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EU leaders will try to water down Tusk's welfare proposal, Telegraph says

According to the British paper, there exist plans to limit the "emergency brake" to only newly-arrived migrants

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"The risk of a break-up is real," EU's Tusk says

European Council President sends stark warning ahead of EU summit this week

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Tusk hopes for a deal on EU reforms at leaders summit this week

Meanwhile, a new poll shows that four in five British and German executives want the UK to stay in the EU

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"Refugee crisis will not end before root causes are addressed"

A radical strengthening of the EU migration system and a coordinated European response are needed, the EU Commission says

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"This spring will be make-or-break for the Finnish economy"

If the government will get its reform agenda right, “we’ll see Finland again move towards an economic miracle,” Finance Minister Alexander Stubb tells Bloomberg

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Finland's trade deficit widens in December

In the cepDefault-Index, Finland has exhibited falling creditworthiness since 2013

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Only 22 percent of Britons think proposed EU reform deal is a good one

56 percent of voters surveyed in a You Gov poll for the Times believe the proposed changes to Britain's EU membership terms do not go far enough

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EU Commission's economic outlook remains roughly unchanged

The risk that growth could turn out worse than forecast has risen, though, mainly as a result of external factors, the Commission says


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Cameron faces wrath from fellow Conservatives over EU reform proposals

cep economist Bert Van Roosebeke tells Spiegel Online he doubts that the details of the proposals will play a deciding role in the outcome of the referendum. “The debate is getting increasingly emotional,” he notes

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Cameron: Britain could hold EU referendum within a few months

cep expert Bert Van Roosebeke cautions that “it remains to be seen if they can really win the necessary support at the upcoming European Council”

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