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Greek debt crisis: German MPs back bailout extension

EU migrant quota plans hit rough water

European Union plans to cope with the vast numbers of migrants risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean to get to Europe appear close to collapse.

A quota system to be imposed on member states stipulating how many refugees each country should accept is rapidly losing support with France now joining the “No” camp.

French President François Hollande made his comments while visiting Germany:

Greek debt crisis: German MPs back bailout extension

Damien McGuinness reports from Berlin: ''Both Athens and Berlin have compromised''

Greek bailout

Resolving Europe’s Bank-Resolution Problems

The creation of a European banking union is a major step forward in the region’s financial integration. The first step in this process, single supervision, became a reality earlier this month when the European Central Bank took the helm of the Single Supervisory Mechanism. The next step, the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), is an effort to solve the problems of too-big- and too-interconnected-to-fail and cross-border crisis management in the eurozone.

EU must focus on getting better results from its spending

In its annual report on the EU budget published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) warns that the budget system is too focused on just getting funds spent and needs to place more emphasis on achieving results. As independent auditor, the ECA signed off the 2013 accounts of the European Union, but stresses that the management of EU spending is not yet good enough overall - either at EU level or in the Member States.

 

Juncker Commission takes office

Today the Juncker Commission is officially starting its term of office that will run until 31 October 2019.

France, Germany and Italy unite over job creation plan

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy have pledged to commit some 6.4 billion euros towards tackling youthunemployment.

Spain: 3 more people with Ebola-like symptoms hospitalised

Three more people showing Ebola-like symptoms have been hospitalised in Madrid, bringing the total to six. One of those six is Teresa Romero, the Spanish nurse who was infected with Ebola.

More than 50 other people are being monitored by Spanish authorities, as anger spreads about how Romero was able to contract the virus.

The nurse told a local broadcaster on Wednesday that she was starting to feel better.

Five people are hospitalised in Spain after a nurse contracts Ebola in Madrid

   

Five people have been hospitalised in Spain after a nurse contracted Ebola after caring for a victim transported back from West Africa.

Madrid health officials have released a video of the room being cleaned where the victim died to show precautions are being taken to prevent the virus spreading.

The nurse who tested positive on Monday is the first person to become infected in Europe.

Four others who have been in contact with her are being monitored in hospital including the nurse’s husband.

Google may face $6bn EU anti-trust fin

GOOOOHOOOOGLE Google’s anti-trust row with the European commission could turn into a case bigger than the one that cost Microsoft more than €2.2bn (£1.7bn), the outgoing competition commissioner warned on Tuesday.

In a dramatic change of position, Joaquín Almunia, the EC’s competition commissioner, told the European parliament that unless Google altered its offer to settle complaints, it could face a “statement of objections”, the formal path towards a fine that could equate to 10% of the company’s global revenue, or about $6bn (£3.7bn).

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