South Africans assured EU meat is safe to eat

2017-03-30 19:15

South Africans don't need to worry about meat from the European Union, assured industry producers in the wake of a rotten meat scandal uncovered in Brazil.

Chicken fight rocks SA’s trade relations with Europe

2017-01-26 08:10

Chinese steel and Mexican-made cars became political dynamite last year as politicians including US President Donald Trump championed anti-free trade rhetoric.

Gazprom: Russia supplied about a third of EU gas

2016-12-27 12:56

Russia has supplied nearly a third of Europe's gas needs in 2016, a record amount despite tensions with the European Union.

SA slaps huge import tax on EU chicken legs

2016-12-15 13:57

The government has slapped a safeguard duty of 13.9% on frozen chicken legs imported from the European Union to help the ailing local industry.

Eurozone chief rules out 'impossible' UK Brexit plans

2016-11-17 07:14

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem has dismissed as "intellectually impossible" the notion that Britain could retain unfettered access to the European single market while also cutting down on EU immigration.

Brexit could take 10 years - expert

2016-10-02 18:07

Brexit may not conclude within the next two years and some experts even predict that Brexit could take 10 years to conclude.

Theresa May prepares to take over as Brexit PM

2016-07-13 10:05

British Prime Minister David Cameron steps down on Wednesday and Theresa May prepares to take his place following a momentous referendum to leave the European Union that has sent shockwaves around the world.

Coal dust kills 23 000 per year in EU: report

2016-07-05 11:36

Lung-penetrating dust from coal-fired power plants in the European Union claims some 23 000 lives a year and racks up tens of billions of euros in health costs, an NGO report says.

EU meets without Britain for first time since Brexit vote

2016-06-29 09:31

Europe's leaders meet without Britain for the first time following its shock decision to leave the EU, trying to pick up the pieces and prevent further disintegration.

From Grexit to Brexit: Eurosceptics claim their -exit

2016-06-27 13:20

It started with "Grexit" - the long trumpeted but never realised axing of Greece from the European Union. It was then reborn as "Brexit" as Britain started down the - this time voluntary - path of leaving the bloc.


SA economic growth reliant on EU trade relations

2017-02-13 07:08

Trade with the European Union is still key for the growth of the South African economy, chickens aside, government has said.

EU security chief warns of cyber threats

2017-01-24 21:01

EU security commissioner Julian King says Europe faces a growing threat of cyber attacks from criminals and those plotting to destabilise the bloc politically.

Ireland to appeal EU's record $14 billion tax order on Apple

2016-12-19 09:08

Ireland is appealing the EU's landmark order to collect 13 billion euros in taxes from Apple.

UK government's Brexit plans in hands of Supreme Court

2016-12-05 17:20

Britain's Supreme Court has begun hearing a landmark case that will decide who has the power to trigger the UK's exit from the European Union - the government or Parliament

What Brexit? Top Dutch bank moves traders to London

2016-10-16 14:58

Dutch top bank ING is moving dozens of trading jobs to London, defying expectations of an exodus of financial sector professionals from Britain because of Brexit.

May heads to Scotland in fight for Brexit UK unity

2016-07-15 14:58

Theresa May was heading to Scotland in her first visit as Britain's new prime minister, stressing her bid to maintain UK unity in the Brexit vote fall-out.

Cameron steps down, leaving legacy of failure

2016-07-12 12:40

David Cameron's political epitaph was carved in stone when he resigned the morning after Britons voted to quit the European Union.

US diplomat Kerry says Brexit may not happen

2016-06-29 12:22

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that Britain's vote to leave the European Union might never be implemented and that London is in no hurry to go.

Johnson insists Britain 'still part of Europe'

2016-06-27 17:29

Top Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson sought to build bridges with Europe and with defeated Britons who voted to remain in the EU in last week's historic referendum.

Britain, Europe scramble to contain Brexit crisis

2016-06-27 06:13

British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to gather his cabinet at the start of a crunch week for Europe's leaders after the country's shock vote to leave the EU.

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