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Free up hi-tech risk takers - Google

2014-09-23 05:00

Google chair Eric Schmidt, whose own firm is embroiled in an EU anti-trust probe, has urged the bloc to give innovators free rein to deliver the economic gains.

AU to send 30 Ebola specialists to Liberia

2014-09-15 14:47

The AU is preparing to send a team of 30 health workers and other specialists to help fight an Ebola outbreak that killed more than 2 400 people in West Africa.

New Russia, Ukraine, EU gas talks set

2014-09-11 15:30

Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission will hold a new round of talks on the Russia-Ukraine gas pricing dispute in Berlin, says the Commission.

Ukraine passes law allowing Russia sanctions

2014-08-14 18:15

Ukraine's parliament has approved a law paving the way for a string of sanctions on Russian firms and nationals accused of backing an uprising in the country.

World Ebola fears grow, Europe & Asia on alert

2014-07-31 07:18

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents have grown, with European and Asian countries on alert and MSF warning the "unprecedented" epidemic is out of control.

Moscow-based lobby regrets new EU sanctions

2014-07-30 13:15

The Moscow-based Association of European Businesses says it "deeply regrets" new sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia.

SA pulls citrus consignment to EU

2014-07-22 21:00

The agriculture department has withdrawn a consignment of citrus to the European Union in its first sighting this year of black spot in fruit exported from SA.

Davies vows to fight citrus ban

2014-07-21 17:59

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has vowed to fight tooth and nail to avert a possible European ban on citrus imports from South Africa.

EU VAT changes: 6 points you need to know

2014-07-15 08:41

The 2015 VAT changes in the EU will have a major impact on e-merchants and the e-commerce sector as a whole. This is what you need to know.

EU regulators fine drug firms

2014-07-09 13:30

European Union antitrust regulators have fined French drugmaker Servier, Israel's Teva and four others a total of €428m for blocking cheaper generic medicine.

EU top negotiator in gas price row talk

2014-06-25 18:36

The European Union's top negotiator in the gas price row between Ukraine and Russia has pledged to get talks back on track after negotiations broke down.

Hope for private sector in Zimbabwe

2014-06-12 20:34

The European Investment Bank says it is considering funding private businesses in Zimbabwe, despite Harare's $300m debt to the institution.

EU agrees to limit use of food-based biofuels

2014-05-29 18:22

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of biofuels made from food crops in response to widespread criticism that they stoke inflation and do more environmental harm than good.

Perfume industry braces for tough EU rules

2014-05-23 16:15

The $31bn-a-year perfume industry is bracing itself for tighter EU regulations to be adopted by the end of the year that will include ingredient bans.

EU, Japan eye landmark trade deal

2014-05-07 18:00

The European Union and Japan have agreed to try to conclude talks on an ambitious free-trade deal that would encompass about a third of the global economy.

SA citrus could be free from EU ban

2014-04-29 20:38

The European Commission has proposed dropping a ban on South African citrus imports, according to a document.

EU unveils tougher bank test

2014-04-29 13:30

European banks must show they can survive routs in bonds, property and stocks in the toughest test to date as regulators aim to restore confidence in the industry.

EU needs energy union, say France, Poland

2014-04-24 14:27

France and Poland have put forward a proposal for a European energy community to counter the dependence of some European countries on Russian gas.

Greek deficit lower than expected

2014-04-23 13:39

The deficit of crisis-battered Greece has risen less than expected last year, new data shows.

EU struggles to unpick gas logistics

2014-04-16 09:51

Unprecedented talks across the European Union show it scrambling for solutions on the ground to break its dependence on Russian gas and help supply Ukraine.

Madagascar eyes economic recovery

2014-03-28 15:56

Madagascar's finance minister forecast its economy could grow by 3% this year and hit 12% in five years' time as the economy still reels from a coup in 2009.

Obama defends mega free-trade deal

2014-03-27 09:45

US President Barack Obama sought to allay fears that a mega EU-US free-trade deal could erode consumer and environmental protections.

Key facts about Europe's banking union

2014-03-20 18:12

Europe will complete a banking union with an agency to shut failing eurozone banks, but there will be no joint backstop for a fund to pay the costs of closures.

EU ready to provide €11bn to Ukraine

2014-03-05 17:38

The European Union is ready to provide €11bn of financial support to Ukraine over the next couple of years via a series of loans and grants.

