Marine Le Pen fishes for votes with sea trip

Le Pen’s guerrilla-style French presidential campaign catches frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on the back foot

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ECB keeps money taps open, nods to euro zone recovery

ECB maintains its bias for further policy easing, leaving the door open to further rates cuts or an increase in asset buys

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French intelligence says Assad forces carried out sarin attack in Syria

The chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed scores of people, according to a war monitor, Syrian opposition groups and the West

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Using multimedia players to stream pirated content illegal, says EU’s top court

In a case involving a Dutch man who sells multimedia players over the internet to easily web-stream content on TV, the court says shoppers break the law too

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Global media at a tipping point and ‘never under so much threat’

World Press Freedom Index notes a rise in surveillance and ‘strongmen’ in post-truth era, especially in democracies, in which US and UK rank lower than SA

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EU tightens Brexit demands on residence and banks, document shows

Draft negotiating plan demands the UK honour its five year residence rule, and banks must face EU supervision in any free-trade deal

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