Euro News of the Week

New political parties, border controls and more

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Denmark introduces border controls with Germany

Denmark is the sixth Schengen member over the past months that has set up border controls within the EU's internal borders after Norway, Sweden, Germany, France and Austria. 

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Immigration helps push German employment to record high

Favourable economic conditions and an influx of foreign workers boosted employment in Germany to its highest since reunification in 1990.

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Minimum pricing on alcohol still debated after court ruling

Despite a ruling by European Courts that minimum pricing on alcohol would restrict the single market, member states Scotland and Ireland, are enacting the measure in their countries.

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Yanis Varoufakis to launch new political movement in Berlin

Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will launch his new pan-European left-wing political movement next month in Berlin.

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The British Parliament to debate banning Trump

After 565,000 people signed a petition calling for US Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, to be banned from entering the UK, on January 18th the MPs will have to debate the issue. Similar to the Petitions committee in the European Parliament, the British parliament have a petitions committee where they have to consider a petition with 100,000 signatures.

Britain have previously banned entry to people because of hate speech.

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