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EU WARNING: How Italian election could DEVASTATE Brussels and tear Eurozone apart. Italy'S upcoming election is poised to plunge the European Union into a fresh crisis as anti-Brussels parties continue to make gains ahead of March's crunch vote. By Tom Parfitt Tom Parfitt. PUBLISHED: 16:06, Sat, ...
London -- French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules. In remarks released Saturday, Macron told the BBC's ...
The European Union Parliament voted Wednesday to increase its renewable energy goal for 2030 from a goal of 27% to a new target of 35%, which will now be taken to EU member states in upcoming talks. Announced on Thursday, Member of the European Parliament voted to endorse committee ...
A majority of Britons believe that the country was right to vote for Brexit for the first time in six months. A new poll by YouGov found that 45 per cent of people think Britons were right to vote to leave the European Union, up three per cent. The same poll found that 44 per cent of people think the UK is wrong to ...
ANOTHER nail in the coffin of Project Fear. It is becoming increasingly clear that the constituent countries of the EU as well as the bloc itself are exceedingly keen to strike a trade deal: the Prime Minister will today hail the most wide-ranging agreement in Anglo-French history. PUBLISHED: 09:17, Thu, Jan ...

The bitter, painful divorce between Britain and the European Union (EU) continues to grind on. This specific conflict stems from the referendum in June 2016 in the United Kingdom. There was only one main question to decide in that public vote: whether to remain in the EU or leave. Conservative Prime ...
European Union and Mexico to sign free trade deal imminently - opens way for UK. MEXICO and the European Union should complete a new free trade deal "within the next few weeks," despite the fact there are still a few difficult areas to agree on, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday. PUBLISHED: ...
AH, THE European Union. The finest dispute-resolution mechanism mankind has concocted. The ultimate triumph of bureaucracy over the battlefield. Where else can dozens of governments of varying size, wealth and temper manage their disputes so effectively, quietly grinding out compromises that are ...
European lawmakers have backed measures that would substantially raise the European Union's clean-energy ambitions. By 2030, more than one-third of energy consumed in the EU should be from renewable sources such as wind and solar power, the European Parliament says -- up from the existing ...
Politicians in the lower house of parliament approved the legislation by a margin of 324 to 295. Anthony Small, 36, has been charged with encouraging acts of terrorism, the Metropolitan Former British boxing champion charged with encouraging terrorisim. The bill will sever ties with the EU and transfer ...
STRASBOURG (France) • European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday he would welcome any British attempt to rejoin the EU after Brexit, as Brussels jumped on speculation about a second referendum. Mr Juncker's comment about possible re-accession comes a day after European ...
A postwar ambition for EUrope. In the aftermath of World War Two, the European Economic Communities (EEC.), now European Union (EU) gradually enlarged its membership, which in turn led to more complex structures and procedures. As a result, there has been a growing gap between the EU ...
January 16, 2018 Paris and Amsterdam--At this time last year, the Dutch, French, and Germans were heading toward elections whose stakes were no less than the endurance of the European Union. The postwar project did more than survive the far-right rebellion of 2017: The victory in May of French ...
He added: "I think the biggest message is that Barnier is a tough negotiator who is looking out for the European Project, not for individual people in the European Union, to protect the project to ensure it carries on." But some EU member states have begun to defy the common EU Brexit strategy, with Spain ...
... the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as the Republic of Moldova and Armenia align themselves with this Council Decision. They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. The European Union takes note of ...
The mission of the European Union in Ramallah and Jerusalem on Friday expressed its concern after the recent arrests of Palestinian minors by Israeli authorities and the death of a teenager shot by Israeli forces. In a statement, the mission said the EU was troubled about the circumstances of the recent ...

