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UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact:

Some news outlets spin this as the US being against a joint EU military cooperation.

In reality, the US doesn’t want to see its arms manufacturers excluded from supplying any potential EU defence pact and threads to exclude European manufacturers from US contracts.

Britain’s Conservatives in fourth place in EU election poll, Farage…

Britain’s Conservatives in fourth place in EU election poll, Farage…:

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba | DW | 02.05.2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba | DW | 02.05.2019

US takes tough line with UK on post-Brexit trade talks | Financial Times

US takes tough line with UK on post-Brexit trade talks | Financial Times:

The Trump administration has taken an aggressive posture towards the UK on post-Brexit trade talks, demanding greater access to the UK market for its agricultural products and guarantees that London would not manipulate its currency.

EU-Japan free trade deal cleared for early 2019 start

EU-Japan free trade deal cleared for early 2019 start

Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures green…

Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures green…

Trump cancels WW1 memorial at U.S. cemetery in France due to rain

Trump cancels WW1 memorial at U.S. cemetery in France due to rain:


Despite the light rain, French President Emmanuel Macron and German
Chancellor Angela Merkel held a moving ceremony in Compiegne, northeast
of Paris, to mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the World War
One armistice.

Powerful show of unity from Merkel, Macron to mark centenary of the end of WWI

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with French President Emmanuel
Macron on Saturday in Compiegne, the northern French city where an
armistice was signed to bring an end to the First World War. 

Spoof London billboards seek to celebrate Putin’s ‘role’ in Brexit

Spoof London billboards seek to celebrate Putin’s ‘role’ in Brexit:

Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia