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Real Brexit talks will only start after June vote: EU Commission

The president of the European Commission believes "real" Brexit talks will only start after British snap elections called for June 8, an EU spokesman said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

China slaps EU, Japan, South Korea with steel duties

China on Sunday said it has started imposing anti-dumping tariffs on certain steel imports from the European Union, Japan and South Korea, as Beijing itself comes under fire for similar trade practices.

Jul 24, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

Greek debt reduction `not on radar`: European Commission chief

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned Monday that Greece cannot expect any reduction of its huge debt commitments after the far-left, anti-austerity Syriza party won a stunning election victory.

Jan 27, 2015, 03:27 AM IST

Juncker's new EU Commission takes office

The new European Commission led by EU veteran Jean-Claude Juncker formally took office on Saturday, promising to "get down to work" as Europe faces a host of political and economic challenges.

Nov 01, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

EU`s Juncker set to reshuffle top team

Incoming EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker hurried to reshuffle his team Wednesday after a row over the Slovenian nominee threatened to delay his inauguration.

Oct 15, 2014, 16:39 PM IST

Juncker's new EU Commission may miss Nov start date: Source

The new EU Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker may miss the official November 1 start of its five-year mandate after the European Parliament rejected Slovenia`s commissioner.

Oct 09, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

EU demands `credible measures` from France on deficit

The European Union expects France to take "credible measures" to reduce its budget deficit to EU limits, a spokesman said on Wednesday after Paris warned it would miss its 2015 target by a wide margin.

Sep 10, 2014, 20:04 PM IST

Jean-Claude Juncker names new EU Commission team

Jean-Claude Juncker, incoming head of the European Commission, named his team for the next five years Wednesday to face the daunting challenges of a stalled EU economy and widespread disillusionment.

Sep 10, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

New EU Commission gives key economic posts to France, Britain

Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, handed key economic and financial responsibilities to French and British members of a restructured, 28-strong team on Wednesday.

Sep 10, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Germans deny existence of concentration camps: Silvio Berlusconi

Italy`s gaffe-prone former premier Silvio Berlusconi enraged his political opponents Saturday by saying Germans do not believe World War II concentration camps existed.

Apr 27, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

EU Commission extends bank aid rules, cites market tensions

European Union regulators extended looser rules allowing governments to bail out troubled banks until market conditions improve, citing the sovereign debt crisis and banks' resulting funding difficulties for the move.

Dec 02, 2011, 00:07 AM IST