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May back in Brussels for latest Brexit showdown

​Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Brussels on Thursday for a showdown with EU leaders

May takes Brexit deal to rebellious MPs

​British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday begin trying to sell her Brexit deal to Parliament

Britain eyes higher growth in Brexit year

​Britain has ramped up its economic growth outlook for next year, when the country will exit the European Union

Britain readies last annual budget before Brexit

Concern is mounting that Britain will exit the EU in March without a deal in place with Brussels

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU

The country's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests setting up a clash between Brussels and Warsaw.

Paris-Brussels network a ‘supercell’ of extremism

A vast network of people have been linked to terrorist organisation the Islamic State that claimed responsibility for the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Released Brussels terrorism suspect proclaims innocence

A man arrested in connection with the Brussels bombing was released after no evidence found was linking him to the attacks, according to prosecutors

Paris, Brussels jihadist network: what we know

Following attacks in Paris and now Brussels, investigators continue to track down those responsible.

SA officials in Brussels confirmed safe

South African diplomatic workers in the capital of Belgium were unharmed by Tuesday's attacks.

‘It is all of Europe that is hit’

Belgium's neighbours have rallied in support after this week's 'acts of war' that shook Brussels.

Bombers’ links to Paris shootings raise intel questions

One of the el-Bakraoui brothers is believed to have provided ammunition and weapons for the Paris attacks.

Fifteen killed in Brussels explosions (and counting)

Four days after the arrest of a suspect of the Paris attack that killed 130 people, blasts have gone off at Brussels airport and a metro station.

European Union cracks down on rebellion

Brussels has condemned Spain for planning to go against European Commission rules and not focus on its targets.

More pie, archbishop?

A prankster has released footage of the leader of Belgium's Catholic Church, mired in sex and homophobia scandals, being hit by custard pies.

Lifting sanctions will give Zim a chance, says Zuma

Jacob Zuma on Wednesday told European parliamentarians that lifting sanctions against Zimbabwe would help the country work through its problems.

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