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EU opens trade door to Vietnam, closes it to Cambodia

12 Feb 2020

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS The European Union agreed on Wednesday to open its markets wider to Vietnam, while closing its trade doors to Cambodia, rewarding Hanoi for its progress on labour guarantees and sanctioning Phnom Penh for human rights abuses.

Britain and EU split over financial market access

12 Feb 2020

LONDON/STRASBOURG Britain wants a stable relationship with the European Union for "decades to come" in financial services, finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday, only to receive an instant rebuttal from Brussels. | Video

We can agree on high standards, EU's Von der Leyen urges UK

11 Feb 2020

STRASBOURG European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen praised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ambition on social protection and climate action and said this could form the basis of level playing field obligations between the EU and Britain.

Women with defective French breast implants may claim damages only in France - EU court adviser

06 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS Victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) may only get compensation if they had the procedure in France, an adviser at Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to thousands of women worldwide.

EU governments to review flight compensation as delays grow

04 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union will consider raising from three hours the minimum flight delay for which passengers can receive financial compensation, a move that could cut airlines' costs, according to a document seen by Reuters.

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.

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.

In Brussels, a quiet last nod for Brexit and a rainy 'au revoir'

30 Jan 2020

BRUSSELS Brexit cleared its last formal hurdle in Brussels on Thursday, setting Britain's Jan. 31 exit from the European Union in stone, but it was an unceremonious moment and a party in the heart of the EU's capital to say "au revoir" was a rain-drenched washout. | Video

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