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David Cameron seeks to assert sovereignty of British parliament over EU laws

Feb 04, 2016

David Cameron seeks to assert sovereignty of British parliament over EU laws

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he would seek to assert the sovereignty of the British parliament over European Union laws as he concludes his renegotiation of ties with the bloc. #European Union #TheySaidIt #EU #David Cameron #British Parliament
Britain announces plans to take in number of vulnerable migrant children

Jan 28, 2016

Britain announces plans to take in number of vulnerable migrant children

The British government, pressured by major charities to do more to help migrant children in dire need, announced plans on Thursday #NewsTracker #Europe #EU #Britain #Migrants #Asylum
European migrant crisis: Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum-seekers

Jan 28, 2016

European migrant crisis: Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum-seekers

Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. #NewsTracker #Europe #European Union #EU #Sweden #Stockholm #Asylum seekers
Holland working on plan to accept 250,000 refugees to ease migrant crisis

Jan 28, 2016

Holland working on plan to accept 250,000 refugees to ease migrant crisis

The Dutch EU presidency is working on a plan to ease the migrant crisis by which a core group of member states would accept up to 250,000 refugees coming from Turkey. #NewsTracker #Europe #European Union #EU #refugees #core group #financial burder
Welcome to Iran: European airlines set to resume flights to Tehran

Jan 28, 2016

Welcome to Iran: European airlines set to resume flights to Tehran

Several European airlines will resume their flights to Iran after nearly five years following a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. #NewsTracker #Europe #Iran #EU #Tehran #Flights #western world
More than 60 percent refugees coming to Europe are actually economic migrants, claims EU official

Jan 27, 2016

More than 60 percent refugees coming to Europe are actually economic migrants, claims EU official

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans claimed that new figures prove that “60 percent” of those who seek refugee status are actually not entitled to it as they are not people fleeing war in their home countries. #NewsTracker #Greece #Germany #Slovenia #EU #Denmark #Morocco #European Commission #Tunisia #Hungary #Austria #UNHCR #Frans Timmermans #World War Two #Shareworthy #Refugee crisis #Prime Minister Viktor Orban #Miro Cerar #NOS
President Rouhani heads to France as Iran rebuilds relations with Europe

Jan 27, 2016

President Rouhani heads to France as Iran rebuilds relations with Europe

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wraps up his visit to Italy on Wednesday before heading to France on the second leg of a trip signalling the dramatic rapprochement between Tehran and the European powers since the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic. #US #France #NewsTracker #Europe #Iran #Italy #Sanctions #Economic sanctions #EU Sanctions #Islamic Republic #European powers
Bonfires and tear gas in Paris as taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike, disrupt traffic

Jan 27, 2016

Bonfires and tear gas in Paris as taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike, disrupt traffic

Paris taxi drivers have resumed a strike protesting against rival services such as Uber, and city authorities are warning of roadblocks and traffic disruptions. #Strike #France #NewsTracker #Europe #EU #Uber #cabs #French drivers
IMF makes another $137 million available to bail-out Cyprus

Jan 27, 2016

IMF makes another $137 million available to bail-out Cyprus

The International Monetary Fund says it has made another 126.3 million euros ($136.87 million) available to Cyprus after completing what it said was its second-to-last review of the Eurozone country's rescue deal. #Finance #Finance minister #IMF #NewsTracker #Europe #UN #EU #Cyprus