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December 19, 2018 11:19 PM Ireland may ask for derogations from some EU rules in no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland does not rule out asking the European Union to relax or waive some rules of the single market in the event of a no-deal Brexit in order to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Wednesday. Asked if Ireland would need any derogations to avoid a hard border, Coveney said: “That will be an ongoing 77

December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 81

December 19, 2018 4:57 PM Facebook's lead EU regulator 'assessing' NYT report on data sharing

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Facebook’s (FB.O) lead regulator in the European Union on Wednesday said it was assessing a report in the New York Times that the social network allowed some tech companies far greater access to data than it had disclosed. “We are aware of the media reports and we are currently assessing what next steps, if any, are required,” said a spokesman 149

December 18, 2018 3:22 PM EU approves state aid for six broadband networks in Bavaria

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission approved on Tuesday state aid for a project to build very high capacity Internet networks in six cities in the German region of Bavaria. “The aid will bring very fast broadband to customers in areas where the market does not provide them, in line with the EU broadband connectivity goals,” the Commission said in a statement 122

December 18, 2018 7:55 AM Italy's UniCredit settles dispute with Caius

MILAN (Reuters) - British hedge fund Caius has made a payment to UniCredit (CRDI.MI) to settle a dispute over complex financial instruments which Italy’s biggest bank counts toward its core capital, the two companies said. Caius had questioned UniCredit’s CASHES securities, arguing they should not be classed as best-quality capital. “Caius intends to take no further 113

December 16, 2018 3:01 PM Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week. Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right wing parties 96

December 15, 2018 4:57 PM Jamieson edges ahead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) - Britain’s Scott Jamieson came through a turbulent back nine that included an eagle and a double bogey to card a 68 for a one-shot lead after the third round of the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday. The Scot also sank three birdies on his way back to the clubhouse as he edged ahead of American 92

December 14, 2018 6:28 PM Italian Premier Says Young Italian Journalist Died After Being Wounded at Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says a young Italian journalist who was badly wounded in the Strasbourg Christmas market attack has died. French police say four people have died in the attack Tuesday in the eastern French city and about a dozen others were wounded. Conte tweeted on Friday that he was expressing “deep sorrow for the death 65

December 14, 2018 6:21 PM French President Macron Calls For Calm Ahead of 5th Weekend of Violent 'Yellow Vest' Protests

(PARIS) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers 77

December 14, 2018 4:56 PM Golf: Faultless Lipsky leads Alfred Dunhill Championship at halfway mark

MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) - American David Lipsky carded four birdies and an eagle in a faultless round of 66 to lead the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship by one shot after the second round at Leopard Creek Country Club on Friday. Lipsky is being chased by a quartet of Scottish players with Scott Jameson (66) and Marc Warren (67) a shot back on seven 89