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Top Greek court rules referendum can go ahead

2015-07-03 20:25

Greece's top administrative court has ruled that a weekend referendum asking voters whether or not they support bailout conditions can go ahead, rejecting a challenge by two individuals.

Greece offers conditional okay to bailout

2015-07-01 14:44

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told international creditors Greece could accept their bailout offer if some conditions were changed, but Germany says it cannot negotiate.

'Brexit' could prompt firms to ditch UK

2015-06-30 07:37

A British exit from the European Union would be disastrous for the UK financial industry and could prompt firms to leave the country, says the sector's main lobby group.

Greece: Euro stocks head for worst day since 2011

2015-06-29 15:52

Euro zone stocks are heading for their biggest fall since 2011, with southern European banks in particular getting pummelled, after Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls.

Italy's Renzi slams EU leaders over migrant quotas

2015-06-26 12:58

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has launched a furious broadside at fellow EU leaders for failing to help deal with a tide of Mediterranean migrants, sources say.

EU leaders agree to relocate 40 000 migrants

2015-06-26 08:59

EU leaders have agreed to the principle of redistributing 40 000 asylum seekers across their bloc, but left the details to be hashed out later, amid hefty disagreement on whether member states should be obliged to take in the migrants.

Creditors, Greeks put rival proposals to ministers

2015-06-25 16:30

Greece's international creditors have put a final cash-for-reform proposal to eurozone finance ministers in a showdown with Athens after lengthy negotiations failed.

UK PM to pitch EU renegotiation amid Greek crisis

2015-06-25 10:30

Prime minister David Cameron will pitch his renegotiation of UK's relationship with the European Union as leaders grapple with the prospect of a Greek deal.

EU launches Mediterranean mission against migrant smugglers

2015-06-22 21:00

EU foreign ministers have launched a military mission in the Mediterranean Sea aimed at cracking down on migrant smuggling networks.

EU to use drones, subs against migrants

2015-06-22 18:55

The European Union will use submarines, warships, drones and helicopters in an operation to gather intelligence on gangs who smuggle thousands of asylum-seekers to Europe from Libya, officials say.

 

What looms for Greece after referendum?

2015-07-03 16:40

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's plan to hold a referendum as creditors' demands for austerity has prompted a breakdown in talks with lenders.

In? Out? In between? A Greek legal riddle for EU

2015-06-30 20:02

The president of the European Commission has told Greeks that saying 'No' to a bailout deal would be a vote to ditch the euro.

17 000 anti-bailout demonstrators rally in Greece

2015-06-29 21:53

About 17 000 people have taken to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki to say "No" in an upcoming referendum on the latest bailout proposals, accusing Greece's international creditors of blackmail.

Burundi decision to hold vote will worsen crisis - EU

2015-06-29 11:56

The EU has condemned Burundi’s “grave” decision to hols elections despite ongoing violence sparked by the president’s bid for a third term, saying it would worsen the situation.

Brexit would be disaster for capital markets

2015-06-26 09:15

A British exit from the EU would be disastrous for the region's capital markets at a time when it is aiming to harmonise financing arrangements, says an expert.

No deal for Greece, top-level talks to resume

2015-06-26 08:35

Greece has failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors, setting up a last-ditch effort to avert a default next week.

'Dont lock us out of the EU' - UK bosses

2015-06-25 13:15

Business chiefs from firms including BT, easyJet and a local cider maker has called on Prime Minister David Cameron to keep the Britain in the European Union.

Russia prolongs food import ban

2015-06-22 21:32

Russia will ban food from Western countries for another six months because the European Union has prolonged its sanctions against Russia, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.

ECB keeps Greece on life support

2015-06-22 19:01

European Central bank chiefs will discuss whether to extend Greece's funding lifeline again after the meeting of eurozone leaders, officials say.

EU approves military to tackle migrant smugglers

2015-06-20 07:08

EU member states have approved plans to launch as early as next week the first phase of a military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

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