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EU probes VW, BMW, Daimler over alleged emissions collusion

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are investigating whether BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to restrict the rollout of clean emission technology, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the German carmakers. | Video

EU lays out WTO reform ideas to keep U.S. on board

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS The European Commission published its ideas on Tuesday for reforming the World Trade Organization to counter market distortions, such as in China, and to discourage the United States from pulling out of the body.

EU lays out WTO reform ideas to rein in U.S., China

18 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS The European Commission published its ideas on Tuesday for reforming the World Trade Organization to counter market distortions, such as in China, and to discourage the United States from pulling out of the body.

Western Europe on swine fever alert as Belgium sees wild boar cases

14 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS Belgium has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, marking a further spread of the disease that has hit farms in Eastern Europe and China and which could now threaten Western Europe's large pig industry.

EU seeks to scrap seasonal clock changes in 2019

14 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union will scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc from October 2019, leaving member states to decide by April whether they will stick permanently to summer or winter time, the European Commission said on Friday.

'Buyer beware' on Canadian cheese concessions, say European exporters

13 Sep 2018

TORONTO/BRUSSELS A trade deal meant to give European cheesemakers more access to the Canadian market is falling short of its promise in its first full year, government data show, frustrating the European industry, which blames a year-old Ottawa quota system.

ArcelorMittal's sweetened offer for Essar Steel knocks shares

11 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS ArcelorMittal shares fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday after the company raised its offer for India's debt-laden Essar Steel, prompting concerns that it was paying too much.

EU ends trade controls on Chinese solar panels

01 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union will end restrictions on the sale of solar panels from China early next week in a move that EU producers said would lead to a flood of cheap imports.

Athletics: Coleman sets season's best to win Diamond League sprint

31 Aug 2018

BRUSSELS American Christian Coleman proved he is this year's king of the sprinters when he set a season's best 9.79 seconds in the 100 meters on Friday to take the Diamond League title in Brussels.

Trump befeuert Zollstreit - "EU fast so schlimm wie China"

31 Aug 2018

Brüssel/Washington In den Handelskonflikten mit Europa und China gießt US-Präsident Donald Trump neues Öl ins Feuer.

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