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European Governments Fail to Agree on Redistributing Migrants

European governments on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on redistributing migrants across the bloc, one of the thorniest issues facing the continent as a backlash against refugees gathers speed......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

EU ministers fail to break digital tax deadlock

European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to companies like Google and Facebook ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 4th, 2018

EU makes new offer to reluctant states on digital tax: document

European Union finance ministers will discuss next week a watered down proposal on an EU-wide digital tax, a document seen by Reuters shows, trying to persuade reticent governments to agree on the plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2018

Britain Tells Two Brexit Stories That Add Up to One Big Problem

To the governments of the other 27 European Union nations, the U.K. message is that failure to agree a Brexit deal would be a geopolitical calamity, but to the British public, the message has been one of reassurance......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

UK trade minister says "no deal" Brexit more likely than not

Britain's international trade minister says it's likely the U.K. will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next March......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Victory for German Chancellor Merkel as EU leaders agree on migration deal at dawn

EU leaders after nine hours of negotiations agreed to help coastline countries, notably Italy, by redistributing some of the migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, provided they are placed in detention......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2018

European Leaders Fail to Bridge Divisions Over Fate of Migrants

EU leaders failed to bridge disagreements over the bloc’s politically toxic migration issue, a long-unresolved conundrum now threatening to topple the EU’s most powerful leader, Germany’s Angela Merkel......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJun 24th, 2018

EU governments endorse copyright reform - statement

Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules, the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

Tech Industry and Activists Still Hope to Sink New EU Copyright Rules

The EU's big institutions have agreed a final version of the new Copyright Directive, leaving many appalled at its implications. European Union negotiators have agree.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

European Union Agrees to New Copyright Law

The bill is aimed at reining in tech giants and throwing a lifeline to news publishers. It is expected to be formally approved by mid-April, after which EU governments will have two years to include it in their national laws......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2019

UN: 40 countries agree to require automatic braking systems

A U.N. agency says 40 countries led by Japan and the European Union — but not the U.S. or China — have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting next year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

Peter Morici: Europeans must get rid of the failing EU one way or another: The polite Brexit way, or the rowdy yellow-vest way

Populism is sweeping Europe, because the European Union and its constituent governments have become as unresponsive as the 18th century aristocracies they replaced......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Huawei open to European supervision: executive in speech

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei wants cybersecurity to be viewed as a technical rather than ideological issue and is open to supervision by European governments to prove the point, a senior company executive is expected to say on Thursday evening......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

EU Struggles to Reach United Response to Venezuelan Crisis

A group of European countries is set to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president but the European Union is struggling to agree a common stance on the Venezuelan crisis......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2019

Siemens "unlikely" to make second attempt to get EU approval for Alstom merger

Siemens is "unlikely" to make a renewed attempt to win European Union approval for its planned merger of rail businesses with Alstom's should the current attempt fail, Siemens managing board member Roland Busch said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Governments malfunction and the markets place their bets

Financial markets will put a price anything. But they are struggling to assess Britain’s looming exit from the European Union and a government shutdown in the United States, our columnist says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2019

Can Fund Managers Escape a Fate Worse than Zero?

European fund managers are hoping complexity will save them from the squeeze on fees. They look doomed to fail......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2019

Trump "inclined" to impose new U.S. auto tariffs: senator

U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that could prompt the European Union to agree a new trade deal, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Businesses cry out for Brexit clarity, warn of no-deal chaos

Business leaders in Britain and beyond warned on Wednesday of catastrophic job losses and chaos at ports if the country does not agree a European Union withdrawal, turning up the heat on politicians to deliver clarity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Standoff Over Stranded Migrants Ends as Europe Opens Doors

A row over the fate of 49 migrants held for weeks on two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea ended when Malta reached a deal to allow them to disembark before being transferred to other European nations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 10th, 2019

The EU Can’t Agree on a Digital Tax — but Silicon Valley’s Still Going to Pay

A number of European countries are pushing.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 3rd, 2019