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European Union digital tax on Apple, Google, Amazon unlikely to be ena…

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, March 06, 2019, 08:10 am PT (11:10 am ET) The European Union appears to be abandoning plans for a tax on digital services, which at one point would have impacted Apple’s sales along with the likes of Amazon, Google,

Barnier casts doubt on whether UK will leave EU on schedule

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has indicated he does not believe the UK will have enough time to approve Theresa May’s withdrawal deal by the scheduled exit date of March 29. Mr Barnier suggested a “technical extension” of up to two months may be

Brexit news: Tory MEP WARNS EU of ‘real DANGER’ once UK leaves bloc | …

Conservative MEP Ashley Fox has claimed the European Union will “miss” the UK once Brexit is completed. The Tory MEP also warned the European Union about becoming too “protectionist” once Britain leaves. He said: “I am sure they will miss us. I think we

Brexit news – live: Labour ‘moving closer to new EU referendum’ amid f…

The news has been dominated today by Ian Austin’s decision to quit the Labour Party over antisemitism. Here’s a helpful profile of the Dudley North MP by PA. Ian Austin‘s long-running battle with Jeremy Corbyn over antisemitism in the Labour Party has been shaped by

Eurosceptics set for big gains in EU elections

The eurosceptic wind is blowing over the next European elections, according to the first polls published by the European Parliament Italian far right party the League is expected to see the biggest increase in its MEPs, become the second largest national party overall, following

European Union to keep closer eye on Chinese takeover moves

European Union to keep closer eye on Chinese takeover moves&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock Brussels: The EU took a major step Thursday towards tightening its scrutiny of foreign takeovers in strategic sectors like communications and artificial intelligence amid concern about investment by China. Under a proposal

What Norway’s EU border can tell us about a post-Brexit world

Updated February 11, 2019 00:55:37 Photo: While Norway is part of the European Economic Area (EEA), all goods into Norway still require customs checks. (AP: David Keyton) Related Story: British MPs vote for new Brexit talks with Brussels over Irish backstop Related Story: The

Market participants react to Trump speech, earnings

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.12 percent during afternoon deals, with most major bourses in positive territory but sectors pointing in opposite directions. Europe’s tech stocks led the gains, up almost 2 percent amid earnings news. Sweden’s Hexagon was the top sectoral

European Union critical of Israeli decision to expel TIPH personnel

European Union critical of Israeli decision to expel TIPH personnel   BRUSSELS, Saturday, February 02, 2019 (WAFA) – The European Union criticized on Friday the Israeli decision not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), a civilian monitoring team

Ukraine president puts EU and Nato at heart of his re-election campaig…

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has launched his campaign for re-election in March’s vote, which promises to be a bitter contest between him and a former prime minister. Addressing supporters in the capital Kiev, Mr Poroshenko laid out his hopes that Ukraine pushes on with