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United Kingdom

Philip Blenkinsop

Belgium sees summer dangers, but is better prepared, health minister says

10 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS Belgium faces a potentially risky summer as its citizens take vacations abroad, but it is vastly more prepared than at the start of the year when skiing holidaymakers brought the new coronavirus back, its health minister said.

EU travel unity unravels into confusion of border controls

10 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS European Union countries and their open border neighbours were supposed to ease restrictions in unison in mid-June and then start allowing non-EU visitors in this month.

Post-Trump era a possibility, Europeans see no quick fix to U.S. ties

09 Jul 2020

LONDON/BERLIN/BRUSSELS If Donald Trump loses in November, it's no secret that most European policymakers will be happy to see his back. But as they envision the possibility of a post-Trump future, many are wondering how quickly the trans-Atlantic alliance can be fixed.

Ireland's Donohoe takes Eurogroup helm during worst recession

09 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS The Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers on Thursday elected Ireland's Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe as its new chair, a job that will see him try to steer the group's coronavirus-damaged economies out of their worst recession.

VW can face dieselgate claims where cars bought, EU court rules

09 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS EU consumers should be able to sue Volkswagen in their national courts if they have bought cars with emission cheat devices installed, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on Thursday. | Video

Eight in race for top job at World Trade Organization

08 Jul 2020

GENEVA/BRUSSELS Eight candidates from Mexico to Moldova will vie for the top job at the World Trade Organization, seeking to convince its 164 members they can steer the body through intensifying global trade tensions and rising protectionism.

EU sees deeper recession, less steep rebound for euro zone

07 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS The euro zone economy will drop deeper into recession this year and rebound less steeply in 2021 than previously thought, the European Commission forecast on Tuesday, with France, Italy and Spain struggling the most due to the COVID-19 pandemic. | Video

Euro zone set for deeper recession, less steep rebound - Commission

07 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS, July 7 The euro zone economy will drop deeper into recession this year and rebound less steeply in 2021 than previously thought, the European Commission forecast on Tuesday, with France, Italy and Spain struggling the most due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

焦点:コロナで再び台頭する保護主義、貿易戦争が世界を分断

05 Jul 2020

[ブリュッセル 29日 ロイター] - 今年初めの時点では、米国と中国の貿易紛争は「第1段階」合意で緊張が緩和していた。米政府と欧州連合(EU)、日本政府も補助金を抑制する新しい国際通商ルールで合意。比較的落ち着いたムードが流れていた。

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