Stories tagged: EU
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 …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
The Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly backed a motion opposing the start of the process for the U.K. to leave the European Union in a gesture against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Britain’s House of Commons plans to vote Wednesday on a bill authorizing Prime Minister Theresa May to start exit talks with the European Union – the first major test of …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
The British government on Thursday introduced the long-awaited bill that will launch Britain’s exit from the 28-nation European Union, offering lawmakers a very tight timetable to consider the most influential …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
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
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Iceland got a new, Pirate Party-free government on Wednesday, almost three months after an election that produced no outright winner.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Europe appears to have seen off the deflation bugbear that has stalked it for the past couple of years.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
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.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
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 …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
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.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
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.