The pound is surging to a 7-month high after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU

2019-10-17 12:54

The pound shot up as much as 1.3% in morning trading in London.

Europe has a 70% chance of falling into recession, top economist warns

2019-08-20 18:55

Allianz's chief economic adviser, Mohamed El-Erian, pointed to Brexit and a shrinking German economy as key drivers of a downturn.

A top EU privacy regulator is looking into how millions of Instagram users' personal data was harvested by one of the company's partners

2019-08-09 10:20

The Irish Data Protection Commission, a key EU data regulator, wants to know whether EU subjects were affected by the Instagram data scraping.

Russia is joining forces with Europe to rescue the Iran nuclear deal that Trump abandoned

2019-07-18 12:06

Iran has been expressing frustration with the other parties who signed the 2015 deal at not helping Iran after the US-imposed sanctions.

WATCH: Marine Le Pen to unveil new far-right alliance in European Parliament

2019-06-13 20:03

Marine Le Pen will announce a new far-right coalition made up of nationalist parties from across Europe.

Facebook rolls out political ad transparency across the EU, 2 months before an election that's vulnerable to Russian meddling

2019-03-29 07:45

Political campaigners and candidates running Facebook ads about the upcoming European elections will need to undergo strict checks.

Reddit, Wikipedia, and PornHub are strong-arming users into protesting against laws that could change the face of the internet in Europe

2019-03-23 11:27

Wikipedia has blacked out some of its European sites, while Reddit and Pornhub are displaying windows asking users to lobby lawmakers.

Brexit update: May seeks time for EU talks, vows February 27 vote

2019-02-10 15:08

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wants more time to renegotiate her Brexit deal with the EU and is promising lawmakers a further chance to take control of the process before the clock runs out.

Britain, France, and Germany are ignoring Trump while they look to trade with Iran

2019-02-01 12:14

In a major split with Washington, the countries are looking to circumvent intense US sanctions and effectively open trade with Iran.

UK splashes millions of pounds on ferries to ease Brexit fears

2018-12-30 16:46

Britain has spent more than R1.8bn on chartering ferries to mitigate the risk of 'severe congestion' at the port of Dover in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to government documents.

 

A 'no-deal' Brexit would hammer the Irish economy and wipe billions from its GDP

2019-08-30 16:05

If Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal, 2.5% of Ireland's GDP could be lost, economists at Oxford Economics predict.

UK doesn't see EU moving on Brexit for at least a month

2019-08-12 16:48

The UK government doesn’t expect the European Union to shift its position on Brexit for at least a month, a person familiar with the matter said.

The UK might already be in a recession — before even leaving the EU

2019-07-23 11:06

In the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, growth could drop to zero, according to the National Institute for Economic and Social Research.

Who is Ursula von der Leyen? Germany's former defence minister is set to take Europe's top job

2019-07-17 20:48

After nearly three decade in German politics, von der Leyen is set to become the first female European Commission president.

Pound looks placid in Brexit break before Parliament meets again

2019-04-20 09:58

Investor sentiment on the pound is improving after a delay to Brexit, though the return of lawmakers next week may disturb the calm.

Brexit: May faces endgame as own ministers plot to oust her

2019-03-25 14:00

Theresa May will face up to her own desperately weak political position on Monday as members of Parliament move to take over Brexit policy and her own ministers plot to oust her.

Google will let Android users choose a rival browser to avoid further wrath from the EU

2019-03-20 19:51

Google also emphasised that it never expressly blocked users from installing competing browsers.

The closer the UK gets to Brexit the more the country regrets it, polls show

2019-02-03 18:31

'Bregret' is a real thing, according to British polling organisation YouGov.

It's official: Italy's economy has slipped into recession

2019-01-31 14:21

Italy's output contracted 0.2% in the fourth quarter, on the heels of a 0.1% drop in the previous quarter, statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.

Google is prepared to ruthlessly shut down its news service if it is stung by sweeping new European internet laws

2018-11-19 20:35

The "link tax" would require companies like Google to hold licences for linking to publishers.

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