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May has only self to blame for Salzburg sandbagging, Europeans say

21 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS/SALZBURG If Theresa May felt ambushed, as British media saw it, at the Salzburg EU summit, she has only herself to blame for irritating continental leaders with her stand on Brexit, EU officials and diplomats said on Friday.

May has only self to blame for Salzburg sandbagging, Europeans say

21 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS/SALZBURG If Theresa May felt ambushed, as British media saw it, at the Salzburg EU summit, she has only herself to blame for irritating continental leaders with her stand on Brexit, EU officials and diplomats said on Friday.

EU heavyweights says Poland's pressure on courts has gone even worse

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS The EU's worry over Poland's campaign to subject judges to political control has only deepened in the three months since the first hearing in an unprecedented probe into Warsaw's rule of law, the EU official leading the investigation said. | Video

Poland faces questioning by EU ministers over rule of law concerns

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS, Sept 18 Poland's right-wing government has the chance to explain itself to its European Union peers on Tuesday for the second time in three months amid concern over changes to the judiciary that the EU fears could undermine its courts' independence.

Ambitious EU-UK trade deal possible after Brexit, need Ireland solution first - EU

02 Aug 2018

BRUSSELS Britain and the European Union can have a trade agreement of unprecedented scope after Brexit if each retains control over their laws and there is a deal how to avoid a physical border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, a top EU official said.

RPT-IMF says Greek debt sustainable medium-term, long-term uncertain

31 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS, July 31 Euro zone debt relief for Greece has made its huge public debt sustainable over the medium term, but optimistic assumptions on Greek growth and primary surplus well into the future are making debt sustainability uncertain in the long-term, the IMF said.

Trade worries slow euro zone economic growth in second quarter, inflation up on energy

31 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS Euro zone economic growth slowed further in the second quarter, preliminary data showed, on what economists said were concerns over a possible trade war with the United States.

Trade worries slow euro zone economic growth in second-quarter, inflation up on energy

31 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS Euro zone economic growth slowed further in the second quarter, preliminary data showed, on what economists said were concerns over a possible trade war with the United States.

EU rejects Britain's key elements of special customs plan after Brexit

27 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier rejected key elements of Britain's new trade proposals on Thursday even as he and his new British counterpart Dominic Raab voiced a shared determination to reach a deal by October. | Video

It started with a kiss - how Juncker wooed Trump

26 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS Some personal chemistry with a fellow veteran dealmaker and a quick sense that Donald Trump was ready to bargain helped Jean-Claude Juncker strike a surprise accord to avert a transatlantic trade war, for now.

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