Time to turn Brexit speeches into treaties, Juncker tells May
Britain must "translate speeches into treaties" and come up with a detailed plan for its post-Brexit ties with the EU, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday.
Why you should know about the GDPR
Across Europe, there is a frenzy as companies take steps to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation before the deadline of 25th May 2018. If you are a company that processes the data of EU residents...
EU aims to tax internet giants at 'two to six percent
The EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six percent on revenues in every country where they operate, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday. "The range will be from two to six percent; but closer to two than…
UN, EU condemn killing of aid workers, civilians in Borno
The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of four aid workers in Rann, a border community with Cameroun in Kala Balge Council of Borno State.
Tusk 'absolutely sure' EU will accept controversial Brexit draft treaty
EU President Donald Tusk said Thursday he was "absolutely sure" the bloc's members would accept a draft treaty for Brexit that has stirred anger in London over its provisions for Northern Ireland.
May says no UK prime minister could accept EU Brexit treaty
British Prime Minister Theresa May angrily rejected a draft divorce treaty unveiled by the EU on Wednesday, saying she would never allow the bloc to undermine her country's "constitutional integrity".
Brexit minister promises no 'Mad Max dystopia'
Britain will not engage in "Mad Max-style" deregulation and easing of workers' rights and environmental standards once it leaves the European Union, the Brexit secretary said Tuesday.
EU vows to strike back at Trump trade threat
The EU warned on Tuesday it would take "appropriate measures" to defend its interests if the US imposes tough trade sanctions as President Donald Trump delivers on his protectionist policies.