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Top EU court backs Polish consumers over Swiss Franc mortgages

03 Oct 2019

LUXEMBOURG/WARSAW The European Union's (EU) top court ruled on Thursday in favor of Polish consumers who took out mortgages in Swiss Francs, allowing them to ask Polish courts to convert the loans into the local zloty currency in a blow for lenders.

'Something has to give,' EU's Barnier tells Brexit Britain

12 Feb 2019

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday British Prime Minister Theresa May should endorse a permanent customs union with the bloc - as proposed by the opposition Labour party - to break the impasse over their looming divorce.

Luxembourg's Asselborn says only second referendum would merit Brexit delay

18 Jan 2019

LUXEMBOURG Luxembourg's veteran foreign minister Jean Asselborn on Friday said only a move towards a second referendum could win Britain a delay of the current Brexit date at the end of March.

ECB wins court's backing for buying government debt

11 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG/FRANKFURT The European Central Bank won a landmark court case on Tuesday as the European Union's top judges backed its multi-trillion- euro purchases of government bonds after a complaint by a group of German eurosceptics.

UPDATE 2-ECB wins court's backing for buying government debt

11 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG/FRANKFURT, Dec 11 The European Central Bank won a landmark court case on Tuesday as the European Union's top judges backed its multi-trillion- euro purchases of government bonds after a complaint by a group of German eurosceptics.

EU court says UK can U-turn on Brexit if it wants

10 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the British government may reverse its decision to leave the bloc without consulting other member states, a decision welcomed by those campaigning to stop Brexit. | Video

WRAPUP 1-EU's top court says UK can unilaterally stop Brexit

10 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG/LONDON, Dec 10 The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, raising the hopes of pro-Europeans ahead of a crucial vote in the British parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal.

Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says

04 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG Britain should be allowed to unilaterally revoke its departure notice from the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's highest court said on Tuesday, before a landmark ruling in the coming weeks.

ECB defends stimulus scheme from German court challenge

10 Jul 2018

LUXEMBOURG The European Central Bank defended its 2.6 trillion-euro bond-buying program before the European Union's top court on Tuesday from accusations it was bankrolling governments and endangering taxpayer money.

Luxembourg seeks Malaysia talks over frozen 1MDB cash - sources

18 May 2018

LUXEMBOURG Authorities in Luxembourg hope Malaysia's new government may offer new information on some $100 million (£74.2 million) from investment fund 1MDB that Luxembourg froze two years ago in a money-laundering probe, judicial sources told Reuters.

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