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US to punish anyone using EU’s alternative payment system with Iran to skirt sanctions

Washington is ready to impose sanctions against the European financial settlement (INSTEX) mechanism, which would allow trade to continue between the EU and Iran,...

EU election results show people are ‘fed up with fake democracy’

Anti-establishment forces had major gains in the EU elections because voters are tired of parties refusing to challenge Brussels, analysts told RT, saying the...

‘Dark day for internet freedom’: EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform

The European Parliament has voted to adopt the highly controversial Article 13 provision which would govern the production and distribution of content online under...

‘Special place in hell’ for those who promoted Brexit with no plan – EU’s...

Donald Tusk, the President of the EU Council, has lashed out at the UK, saying he wonders what the “special place in hell” looks...

EU will soon establish alternative payment channel allowing Iran to bypass US sanctions –...

Brussels will create an alternative payment channel to facilitate financial transactions between the European Union and Iran in the near future to bypass US...

No volunteers: EU countries bow to US pressure over alternative payment channel for Iran

Plans by Brussels to create a special payment channel to continue doing business with Iran and bypass US economic sanctions against the country, are...

EU’s Tusk delivers savage blow to Theresa May: Brexit plan ‘will not work’

The head of the European Council (EC) has declared that Theresa May’s proposed economic partnership with the EU post-Brexit “will not work.” EC President...

EU’s ‘dangerous’ move to punish Hungary ‘reveals its authoritarian grip’

The EU parliament's vote to trigger Article 7, allowing punitive measures against Hungary, has provoked disbelief and indignation, with commentators describing the "authoritarian" move...

EU migration chief hits out at ‘sick minds’ over Greece bribery probe

The EU's migration chief has denounced a major corruption investigation in Greece as an "unprecedented plot". Dimitris Avramopoulos is among 10 Greek politicians named by...

EU laws do not cover Sharia divorce, says ECJ

A couple in Germany who divorced in a Sharia court in Syria cannot have their divorce validated under EU law, Europe's top court has...

Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for "further clarity" from the UK about the future...

Donald Tusk calls Brexit talks a furious race against time

The UK and the EU face a "furious race against time" to finalise Brexit talks before March 2019, the head of the European Council...

UK and EU fail to strike Brexit talks deal

The UK and EU have failed to reach an agreement to move to the next stage of Brexit talks, Theresa May has said. The prime...

Brexit: EU gives May two weeks to act on divorce bill and Ireland

Theresa May has been told she has two weeks to put more money on the table if the EU is to agree to begin...

Brexit date and time to be enshrined in law

The date the UK will leave the EU is to be put into legislation, as Theresa May warns MPs not to try to "block"...

Catalan crisis: EU leaders rule out involvement in crisis

European Council President Donald Tusk has explicitly ruled out any EU action over Catalonia, despite the "concerning" situation. "There is no room, no space for...

Brexit: May offers more assurances to EU nationals

Theresa May has vowed to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit ahead of a...

Theresa May urges EU to retain trade terms for two years after Brexit

PM Theresa May has said there should be a transition period of "about" two years after Brexit, during which trade should continue on current...

Netanyahu: EU’s policy towards Israel is ‘crazy’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the European Union's "crazy" approach to dealing with his country. His comments, made during a closed-session meeting in...

Migrant crisis: EU to curb rubber boat sales to Libya

EU foreign ministers have agreed to restrict exports of inflatable boats and outboard motors to Libya in a drive to curb the smuggling of...

EU’s Juncker calls empty European Parliament ‘ridiculous’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has launched a bitter attack on members of the European Parliament for failing to show up. Standing up in almost...

May unveils offer on EU citizens

EU citizens who have lived in the UK for five years could get equal rights to UK nationals for good, under proposals unveiled by...

Brexit: EU ‘open’ to change of heart, say France and Germany

French President Emmanuel Macron says the possibility of the UK remaining in the European Union is an option until Brexit negotiations have concluded. He was...

Ex-communist states complain of rip-off food in EU

Should we expect goods in identical packaging to have the same contents? When communism collapsed in Central and Eastern Europe, previously unobtainable goods flooded the...

EU’s Barnier will ‘work to avoid’ Brexit hard border

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has emphasised there will have to be some form of customs controls between NI and the Republic after Brexit. Michel...

Theresa May accuses EU of trying to affect UK election

Theresa May has accused European politicians of making "threats" against Britain to try to influence the general election result. The PM launched a stinging attack...

UK faces tough divorce from the EU

It is clear that the UK will face a tough divorce from the European Union after European Council President Donald Tusk characterised the forthcoming...

Brexit bill: Lords pass landmark legislation on leaving EU

The House of Lords has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave...

Austrian far-right hopeful Hofer may back EU vote

Austria's far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer has said he would push for a referendum on EU membership, if the EU became more centralised after...

Duterte calls out ‘devil’ Ban Ki-moon & EU in latest tirade

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says the UN chief and the EU are welcome to investigate his controversial drugs crackdown, while also challenging the organizations...

Shaky Italian banks the new source of EU fear

Bad loans prompt instability, but using taxpayer money for bailout would also be unpopular Shaky banks, this time in Italy, are again threatening to disrupt...

Macri urges Merkel to save EU deal

President tells German chancellor to solve agricultural issues by pressing France President Mauricio Macri used his much-anticipated meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday to...

Sturgeon’s Brussels bid to keep Scotland in EU rebuffed

Scotland''s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivers a speech during a media conference at the Scotland House in Brussels as she is on a one...

EU, Mercosur say trade deal not imminent

The upcoming exchange of trade offers between the Mercosur regional bloc and the European Union (EU) in May doesn’t necessary mean that a deal...

Nuevo tiroteo ‘escolar’ en EU deja un muerto

Un joven de 19 años falleció y otro más resulto herido durante el suceso realizado en la Universidad Estatal de Winston-Salem. Carolina del Norte.- Un...