The European Commission president’s suggestion that joining the euro should be compulsory for all EU members is not well received by over three quarters of leading economists responding to the latest Centre for Macroeconomics and CEPR survey. Show More Summary
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's putative new foreign minister called on Wednesday for a fresh start to tortuous talks on cementing ties with the European Union, the neutral country's most important trading partner.
The European Union is celebrating the entry into force of a major trade agreement with Canada as a boost for multilateralism at a time when the United States is looking … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain had made no concrete proposal to the German government regarding the amount of money it was willing to pay in settlement of its obligations on leaving the European Union, a German government spokesman said...
How might the Brexit process affect the status of the English language within the European Union? Without Britain, will English even cease to be a language of the Union? A new article in World Englishes explores these questions.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told Bloomberg he thinks there is a 30% chance that Britain’s decision to quit the European Union will be reversed. Said Blair: “I still have some difficulty seeing how, after the general election which [...]
The European Union unveiled plans Tuesday to step up its response to cyber attacks, including a new intelligence-sharing agency, cyber war games and product safety labels. The proposals by the European Commission, the executive arm of...Show More Summary
Without much fanfare, the European Commission has published a new cybersecurity strategy. Although Commission President Juncker briefly touched on the issue in his State of the Union Speech, the document was published in the EU’s document database without a news release or press conference. Show More Summary
LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Monday neatly summed up the impact the vote to leave the European Union has had on Britain's economy. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, Carney said: "UK households,...Show More Summary
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - About 500 migrants from the Middle East reached Romania across the Black Sea from Turkey in about a month, coastguards said on Monday, in a sharp increase the European Union says shows smugglers are testing alternative routes into Europe.
In March of this year, the European Commission published a White Paper on the future of Europe that laid out five possible future scenarios or paths for the European Union. In a series of previous articles published on this platform, I outlined and discussed each of these five scenarios in turn. The goal of this more...
(The JAMA Network Journals) Higher cigarette prices were associated with reduced infant mortality in the European Union, while increased price differences between premium and budget cigarettes were associated with higher infant mortality, according to a new article published by JAMA Pediatrics.
About 60 countries led by the European Union on Monday will launch a bid at the United Nations to end the trade in goods like electro-shock batons and lethal drugs used to carry out torture and death sentences. The campaign has in its...Show More Summary
Google has proposed allowing rivals to bid for space to display products for sale, as part of its efforts to comply with a European Union’s antitrust order, according to people familiar with the matter.
Britain called Monday for a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to try and prevent terror attacks, days after a bomb exploded on a London Underground train. London said it wanted to maintain existing partnerships...Show More Summary
The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The British government says it wants a wide-ranging security treaty with the European Union that would … Click to Continue »
LONDON — The top civil servant at the Department for Exiting the European Union has left his role after just one year, eighteen months before Brexit. Oliver Robbins has left the post of Permanent Secretary at DExEU to focus on a jobShow More Summary
Britain's statistics regulator has accused Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of misleadingly claiming that leaving the European Union will give Britain an extra 350 million pounds ($475 million) a week to … Click to Continue »
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will propose on Monday signing a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to maintain and intensify cooperation to thwart "ever-growing and increasingly cross-border threats".
Trump administration officials said Saturday the U.S. wouldn't pull out of the Paris Agreement, offering to re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change, according to the European Union's top energy official. The shift...Show More Summary