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Nationalists surge in EU Parliament vote, but pro-EU parties remain dominant

The far-right and nationalists in Italy, Britain, France and Poland came out on top in their national votes on Sunday.

May 27, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

UK's Theresa May told to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour

Thirteen of May’s former cabinet colleagues as well as Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of Conservative lawmakers, wrote to May to ask her not to agree Labour`s demand for a post-Brexit customs union with the EU. 

May 14, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Twitter launches emoji for European Parliament elections in May

Twitter launched on Wednesday an emoji for the European Parliament elections in May, seeking to provide a visual link to channel conversations around a vote set to affect the European Union in the coming years. 

Apr 10, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

UK parliament approves Brexit law forcing Prime Minister Theresa May to consult on delay

Britain`s parliament approved legislation on Monday that gives lawmakers the power to scrutinise and even change Prime Minister Theresa May`s request that the European Union agree to delay Brexit until June 30.

Apr 09, 2019, 05:10 AM IST

No-deal Brexit fears rise as parliament sinks British PM May's deal

Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May`s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain`s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to quit the bloc. 

Mar 30, 2019, 07:59 AM IST

Unprecedented move: British lawmakers vote to seize control of Brexit process for a day

The move underlined to what extent UK PM Theresa May has lost her authority, although she said the government would not be bound by the results of the so-called indicative votes.

Mar 26, 2019, 06:00 AM IST

May in fight to retain grip on Brexit as parliament seeks control

British Prime Minister Theresa May was holding crisis talks with colleagues on Sunday in an effort to breathe life into her twice-defeated Brexit deal after reports that her cabinet was plotting to topple her.

Mar 25, 2019, 00:00 AM IST

Returning to London, Britain's Theresa May faces mammoth task to change minds on Brexit

May secured a two-week reprieve to try to get the deal she negotiated in November.

Mar 22, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals

Last year, the EU competition enforcer imposed a record 4.34 billion euro fine on Google for using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals.

Mar 20, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Under pressure, Britain's Theresa May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

After parliament backed a move to delay Brexit, May still has only three days to win approval for her deal to leave the European Union if she wants to go to a summit with the bloc`s leaders on Thursday with something to offer them in return for more time.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

Pollution a global challenge, will work with India to find solution: EU Ambassador

With the air quality of national capital deteriorating, the European Union's Ambassador to India Tomasz Kozlowski on Wednesday said that pollution is a global problem. 

Nov 21, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Britain's Theresa May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Brussels on Wednesday to attempt to agree a blueprint of Britain`s post-Brexit ties with the European Union, which the bloc`s diplomats said was being held up by disagreements over Gibraltar, fisheries and trade.

Nov 21, 2018, 07:02 AM IST

Don't sell out the United Kingdom: Northern Irish kingmakers warn British PM Theresa May

The Northern Irish party which props up Prime Minister Theresa May`s government warned her on Friday that her negotiation had raised alarm bells and that it could not support a Brexit deal that divided up the United Kingdom.

Nov 09, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Tear gas in Parliament? Kosovo lawmakers make MPs elsewhere look like angels

If you thought lawmakers in your country are the rowdiest, you may be proven wrong. Unless of course, you are reading this in Kosovo.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from US on trade tariffs

Trump administration announcement of duties of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium has stung the EU, along with other major economies.

Mar 10, 2018, 23:00 PM IST

US President Donald Trump threatens tax on EU cars

US President Donald Trump escalated threats of a trade war, saying he would slap a new tax on European cars if the EU retaliated against his proposed steel and aluminium tariffs, the media reported.

Mar 04, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Bank of England rate hike warning spooks markets

The Bank of England (BoE) on Thursday froze interest rates at 0.5 percent, but warned borrowing costs could rise more quickly than expected to bring down inflation, sparking fresh turmoil in the markets.

Feb 09, 2018, 00:31 AM IST

Eurozone economy growth hits highest in decade

Economic growth in the Eurozone hit 2.5%, far ahead of the 1.8% reached a year earlier.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

European Union 'very unfair' on trade with US, problems may become 'very big', says Donald Trump

American manufacturers are unable to get their product into the EU because of restrictions, he claimed.

Jan 29, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

Govt may impose anti-dumping duty on imports of coated paper

The duty aims to ensure fair trading practices and creating a level-playing field for domestic producers with regard to foreign producers and exporters.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:06 PM IST