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EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

The European Union needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, the bloc's designated economics commissioner said in an article published on Sunday.

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline.

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia PM calls for snap election after EU snub

North Macedonia's prime minister on Saturday proposed a snap election after the EU blocked the start of membership talks, which had been the key policy goal of his administration.

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday that reaching a deal on Britain's departure from the bloc before the scheduled date of Oct. 31 had become ‘more and more difficult’ ...

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Britain and the European Union on Monday entered a pivotal week that will determine if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms -- and when Brexit might finally occur.

Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

Brexit talks with the European Union aimed at striking a last-minute divorce deal are getting serious, Britain said on Sunday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to update his cabinet on the state of negotiations.

EU weighs tighter rules against dirty money, eyes new agency

EU weighs tighter rules against dirty money, eyes new agency

The European Union is considering tighter rules to counter the flow of dirty money into the region's banks and other economic sectors, EU officials said on Thursday.

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

The European Union must learn to ‘use the language of power,’ the bloc's designated top diplomat Josep Borrell told EU lawmakers on Monday, warning that the bloc must act as one ...

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit ...

US wins backing for $7.5 bn tariffs on EU in jet subsidy clash

US wins backing for $7.5 bn tariffs on EU in jet subsidy clash

The United States won approval on Wednesday to impose tariffs on$7.5 billion worth of European goods over illegal EU subsidies handed to Airbus, threatening to trigger a tit-for-tat transatlantic trade war ...

No-deal Brexit on Oct 31 still 'most plausible' scenario: French minister

No-deal Brexit on Oct 31 still 'most plausible' scenario: French minister

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday that a no-deal Brexit on October 31 remained the ‘most plausible’ scenario, adding that Britain had yet to come up with acceptable proposals ...

UK's Johnson rallies party with vow to 'get Brexit done'

UK's Johnson rallies party with vow to 'get Brexit done'

After a bruising week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson entered the warm embrace of his Conservative party's annual conference on Sunday vowing to ‘get Brexit done’.