ARTICLES RELATING TO EUROPEAN UNION

EU wants to beef up financial watchdogs

2014-08-08 14:31

The EU's trio new financial watchdogs should have more powers over banks, insurers and markets, says the bloc's executive body.

Intel loses court challenge about EU fine

2014-06-12 10:38

US chipmaker Intel has lost its challenge against a fine handed down by European Union antitrust regulators five years ago.

It's Mrs Mugabe or Zim won't go to summit

2014-03-26 13:59

Zimbabwe's government will boycott a summit between the EU and African Union if President Robert Mugabe's wife is not granted a visa to travel with him.

UK speed-cut: What about SA?

2014-03-12 10:35

More than two-thirds of UK drivers don't want the government to cut a major freeway's speed limit. How would you react if a similar cut were proposed for SA?

Crash? EU cars will dial own SOS

2014-02-28 07:58

The European Union has called for an EU-wide emergency system, eCall, in all cars to activate after a crash and transmit an SOS call - anywhere in Europe.

India opposes EU air carbon charge

2013-10-23 10:48

India has voiced its strong resistance to EU plans to impose a scaled-back carbon charge on flights over European airspace.

EU banks have a capital shortfall of €70bn

2013-09-25 14:58

The top 42 banks in the European Union would need an extra €70.4bn to comply with the new rules that take full effect in 2019, the bloc's banking watchdog says.

EU lifts sanctions on Zim diamond mine

2013-09-17 16:03

The European Union has agreed to lift sanctions on a Zimbabwean diamond firm, despite Britain's resistance to be seen as rewarding Robert Mugabe.

EU watchdog may cutail bankers' bonuses

2013-07-30 09:55

Bankers could lose part of their bonus if their employer's capital position falls below certain levels, according to a proposal from the EU banking regulator.

SA-EU to focus on imbalance

2013-07-16 18:21

South Africa will push for greater flexibility on agricultural exports to Europe in the upcoming SA-EU summit, according to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

EU to decide who pays when banks fail

2013-06-21 13:30

The European Union has sought to forge rules that will shape how the eurozone deals with its sickly lenders.

Carbon emissions get nod from airlines

2013-06-04 13:56

Global airlines have agreed on a proposal for tackling aircraft emissions in a bid to break an international deadlock .

EU pledges $675bn to Mali

2013-05-14 19:51

The European Union is pledging $674.8m over the next two years to help recreate the west African country of Mali as a functioning state.

BMW raps EU over stiffer car emissions

2013-05-14 12:56

BMW says the EU's call for even greater fuel efficiency by 2025, will harm the European industry that is in competition with the US and China.

Cameron: Britain must stay in EU

2013-05-09 14:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken on critics in his Conservative party, saying it would be wrong for Britain to leave the European Union.

EU to protect savers from bank collapses

2013-04-30 09:55

Depositors should be the very last to suffer losses when a bank collapses, according to a proposal by European Union countries.

EU to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

Austria to examine bank secrecy rules

2013-04-09 18:11

Austria is ready to loosen bank secrecy rules regarding foreign holdings and close tax evasion loopholes, says Chancellor Werner Faymann.

EU lifts ban on many Zim officials

2013-03-25 16:51

The EU has lifted sanctions on 81 Zimbabwean officials and eight entities after a “peaceful” referendum, but excluded Robert Mugabe and 10 of his top aides.

EU to suspend aviation carbon tax

2013-03-13 08:27

The EU is set to partially suspend its controversial airlines emissions tax scheme, as part of a bid to push international critics into reaching a global aviation deal.

EU delays bank bonus ban

2013-03-05 16:20

European Union governments have delayed a decision on controversial bank bonus caps after Britain offered hope of a deal if given more time to negotiate.

ArcelorMittal vows job cuts freeze

2013-02-19 19:35

ArcelorMittal has pledged to suspend closures and job cuts in Europe pending the launch of a pan-Europe plan in June to save the industry, the EU says.

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed convertible

2013-01-02 08:22

Bentley gives us a sneak peek at its fastest convertible yet ahead of its official launch at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Check out the sun-seeking 460kW Continental GT Speed Convertible! GALLERY

EU holds back on eurozone overhaul

2012-12-14 07:59

European leaders doused hopes of a radical eurozone overhaul, after brokering deals to control banks and refloat Greece seen as adequate to stem the immediate crisis.