Report reveals 'extensive' abuse of women in EU

2014-03-05 14:20

A third of women in Europe have suffered a physical or sexual assault and 5% have been raped, a major new study says, uncovering “extensive human rights abuse” throughout the EU.

 

Doubt over EU jobs summit

2014-09-17 20:30

An emergency summit on employment that EU leaders were slated to hold in early October has been postponed, says a government spokesperson.

Europe needs strategy after broken promises

2014-09-12 13:30

Eurozone finance ministers have cast around for ways to revive the bloc's economy as their post-crisis strategy of budget rigour is left in tatters by France.

EU delays new Russia sanctions

2014-09-08 18:45

European Union governments have delayed signing off on a new package of sanctions against Russia over its involvement in Ukraine.

Eurozone business growth accelerates

2014-08-05 10:30

Eurozone business has expanded at the second-fastest pace in three years as a buoyant service industry offset a lacklustre performance in manufacturing.

EU recovery could be good news for SA

2014-07-30 21:00

Europe is recovering from economic problems and this turnaround will hopefully stimulate increased trade with South Africa, says an expert.

EU targets state-owned Russian banks

2014-07-24 14:15

The EU will target state-owned Russian banks and the ability to finance Moscow's faltering economy in its most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis.

Rooibos name protected in EU trade pact

2014-07-22 08:22

SA rooibos tea manufacturers have secured ownership of the name in a long-awaited trade agreement with the EU, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

EU, US trade deal draws huge response

2014-07-20 19:00

The European Commission's call for views on a contentious part of a planned EU-US free trade deal will take months to process, says an official.

New round of EU, US free trade negotiations

2014-07-14 14:23

Negotiators from the United States and the European Union have kicked off a new round of talks on a landmark free trade deal.

Greek central banker warns of political risk

2014-07-08 10:45

Greece's newly appointed central bank chief says political uncertainty around a presidential election set for 2015 is the main risk to the debt-laden country.

Merkel wants EU-Mercosur free trade pact

2014-06-16 19:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will do her utmost to create a free trade deal between the EU and South America's Mercosur trade bloc.

UK wants currency-rigging to be a crime

2014-06-12 14:45

British Finance Minister George Osborne is proposing that rigging exchange rates be made a criminal offence.

EU tightens rules for SA citrus imports

2014-05-27 19:29

Stricter import requirements for South African citrus fruit to Europe have been endorsed, the European Commission says.

EU cautious about pressure on Russia

2014-05-12 14:36

The European Union was set to take a cautious step towards extending sanctions against Russia, targeting companies, as well as people.

More talks over SA citrus imports - EU

2014-04-30 16:01

No decision has yet been taken about citrus imports from South Africa because more time is needed for discussions, the European Commission says.

Russia lambastes EU over sanctions

2014-04-29 14:00

Russia has suggested the European Union should be ashamed of itself for "doing Washington's bidding" by punishing Moscow with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine.

EU could impose more Russian sanctions

2014-04-29 11:52

European Union governments have reached a preliminary agreement to impose asset freezes and visa bans on 15 more people as part of expanded sanctions on Russia.

Russia offers to host gas talks

2014-04-23 19:00

Russia has proposed to host three-way talks on its gas supplies to Europe in Moscow with the European Union and Ukraine.

EU lays out impact of sanctions on Russia

2014-04-16 20:26

The European Commission handed documents to member states explaining the potential impact on their economies of imposing stricter sanctions on Russia.

Europe's top banks to cut 80 000 more jobs

2014-04-13 14:53

Europe's largest banks cut their staff by another 3.5% last year and the prospect of a return to pre-crisis employment levels seems far off.

No alternative to Russian gas - Germany

2014-03-28 14:21

There is no sensible alternative to Russian gas to meet Europe's energy needs, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says.

Western leaders gather in bid to isolate Russia

2014-03-24 21:52

President Barack Obama has gathered with world leaders, seeking to rally the international community around efforts to isolate Russia following its incursion into Ukraine.

Bankers behaving badly face bonus clawback

2014-03-13 15:28

Misbehaving bankers and their bosses will have to hand back bonuses up to six years after they pocket them under a rule the Bank of England is proposing.

Blood-free mineral imports

2014-03-05 16:53

Importers of minerals from conflict zones will be able to certify their goods have not financed warlords under a European scheme proposed.

EU-US trade talks face growing hostility

2014-02-28 16:55

Free-trade talks between the United States and the European Union are in danger of being derailed by populist groups, EU ministers and business leaders warn.

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