The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has described as "totally unacceptable" remarks by a senior US official who said "fuck the EU" while speaking about the crisis in Ukraine. In a leaked conversation posted on YouTube , the state department official Victoria Nuland revealed the White House's frustrations at Europe's hesitant policy towards pro-democracy protests in Ukraine, which erupted late last year. The German spokeswoman Christiane Wirtz said Merkel appreciated the work of Catherine Ashton, the EU's foreign policy chief, who had tried to mediate between the Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, and protesters who have taken to the streets. Speaking in Kiev, after meeting Yanukovych, Nuland refused to be drawn into the row. But she implied she had been a victim of a sophisticated eavesdropping operation carried out by Russia's spy agencies.
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Boris Johnson avoided an "economic catastrophe" by pushing through Brexit "at the right time," according to former Brexit Party candidate Mitch Feierstein. The UK could have been subject to Brussels demands to contribute towards a mammoth financial bailout for central banks that have failed during the coronavirus. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. This will see the ECB buy government and company debt across the eurozone, including that of troubled Greece and Italy. Brussels has also relaxed budget rules for the first time and allowed member states to redirect money allocated for other purposes to fight the virus.
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The SNP admitted it hired Double Take Projections, based in Edinburgh, to set up the display, which showed the EU headquarters emblazoned with a neon blue and red light symbol. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.