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'Pandora's box' of Northern Ireland could be opened unless EU changes Brexit deal-loyalists warn

'Pandora's box' of Northern Ireland could be opened unless EU changes Brexit deal-loyalists warn

Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement is under threat and a "Pandora's box" of protest and political crisis will be opened unless the European Union agrees to significant changes to the Brexit deal, a senior loyalist warned on Friday.

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

EU's marathon Covid vaccination drive off to uneven start

EU's marathon Covid vaccination drive off to uneven start

The EU campaign to vaccinate Europeans against Covid-19 has got off to an uneven start in what will be a marathon effort to administer shots to enough of the bloc's 450 million people to defeat the viral pandemic.

Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Several EU nations were set to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable groups Sunday as a new coronavirus variant spread internationally and the WHO warned the current pandemic will not be the last

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Britain and the European Union remained divided over competition and fishing on Wednesday as they tried to clinch a Brexit trade deal in time to avoid a turbulent split at the end of the year.

 UK cut off over fears about new Covid strain

UK cut off over fears about new Covid strain

The United Kingdom stood shut off from the rest of Europe on Monday after allies cut transport ties over fears of a new coronavirus strain, sowing chaos for families, truckers and supermarkets just days before the Brexit cliff edge.

UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

The European Union and Britain will return to the negotiating table on Monday after agreeing to abandon a supposed make-or-break deadline for a post-Brexit trade pact.

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

The European Union has urged China to release all journalists and citizens held in connection with their reporting, following the detention of a Bloomberg News employee.

Brexit talks in crisis as decision day dawns

Brexit talks in crisis as decision day dawns

Post-Brexit trade talks between the EU and UK reached a decisive point Monday, with the outcome highly uncertain and the threat of a wrenching "no-deal" divorce mounting by the hour.

Brexit talks resume in London as clock ticks down

Brexit talks resume in London as clock ticks down

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier resumed make-or-break Brexit talks with British counterpart David Frost in London on Saturday with the clock ticking for a deal on future trading arrangements.

As Brexit goes down to the line, EU's Barnier to travel to London

As Brexit goes down to the line, EU's Barnier to travel to London

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier will travel to London late on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to reach a Brexit trade deal as the two sides try to resolve significant differences over fishing and competition policy.

Europeans urge wider curbs as Covid sweeps continent, batters US

Europeans urge wider curbs as Covid sweeps continent, batters US

EU officials warned Europe to be ready for wider Covid restrictions as infections surged across the continent, France and Germany prepared curbs almost as strict as their spring lockdowns and cases soared across the United States.