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UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get legislative approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, raising the possibility that lawmakers will delay …

May plans short Brexit bill if Supreme Court rules against her

If the U.K. Supreme Court rules against her on Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May plans to rush a short bill through Parliament to trigger Brexit by her self-imposed March 31 …

Don’t tear down European alliances

Testimony by Trump’s national security nominees suggested that the incoming administration would respect the alliances that have undergirded the West since 1945. It is still not clear that Trump agrees

UK’s May signals EU clean break: no ‘half-in, half-out’

Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain “half-in, half-out,” Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters who want …

Iceland gets new government, could restart talks on entering EU

Iceland got a new, Pirate Party-free government on Wednesday, almost three months after an election that produced no outright winner.

Eurozone inflation spikes to highest in over 3 years

Europe appears to have seen off the deflation bugbear that has stalked it for the past couple of years.

EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

The European Union is starting legal action against Britain, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain for not imposing penalties against Volkswagen for using illegal software to hide vehicle emissions.

JPMorgan hit hardest as EU fines rate-rigging trio $521 million

JPMorgan Chase, HSBC Holdings and Credit Agricole were fined a total of 485.5 million euros ($521 million) for rigging the Euribor benchmark as European Union antitrust regulators wrapped up a …

European Union populists: Is the genie out of the bottle?

Another crisis looms in an already shook-up European Union. Italian voters rocked Europe’s boat more this weekend than Austrian voters were able to steady it. With its shaky banks and …

Britain’s pro-Brexit party picks new leader to replace Trump ally Nigel Farage

The British political party that helped carry the nation toward an exit from the European Union picked a former top deputy as its new leader Monday to replace the firebrand …

EU lawmakers block new challenge to Canada trade pact

The European Parliament has voted down a challenge by a group of EU lawmakers to try to have the bloc’s hard-won trade pact with Canada referred to Europe’s top court.

EU awaits Trump team to assess future of trans-Atlantic ties

European Union foreign ministers conceded Sunday that they will have to wait to see what moves U.S. president-elect Donald Trump makes in the weeks ahead and work on strengthening Europe’s …

Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

Scotland’s government says it will ask Britain’s Supreme Court to block Prime Minister Theresa May from triggering European Union exit talks without consulting the Scottish Parliament first.

Eurozone economy grows at muted rate as inflation picks up

Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone remained modest in the third quarter, official figures showed Monday, the latest sign that the single currency bloc failed to fully capitalize on a …

EU-Canada sign long-delayed trade pact

The European Union and Canada signed Sunday a landmark trade pact, ending days of drama after a small Belgian region refused to endorse the agreement and deeply embarrassed the EU.

Belgium urged to break EU-Canada trade deadlock by Monday

Sources say that if Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union’s landmark free deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider canceling a signing ceremony scheduled …

Banking boss says firms preparing to leave UK before EU exit

The head of the British Bankers’ Association has warned that financial firms are planning to start leaving London within weeks because of uncertainty about the U.K.’s exit from the European …

EU ratification to make Paris climate deal a reality

The European Union ratified the international Paris agreement on climate change late Tuesday, fulfilling the second and final condition for the accord to go into force later this year.

What does Brexit mean? With divorce talks looming, Britain still doesn’t have a clue

“Brexit means Brexit,” Theresa May has said. But two months after May took the keys to 10 Downing Street as her predecessor sped away without glancing back, Britain is none …

Britain’s economy is stable – and people are surprised

Fear of an economic meltdown was the biggest weapon in the campaign to stop Britain from leaving the European Union.

European proposal to ban American lobsters to move forward

An arm of the European Union says there’s enough scientific evidence to move forward with a review of Sweden’s request to declare the American lobster an invasive species.

Brexit chief says U.K. gov’t will not be rushed

The chief of Britain’s new Brexit department said Monday the government will not be rushed as it develops detailed plans for leaving the European Union, as Prime Minister Theresa May …

EU orders Apple to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes

Apple has to pay up to $14.5 billion – plus billions more in interest – in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology …

Eurozone growth halves in Q2 but inflation inches up in July

Official figures show that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter of the year, a development that’s probably more likely due to the fading boost from …

EU slaps record cartel fine of $3.24 billion on truck firms

BRUSSELS – The European Union has slapped its biggest ever cartel fine, worth $3.24 billion and twice the previous record, on several of Europe’s top truck producers for colluding to …

EU takes action against China at WTO over raw materials

GENEVA – The European Union has launched dispute proceedings against China in the World Trade Organization over import duties and other alleged measures involving raw materials. After similar action against …

Brexit minister: Some EU migrants may have to leave UK

Some European Union citizens may not be allowed to stay in Britain after the U.K. leaves the bloc, the U.K. minister in charge of negotiating the divorce has said.

EU widens antitrust probe to include Google ad, shopping biz

BRUSSELS – The European Union has opened a new front in its battle with Google, accusing the technology giant of abusing its dominant position in the online search market to …

Bank of England mulls rate cut to cushion Brexit blow

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is already taking its toll on the British economy, raising speculation that the Bank of England will on Thursday decide to reduce its …

Theresa May becomes Britain’s new leader as Cameron exits

In a carefully orchestrated political ballet, David Cameron left his job and his home at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, resigning as prime minister soon afterward at Buckingham Palace. Theresa …