Stories tagged: Europe
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is warning his forces could target NATO sites if the country feels threatened, sharply raising the stakes against the Western alliance even as President-elect Donald Trump …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged calls from Britain’s main corporate lobby group to avoid a “cliff edge” in which Britain leaves the European Union before sealing a fresh trade deal, …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 7:54 a.m.
NATO’s general secretary said Monday he is “looking forward” to working with Donald Trump’s upcoming U.S. administration and reiterated the trans-Atlantic alliance’s dedication to increasing funds from non-U.S. members.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
President Barack Obama left Europe on Friday urging U.S. allies to keep their relationships strong – and to keep an open mind about President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
European and NATO defense officials on Tuesday cautioned President-elect Donald Trump about his warming relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that they welcomed dialogue but that the United States …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
The British government on Tuesday strongly rejected claims in a leaked report that it is divided over leaving the European Union and has no coherent plan to extricate the U.K. …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
The same nativism that infused Donald Trump’s campaign has a long and sometimes violent history – in Europe, as well as the United States.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 11 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
The European Space Agency lost contact with an experimental Mars probe shortly before its planned landing on the red planet Wednesday. Scientists said that wasn’t a good sign for the …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
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.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
The Donald brags he will make America “strong again” but the policies he promotes would do exactly the opposite: emboldening our enemies, undercutting our allies and destroying America’s clout in …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
“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 …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
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.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
European stock markets closed a tad lower Monday following mixed economic data. Trading activity was dented by the Labor Day holiday in the U.S.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
A team of volunteer monitors have found an invasive green crab in the waters of Westcott Bay on San Juan Island.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
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 …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
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 …
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.
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, 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.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
The race to become Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic, unexpected turn Thursday as former London Mayor Boris Johnson – popular with the public and widely considered to be …
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.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
The Supreme Court says the European Union can’t pursue a lawsuit accusing tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds of taking part in a global money-laundering scheme that sponsored cigarette-smuggling in Europe.
Wed., June 1, 2016
What Trumpism ignores is Ilves’ larger point: The West must recognize the value of a free and secure Europe, something that NATO countries took for granted during the past two …
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.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
It was like Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump in the heart of Europe, and the Bern won by a nose. Left-wing economics professor Alexander Van der Bellen was elected Austria’s …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam …