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Ready when you are, EU tells US on trade talks

Ready when you are, EU tells US on trade talks

The European Union is ready to starts talks on a trade agreement with the United States and could conclude a deal before the end of the year, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday.

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1tn creative industries.

EU countries approve launch of US trade talks

EU countries approve launch of US trade talks

EU member states gave the green light on Thursday for Brussels to open trade talks with Washington, diplomatic sources said, ending months of stalemate due to opposition from France.

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Wednesday she wants Britain to leave the EU as soon as possible even as she prepared to agree a potentially long delay to Brexit at an emergency summit in Brussels.

EU carbon price hits over 10-year high on Brexit extension hopes

EU carbon price hits over 10-year high on Brexit extension hopes

The benchmark European Union carbon price hit a more than 10-year high on Wednesday, on expectations Britain will get a delayed exit from the EU which will mean it stays in the bloc's emissions trading system ...

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

Trump threatens tariffs on EU products over Airbus subsidies

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the EU, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in imports over subsidies to the aviation giant Airbus, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish that is more than a decade old.

AI must be accountable, EU says as it sets ethical guidelines

AI must be accountable, EU says as it sets ethical guidelines

Companies working with artificial intelligence need to install accountability mechanisms to prevent its being misused, the European Commission said on Monday ...

UK PM May says she wants to leave EU on May 22

UK PM May says she wants to leave EU on May 22

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she wanted Britain to be able to leave the European Union with an exit deal on May 22.

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

European Union lawmakers approved a law Wednesday that will allow Britons visa-free visits even after a ‘no deal’ Brexit, despite a furious dispute over the status of Gibraltar.

No-deal Brexit 'day after day more likely': EU's Barnier

No-deal Brexit 'day after day more likely': EU's Barnier

The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Tuesday it is ‘day after day more likely’ that Britain will crash out of the bloc next week without an orderly withdrawal agreement.

French anti-pollution activists unimpressed by EU's green record

French anti-pollution activists unimpressed by EU's green record

Outside the French Mediterranean port of Marseille, at Fos-sur-Mer, one of the largest industrial and port zones in Europe has been spewing a noxious cocktail of fumes for years.

Man with English flag brings Eurostar to standstill

Man with English flag brings Eurostar to standstill

British transport police on Saturday arrested a man waving a St George's English flag who spent the night on the roof of London's St Pancras rail terminal, forcing the suspension of Eurostar trains.