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World leaders at G7 not impressed by Trump
World leaders apart from U.S. president Donald Trump committed at the G7 summit in Canada this weekend to fight protectionism and defend the rules-based ... last modified 11 June 2018, 12:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brexit: EU sets out guiding principles for talks on Ireland
The EU's chief negotiator voiced concern Thursday over the UK's stance on Ireland and Northern Ireland, as the Commission set out its principles for the ... last modified 07 September 2017, 23:30 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Commission to target 55 pct emissions reductions
EU Commission president Ursula Von der Leyen in her first state of the union speech announced an increase to the 2030 climate target, to 'at least 55%' ... last modified 16 September 2020, 18:31 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
UK referendum: ECB ready for contingencies
The European Central Bank is ready for all contingencies following the UK's EU referendum, ECB President Mario Draghi told MEPs as Britons prepared to vote on ... last modified 23 June 2016, 01:26 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU strengthens its defence against unfair trading
European Union states agreed Tuesday on a proposal to modernise the EU's trade defence instruments, with a view to shielding EU producers from damage caused by ... last modified 13 December 2016, 23:05 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Social rights: EU prepares to address citizens' disconnect
More "fairness and social justice in Europe" is the aim of of the European Commission as it prepared next steps towards a European Pillar of Social Rights ... last modified 23 January 2017, 17:56 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU debates options for the future of Europe
President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker presented a White Paper to the European Parliament Wednesday outlining five possible paths for the EU to ... last modified 02 March 2017, 12:52 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU offers Italy "heartfelt apology" over coronavirus
EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday expressed "a heartfelt apology" to Italy on behalf of Europe for not being at the country's side from the ... last modified 16 April 2020, 22:40 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
"Highly likely" Russia behind UK attack: EU summit
At a summit in Brussels, EU leaders condemned Russia Thursday for the recent nerve agent attack in Britain, agreeing to coordinate their response "in the light ... last modified 23 March 2018, 11:53 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit
In a heated debate over the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership, MEPs called for a swift exit for the UK, by officially withdrawing from the EU ... last modified 28 June 2016, 17:20 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
'Damage control' Brexit agreement as UK ministers resign
Following Wednesday's agreement between EU Commission and the United Kingdom on the terms of the Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement, ministers have resigned ... last modified 15 November 2018, 13:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU provides Iran with EUR 18m development support
The Commission adopted Thursday a first package of EUR 18 million for projects in support of sustainable economic and social development in Iran, including EUR ... last modified 23 August 2018, 23:03 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs vote to end biannual clock change in Europe
The last Sunday in March 2021 could mark the end of seasonal changes of time in the EU, following a vote Monday by the European Parliament's Transport and ... last modified 05 March 2019, 13:04 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Advisers set for tighter EU scrutiny over tax schemes
EU Member States reached political agreement Tuesday on new transparency rules for tax advisers, accountants, banks and lawyers who design and promote tax ... last modified 14 March 2018, 00:10 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Britain leaves the European Union
More than 45 years of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union came to an end on Saturday, as the UK's EU withdrawal agreement entered into force ... last modified 01 February 2020, 00:35 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EC scientists develop new control material to help prevent coronavirus test failures
Scientists at the EC's Joint European Research Centre have designed new control material that laboratories can use to check the correct functioning of their ... last modified 01 April 2020, 23:24 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Values first, Europe tells President Trump
"The greatest task today is to consolidate the free world around Western values, not just interests," EU Council President Tusk told US President Donald Trump ... last modified 25 May 2017, 23:48 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels proposes new action against carcinogins at the workplace
The European Commission proposed new measures Thursday to limit workers' exposure to five cancer-causing chemicals, as well as other health problems. last modified 05 April 2018, 17:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Dieselgate: EU states agree stricter rules on car emissions
Nearly two years after the VW car emissions scandal, EU Member States came to an agreement Monday to reform the system of type-approval and market surveillance ... last modified 29 May 2017, 23:36 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
G7 leaders push free trade agenda
Leaders of the G7 countries meeting at a summit in Japan reaffirmed their commitment to open and fair global trade and called for swift progress on regional ... last modified 28 May 2016, 00:24 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Go-ahead for 13 new EU defence projects
EU defence ministers gave the go-ahead Tuesday to an updated list of 13 new projects to be undertaken under the EU's new 'Permanent Structured Cooperation' ... last modified 13 November 2019, 22:54 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
'Historic day for climate action': EU signs Paris climate deal
The EU signed the global Paris climate agreement in a high-level ceremony in New York Friday. The agreement was concluded in December 2015 at the UN climate ... last modified 24 April 2016, 00:23 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU unveils 'climate-smart investments' worth EUR 9bn
The EU's Climate Action Commissioner announced some EUR 9 bn-worth of climate-focused investments Tuesday, for areas such as sustainable cities, sustainable ... last modified 12 December 2017, 16:59 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU bolsters efforts against radicalisation
The European Commission presented a series of measures Tuesday to support EU Member States in their efforts to prevent and fight radicalisation leading to ... last modified 14 June 2016, 16:53 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Tougher EU food inspections on the menu
The EU Parliament adopted plans Wednesday to tighten up official food inspections, aiming to improve food traceability, combat fraud and restore consumer trust ... last modified 15 March 2017, 22:27 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs give EU-Vietnam trade deal the green light
The European Parliament approved Wednesday the EU-Vietnam trade agreement, described as the "most modern and ambitious agreement ever concluded between the EU ... last modified 12 February 2020, 20:38 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU company law set to go digital
EU co-legislators agreed Monday on new rules to make it easier to establish a business electronically and promote online operations throughout a company's ... last modified 06 February 2019, 00:18 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU agrees EUR 1.8 trillion long-term recovery budget
The EU Council adopted a regulation Thursday laying down the EU's multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027, providing for a long-term budget of EUR ... last modified 17 December 2020, 18:02 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Paris climate deal set to enter into force next month following EU vote
In a ceremony attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the European Parliament has approved and signed the Paris agreement on climate change, paving the ... last modified 04 October 2016, 20:34 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU defence ministers agree joint military HQ
EU foreign affairs and defence ministers agreed Monday to establish joint military headquarters for the planning and conduct of non-executive military missions ... last modified 07 March 2017, 11:49 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%