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'It has nothing to do with tactics' – Kimpembe says Tuchel isn't to blame for PSG defeat

The Paris Saint-Germain players were at fault against Borussia Dortmund, said the defender Presnel Kimpembe accepted the Paris Saint-Germain players had to take the blame for their 2-1 Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund as Thomas Tuchel’s tactics were not at fault. Tuchel switched to a three-man defence, with Marquinhos lining up alongside Kimpembe and…

By JohnValbyNation February 20, 2020 0

Greek island faces stinking summer waste crisis

A general view of Corfu Town | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Getting Wasted Greek island faces stinking summer waste crisis The fight over a Corfu garbage dump has drawn in the Athens government, the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. By Harry Cooper and Ginger Hervey 6/29/18, 3:17 PM CET Updated 4/19/19, 1:53 AM…

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Britain’s ‘moment of truth’ postponed

European Council President Donald Tusk | Tatyana Zenkovich/AFP via Getty Images Britain’s ‘moment of truth’ postponed European Council President Donald Tusk plays down expectations of Brexit progress at summit in Brussels. By David M. Herszenhorn 10/16/18, 8:40 PM CET Updated 4/19/19, 1:34 AM CET There is still no Brexit deal — not on the divorce,…

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UK and EU step up Brexit talks to twice a week

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson | Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images UK and EU step up Brexit talks to twice a week Boris Johnson said the boost in activity was part of his approach to scrapping the Northern Irish backstop. By Emilio Casalicchio, Jacopo Barigazzi and Maïa de La Baume 8/29/19, 11:30 PM CET Updated 9/1/19,…

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The EU’s 7 post-election green priorities

The European election didn’t produce a decisive winner when it comes to political groupings — it’s a different story when it comes to climate policy issues. It’s pretty clear that issues that had once been considered marginal, like imposing a fuel tax on aviation to reduce demand for flying; or very hard to achieve, like agreeing…

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