Stories tagged: EU
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 5:58 p.m.
Competing visions of world trade are set to collide at the Group of 20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg, Germany, this week.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
The European Union and Japan have agreed “in principle” on a free trade deal that will affect an overwhelming majority of commerce between the two economic giants and will be …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Britain is pulling out of an agreement that permits fishermen from five other countries to operate in U.K. waters, the first step in reasserting control over its fishing industry as …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
European leaders said Thursday they are ready to defend the Paris climate accord and free trade when they face President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit. German Chancellor …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Italy’s leader pressed his European Union allies Thursday to take in more migrants, saying the relentless arrival of tens of thousands on Italy’s shores is putting his country under enormous …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
The European Commission has hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine after concluding that the search giant unfairly favored its comparison-shopping service over others.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
The European Union’s top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
The two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned Saturday, shouldering some of the blame for an election that proved a disaster for the Conservative Party, a headache …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has predicted in its latest global outlook report that world growth would accelerate from 3 percent in 2016 to 3.6 percent in 2018.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
The 27 European Union nations handling Britain’s exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks, the EU’s chief negotiator said Monday, stressing that the discussions would …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
Ayhan Ogelge lives in Austria. But his heart is in his Turkish homeland and beats for its president, even as Europe’s democracies raise the alarm over the Turkish leader’s push …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork Monday for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement and appearing with his …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
The European Union is preparing new rules that could force a key financial market, and potentially thousands of jobs, to leave London once Britain exits the bloc.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accused European Union officials of trying to influence the U.K. elections, ratcheting up tensions with Brussels over her country’s departure from the bloc.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
In public, Britain and the European Union say they want an amicable divorce. Behind the scenes, things are getting nasty.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Britain’s prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its “divorce bill” from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
The European Central Bank kept its stimulus program and interest rates unchanged Thursday even though it conceded that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is becoming stronger.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
They could hardly be more different: Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron is facing anti-immigration, anti-EU Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential runoff May 7.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged closer cooperation Wednesday, highlighting their common interests in peace and security and pushing a message of free trade and open engagement …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel products from China to stop them flooding Europe’s struggling steel market.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Theresa May’s government is increasingly concerned the European Union will seek to punish the U.K. for leaving the bloc, amid claims the prime minister hasn’t done enough to charm her …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Turkey’s president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Tens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
The Scottish Parliament will vote Wednesday evening on whether to back calls for a second independence referendum, potentially setting the stage for a clash between the British prime minister and …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator warned Wednesday that there will be “serious consequences for everyone” if the two sides fail to clinch a deal within two years.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger formal negotiations on Britain leaving the European Union on March 29, the British government said on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Britain lurched closer to leaving the European Union Monday when Parliament stopped resisting and gave Prime Minister Theresa May the power to file for divorce from the bloc.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
Britain’s House of Commons gave its final approval Wednesday to a bill authorizing the government to start exit talks with the European Union, despite fears by opposition lawmakers that the …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Prime Minister Theresa May kept her plan to trigger Brexit on track after promising lawmakers the chance to veto the final deal she strikes with the European Union. May’s administration …