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US envoy Kerry heads for Moscow, EU capitals

13 July 2016 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry left Washington on Wednesday for a tour of European capitals focused on efforts to end the chaos in Syria and other hot spots.The most closely watched part of Kerry's...

US envoy Kerry plans trip to Moscow

11 July 2016 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his latest trip to Moscow this week to seek common ground on how to deal with the ongoing bloodshed in Syria.The State Department said Kerry would speak with...

US envoy Kerry plans trip to Moscow

11 July 2016 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his latest trip to Moscow this week to seek common ground on how to deal with the ongoing bloodshed in Syria.The State Department said Kerry would speak to his...

France, Luxembourg roll out red carpet for post-Brexit business

6 July 2016 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron once gleefully offered to "roll out the red carpet" for French executives wanting to escape staggering wealth taxes.Now, with London's red carpet fraying after the...

Satellite operator SES swallows rival O3b

4 July 2016 | 0 comments

European satellite operator SES announced Monday it was disbursing $730 million (655 million euros) to acquire the remaining half of O3b, a rival with satellites in lower orbits that offers fast connections."The...

Brexit: How Europe fell out of love with the EU

1 July 2016 | 0 comments

When the ceiling fell in recently at the European Museum in the tiny Luxembourg village of Schengen, the local mayor was quick to deny that there was any wider symbolism.

Can the EU survive Brexit?

1 July 2016 | 3 comments

Britain's vote to become the first country to leave the EU opens up a Pandora's box of uncertainties threatening the survival of the whole post-war European project, analysts said.

What is Article 50? The key to Brexit

1 July 2016 | 0 comments

It consists of just five short, vaguely worded paragraphs, but Article 50 of the European Union's 2007 Lisbon Treaty will decide how Britain leaves -- and it is already causing problems.

Is Brexit good news for Trump? It's not that simple

1 July 2016 | 0 comments

On the face of it, Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union looked like manna from heaven for Donald Trump --

LuxLeaks whistleblowers get suspended jail sentences

29 June 2016 | 0 comments

Two whistleblowers in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal were given suspended jail sentences on Wednesday for leaking thousands of documents that exposed Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for major international companies.The...

Luxleaks whistleblowers receive suspended jail sentences

29 June 2016 | 0 comments

Two whistleblowers in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal were given suspended jail sentences on Wednesday for leaking thousands of documents that exposed Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for major international companies.Former...

EU 'strong enough' to survive Brexit, says Merkel

28 June 2016 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU could survive a Brexit and warned Britain the union would not tolerate 'cherry-picking' in upcoming negotiations on future relations.

Merkel warns EU against kneejerk reaction to Brexit

24 June 2016 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warned EU member states against drawing hasty conclusions about Britain's decision to quit the bloc, as that risked further splitting Europe."We take note of...

Secret cameras in women's changing rooms at EU bank

16 June 2016 | 0 comments

The European Investment Bank has suspended an employee for allegedly installing secret cameras in the female changing rooms, sources close to the bank said Thursday.Werner Hoyer, the president of the...

Italy fury as EU gets OK to order felling of ancient olive trees

9 June 2016 | 0 comments

The EU's top court ruled Thursday the European Commission can order member states to cut down healthy olive trees to stem the spread of damaging bacteria after Italian authorities halted a controversial...

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