More EU aid to Greece to help cope with migrants

More than 200 million euros has been given to Greece to help it cope with the influx of tens of thousands of migrants and refugees. The assistance comes from the European Commission, with senior officials on a visit to Athens. The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, said the payment means …

Dozens wounded as Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem

Dozens of muslim worshippers were wounded as Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque. The chaotic scenes came as Israel backed down in the face of 10 days of often -violent unrest and removed security measures at the sacred site. Israel’s removal of the security measures, including metal detectors and CCTV cameras, …

UK: pre-Brexit consultation on EU migrants

The British government will examine what contribution EU citizens make to the UK economy. More than three million citizens of other EU member states live in Britain. As the country looks to structure its post-Brexit immigration system, the country’s interior minister Amber Rudd says the government needs an accurate picture of EU labour in the …

Iran shines in Ravenna under Riccardo Muti – musica

It was a historic event that conductor Riccardo Muti offered the public at the Ravenna Festival this year: marking the 20th edition of his “Roads of Friendship”: project, he brought together on stage musicians from Italy and Iran. The Ravenna performance came just two days after another, “in Tehran, on July 6th”: – two concerts …

Political crisis in Sweden

Sweden is in the grip of a political crisis as Prime Minister Stefan Lofven reshuffled his minority cabinet in a bid to avoid calling an early election. Opposition parties had demanded the resignation of three government ministers over one of the largest security breaches in the country’s history. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman and Infrastructure Minister …

Video shows moment fair-ground ride collapses

A video shows the moment a carriage detached from a fair-ground ride, throwing its passengers to the ground. One person died and at least seven others were injured, three critically, in the accident at Ohio State Fair in Columbus. Euronews has blacked out the instant when one of the rides modules detached, out of respect …