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EU sees 'limited' impact of Catalonia crisis on economy

EU sees 'limited' impact of Catalonia crisis on economy

The independence crisis in Catalonia has only made a very limited impact on the Spanish economy, EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Thursday.

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

While Turkey is a large exporter of vehicles into Europe, the cars are made by global autos firms, usually in joint ventures with local partners.

Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain

Hundreds of thousands march for unified Spain

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona's streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds batter central Europe, killing at least five

Strong winds battered northern and central Europe on Sunday, killing two people in Poland, two in the Czech Republic and one in Germany, with rail traffic in large sections of Germany to remain suspended until Monday.

EU remains committed to Turkey migrant deal: commissioner

EU remains committed to Turkey migrant deal: commissioner

The European Union remains committed to a key border deal with Turkey that has led to a large drop in migrant flows to Europe, EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Thursday.

EU vows to aid Sudan for 'as long as it takes'

EU vows to aid Sudan for 'as long as it takes'

Even as global donors reduce their aid offerings to war-torn Sudan, the European Union has vowed to provide the African country with humanitarian assistance for ‘as long as it takes’.

Lufthansa bids for Alitalia as European deals take off

Lufthansa bids for Alitalia as European deals take off

German airline Lufthansa has submitted an offer for parts of Alitalia and a plan to reshape Italy's ailing national carrier just days after agreeing to buy some of Air Berlin's assets.

What Austria's election says about Europe's political landscape

What Austria's election says about Europe's political landscape

After a series of setbacks for far-right parties in Europe this year, Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO) delivered one of its strongest performances ever in an election on Sunday ...

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

Washington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.

Facebook and Instagram down for some users

Facebook and Instagram down for some users

Facebook and Instagram users in some parts of the United States, Europe and Canada were unable to access their accounts on Wednesday as the social networking website faced technical issues.

Air pollution kills over 500,000 Europeans a year

Air pollution kills over 500,000 Europeans a year

Air pollution causes more than 500,000 premature deaths across Europe each year despite ‘slowly’ improving air quality on the continent, the EU's environment authority said Wednesday.

Fearing Trump torpedo, Europe scrambles to save Iran deal

Fearing Trump torpedo, Europe scrambles to save Iran deal

European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if US President Donald Trump ignores their pleas ...