LONDON Britain's leading insurance trade body has warned UK motorists they will be breaking the law if they drive in the European Union without special proof of insurance after March 29, if politicians fail to strike a Brexit withdrawal deal.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that could prompt the European Union to agree a new trade deal, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley on Wednesday.
SHERBROOKE, Quebec The uncertainty over whether the United Kingdom will leave the European Union is not a direct problem for Canada but will hit the global economy, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday.
MOBILE, Ala. The chief executive of European planemaker Airbus said on Wednesday British ministers had expressed a "certain degree of optimism" that Britain would not leave the European Union without a transition deal.
GENEVA Taiwan objects to Britain's proposed rules for managing its trade in services after it leaves the European Union and has requested negotiations at the World Trade Organization, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS European Union ambassadors agreed on Wednesday to impose sanctions on nine individuals and one entity accused of chemical weapons attacks, including two Russian men blamed for poisoning a former Russian double agent in Britain, two diplomats said.
AARAU, Switzerland A British departure from the European Union without a deal could hurt international trade, trigger turbulence on the currency markets and hit Switzerland, Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank should avoid causing "financial distress" to banks by demanding they provide for their unpaid loans too quickly, senior European Union lawmaker Roberto Gualtieri said on Wednesday.
LONDON Business leaders in Britain and beyond warned on Wednesday of catastrophic job losses and chaos at ports if the country does not agree a European Union withdrawal, turning up the heat on politicians to deliver clarity.
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's party moved back ahead of Marine Le Pen's far-right party in a poll of voting intentions for the May 2019 European parliament elections, the latest survey showing signs of a rebound in Macron's popularity.