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EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker filmed stumbling at Nato event

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker filmed stumbling at Nato event

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jean-Claude Juncker was pictured in a wheelchair at the same event Footage has emerged showing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker having to be supported by Nato leaders after repeatedly stumbling. Mr Juncker was filmed by news agency AP struggling to keep his balance before the alliance’s leaders attended a […]

Brexit ‘could damage UK environment’

Image copyright Reuters The environment is still at risk of damage after Brexit, according to a cross-party group of 74 MPs and peers. They say personal reassurances by Environment Secretary Michael Gove are of no value without new legislation. Mr Gove has promised that the environment will be maintained or enhanced after the UK leaves […]

Trump: Brexit plan ‘will probably kill’ US trade deal

Media captionMays greet Trumps for UK black-tie dinner Donald Trump has said the UK will “probably not” get a trade deal with the US, if the prime minister’s Brexit plan goes ahead. He told The Sun the PM’s plan would “probably kill the deal” as it would mean the US “would be dealing with the […]

Italy accuses migrants of hijacking rescue ship off Libya

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The migrants eventually ended up on the coastguard ship Diciotti, seen in this June file photo Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has accused some migrants of hijacking the ship that rescued them off the Libyan coast. It is alleged that in order to avoid being returned to Libya, at least […]

Facebook ruling: German court grants parents rights to dead daughter’s account

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The parents were initially denied access to their daughter’s account after her death Germany’s highest court has ruled that the parents of a dead daughter have the rights to her Facebook account under inheritance law. The Federal Court of Justice (BGH) said online data should be treated the same as […]

Donald Trump tells summit it is ‘presently unnecessary’ to quit Nato

Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images US President Donald Trump has said he thinks it is “presently unnecessary” to consider quitting Nato. The comment came after a two-day summit in Brussels, at which he said allies had committed to spending more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on defence budgets. He has previously been highly […]

Donald Trump: Brexit is turning out ‘a little bit differently’

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has raised questions about whether the UK’s current Brexit plan is “what they voted for”. The US president said “Brexit is Brexit” but it was turning out “a little bit differently” with the UK “partially involved” with the EU. “Maybe they’re taking a little bit of a different route,” […]

Brexit: UK’s blueprint for future EU relations to be published

Image copyright PA Image caption The proposals were approved by cabinet last Friday but soon led to a big political fallout A long-awaited blueprint for the UK’s relations with the EU will be published later, with ministers vowing to deliver a “practical and principled” Brexit. The “comprehensive vision” for future trade and co-operation is aimed […]

Brexit: UK’s blueprint for future EU relations to be published

Image copyright PA Image caption The proposals were approved by cabinet last Friday but soon led to a big political fallout A long-awaited blueprint for the UK’s relations with the EU will be published later, with ministers vowing to deliver a “practical and principled” Brexit. The “comprehensive vision” for future trade and co-operation is aimed […]

Trump urges Nato members to double military funding target

Media captionTrump tells Nato chief that Germany is “totally controlled by Russia” US President Donald Trump has urged Nato allies to commit 4% of their annual output (GDP) to military spending – double the current target. The White House confirmed he had made the remarks during the Western military alliance’s summit in Brussels. Mr Trump […]