European Union

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

Published 15/12/2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on [more…]

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Published 15/12/2017

Arla FoodÕs milk powder is stacked in a supermarket in Copenhagen, Denmark December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Julie Astrid ThomsenCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Following a string of food [more…]

Multi-summit Macron burns energy in hunt for results

Multi-summit Macron burns energy in hunt for results

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - If European leaders earned points [more…]

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, Britain, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) [more…]

EU drugs agency says move to new HQ may take longer

EU drugs agency says move to new HQ may take longer

Published 15/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - The European drugs agency said on Friday its new headquarters in Amsterdam may not be ready by the time it has to [more…]

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Austrian conservative-far right coalition talks near finish line

Published 15/12/2017

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s conservatives and far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could complete coalition talks as soon as Friday evening and be sworn in on Monday, [more…]

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Published 15/12/2017

The Union Flag and a European Union flag fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, during the anti-Brexit 'People's March for Europe', [more…]

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Published 15/12/2017

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki talks to media before the Visegrad Group meeting in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s parliament [more…]