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EU leaders to clash over money as Brexit blows hole in budget

19 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will clash this week over the EU's 2021-2027 budget as Britain's exit leaves a 75 billion euro ($81 billion) hole in the bloc's finances just as it faces costly challenges such as becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

Exclusive: Coronavirus poses risk to modest pickup in global growth - G20 draft communique

19 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS Financial leaders of the world's 20 largest economies (G20) expect a modest pickup of global growth this year and next, but see the coronavirus epidemic as a downside risk, a draft communique prepared for the meeting on Feb. 22-23 said.

Plastics tax, carbon-trading cash to cover EU's Brexit gap, officials say

14 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS The chairman of the European Union's leaders proposed on Friday filling the hole left by Britain in the bloc's next long-term budget with revenue from a new tax on plastics and funds from trading carbon emissions.

Europe wants G20 to make taxing digital giants top priority this year

14 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS Europe wants the world's financial leaders to make it their top priority this year to reach a deal on global rules for taxing digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, a document showed.

EU goes into meeting frenzy ahead of Feb. 20 summit on next seven-year budget

07 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS European Union leaders and institutions went into a frenzy of meetings this week to start the toughest job the bloc faces this year: agreeing on a seven-year budget that for many is the most tangible sign of what a united Europe will look like after Brexit.

EU goes into meeting frenzy ahead of Feb 20 summit on next 7-year budget

07 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS, Feb 7 European Union leaders and institutions went into a frenzy of meetings this week to start the toughest job the bloc faces this year: agreeing on a seven-year budget that for many is the most tangible sign of what a united Europe will look like after Brexit.

EU takes first step to overhaul its fiscal rules

05 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS The European Commission took the first step on Wednesday to overhaul the fiscal rules that underpin the euro by launching a public consultation to help find common ground among deeply divided governments.

What the EU wants: Commission outlines post-Brexit deal with London

03 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS The European Commission on Monday published a negotiating mandate for EU governments to endorse on Feb. 25 to start talks with Britain on a deal governing post-Brexit relations.

Factbox: What the EU wants - Commission outlines post-Brexit deal with London

03 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS The European Commission on Monday published a negotiating mandate for EU governments to endorse on Feb. 25 to start talks with Britain on a deal governing post-Brexit relations.

EU seeks to put brave face on Brexit day, warns UK of costs of divergence

31 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS European Union leaders sought to put a brave face on Brexit on Friday, saying the remaining 27 countries united can tackle climate change and technological transformation despite losing a member state for the first time.

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