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EU fails to set tougher climate targets before December U.N. conference

18 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS European Union government leaders declined on Friday to set tougher targets for fighting climate change, dashing hopes they would inject momentum into a United Nations climate conference in Chile in December.

Johnson secures EU approval for 'no delay' Brexit deal

17 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS European Union leaders gave their unanimous backing to a Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, putting the onus on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to secure the British parliament's approval for the deal in a vote in two days' time. | Video

WRAPUP 7-Johnson secures EU approval for 'no delay' Brexit deal

17 Oct 2019

* Ball now back in British parliament court after deal in Brussels

WRAPUP 6-Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

17 Oct 2019

* Ball now back in British parliament court after deal in Brussels

Let's do it together: Huawei seeks to allay EU concerns with appeal for 5G partnership

16 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Chinese telecoms manufacturer Huawei Technologies sought on Wednesday to assuage European concerns that it is a cyber security risk, saying it wants to help make the continent a world leader in next generation mobile networks.

Let's do it together: Huawei seeks to allay EU concerns with appeal for 5G partnership

16 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Chinese telecoms manufacturer Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] sought on Wednesday to assuage European concerns that it is a cyber security risk, saying it wants to help make the continent a world leader in next generation mobile networks.

Asian metropolises top list of world’s greenest commuter cities

16 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Three Asian metropolises - Tokyo, Beijing and Singapore - are the world's leading environmentally-friendly commuting cities, a report to be released by data insight company Kantar on Thursday says.

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016: EU agency

16 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, and almost every city-dwelling European is exposed to pollution levels that exceed healthy levels, according to a report on Wednesday.

Brexit to budgets: the key themes at this week's EU summit

15 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS EU national leaders will meet in Brussels on Thursday and Friday to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the bloc, including the prospect of a member state leaving for the first time and two countries looking to join.

European Investment Bank postpones decision on fossil fuel lending

15 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank has postponed taking a decision on whether to stop financing fossil fuel projects to November, an official said on Tuesday, as the multilateral lender works out whether to keep financing gas projects for a period.

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