EU SUPERSTATE NEAR: Schulz vows to create Brussels finance minister in MASSIVE power grab. SPD leader Martin Schulz has said the European Union will have its own finance minister to oversee the Euro, as a series of controversial reforms is set to extend the bloc's powers. By Rebecca Pinnington.
And personally, I feel to be a small part of Bulgaria's remarkable EU journey ever since the day I signed the Accession Treaty in April 2005 - when I was Prime Minister of Luxembourg and holding the Presidency of the European Union. You have to know, had I refused to sign, you would not be a member ...
The European Parliament is currently debating a report on media pluralism and media freedom in the European Union. Metsola noted the threats and the harassment that members of the press face on a daily basis, calling this "unacceptable". She stressed the importance of European Anti-SLAPP ...
PODCAST: The European Union and the Digital economy. REQUEST A TRIAL. From International tax. Trust Bloomberg BNA's Premier International Tax offering for the news and guidance to navigate the complex tax treaty networks and business regulations. Gary D. Sprague of Baker McKenzie joins ...
Universities have welcomed pledges from the European Commission not to cut research or Erasmus+ budgets after Brexit leaves a hole in the bloc's budget. Although the fight over the European Union's spending in the 2020s is only just beginning, research and innovation has moved into prime position in ...
SOUTHERN European Union countries have warned the bloc to start taking border controls more seriously. By Rebecca Pinnington. PUBLISHED: 21:54, Thu, Jan 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 21:55, Thu, Jan 11, 2018. Southern EU leaders have demanded Juncker do more to control immigration Getty. Southern EU leaders have ...
The European Union (EU) will propose a potential tax on plastic bags and plastic packaging in an effort to reduce usage, as reported by Bloomberg. The proposed tax would help fill a budget shortfall and help keep plastic out of the ocean, according to EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger.
EU President Donald Tusk warned that Poland's right-wing government could try to drive the country out of the European Union if it stops being a net recipient of bloc funding, in an interview published on Wednesday. The former liberal Polish premier and arch-rival of the governing Law and Justice (PiS) ...
Brussels, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) informed today it expects to invest one billion euros in the development of supercomputers, initiative it expects to extend until 2020. This idea is argued in the sense of facing technological competition with the United States and China.
Bucharest, Romania -- A gay Romanian-American couple is entitled to the same residency rights as other married couples in the European Union, a top EU legal adviser said in an opinion published Thursday. European Court of Justice Advocate General Melchior Wathelet said the key legal issue in ...
11 de enero de 2018, 08:39Brussels, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) informed today it expects to invest one billion euros in the development of supercomputers, initiative it expects to extend until 2020. This idea is argued in the sense of facing technological competition with the United ...
Tony Blair, Lord Adonis and Nick Clegg have all called for Britons to be offered a second vote on their European Union future. In an interview with The National, Mr Blair said the vote could take the form of either a referendum or a national election. He said: "What's important is that we don't have a vote on ...
WASHINGTON -- The European Union is the West's last line of defense. The United States has historically been the world's anchor of republican ideals, but President Trump has abandoned the role, openly admiring strongmen like Vladimir Putin of Russia. As the temptations of nationalist populism spread, ...
married same-sex couples should have the same right to freedom of movement as straight spouses, a senior adviser to the European Court of Justice has said. The opinion was released as the ECJ hears the case of Romanian Adrian Coman, who tied the knot with his American partner, Claibourn Robert ...
The European Union has rejected calls by communities living in forests to stop a multi-billion shilling rehabilitation project. The EU, in a partnership with the Kenyan government, is funding a rehabilitation programme of the Cherangany and Mt Elgon water towers that cover 11 counties. ALSO READ: EU ...
The European Union has always considered Mr Padoan to be an "old style" political figure, putting its trust of the economy Minister to resolve the constant economic crisis Italy has been muddling through over the years. His candidacy at the Italian elections would certainly ensure a closer relationship ...
"These issues included the future of the European Union, the Polish position within the European Union as well as EU policies on the internal market, the digital single ... There was speculation Poland could be the latest European country to leave the European Union and joining the UK for a Pol-exit.
But Mr Davis also revealed he has consulted lawyers over the rift and would ask the European Commission to revise the measures to highlight the potential for a future transition period and trade deal. The Brexit boss said the European Union moves will see the UK treated differently from other member ...
New Polish PM Fires Top Ministers to Reduce Tensions with European Union ... Warsaw: Poland's ruling conservatives fired several senior government ministers on Tuesday in an apparent move to patch up relations with the European Union strained over accusations that Warsaw is subverting rule of law ...
EU SNUBBED: Denmark goes cold on joining bloc's banking union. banks in Denmark are becoming increasingly sceptical about the benefits of joining the European Union's banking union. By Jon Rogers. PUBLISHED: 20:31, Tue, Jan 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 21:33, Tue, Jan 9, 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0: ...
Brexit will open up a vast €10.2billion (£8.99bn) hole in the EU's coffers when the UK permanently quits the bloc in 2021 - with those four states all facing much bigger bills than other European Union nations because of the how Britain's annual rebate is calculated. The new research, published by the ...
The EU's coming under pressure to do more to boost the fight against cyber attacks, with calls for more of a united approach and regulation of online services and products. It comes amid mounting threats from those intent on stealing our data, and those who seemingly want to destabilise governments and ...
France and Germany have long shared a strong partnership on European Union issues, with Chancellor Angela Merkel putting fellow leader Emmanuel Macron's plans for EU reform at the centre of her coalition talks. French MEP Jean Arthuis claimed Ms Merkel could push for an even stronger alliance ...
In June of 2016, the Council of the European Union invited the European Commission to prepare "an evidence based analysis" of the impact of the incentives on innovation of medicinal products. The request noted that, particular attention should be given to the purpose of Supplementary Protection ...
David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, has sought legal advice over claims that the EU's preparations for the UK's departure are harming British business. In a letter to Theresa may outlining his concerns, he said there was "a growing number of instances where the UK is treated differently by EU institutions ...
... European regions terrified of Brexit demand for compensation. THE European Union urgently needs to create a special fund to "offset the consequences" of Brexit for the regions that will be hardest hit, a survey has revealed. By Laura Mowat. PUBLISHED: 09:02, Mon, Jan 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 16:29, Mon, Jan 8, 2018 ...
The European Union defies historical analogy. It is not an empire, and Brussels is anything but an imperial capital. It commands no army, houses no single leader, projects no one culture outward from metropole to province. Still less is the EU a republic with an obvious bond of connection between state and ...
Related articles. Poland and Hungary warned over 'violating EU migrant quotas'; Growing divisions between east and west Europe set to threaten EU; EU should use Brexit 'to PUNISH members who break rules' · European Union Eurozone Poland. Popular In the Community. Sponsored ...
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From the moment the United Kingdom signalled its intention to leave, the European Union has been fixated on keeping its remaining members united behind a common approach to Brexit. Without a shared position, they would be left to pursue their individual interests during the negotiations, allowing the ...
Ms Beliakova then explained that the EU would sit at the table if the UK negotiated a future trade agreement with countries who already have deals with the European Union. The policy expert was also asked if the UK could simply "copy and paste" agreements that the EU has in place with third countries.
Brussels -- How will European Union governments' focus on preventing migration affect the development landscape? Will the attempt to stimulate private sector investment in Africa and the EU neighborhood through the External Investment Plan pay off? And what form will the EU's relationship with the ...


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