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EUROPE • Today
UK-EU Brexit trade talks back on, say leaders
December 5, 2020
Boris Johnson agrees with the European Commission president on a return to the negotiating table.
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Judge orders Trump administration to take new DACA applications
December 5, 2020
US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said the government had to accept new DACA applications and announce the measure on their websites within three days.
Man charged with deadly 1982 attack on kosher restaurant in Paris
December 5, 2020
Walid Abdulrahman Abou Zayed was extradited to France on Friday by Norway, where he had settled in 1991.
Brexit talks back on but 'three critical issues' stand in way of deal, says EC chief von der Leyen
December 5, 2020
Ursula von der Leyen, who gave a statement after a phone call with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said that "progress has been achieved in many areas" but that "significant differences remain".
World's largest iceberg captured in photos by UK air force plane
December 5, 2020
The sprawling 4,200-sq-km mass, called A68a, was on course towards the island of South Georgia.
Italian police arrest 19 over people smuggling ring
December 5, 2020
Police said they dismantled a criminal organisation which was moving migrants from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan to Italy and then into northern Europe.
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German Constitutional Court upholds ban on anti-lockdown protest
December 5, 2020
An anti-lockdown group had filed an urgent court appeal hoping to allow 20,000 people to gather in Bremen. Despite the ban, hundreds of protesters still gathered in the city — prompting police to intervene.
France News
Violence erupts in new Paris protest against security law
December 5, 2020
Violence erupted in Paris on Saturday for the second consecutive weekend at a mass protest against a new security law, with demonstrators clashing with police, vehicles set alight and shop windows smashed.
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EUROPE • Business
How this family survived 40 countries living solely off bitcoin for four years
December 5, 2020
For four years, the Taihuttu family has only used bitcoin to pay for everything from groceries, to car repairs. Here's how they did it.
Watch live: WHO holds a press briefing on Covid as countries prepare to distribute vaccine
December 4, 2020
The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Friday on the pandemic as countries prepare their distribution networks for a forthcoming Covid-19 vaccine.
Business News

Defence chiefs plot move to take control of nuclear sub steelmaker
December 5, 2020
Defence chiefs are in talks about a move to take over one of Britain's oldest steelmakers in an attempt to shore up the supply chain of Britain's nuclear submarine fleet.
Oxford malaria vaccine almost ready to start final stage of human trials
December 5, 2020
The Oxford team behind a successful COVID-19 vaccine candidate are close to entering the final stage of human trials in their jab against malaria.
Eurozone Business
New Brussels plan for recovery of media sector
December 4, 2020
The EU Commission unveiled Thursday an action plan for recovery of the media/audiovisual sector, hit badly by the coronavirus crisis, and seen as essential for democracy, diversity and digital autonomy.
Business Report
UK and EU agree to resume talks in final push for Brexit deal
December 5, 2020
Negotiations remain deadlocked after call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
UK and EU agree to resume talks in final push for Brexit deal
December 5, 2020
Negotiations remain deadlocked after call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
We need to talk about England’s green belt
December 5, 2020
The government’s ‘radical’ planning overhaul does not touch the most rigid and unresponsive plank of the system
WHO pulled report on Italy’s ‘chaotic’ first response to Covid-19
December 5, 2020
Assessment that Rome was ‘unprepared’ was removed from website hours after publication
Covid vaccine arrives, Douglas Ross on the future of the UK
December 5, 2020
Vaccine poses huge logistical challenges, plus we ask Douglas Ross, Scottish Tory leader, if he thinks Boris Johnson is an embarrassment
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EUROPE • Markets
This family has paid for everything in bitcoin for four years, including haircuts. Here’s how they do it
December 5, 2020
For four years, the Taihuttu family has only used bitcoin to pay for everything from groceries, to car repairs. Here's how they did it.
Swiss Stock Market Halts Four-Day Slide On Friday
December 4, 2020
The Swiss stock market on Friday wrote a finish to the four-day losing streak in which it had tumbled almost 160 points or 1.6 percent. The market opened firmly higher but saw erratic trade and slipped briefly into the red before rebounding to finish in the green.
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Jaguar, BMW and Mercedes have most to lose among automakers in US tariff war
December 4, 2020
The risk of U.S. tariffs on global auto imports and parts has cast a shadow over the worldwide auto market, but some automakers stand to lose more than others.
European markets close higher with U.S. stimulus, Brexit in focus
December 4, 2020
European markets closed higher on Friday as investors monitored prospects of a U.S. stimulus package and a last-minute Brexit trade deal.
British EV start-up Arrival has the 'best claim to be the son of Tesla,' Jim Cramer says
December 4, 2020
"I'm giving you my blessing to start picking at it tomorrow," CNBC's Jim Cramer said about CIIG Merger, the U.S. SPAC planning to take Arrival public in 2021.
This family bet everything on bitcoin when it was $900 – and bought more when it crashed in 2018
December 4, 2020
This family sold everything it owned in 2017 to make a big bet on bitcoin. Four years and 40 countries later, and it's still all in on cryptocurrencies.
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EUROPE • Economy
UK and EU agree to resume talks in final push for Brexit deal
December 5, 2020
Negotiations remain deadlocked after call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
UK and EU agree to resume talks in final push for Brexit deal
December 5, 2020
Negotiations remain deadlocked after call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
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EUROPE • Insights
Introducing Dan Rosenfield, Boris Johnson’s organisation man
December 5, 2020
The prime minister’s new chief of staff is the antithesis of Dominic Cummings
Thierry Baudet, a populist prodigy, blows up the party he created
December 5, 2020
The Forum for Democracy seems doomed
To ski or not to ski?
December 5, 2020
That is a question that reveals a surprising amount about Europe
After police are filmed beating a black man, France does a U-turn
December 5, 2020
A gagging bill that could shield cops is being revised
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