Italy’s intervention on 5G networks may cause delay, says ZTE

Italy has new powers to intervene in such deals, and could block 5G deals involving non-European firms on national interest grounds, like the US

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No-deal Brexit almost certain with possible dire consequences

Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are referring to Britain’s departure with no overall deal in place as a realistic prospect

Ursula von der Leyen elected to lead European Commission

The former German defence minister's ambitious social, climate and migrant plans win votes

Alpine resorts lose that ‘winter feeling’ due to climate change

Swiss resorts are having to re-invent themselves as climate change sees their snow, and sustainability, melting away

Europe’s top court rules against Russia in LGBT case

Moscow ordered to pay damages for its refusal to register three associations that defend minorities

EU competition division has Amazon in its sights

A formal investigation into Amazon may be days away for it unfairly using sales data to undercut smaller shops on its Marketplace platform

Macron showcases Europe military prowess at Paris parade

French president says Bastille Day parade is a great gesture for a European defence policy

France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict

Foreign minister Jean-Yves le Drian says it is important that de-escalation measures are taken to ease tensions

Famed Spanish bull run festival ends with more gorings

Eight daredevils who ran with bulls were injured in Spain’s San Fermin festival

In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

Locals and tourists are embracing the growing array of app-based ways to get around

Europe’s syphilis rate soars 70% since 2010

Since the early 2000s, syphilis has become more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts say

Angela Merkel denies ill-health but plays it safe anyway

In a change of protocol, German chancellor opts to sit at official ceremony after a third bout of trembling

Car output gives temporary lift to UK economy

Markets and analysts are untouched by the May uptick as June is expected to see zero growth

UK far-right activist jailed for contempt of court

The rightwinger will effectively serve nearly five months in jail for streaming part of a criminal trial that was subject to reporting restrictions

EU to overhaul money-laundering blacklist, pleasing Saudi Arabia

The kingdom may now be moved to a greylist involving a staged approach under which risk countries could commit to changing their rules

Seven killed as violent storm lashes Greek resorts

Prime minister cancels meetings after six tourists are killed in supercell storm in northern Greece

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