 

Moscow won't respond in kind to sanctions

2014-07-28 12:00

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that Moscow would not take tit-for-tat measures or act "hysterically" in response to sanctions imposed by the US and EU.

UK rejects EU rules on currency rigging

2014-06-12 10:00

British finance minister George Osborne will reject European Union plans to outlaw currency market manipulation and instead set out his own proposals.

UK speed-cut: What about SA?

2014-03-12 15:15

More than two-thirds of UK drivers don't want the government to cut a major freeway's speed limit. How would you react if a similar cut were proposed for SA?

Crash? EU cars will dial own SOS

2014-02-28 13:27

The European Union has called for an EU-wide emergency system, eCall, in all cars to activate after a crash. Read more...

Safety tech risks driver freedom

2013-10-29 12:19

The European Union is considering rolling out technology in vehicles that can detect speed limits and automatically apply the brakes. Breakthrough in car safety or a disaster waiting to happen?

Uganda gets $150m from EU for roads

2013-09-26 09:21

The European Union has given Uganda $151m in credit and grants to help pay for roads meant to help boost trade in east Africa.

EU lifts sanctions on Zim diamond mine

2013-09-17 16:20

The European Union has agreed to lift sanctions on a Zimbabwean diamond firm, despite Britain's resistance to be seen as rewarding Robert Mugabe.

EU plans to end roaming fees in telecoms shake-up

2013-09-10 16:45

The EU is to present a radical shake-up of the telecoms sector, aiming to enforce a single telecoms market and remove mobile phone roaming charges.

EU slashes roaming fees

2013-06-28 10:17

The European Union is cutting maximum mobile data roaming rates by 36% from Monday, making mobile data roaming up to 91% cheaper than it was in 2007.

SA, EU talk citrus exports

2013-06-11 10:52

Citrus exports have been discussed by International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and European Commission vice-president Baroness Catherine Ashton.

EU tackles tax evasion

2013-05-22 16:33

Tax cheats big and small have been under the microscope as the EU discussed tax evasion amid a fresh scandal involving Apple.

EU raids oil majors over price-fixing

2013-05-14 19:40

European authorities have raided the offices of top oil firms Shell, BP and Statoil as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of oil prices.

EU to crackdown on tax evasion

2013-05-14 08:57

EU finance ministers have bid to unlock a trillion-euro annual crackdown on tax evasion, as pressure mounts to look for new measures to boost job creation and growth.

EU targets banks to help consumers

2013-05-07 14:19

The European Commission will propose new rules to make it easier for consumers to open and switch bank accounts, as well keep an eye on their banking fees.

US, UK want financial services

2013-04-19 11:42

The US and the UK aim to include financial services in a proposed free-trade agreement between America and the European Union, the British ambassador says.

EU gains ground in battle over tax-fraud

2013-04-14 09:53

Europe's biggest countries have gained ground in their bid to recover some of the €1 trillion lost each year to tax fraud and money laundering

Reader: 'R50 insurance a bargain'

2013-04-03 11:04

Reader BRIAN BOGAARD, a South African living in Italy for the last 10 years, shares his views on our article titled "65% of SA cars NOT insured".

EU lifts ban on many Zim officials

2013-03-25 16:44

The EU has lifted sanctions on 81 Zimbabwean officials and eight entities after a “peaceful” referendum, but excluded Robert Mugabe and 10 of his top aides.

EU bans animal-tested cosmetics

2013-03-11 14:22

The European Union is banning the sale of new cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals.

Morocco, EU begin free trade talks

2013-03-01 19:40

Morocco and the European Union began discussions aimed at concluding a free trade agreement.

EU set to meet on horsemeat scandal

2013-02-11 20:08

The European Union is expected to meet in Brussels to discuss how frozen horsemeat was fraudulently passed off as beef, says a French minister.

460kW topless Bentley flagship

2013-01-02 10:05

Bentley gives us a sneak peek at its fastest convertible yet ahead of its official launch at the 2013 Detroit auto show. Check out the sun-seeking 460kW Continental GT Speed Convertible! GALLERY

Cameron in danger of 'unraveling EU'

2012-12-28 09:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to win back powers from the European Union could cause the 27-nation bloc to fall apart, president Herman Van Rompuy says.

EU seals historic banks watchdog deal

2012-12-13 07:52

EU finance ministers have brokered a hard-fought deal to create a single bank supervisor with powers to close down lenders right across the eurozone.

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