Politics

Hutchison wins EU approval for Orange Austria deal

Hutchison wins EU approval for Orange Austria deal

Published 12/12/2012

BRUSSELS/VIENNA (Reuters) - Hutchison 3G (0013.HK ) won European Union approval for its 1.3 billion euro ($1.7 billion) takeover of Orange Austria (FTE.PA ) on [more…]

EU’s Rehn says euro zone must pursue structural reforms

EU’s Rehn says euro zone must pursue structural reforms

Published 11/12/2012

London (Reuters) - Europe must continue with its "far reaching structural reforms" that have helped to rebalance the euro zone economy and rebuild confidence, EU's [more…]

Bavarians promise Greeks solidarity instead of scorn

Bavarians promise Greeks solidarity instead of scorn

Published 09/12/2012

MUNICH (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visited Bavaria on Sunday, charming former critics of Greece in the southern German state who once wished [more…]

Protesters say European Union does not deserve Peace Prize

Protesters say European Union does not deserve Peace Prize

Published 09/12/2012

OSLO (Reuters) - Around a thousand members of left-wing and human rights groups marched in Oslo on Sunday to protest against the award of the [more…]

German Finance minister doesn’t rule out Eurogroup candidacy: paper

German Finance minister doesn’t rule out Eurogroup candidacy: paper

Published 09/12/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble declined to rule himself out as a candidate to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as chairman of euro zone [more…]

Analysis: For the EU, way ahead may be a three-lane highway

Analysis: For the EU, way ahead may be a three-lane highway

Published 07/12/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Much has been written over the past year about the risks of a two-speed Europe in which the 17 euro zone countries [more…]

Trayvon Martin’s killer sues NBC over racist “myth”

Trayvon Martin’s killer sues NBC over racist “myth”

Published 07/12/2012

MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida man sued NBC on Thursday, saying the network intentionally edited and repeatedly aired a non-emergency phone call he made to [more…]

Top publicist arrested in UK sex abuse inquiry

Top publicist arrested in UK sex abuse inquiry

Published 06/12/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Max Clifford, Britain's highest-profile celebrity publicist, was arrested for alleged sex crimes on Thursday by a special police unit set up in [more…]

Israel pushes settlement plan ahead- EU summons envoy

Israel pushes settlement plan ahead- EU summons envoy

Published 05/12/2012

JERUSALEM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Israel moved ahead with plans to build 3,000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank, as [more…]

ECB to hold rates, guidance for 2013 eyed

ECB to hold rates, guidance for 2013 eyed

Published 04/12/2012

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank may give a guide to next year's policy path when it delivers fresh forecasts for the euro zone [more…]