Tuesday, 07 April 2020
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On this day: Gerard Deulofeu inspires Watford FA Cup comeback against Wolves

Added: 07.04.2020 9:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Watch as a brilliant substitute appearance by Gerard Deulofeu inspires Watford to fight back from two goals behind to beat Wolves 3-2 in their 2019 FA Cup semi-final.

Tags: EU, Goa
From: www.bbc.co.uk

[Ticker] Killer of Slovak journalist jailed for 23 years

Added: 07.04.2020 8:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Miroslav Marcek has been sentenced to 23 years in jail for killing Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée. Both were shot dead in early 2018. Kuciak was working at news media outlet aktuality.sk, where he was probing links between corrupt businessmen in Slovakia, EU subsidy and VAT fraud, Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia and ties to Slovak politicians.

Tags: EU, Italy, FIA
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USGA considered December U.S. Open at Riviera

Added: 07.04.2020 7:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

Before the U.S. Golf Association settled on a September date for the rescheduled U.S. Open at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y., a backup plan to hold the major event at Riviera Country Club near Los Angeles in December was considered. A USGA executive told Golfweek on Monday of the maneuverings.

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[Ticker] China donates masks and testing kits to Italy

Added: 07.04.2020 6:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

China delivered two million surgical masks, 200,000 N95 masks and 50,000 testing kits to Italy, said the European Commission on Monday. The gear is a direct donation to the European Union, with distribution set for throughout Italy. "We are grateful for China's support," said Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for crisis management, noting that the EU had also delivered some 56 tonnes of equipment to China already in February.

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[Ticker] EU approves UK's coronavirus state-aid business plan

Added: 07.04.2020 6:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

The European Commission approved a €56.8bn "umbrella" scheme to help UK small and large firms affected by coronavirus. The scheme was approved under new and more flexible rules on state aid to help soften the economic fallout of the virus. Although the UK is no longer a part of the EU, it still has to follow its rules during a transition period set to last until the end of 2020.

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[Coronavirus] EU leaders look for 'exit strategies' as infections slow

Added: 07.04.2020 6:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

EU leaders have begun to explore possible exit strategies to their national lockdowns - as the latest figures in the worst-hit member states indicate a slowing in the rate of new coronavirus cases and deaths.

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[Coronavirus] Merkel: Virus is biggest challenge in EU history

Added: 07.04.2020 6:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

The German chancellor warned that the only answer can be more Europe. However, disagreements countinue over how to rebuild the bloc's economy after the pandemic. Commissioner Gentiloni warned about the state's increased role.

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[Interview] How EU diplomacy is helping a Philippine journalist

Added: 07.04.2020 6:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

The threat of sanctions coupled with personal EU diplomacy can help in the global "battle for truth", award-wining Phillipine journalist Maria Ressa, who faces prison, has said.

Tags: EU, Mac, Prison
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[Podcast] Crisis communications

Added: 07.04.2020 6:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

When journalists were barred from the EU Commission press room in March because of coronavirus, the relatively-new chief spokesperson, Eric Mamer, amiable Frenchman, had to improvise.

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Coronavirus breakthrough: How Europe is planning to lift lockdown measures

Added: 07.04.2020 5:44 | 15 views | 0 comments

EUROPEAN countries are beginning to prepare for post-lockdown life as Austria becomes the first country to set a lockdown easing date.

Tags: EU, Austria
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