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EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

UPDATE 1-EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS, Sept 12 The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

UPDATE 4-EU's top court curtails Gazprom access to Nord Stream pipeline link

10 Sep 2019

WARSAW/BRUSSELS, Sept 10 Europe's top court on Tuesday overruled an EU decision allowing Russia's Gazprom to ship more gas via the Opal gas pipeline, which links its Nord Stream pipeline to Germany.

Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline takes EU to court over new gas rules

26 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW A Russian-led project to lay a new gas pipeline to Europe is taking the European Union to court to challenge new rules it says endanger its business model, opening a new front in a fight that has divided EU nations.

Exclusive: Russia wants short-term gas deal with Ukraine before bypass routes complete

26 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS Russia wants to strike a short-term deal with Kiev on gas transit to Europe when the current 10-year agreement expires in order to buy time to complete pipelines that will bypass Ukraine, four sources familiar with Russian thinking said.

EXCLUSIVE-Russia wants short-term gas deal with Ukraine before bypass routes complete

26 Jul 2019

* Kiev, allies want Ukraine to remain gas transit route for Europe

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

11 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news.

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

11 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news.

Aggressive U.S. energy policy tests ties with European allies

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS For the administration of President Donald Trump, a policy of "energy dominance" means reducing dependence on imported oil and promoting exports to boost the national economy and Washington's political influence overseas.

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