ARTICLES RELATING TO EU

Ethical leadership needed more than ever in a diverse Europe

2017-05-23 05:00

Emmanuel Macron's success in the French presidential election represents a move away from the conservative, right-wing wave that has swept over many parts of the world, says Kurt April.

London home sellers shrug off election, raise prices

2017-05-22 10:23

London house prices have rebounded in May, rising to a record as buyers and sellers defied the usual trend of holding off on property transactions before an election.

Philippines' Duterte warns of thousands more drug killings

2017-05-18 17:03

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he wanted to behead opponents of his drug war and warned 50 000 people could die in the crackdown, after rejecting European Union aid in response to its criticism of the killings.

Merkel, Macron: the new power couple to shake up the EU

2017-05-17 11:18

Freshly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are the new power couple leading the charge against anti-European populists and trying to put the struggling EU back on track, analysts say.

Putin: US political struggle is affecting global economy

2017-05-15 15:45

Russian President Vladimir Putin says political uncertainties in the US and the European Union are weighing on the global economy.

UK's Johnson says EU may have to pay Brexit divorce bill

2017-05-14 14:24

Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson says the EU may have to pay Britain for its exit from the European Union.

EU raises UK growth outlook, but warns of Brexit uncertainty

2017-05-11 10:59

The European Commission has raised its forecast for UK growth for a second time this year, while warning of a fallout from Brexit uncertainty and faster inflation.

Brussels 'crossing fingers' for Macron in French vote

2017-05-05 17:25

The EU is pinning its hopes on pro-European presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in the upcoming French run-off vote, wary of the threat posed by eurosceptic Marine Le Pen.

Britain says will not be bullied in Brexit talks

2017-05-03 17:31

Prime Minister Theresa May warns that she would rather Britain exit the EU without any agreement on future ties than accept a "bad deal".

EU prolongs migrant border controls

2017-05-02 20:01

The EU says it will allow Austria, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and non-EU country Norway to prolong ID checks at their borders for another couple of months.

 

May reverses stance as labour gains in polls

2017-05-22 15:26

Theresa May has backed down over one of the central pledges of her election campaign, following polls that showed the opposition Labour Party gaining ground.

EU discusses Brexit position as UK threatens to quit talks

2017-05-22 09:28

European Union ministers will meet in Brussels to refine their Brexit negotiating position after the UK threatened to quit talks on its departure.

Facebook fined $122m for misleading EU over WhatsApp

2017-05-18 14:30

The European Commission has fined US social media giant Facebook $122m for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp.

Macron wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

2017-05-15 16:21

On his first full day in office, France's freshly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron has moved quickly on both foreign and domestic fronts.

UK steps up battle with EU over Brexit bill

2017-05-15 10:39

Prime Minister Theresa May’s UK government has stepped up its divorce battle with the European Union on the sequencing of exit negotiations.

EU passports for sale in Cyprus lure rich Russians' cash

2017-05-11 13:45

Known as a hub for offshore Russian finance, Cyprus has enabled a more sophisticated way to camouflage those funds.

May asks UK voters for mandate as strong as Macron's

2017-05-08 13:48

Prime Minister Theresa May says that the victory in the French presidential election of a staunch defender of the European Union is why she needs an 'equally strong mandate.'

EU parliament head rejects British PM's vote-meddling claim

2017-05-05 05:40

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani is dismissing a claim that the EU was trying to influence the outcome of the June election in Britain.

May vows to be 'bloody difficult' as EU slams Brexit aims

2017-05-02 23:01

Brexit negotiations have not yet started, but British Prime Minister Theresa May says she could be a "bloody difficult woman" in talks with the EU.

EU worries over growth hormones in SA chickens

2017-05-02 12:45

The EU says it has serious concerns about South Africa’s ability to deal with exposure to prohibited medicines and growth hormones with regard to its poultry and other commodities.

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