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British voters believe there will be a second EU referendum if 'No' vote wins

cep still believes it is unlikely that British Prime Minister David Cameron will be able to push through major reforms of the European Union in the talks with his EU peers

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Germany's Bundestag approves new Greek bailout with large majority

According to Reuters there was, however, a sizeable rebellion in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU party ranks

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Rating agency Moody's sees France in danger of missing its fiscal targets

cep has said since a long time that France needs to undertake structural reforms to boost its competitiveness

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Germany's capacity reserve likely in breach with EU law

The cep already last month pointed to breaches of EU principles

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Germany ponders EU providing guarantees for Greek debt to IMF

German government wants to keep IMF on board without having to offer major debt relief for Greece

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Greeces reaches bailout deal "on a technical basis"

A political assessment will have to follow no, an EU Commission spokeswoman says

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Finland might not participate in third bailout for Greece

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini: Of course we can stay out of it, that is possible

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Germany sees need for further bridging loan for Greece to repay ECB

It does not look like there will be a swift agreement with Greece, cep economist Bert Van Roosebeke tells Focus Online

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"US and Europe have unified goals for digital economy"

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says she came away "optimistic" from her talks in Brussels on Europe's digital single market strategy

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Negotiations between Greece and its creditors in Athens

Negotiators from the European Commission, ECB, IMF and ESM began official talks over the terms of a third, probably three-year aid program for Greece, totaling up to 86 billion euros. "Already now, it seems that the negotiations will be difficult and...

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