Latest in Tag: EU Highlight
Latest in Tag: EU
Europe’s financial ministers have agreed to move towards unprecedented sanctions against Spain and Portugal for overshooting EU deficit limits. Both countries then immediately set out to convince the EU to reconsider.
Theresa May, the longest-serving home secretary of recent times, has been known as a modernizer, an authoritarian – and above all, a pragmatist. Samira Shackle reports from London on Britain’s new prime minister.
Until now, China has forgone being titled a market economy, a matter far beyond semantics. It believes the time to change this has come. But it still has to convince the EU of the same – either through talks or threats.
Points of discord remain, time is running thin, and the public mood is souring on free trade – does TTIP stand a chance? The EU and the US are meeting for the 14th time, and the Sisyphean boulder is only getting heavier.
Egypt had 29.8% of the total Arab remittances from Britain, says Fattouh
As EU and US negotiators have begun a new round of talks on the TTIP free trade pact, Greenpeace has published leaked documents, saying they would show Germany’s drive toward renewable energy is in ‘mortal danger.’
European governments have approved the new agreement after the last one was struck down for not guarding citizens’ privacy. Certain protective measures have been added, though not enough to convince four countries.
While faulting Madrid and Lisbon for failing to take necessary measures to bring their budgets within limits, the European Commission will leave it to EU finance ministers to decide if they deserve to be penalized.
British plans to considerably lower corporate tax have drawn first reactions from political leaders across the EU. Surely no one wants to be at a disadvantage when it comes to luring companies, or keeping them.
For the first time the report tackled the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
History may not repeat itself very often, but when parallels are witnessed, the effects can be major and gruesome. These are tough times for many. There is the ubiquitous occurrence of major terrorism, bringing insecurity to aeroplanes and airports, train stations, entertainment clubs, and schools. There is a growing wealth concentration for a …
After voting for Brexit, the UK has to negotiate its trade relations with the EU and other countries. In this context, the so-called ‘Norwegian model’ has emerged as a favorable option, but what does it actually mean?
“There is a clear danger the European Union will not survive,” former EU Commissioner Günter Verheugen told Deutsche Welle on Tuesday.
The EU Commission is reportedly planning to push through a free trade agreement between Canada and the EU, known as CETA, without giving the bloc’s national parliaments a say in it.
While global economic attention is turned to the effects of the UK’s departure from the EU, Egypt stands to gain
Though the demise of the European Union may not immediately be in the offing, Brexit has shown that nothing can be ruled out. Christoph Hasselbach looks at six things the EU has done that are important to him.
The majority of voters chose to leave the EU, but there are four ways in which the UK could still remain part of the union. With the help of an economist and a law professor, DW explains how the UK could exit the Brexit
Great Britain and the EU are closely tied together in the field of research, whether in the exchange of scientists, financing and in setting common standards. What now? DW provides as many answers as possible.
Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU has raised questions about the future of the United Kingdom. Peter Geoghegan examines what it could mean for Northern Ireland and its future status.
EGX drops by 5.5% following Brexit vote
Now what? When the United Kingdom completes its exit from the EU in the next two years, Britons and Europeans will have a lot to adjust to. Here’s a sampling of that.
Scotland’s administration is seeking immediate discussions with the EU to keep the country in the bloc. A million voters in the UK have called for a change in the law to require a 60 percent majority in an EU vote.
Germany’s top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Brexit talks to start “as soon as possible” after meeting representatives of the EU’s founding nations. His colleagues also put pressure on London to hurry talks up.
Europe must re-organize after the Brexit, Ulrike Guerot tells DW. The political scientist argues the understandably angry British people made their choice.
The UK has voted to leave the EU in a referendum and the prime minister who called it, David Cameron, says he will quit. Cameron said the vote “must be respected,” but that another prime minister should implement it.
There are around two million EU citizens living and working in the UK. As Julia Macfarlane discovered, there’s a certain sense of panic about their status should the UK vote to leave the EU.
If Britain chooses to leave the EU, the result may be a greater currency crisis for emerging economies such as Egypt
The EU’s approval of wildlife trade measures helps even up the battle against a long list of foes: criminal gangs, tribes hunting to feed their families, even corrupt guards supposed to protect animals.
EU foreign ministers have agreed to expand the bloc’s anti-people smuggling operation in the Mediterranean Sea. Its ambit will now also include training the Libyan coastguard and enforcing a UN arms embargo.