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Record-breaking crowds gather for Europe’s largest Eid celebration

The largest Eid celebration in Europe took place in a UK park with over 140,000 Muslims gathering to mark the end of Ramadan.

Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to €18.8 million tax evasion fine

Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish authorities to pay a fine for tax evasion, and accept a two-year jail term. However, he is extremely unlikely to serve any time in prison.

BREXIT: Who is in and who is out?

Today and tomorrow, British MPs will vote on 15 amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, sent to the Commons by the unelected House of Lords.

Trump, Kim seek ‘new relations’ in latest denuclearization agreement

The signatures of US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korea`s leader Kim Jong Un (R) are seen on a document held up by Trump following a signing ceremony during their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore.

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English not an official EU language anymore after Brexit

The Commission has already started using French and German more often in its external communications, as a symbolic move after Britain voted to leave the EU.

EU Commission aims move to reduce governments’ veto powers

The European Commission will propose measures that could reduce EU small states’ veto powers, a move meant to overcome resistance to tax reforms as the bloc aims to increase levies on digital multinationals.

Monsanto lobbyists remain banned from EU parliament

Lobbyists for Monsanto remain barred from the European parliament after the US agrochemical giant refused to attend a public hearing.

French President Macron envisions an EU army in 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the EU to co-operate more closely on defence, immigration, tax and social policy, and for the single currency bloc to have its own budget.

EU reissues ultimatum on hate speech

The European Union gave the ultimatum to social media companies last year, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, to remove hate speech from their platforms.

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Separatist turn to conquering all of Ukraine

Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country.

Is the EU about to get more free trade with the US?

In a twist that surprised some, the Treasury Department is signaling its intent to sign a bilateral agreement between the United States and the European Union.

Brussels wants London to show them the money first

EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about a Brexit deal when its negotiators come to Brussels

Former British PM Tony Blair hopes to prevent a “hard Brexit”

EU leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday.

Does Italy have the solution for Europe’s migrant crisis?

Rescue boats could be refused port in Italy if they don’t sign onto the proposed code of conduct.

Should the EU keep the door open to Balkan members?

Italy warned that the European Union must keep its doors open to eventual membership for Western Balkan countries.

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