‘This is not a ceasefire, it is a demand for capitulation’ Tusk 

#Turkey – ‘This is not a ceasefire, it is a demand for capitulation’ Tusk 

| October 19, 2019

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said he did not want to provoke new tensions between the EU and Turkey, but added that “the so-called ceasefire in North-East Syria is not what we expected, it is not a ceasefire it is a demand for capitulation on the part of the Kurds.”   He called for […]

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#NorthMacedonia #Albania – ‘I think it was a historic mistake’ Juncker #EUCO #Enlargement

#NorthMacedonia #Albania – ‘I think it was a historic mistake’ Juncker #EUCO #Enlargement

| October 19, 2019

Both President of the European Council, Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, both expressed their disappointment that the European Council (18 October) could not agree on opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Juncker described it as a historic mistake, while President Tusk said that while both countries were ready […]

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