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Only Greece worse off than Britain, say UK’s unions

Only Greece has suffered more from austerity that Britain, trade unions charged yesterday as rising inflation and stagnant wages threaten another sharp fall in living standards. Inflation at 2.3 per cent is higher than wage growth of 2.2 per cent — meaning that people’s pay is worth less in real …

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European Commission launches Brexit website with useful info

The European Commission launched a Brexit website with useful information, latest news and contact possibilities. The website will include everything from the latest speeches to official documents as they are published. The sub-section of the wider Commission website for now has a limited array of content but includes an organization chart and …

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Brexit: Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on 29. March

Prime minister Theresa May will trigger Brexit article 50 on Wednesday 29 March, the prime minister’s spokesman has confirmed. The UK’s permanent representative to the European Union, Sir Tim Barrow, notified the EU on Monday morning that a letter should be expected on that date. May, who was visiting Swansea …

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Juncker: Greece aid program on shaky ground as IMF undecided

Greece’s third bailout program could fall apart as the International Monetary Fund has not yet made up its mind whether to take part in providing more aid, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. “Yes, it is on a shaky ground in the sense that we don’t see how the International …

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EU bogeymen urge Greece to implement Reforms asap, as “patience is exhausted”

Whoever thought or hoped that the European Union would learn a lesson form the Brexit vote was wrong – me included. They keep repeating the same mantra as every year and scaremongering tactics against Greece. Speaking to Greek reporters in Brussels on Monday, two senior EU officials said that the …

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