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US-EU trade warning: Trump's 'divide and conquer' tactic doomed to fail for this reason

Added: 20.06.2019 8:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

DONALD TRUMP's "divide and conquer" tactics against the European Union are doomed to fail as Brussels prepares to "flex its muscles" against the US President's attacks over tariffs, claimed a strategy expert.


[Ticker] Brexit low priority at EU summit

Added: 20.06.2019 7:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

EU heads of state and government on Friday will discuss Brexit as a final point during their two-day summit in Brussels. Leaders are expected to "fine-tune their communications" in the event of a no deal. The EU summit will be the last for UK's outgoing prime minister, Theresa May. The summit's focus will instead be on top EU jobs, foreign relations, disinformation, climate change, the EU budget, and the euro.

[Ticker] EU leaders to push for 2050 climate target

Added: 20.06.2019 7:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

EU heads of state and government at their summit in Brussels on Thursday will debate adopting a 2050 'net zero' emissions target. Most, but not all, EU states back the proposal but campaigners like Greenpeace said urgent action is needed. "Leaders must also show that they are prepared to take urgent action ahead of a crucial UN climate summit in September," said Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser Sebastian Mang.

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[Ticker] Lame duck May attends last EU summit

Added: 20.06.2019 7:47 | 4 views | 0 comments

Outgoing British prime minister Theresa May will have little to do at her last EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. She will be "as constructive a partner as possible" in EU talks on top jobs despite Britain's "status as a departing member state", her spokesman said. But she will not be present at brief EU-27 talks on Brexit preparedness on Friday and she will not give a press conference.

Theresa May set for final Brussels trip as PM as she joins talks aimed at naming next EU leaders

Added: 20.06.2019 2:49 | 13 views | 0 comments

Theresa May is set for what will be her final trip to Brussels as Prime Minister as she joins talks aimed at naming the next leaders for top positions in EU.

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Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week

Added: 20.06.2019 2:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.


EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs

Added: 19.06.2019 23:06 | 14 views | 0 comments

The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years.

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Belgian firefighters light fires, block roads in wages protest

Added: 19.06.2019 18:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

About 250 Belgian firefighters took to the streets of central Brussels on Wednesday lighting fires and blocking traffic in a protest over remuneration.

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Only I can out-run Boris to get a better deal with Brussels, says Jeremy Hunt

Added: 19.06.2019 6:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells Joe Murphy how he would focus on the Tories' social mission as well as the economy after delivering Brexit

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