The risk of modern slavery is rising in the European Union

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(CNN) The risk of modern slavery has risen in 20 member states of the European Union, according to a new global ranking released yesterday. The Modern Slavery Index 2017, compiled by risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft, pinpointed five EU countries … Read More

Few see EU as world’s top economic power despite its relative might

The European Union ranks as the world’s second-largest economy by gross domestic product, but few people globally see it as an economic leader ahead of China or the United States, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. Across the … Read More

Failure to reach Brexit deal ‘suicide’ for UK, says former EU chief

Romano Prodi, once Italian prime minister, says compromise on both sides is essential and that a second referendum would be almost impossible. Britain will be committing economic suicide unless it is prepared to compromise to reach a comprehensive Brexit deal, … Read More

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