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Stakes High for Europe Ahead of French Election Sunday

Stakes High for Europe Ahead of French Election Sunday

May 6
Sunday's presidential election in France could have far-reaching consequences for the rest of Europe.

EU Tightens Rules on Sourcing Conflict Minerals

EU Tightens Rules on Sourcing Conflict Minerals

Apr 5
The European Union is introducing new rules to help prevent minerals being used to finance armed conflicts.

Bucking the Anti-Trade Trend, EU Clears Deal with Canada

Bucking the Anti-Trade Trend, EU Clears Deal with Canada

By Raf Casert | Feb 15
The European Union's parliament approved a trade deal with Canada on Wednesday, extolling the pact as a sign of cooperation at a time when many political forces, including U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, are trying to halt globalization.

French on Mission to Woo Bankers from U.K. After Brexit

French on Mission to Woo Bankers from U.K. After Brexit

Feb 8
A team of French officials is in London trying to make Paris the European Union's financial hub once Britain leaves the EU.

Celebrate Closer EU Union? Not With All That Division

By Raf Casert | Dec 12
Instead of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the summit that reinforced the goal of an ever-closer union, the European Union's Commission chief lambasted some member states that refuse to apply common rules.

Farage Interview: Far-Right Win in France Would Doom EU

By Gregory Katz | Dec 1
Nigel Farage is reveling in his successful campaign to take Britain out of the European Union, buddying up to Donald Trump and predicting the fire he helped kindle may soon spread to France and finally torch the European integration project.

Eurozone Economy 'Losing Momentum' As Germany Falters

By Pan Pylas | Sep 7
The 19-country eurozone lost some economic momentum in August, largely because of a slowdown in Germany, a closely watched survey showed Monday, days ahead of another possible stimulus package from the European Central Bank.

Why the E.U.'s Tax Probe of Apple and Others is Raising U.S Ire

Sep 1
The European Union's crackdown on corporate tax avoidance has landed on Apple ; its antitrust regulator is demanding that the U.S. tech giant pay Ireland up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes.

Eurozone Shows Resilience in Face of Brexit Vote - Unlike UK

By Pan Pylas | Aug 4
The 19-country eurozone economy appears to have brushed aside any of the negative fallout from so-called Brexit - at least so far.

British Expatriates Fear for Their Future After UK Vote

By Barry Hatton and Diego Torres | Jun 29
An estimated 1.2 million Britons live in other EU countries, many of them in France, Spain and Portugal, according to Britain's House of Commons library. But analysts reckon the true number could be at least double that.

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