Stories tagged: EU
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
EU leaders said Wednesday that they have agreed with China to form a working group to discuss Beijing’s overproduction of steel, an issue they say is linked to whether they …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 9:21 p.m.
When would the new leader of the U.K. execute “Brexit”? And what would be the fate of Larry, the Downing Street cat?
Fri., July 8, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
The warnings are piling up – Britain’s decision to leave the European Union appears to be already hitting the economy.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will trim economic growth this year and next across the 19 countries that share the euro currency.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
The quick rebound in global stocks last week following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union was welcome relief to investors. Many surmised that markets were now looking past the …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
Britain’s immigration minister says he can’t guarantee that European Union citizens who live in the U.K. will be able to stay after the country leaves the bloc.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
The head of the U.K. Independence Party, Nigel Farage, resigned Monday as party leader, the latest British political chief to tumble amid the political turmoil following the country’s vote to …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
Britain’s Treasury chief plans to cut U.K. corporation tax to less than 15 percent to encourage companies to invest and ease business concerns about the country’s vote to leave the …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
European stock markets slipped Monday, despite gains earlier in Asia, as investors awaited more clarity on Britain’s future outside the European Union and a U.S. holiday kept trading volumes thin.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Give the EU its due. Despite its comical faux-national paraphernalia of flag, anthem and useless parliament, it has championed and advanced a transnational idea that has helped curb the nationalist …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that the decision of British voters to leave the European Union is “an additional headwind” for the U.S. and global economies but “there is …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
British and European leaders appealed for calm on Monday as concern over the U.K.’s exit from the European Union and its deepening political crisis triggered further gyrations in financial markets …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 9 p.m.
Donald Trump moved from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course Saturday, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
More than 2.1 million people joined an online petition by Saturday urging the government to hold a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over.
Fri., June 24, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Long-term, the British decision to exit the European Union is most likely to hit Spokane companies that are in the export business, local economists say. But uncertainty in the wake …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
The Britons who voted to take their country out of the European Union were predominantly white, working class, older and deeply upset about immigration.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
The Latest on Britain’s referendum on whether to leave the European Union.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Investors and gamblers put their money on Britain remaining a part of the European Union as a historic referendum Thursday threatened to undermine the project of continental unity launched from …
Wed., June 22, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
British voters head to the polls on Thursday to decide if the country should stay in the European Union or leave it. With the stakes high and the issues complex, …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
From the prime minister to sports and pop icons David and Victoria Beckham, supporters of Britain staying in the European Union urged voters Tuesday to think about future generations when …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
The man accused of a murder that has brought campaigning in the country’s European Union referendum to a standstill turned his first court appearance Saturday into a chilling spectacle by …
Fri., June 17, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on European leaders Friday to heal ties with his country despite sanctions after meeting with European investors who said they want to expand their businesses …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Friday she hopes Britain will vote to remain in the European Union in a June 23 referendum that her finance minister labeled a “wake-up call.”
Tue., June 7, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
From the international banks in the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf to the traditional home of Britain’s financial industry in the City of London and the hedge funds of Mayfair, bankers …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday accused those backing a British exit from the European Union of lying to voters – and insisted he is not worried that the “remain” …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Confidence in the economy of Europe’s 19-country eurozone is up across the region for a second successive month thanks in particular to greater optimism among consumers.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The European Union’s regulator has given the go-ahead to the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, clearing another hurdle for the combination of the world’s two biggest beer makers.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
It’s been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. The 19-country currency union, which as …