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Supreme Court to rule next week on UK parliament suspension

London - Britain's Supreme Court announced Thursday it will rule next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in shutting down parliament in the final weeks before Brexit.

New EU chief faces MEP showdown over 'way of life' tag

Strasbourg - Incoming European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen faced a showdown in the European Parliament on Thursday over her decision to give her top migration official the job title of "Protecting our European Way of Life".

Malta urged to drop libel suits against murdered journalist

Strasbourg - The Council of Europe's rights commissioner has urged Malta to drop libel suits against murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, according to a letter to the country's leader seen Thursday by AFP.

Clooney group calls for action in S Sudan corruption report

London - Hollywood star George Clooney's investigative project The Sentry on Thursday urged the international community to act over alleged links between global corporations, tycoons and foreign governments and rampant corruption in South Sudan.

EU backs Romanian former anti-graft tsar as new prosecutor

Apo - A majority of EU member states on Thursday backed making a former top anti-corruption official from Romania their bloc's first-ever anti-fraud prosecutor -- despite opposition from her own country, European sources said.

Scourge of Romania's politicians to become EU anti-graft supremo

Bucharest - A symbol for many of the fight against corruption in one of the EU's most graft-ridden states, Romania's Laura Codruta Kovesi is now all but certain to become Europe's top prosecutor -- in the teeth of opposition from her own government.

UK rebuffs Finland's call for Brexit solution by end-Sept

Apo - The Finnish EU presidency on Thursday demanded Britain deliver a written proposal by the end of September on leaving the EU or face a no-deal Brexit, an ultimatum London immediately rejected.

UK Supreme Court told Boris Johnson is 'father of lies'

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday.

EU's Barnier delivers stark warning on future UK trade deal

Strasbourg - EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned Wednesday that Britain's appetite for an ambitious trade deal with Europe after Brexit could go badly unsatisfied given Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demands.

EU warns no-deal Brexit imminent if UK doesn't get serious

Strasbourg - The European Union's two top officials handling troublesome Brexit talks warned Wednesday the risk of a no-deal exit looms large unless British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government swiftly offers concrete proposals.

British PM tried to silence parliament, Supreme Court told

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson closed down parliament to silence opposition to his Brexit strategy in an unlawful abuse of power, Britain's Supreme Court heard Tuesday as the battle over Brexit reached the highest court in the land.

Apple slams EU as epic court battle over tax bill begins

Luxembourg - Apple went on the offensive against Brussels in an EU court on Tuesday, fighting the European Commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes.

Britain's Supreme Court enters Brexit crisis

London - Britain's Supreme Court will begin considering legal challenges Tuesday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend parliament for over a month, as the country's political crisis over Brexit intensifies.

Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill

Luxembourg - Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes.

Ex-PM Cameron says Johnson believed Brexit would be 'crushed'

London - Former prime minister David Cameron, who quit after calling Britain's EU membership referendum in 2016 -- said Boris Johnson had told him he was sure Brexit would be "crushed like a toad".

Greece requests early IMF repayment: PM

Athens - Greece on Monday officially requested to repay part of its IMF loans beforethe maturity date, the prime minister said, in a bid to save interest rate costs.

New EU chief doubles down on 'European way of life' tag

Apo - The European Commission's incoming chief, Ursula von der Leyen, on Monday defended a controversial "Protecting our European Way of Life" title for her new migration commissioner, rejecting calls to change it.

Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker

Luxembourg - Six weeks before he is due to lead Britain out of the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will sit down Monday with a sceptical Jean-Claude Juncker, insisting that a Brexit deal is possible.

'We'll try again': EU-bound migrants reroute via Albanian hills

Tirana - After slipping across the Greek border into the arid mountains of southeastern Albania in the dead of night, Hidaja Salah and his fellow travellers are blinded by the headlights of a police car.

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims 'huge' Brexit progress

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comic book hero "The Incredible Hulk" and hailed "huge" progress towards getting a divorce deal.

UK PM claims huge progress in Brexit talks

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a "huge amount of progress" towards a Brexit deal with the EU, in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk.

Key EU ministers ignore budget rule revamp for Italy

Apo - The EU's most powerful members on Saturday ignored a call by Italy to reform the European Union's budget rules, handing an early setback to the pro-European government in Rome.

EU citizens uneasy at UK's Brexit 'settlement scheme'

London - After days attempting to apply online to remain in the UK after Brexit, EU citizen Bina Gayadien was faced with the same message: her information was "insufficient".

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyer

Paris - Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the French far-right National Front, was charged on Friday with "embezzlement of public funds" over allegations he illegally claimed money from the European parliament to pay France-based staff, lawyers told AFP.

European powers call on Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog

Paris - European powers on Friday called on Iran to cooperate with the UN's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, after Tehran warned that undue pressure from the US and Israel could jeopardise the agency's activities in Iran.

Ex-PM Cameron no regrets on sparking Brexit referendum

London - Former British prime minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving "appallingly" during the pre-vote campaigning.

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyer

Paris - Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the far-right National Front, was charged on Friday for "embezzlement of public funds" over allegations he illegally claimed money from the European parliament to pay France-based staff, lawyers told AFP.

EU's Barnier warns not optimistic of finding Brexit deal

Apo - Europe's chief Brexit negotiator warned European lawmakers Thursday that he has no reason to be optimistic that Brussels and London will agree an orderly divorce.

EU stands by 'backstop' as Brexit blame game steps up

Apo - European parliamentary leaders insisted Thursday there can be no Brexit withdrawal agreement without the "Irish backstop" clause that Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson has demanded be stripped from any accord.

France stages 'hard border' port drill for no-deal Brexit

Ouistreham - French officials launched Thursday their first "dress rehearsal"of new customs checks that will be imposed if Britain crashes out of the EU without an exit deal, a scenario that could severely crimp the flow of people and goods across the English Chann...
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