EU executive warns of Grexit 'catastrophe'

2015-03-15 20:30

The European Commission has warned of "catastrophe" if Greece has to abandon the euro and has urged EU governments to show solidarity.

EU members submit projects for funding

2014-12-07 17:54

EU member states have submitted 2 000 project proposals for funding under a new investment plan being implemented by the bloc, say sources.

EU bank tests may miss trillion dollar risk

2014-09-10 16:28

Some European banks are being checked by regulators for signs of capital weakness may be sitting on up to a trillion dollars of potentially unsafe assets.

EU seeks to stop Islamic Syrian oil sales

2014-08-14 08:59

The European Union is looking into how it could tighten sanctions to stop Islamic State militants from selling oil from fields they have overrun in Syria.

EU accuses top banks of collusion

2013-07-01 20:17

The European Commission suspects 13 banks including Barclays, Deutsche and Goldman Sachs of breaching EU antitrust rules over derivatives trading.

EU set to fight internet tax at summit

2012-11-30 16:01

EU member states are preparing to fight as a bloc to prevent a move by Russia and countries in Africa to impose a levy on internet traffic.

'Counter EU risk by trusting business'

2012-06-29 16:02

SA can safeguard against the fallout of a potential credit freeze if the government adopts a more trusting attitude towards business‚ says Investec economist Annabel Bishop.

Growth is the question, reforms are the key

2012-05-06 14:32

The contours of recession and recovery inside the EU will be drawn with forecasts this week and a quarterly snapshot next week.

Greece lets another bailout deadline slip

2012-02-06 14:30

Athens again failed to respond to tough terms for a new EU/IMF bailout as patience in Brussels wore thin and it edged closer to a chaotic default.

EU proposes rules for curbs on travel

2011-09-16 13:52

European Union states could see border checks with their neighbours restored in the future if they persistently fail to protect the EU’s external frontier, legislative proposals by the EU executive shows.


EU's Tusk to push for airline data sharing

2015-01-09 15:30

The European Council president will press EU lawmakers to drop their objections to states sharing airline passenger data after the attack on Charlie Hebdo.

European lawmakers back Google break-up

2014-11-28 13:44

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google on Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the standoff.

Britain's EU exit could spark banks exodus

2014-08-18 10:35

Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans, including moving some London-based operations to Ireland, to deal with Britain's possible EU exit.

UK fights for economic reform

2014-06-25 14:30

The UK says it will push the European Union to improve the way it sets financial rules, promising to protect London's role as a global financial sector.

Fishing ban for endangered sharks prolonged

2012-11-30 21:24

A total ban on fishing endangered deepwater shark species will be maintained for another two years, the EU Fisheries Commissioner has said.

EU in trouble as summit faces collapse

2012-11-18 16:55

The EU looks set for fresh trouble as an extraordinary summit called to agree a long-term trillion-euro budget heads for an ugly showdown.

Spain's rescue loan sows debt fear

2012-06-11 15:13

Investors punished Spain's bonds as euphoria over a vast eurozone loan to rescue stricken banks transformed into deep concern over its mushrooming debt.

EU carbon law dealbreaker for climate talks

2012-04-11 12:05

India has warned the European Union that a law penalising airlines for carbon emissions could scupper global talks on climate change.

EU reaches initial deal on 2012 budget

2011-11-20 14:14

The EU has reached a provisional agreement on a 2012 operational budget for its institutions, trying to keep expenditures in check as its member states face austerity at home.

ECB and eurozone debt fires

2011-08-09 11:31

The European Central Bank fumbles between fire hose and sprinkler.

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