Tourists returning to the UK from Spain must be quarantined for two weeks. The British government announced this tonight, British media report.
Six major universities will jointly investigate whether residents of Northern Ireland are eager to join Ireland. It could be a stepping stone to a referendum on unification of the island.
Not everyone in the House of Representatives is enthusiastic about the outcome of the European summit. “Rutte has bowed to his knees,” says PVV leader Wilders. He thinks that 390 billion euros in subsidies will come, while the Netherlands did not want that.
After two days of meetings, the 27 EU leaders have not yet reached an agreement on a European recovery fund of EUR 750 billion to combat the corona crisis and on the European multi-annual budget of nearly EUR 1.100 billion. There will be further talk on Sunday, sources report to NU.nl on Saturday evening.
The European Commission expects the recession due to the corona crisis to be deeper than initially thought. The recovery will also be less strong, the committee writes in the summer forecast.
The Irish will have a unique coalition after five months of negotiations. For the first time in its centennial history, the two major parties Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will rule the green island together. Not only that: the bitter rivals of yesteryear are also joined by The Greens, another unique one.
Christine Lagarde, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), warned European leaders on Friday that there may be risks to the financial markets if aid packages fail for economic recovery. The current calm stock market sentiment may turn around if no agreement is reached, according to officials, according to Lagarde, during a video conference.
More than a hundred people were arrested on Saturday during protests in London. The British Metropolitan Police said in a statement.