European Union

London Stock Exchange attacks EU grab for clearing post-Brexit

2017-05-03 07:47

The London Stock Exchange has warned against a move from the EU to limit euro clearing in its home city, saying the attempt would put investors and financial firms at risk.

Cabinet approves EU trade agreement

2016-05-26 17:18

Cabinet has approved an economic partnership agreement be submitted to Parliament that will establish a single trade regime between Southern Africa and the EU.

Britain attacks 'broken' EU migration system, demands tighter rules

2015-08-30 13:12

Europe's migration system is broken, says British Interior Minister Theresa May, blaming its borderless system for exacerbating a migrant crisis and demanding tighter rules.

European Commission cuts fish quotas

2014-08-11 15:54

The European Commission has cut this year's fishing quotas for ten member countries, to compensate for overfishing in 2013.

SA citrus takes another black spot knock in EU

2014-07-20 15:27

A consignment of SA citrus fruit heading to Europe has been found to have citrus black spots, says the Citrus Growers' Association.

Euro zone factory recovery broadens

2014-05-02 14:00

The recovery in euro zone manufacturing accelerated at the start of the second quarter, but factories cut goods prices for a second straight month.

EU raids auto exhaust companies

2014-03-25 18:04

European Union inspectors have raided companies in the automobile sector amid suspicions over a cartel in exhaust systems.

DBSA, EU launch R1.5bn infrastructure fund

2014-03-13 15:21

The European Union and the Development Bank of Southern Africa have launched an Infrastructure Investment programme for South Africa.

EU seeks to calm UK immigration influx fears

2014-01-02 11:01

The European Union has attempted to calm fears in countries like Britain, France and Germany that they face a mass influx of Romanians and Bulgarians.

China and Europe avoid trade war

2013-10-25 10:27

China and the EU have sought to mend ties after narrowly avoiding a trade war, but the EU has told Beijing to stop subsidies the EU regards as illegal.


The EU: A failed experiment?

2017-01-16 16:51

This year right-wing politicians in key countries, including France, will be vying for power. We take a look at the outlook for the EU in our Pessimist's Guide to 2017.

Cameron to allow UK cabinet ministers to campaign for ‘Brexit’

2016-01-05 13:48

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is set to allow ministers to decide for themselves whether to campaign for Britain to stay in or leave the European Union.

EU fines Samsung, Philips over smartcard cartel

2014-09-03 12:12

The EU has fined Infineon, Philips and Samsung for forming a smartcard chip cartel in Europe, says the European Commission.

UK, France, Germany eye fresh Russia sanctions

2014-07-20 15:34

Britain, Germany and France have agreed they should be ready to ratchet up sanctions on Russia over the downing of a Malaysian jet.

EU banks, exchanges to jostle over reform

2014-05-22 17:06

European Union regulators have published draft rules for a sweeping reform of the bloc's securities markets.

German factory orders rise on a surge

2014-04-04 12:31

German industrial orders have risen for the fourth-consecutive month on demand from the eurozone.

EU states fear tougher sanctions on Russia

2014-03-24 18:22

European Union states have most to fear from Russian aggression and most to lose from imposing sanctions.

Google deal no gentlemen's agreement - EU

2014-02-21 14:22

The EU antitrust chief defends a deal with Google over how it displays web search results, following criticism from rival firms and his own colleagues.

EU plan to put market riggers behind bars

2013-12-22 11:17

Traders in the European Union caught rigging market benchmarks like Libor, oil or currencies could be jailed under a new deal.

Pollution causes reduced crops yield - EU

2013-10-16 17:16

Air pollution is high across many parts of Europe, resulting in huge economic losses linked to reduced crop yields, Europe's environmental watchdog says

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