Pound-euro exchange rate: Sterling reaches 4-month high as Macron calls for a “Euro army”

The pound is trading at a rate of €1.146 against the euro this morning, which is practically unchanged on the day, but remains close to the four-month high struck yesterday. With the Italian budget deadlock continuing to rumble on without a solution in sight, French President Emmanuel Macron has ruffled euro investors’ feathers by calling for the establishment of a “real European army.” Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Tensions BOIL OVER as Jihadist group calls Russia ‘occupying force’ before FIGHT for Idlib

RUSSIA was called an “occupying force” by a jihadist group in a statement that they released during the “buffer” period before the final fight between rebels and government forces over the final rebel stronghold of Idlib. Daily Express :: World Feed

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Italy ‘would be better off OUTSIDE the eurozone’ as Borghi calls for nation’s OWN currency

ITALY could solve its financial woes by LEAVING the eurozone and establishing its own currency, the economic head of the ruling League party said today. The nation is continuing to grapple with the fallout of its deficit budget announcement after unveiling plans for a 2019 deficit of 2.4 percent. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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