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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin 'planning talks' that could cause 'DISMAY and ALARM'

Added: 21.06.2018 0:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

DONALD Trump and Vladimir Putin are planning talks that could cause dismay and alarm if they take place before the upcoming Nato summit in Brussels on July 11, it has been reported.


EU farmers FURIOUS as Ukraine’s top poultry oligarch cleverly EXPLOITS loophole

Added: 20.06.2018 13:36 | 14 views | 0 comments

EU FARMERS are furious Ukraine’s top poultry oligarch has managed to evade tariffs and increase chicken exports by exploiting a loophole within Brussels’ trade deal with Kiev.


[Ticker] EU to hit US with import duties from Friday

Added: 20.06.2018 13:33 | 3 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Wednesday (20 June) adopted counter-measures in response to US steel and aluminium tariffs Brussels deems illegal. The EU will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on selected US products, such as jeans and motorbikes, starting Friday. The EU will put duties on €2.8bn-worth of US products, some chosen to target the states of Republicans who are facing elections in November.

[Ticker] Juncker orders migration 'mini-summit' on Sunday

Added: 20.06.2018 11:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker had called a pre-summit "informal working meeting" in Brussels on Sunday to discuss migration and asylum, the issue currently preoccupying both the German coalition government in Berlin and the new Italian government. The commission did not immediately specify who would attend, although it was thought to include Germany, France, Italy and Spain, plus incoming and outgoing EU presidencies - Bulgaria and Austria.

The Brussels Economic Forum 2018 - watch live

Added: 20.06.2018 2:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

Watch the flagship economic event of the European Commission.


EU ON THE BRINK: Merkel migration distraction could plunge Brussels into 'TURBULENT TIMES'

Added: 19.06.2018 16:22 | 15 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL’S desperate attempt to hold onto power in Germany after a migration row within her own Grand Coalition could dominate the European Union’s June summit completely knocking its agenda off-kilter.


Paris attack suspect gets 20 years' jail

Added: 18.06.2018 22:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

April 24, 2018 5:00 AM
BRUSSELS • A Belgian judge has sentenced Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in the 2015 Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) attacks on Paris, to 20 years in prison over a shoot-out with police in Brussels in 2016.


[Ticker] EU-Australia trade talks kick off in Brussels next month

Added: 18.06.2018 7:57 | 9 views | 0 comments

EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom met Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra on Monday to officially negotiations on a , with the first round of negotiations to be held in Brussels in early July. The two traded goods worth €48bn and services worth €27bn last year. It "would benefit small & large companies on both sides, creating jobs & growth," tweeted Malmstrom.

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‘A symbol of EU FAILURE’ Brussels policy blamed after Italy turns migrant boat away

Added: 16.06.2018 6:56 | 18 views | 0 comments

A RESCUE ship carrying 629 migrants, which was turned away by Italy and Malta, has been branded a “symbol of the failure of the European Union” by the boss of a charity which helps operate the vessel.


US 'playing dangerous game' with metal tariffs, says EU

Added: 16.06.2018 2:02 | 13 views | 0 comments

Brussels will take Washington to World Trade Organisation to challenge legality of trade move


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