There was some good news this week. It may not have grabbed the headlines, but the UK economy was given a colossal shot in the arm thanks to the European Union. Lib Dem MEPs on Tuesday voted for an EU budget, which was overall lower – a 6.5 per cent cut – but crucially included a […]
ONE can always count on Ukrainian governments to renege and surprise. And so it did this time. On November 21st, one week before the European Union summit in Vilnius during which Ukraine was supposed to sign an association agreement, its government suspended talks with the EU. Show More Summary
(KIEV, Ukraine) — The enraged opposition booed prime minister in parliament Friday and called for street protests against government’s abrupt decision to shelve a landmark deal with the European Union and turn toward Moscow instead.Show More Summary
Just 48 percent of European Union Internet users surveyed several months ago had changed any of their online passwords during the past year, despite 76 percent believing that the risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime has increased....Show More Summary
The European Union's trade chief called for the bloc to defend itself more aggressively against Beijing. ||| Beijing - The European Union's trade chief called Friday for the bloc to defend itself more aggressively against Beijing, saying it would not “get anything from the Chinese by being polite”. Show More Summary
China to Build More Renewables Than EU, U.S. Combined, IEA Says Matthew Carr, November 12, 2013 (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) “China is expected to build more renewable power plants through 2035 than the U.S., European Union and Japan combined,...Show More Summary
The leading complainant against Google in a European Union competition case said Friday that the search giant's proposed settlement of the case will "entrench, extend, and escalate its abusive practices." British company Foundem was the first to lodge a complaint with the European Commission about Google's alleged anti-competitive practices. Show More Summary
The game's afoot…again. It's day two of the Report Stage debate in the Commons on James Wharton's European Union (Referendum) Bill, which would allow a vote on the UK's membership in 2017. The same old tactical games are running, with...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (Reuters) – European Union regulators said on Friday that they are investigating whether a group of container shipping companies fixed prices since 2009 in breach of EU [...]
Alberto Pototschnig, the director of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators discusses the EU energy market, major infrastructure projects and the impact they can have on energy prices for consumers. read ...
The Ukrainian government says it's suspending its preparations to sign a landmark association agreement with the European Union.Instead, the government said in a statement posted on its website Thursday that it was setting up a joint...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - UBS AG has reached an immunity deal with European Union authorities that will protect the Swiss bank from further penalties for alleged manipulation of key interest rates, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the ma...
My friend Eugene Kontorovich, one of the world’s leading international law experts (on pirates, among other fascinating topics), posted a blog at the Global Post today in which he notes that the European Union is treating Morocco’s occupation of Western Sahara as if there is no legal obstacle to ordinary commercial dealings with that territory. Show More Summary
Russia's stick seems to have had more effect on the government in Kiev than the European Union's carrots.
Ukraine’s government announced it was suspending preparations for a landmark trade pact with the European Union on Thursday and said it would renew active dialogue with Russia to help its economy. A dramatic diplomatic turnaround, the government order came just eight days before President Viktor Yanukovich was due to sign an agreement on trade and [...]
FRANKFURT/MUNICH (Reuters) - Members of Germany's powerful IG Metall labor union will walk off the job at EADS sites next week to protest against a sweeping restructuring at the European aeronautics group that they fear will lead to thousands of job cu...
The European Union’s chemical rules — the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) program — is the largest EU trade barrier for small and medium-sized US chemical manufacturers, according to the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). Show More Summary
(KIEV, Ukraine) — The Ukrainian government says it’s suspending its preparations to sign a landmark association agreement with the European Union. Instead, the government said in a statement posted on its website Thursday that it was setting up a joint commission to work on boosting ties between Ukraine, Russia and the European Union. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are some of the stories we're following on the Rundown this a.m.: Iran After France and Iran traded barbs during talks, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton are meeting one-on-one. Show More Summary
The Occupied Sawahari Territories that is (aka Western Sahara). Global Post runs my commentary today on the European Union’s new treaty with Morocco, which does everything the EU has been claiming in its increasingly hostile recent dealings with Israel that international law forbids. Show More Summary