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Belgian police search property of KPN's new CEO over Proximus share sale

20 Sep 2019

AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS Belgian police searched the home and office of Dominique Leroy, the incoming chief executive of Dutch telecom firm KPN , to investigate her sale of shares in Proximus , the company she is leaving.

Ukraine, Russia fail to reach gas deal for Europe but agree to meet again

19 Sep 2019

By Vladimir Soldatkin, Gabriela Baczynska and Philip Blenkinsop

E.ON to tackle Npower after EU clears Innogy takeover

17 Sep 2019

ESSEN, Germany/BRUSSELS E.ON will move quickly to address problems at Npower, the loss-making British retail business it is taking over after European regulators approved its purchase of assets from peer Innogy , the German energy group's CEO said on Tuesday.

Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row

16 Sep 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row.

WRAPUP 1-Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row

16 Sep 2019

PARIS/BRUSSELS, Sept 16 Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row.

EU seeks plane subsidy deal, but U.S. not talking - bloc's trade chief

16 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is urging the United States to hold off trade sanctions and seek an agreement on aircraft industry subsidies, but Washington has shown no sign it wants to talk, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday.

EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

UPDATE 1-EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal

12 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS, Sept 12 The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ireland.

New EU chief names team for climate and global challenges

10 Sep 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union must lead the fight against climate change, build ties with the United States and Africa and face up to a more assertive China, the incoming chief of the EU executive said on Tuesday. | Video

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