Latest news about European Union politics.
- UK businesses split over Brexit — 03 March 2016, 19:32 CET
Divisions in Britain's business community over whether to stay in or
leave the EU widened Thursday as the car industry backed the remain
campaign while small business owners spoke out against the cost of
Brussels red tape.
- French minister enters Brexit debate with Calais warning — 03 March 2016, 15:18 CET
A French minister's warning that Paris would no longer stop migrants
from crossing the Channel if Britain votes to leave the EU won a sceptical response from pro-Brexit campaigners Thursday who dismissed it as scaremongering.
- Greece finance minister warns huge bailout risks failure — 02 March 2016, 20:51 CET
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos warned Wednesday that his
country's massive bailout programme could fail if the EU and IMF persist
in delaying the completion of a crucial review.
- British PM challenges Brexit supporters to admit risks — 28 February 2016, 02:22 CET
Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday challenged supporters of a
British exit from the European Union to admit the risks involved, as the
battle for votes stepped up ahead of the June referendum.
- Juncker says proposals to avoid Brexit 'fair' for all 28 members — 03 February 2016, 15:52 CET
The proposed deal to keep Britain in the European Union and avoid a "Brexit" after a referendum is "fair" for Britain and its 27 partners, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday.
- Main points of the EU's Lisbon Treaty — 01 December 2009, 19:40 CET
The European Union's wide-ranging Lisbon Treaty, which entered into
force Tuesday, is aimed at updating and revitalising the bloc's
institutions and replacing its failed constitution.
- Main points of the EU's Lisbon Treaty — 03 November 2009, 19:24 CET
The European Union's wide-ranging Lisbon Treaty, now ratified by all 27 EU member states after eurosceptic Czech President Vaclav Klaus put pen to paper Tuesday, is aimed at updating and revitalising the bloc's institutions and replacing its failed constitution.