Britain to trigger Brexit process next week

2017-03-20 14:24

Britain's government says it will trigger Article 50, signalling Britain's departure from the European Union, on March 29.

Investors map post-Brexit strategies amid market rout

2016-06-26 14:42

Britain’s vote to leave the EU almost a quarter century after its creation with the Maastricht Treaty left global markets in disarray, but investors a mapping the way forward.

Confusion, desperation as migrants rush into Hungary

2015-09-14 06:39

Confusion has reigned over the ever-shifting news and rumours from around Europe at the refugee transit camp just inside the Hungarian border, .

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.

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.


How Brexit could be a boost for SA trade

2016-06-30 06:55

A worst case scenario for the United Kingdom could be a boost for South African trade between the UK and the European Union, says a trade consultant and economist.

Cameron hails progress on EU deal

2015-12-18 11:58

British Prime Minister David Cameron closed in on a difficult reform deal with European Union leaders at a summit but warned there would be hard work to seal an accord by February as hoped.

London will remain competitive - LSE chief

2014-10-29 11:48

Britain leaving the EU would not harm London's ability to compete as a global financial centre, but could threaten the bloc's ability to attract investors.

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 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?

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.

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