EU countries

EU court rules illegal migrants cannot be jailed

EU countries cannot imprison illegal migrants just for crossing borders inside the passport-free Schengen area, the bloc`s top court ruled Tuesday, in a new blow to efforts to crack down on the migration crisis.

Jun 07, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

EU loses 168 billion euros in sales tax fraud, errors

EU countries lost 168 billion euros (USD 187 billion) in sales-tax revenue in 2013 mostly due to fraud and errors, the European Commission said on Thursday.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Most Brits want to stay in EU: Poll

An overwhelming majority of young Brits want to remain within the EU, a new poll showed Tuesday, adding that as the euro crisis fades support for European integration is rebounding.

Jun 03, 2015, 03:34 AM IST

India ready to talk with EU on FTA: Nirmala

Negotiations for the proposed free trade agreement with the European Union may resume as India on Monday said that it is "ready to talk" with the EU on the pact.

Mar 23, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

British trade deficit narrows in August

The deficit fell to £9.1 billion ($14.6 billion, 11.5 billion euros) in August.

Oct 10, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

EU loses 200 bn euros in sales tax fraud, error

EU countries lose nearly 200 billion euros in sales-tax revenue every year due to fraud and errors, the European Commission said Thursday.

Sep 19, 2013, 21:42 PM IST

Horsemeat found in Europe’s supermarkets ‘could have been donkeys’

A law banning horses from Romanian roads could have led to the surge in the illegal sale of horse meat on the European beef market, a French politician has said.

Feb 11, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Iran stops oil exports to six EU countries: State TV

Press TV said Iran has stopped exporting oil to Netherlands, Greece, France, Portugal, Spain and Italy.

Feb 15, 2012, 18:12 PM IST

Bill Gates calls on EU to maintain aid to world's poor

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has told European lawmakers here not to cut aid to poor countries despite the economic and budgetary problems facing EU countries.

Jan 25, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Greece, creditors move closer to deal in race against time

Greece and its private bondholders resume debt swap talks on Friday amid signs they are inching closer to a long-awaited deal needed to prevent a chaotic default by Athens.

Jan 20, 2012, 15:37 PM IST

Eurozone rating decision in coming days: S&P

Standard and Poor's will decide whether or not to downgrade eurozone countries in the coming days following an EU agreement to forge tougher fiscal rules, the rating's agency's head in France said on Friday.

Dec 10, 2011, 09:06 AM IST

UK to impose cap on non-EU immigrants

Cameron govt has decided to impose an annual cap on the number of immigrants from non-EU countries.

May 21, 2010, 00:13 AM IST

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