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UK Election Throws Up Wider Array of Brexit Alternatives

UK Election Throws Up Wider Array of Brexit Alternatives

By Pan Pylas | Jun 14
Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped the election would provide more certainty to Britain's exit from the European Union. Her failure to even retain a majority has delivered anything but, throwing up an even wider array of Brexit scenarios.

EU Presses Britain to Get Its Act Together for Brexit Talks

EU Presses Britain to Get Its Act Together for Brexit Talks

By Raf Casert | Jun 11
For years it seemed Britain could not get out of the European Union fast enough. Now that it decided to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave.

EU Proposes Ways to Shore Up the Euro Over Coming Decade

EU Proposes Ways to Shore Up the Euro Over Coming Decade

By Pan Pylas | Jun 1
The European Union's executive outlined Wednesday a series of measures it thinks could shore up the euro currency in the coming decade, ideas that were raised - and often rejected - during the eurozone's debt crisis.

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

By Geir Moulson | May 23
Germany and France pledged Monday to seek ways to strengthen the 19-nation eurozone, with harmonizing corporate taxes among the possible measures they will mull over in the coming weeks.

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

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

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.

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