All posts tagged "European Union"
What the UK Supreme Court Ruling Means for Brexit
LONDON — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that parliamentary approval is needed before the government can start the process of taking Britain out of the European Union. The decision is a setback for Prime Minister Theresa May’s...
- Posted January 24, 2017
European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win
"We are fighting against a European Union that wants to squash us, that wants to eat us all in the same sauce"
- Posted January 21, 2017
UK’s May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership
LONDON – More than six months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May finally spelled out what it means: The U.K. will make a clean break from the EU and leave...
- Posted January 17, 2017
Defiant EU Nations Ready Themselves for Trump Presidency
BRUSSELS – European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect’s stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself. German...
- Posted January 16, 2017
Treasury chief says UK to adapt if barred from EU market
The UK's economy may be forced to change without access to the single market
- Posted January 15, 2017
Soft is Out! Putin, Trump Force EU to Harden its Defense
PABRADE, Lithuania – Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite gazed imperiously over snow-covered woodlands, the stage for NATO’s “Iron Sword” exercise. One of the European Union’s toughest leaders – and a karate black belt to boot – she knows...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Czech president links Europe attacks to Muslim migrants
Zeman denounced the "migration wave", lashing out against "placing Muslim, hardly compatible migrants on our territory"
- Posted December 26, 2016
After Berlin attack, Europe weighs freedom against security
Nationalists argue that extremist violence is too high a price to pay for the freedom to travel
- Posted December 24, 2016
EU’s Tusk, Poland’s PM differ on nation’s democracy
They made separate comments on the rising political tension between Poland's conservative gov't and the pro-EU opposition
- Posted December 17, 2016
EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties
BRUSSELS — The European Union and Cuba signed a first-ever agreement on closer ties on Monday, and vowed that the arrival in office of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump would not impact on their future relations. “This is...
- Posted December 12, 2016