ARTICLES RELATING TO EU

EU probes Disneyland Paris over prices

2015-07-29 15:15

European Union regulators are investigating prices charged by Disneyland Paris after complaints from foreign consumers who say they were charged more.

Obama calls on Britain to remain in the EU

2015-07-24 10:41

US President Barack Obama has urged Britain to stay in the European Union, cautioning that remaining in the bloc is necessary to help preserve the nation's global influence.

Sri Lanka: EU fish ban causes $75m loss

2015-07-22 16:13

Sri Lanka has suffered a revenue loss of $75m because of a European Union ban on fish caught by Sri Lanka-flagged vessels since January, a government spokesperson says.

No reforms, no money, German lawmaker warns

2015-07-22 10:00

A senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has warned the Greek government not to backtrack on its reform commitments.

SA, Greece paralells – Create environments which advance trust

2015-07-21 14:32

A look at the parallels between the two countries, the one the birthplace of Democracy and the other producing a transition heralded as a miracle.

EU talks about flood of migrants

2015-07-20 20:05

The European Union will try to reach an agreement to tackle the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean despite resistance from Spain and Poland.

EU tells Thailand more to do on illegal fishing – official

2015-07-17 09:45

The EU has warned Thailand that it is still not doing enough to stamp out illegal fishing practices, the country's defence minister says, raising the prospects of a trade ban.

A couple of local inventions that intend changing the world

2015-07-15 12:11

It’s good to see that although many of South Africa’s brightest have taken their talents elsewhere, there’s still plenty of brainpower left here, says Alec Hogg.

100 bodies wash up at Libyan coastal town

2015-07-14 21:11

As many as 100 bodies, presumably of sub-Saharan boat migrants, have washed up near the Libyan city of Tajoura.

China's bid to extend diplomacy entangled in EU

2015-07-13 13:16

China could invest up to €10bn in Europe's new infrastructure fund, but a final decision is being held up by the complex mechanics of a deal.

 

Stats Guru: Data proves “Beggar” Greece’s productive sector destroyed by EU

2015-07-27 06:31

The Department of Trade & Industry’s retired director of statistics pulls out his graphs on Greece and comes to the conclusion that the world has gone mad.

Iran agrees more than $2bn of projects with EU companies

2015-07-23 14:32

Iran has completed negotiations with some European companies wanting to invest in projects in the country following a nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers this month, an Iranian deputy minister says.

'Brexit' fears haunt UK's roaring trade in euros

2015-07-22 15:45

The capital of euro trading prospers outside the eurozone, but London's dominance of the $5.3trn-a-day foreign exchange market could wane if Britain left the EU.

Greece looks to seal bailout deal in weeks

2015-07-21 15:34

Greece should wrap up bailout talks with international lenders by August 20, once parliament approves the second package of measures.

In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

2015-07-21 08:47

The latest paroxysm of Greece's debt crisis has exposed rifts in the eurozone which if not addressed soon could lead to the break-up of the European monetary union.

Europe came close to catastrophe - Tusk

2015-07-17 11:30

Europe has come close to catastrophe as the talks between Greece and its creditors for a new bailout deal last weekend almost failed, says EU chief Donald Tusk.

Migrants stranded in Athens without water, food

2015-07-17 05:53

Shading himself from the scorching sun in a busy Athens square is a Syrian refugee named Haisam, one of 800 to 1 000 who has ended up in the Greek capital, stranded in a recession-hit city not equipped to receive him.

IMF calls for Greece debt relief

2015-07-15 10:15

A secret International Monetary Fund study shows Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far.

Secret report: Greece needs debt relief far beyond EU plans

2015-07-14 16:40

Greece will need far bigger debt relief than eurozone partners have been prepared to envisage so far due to the devastation of its economy and banks in the last two weeks.

Brussels functionaries bewildered by Greece

2015-07-07 21:15

Named after a founding father of the European Union, Brussels' busy Schuman roundabout lies at the heart of the bloc.

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