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Donald Trump trade tariffs: Europe threatens US bikes, bourbon, Levi's jeans

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said that there would be consequences for the US if Trump's threat of 25% tariff on steel, 10% on aluminium imports takes effect.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

UK should rejoin European Commission after Brexit: EU chief

The President of the European Commission on Wednesday said he would like Britain to re-join the EU after Brexit.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Nobody outside India calls 5.7% growth a slowdown: EC

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha had in a recent article headlined "I need to speak up now", described the economy as a "mess" that will not resuscitate before the next general elections in 2019.

Oct 06, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

India, European Union agree to combat terror, resume talks on free trade

India and the European Union on Friday agreed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism while deciding to resume talks on a free trade agreement at the 14th India-EU Summit here.

Oct 06, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

EU warns US over Russia sanctions bill

EU President Jean-Claude Juncker said the bloc would act "within days" if it does not receive reassurances on the potential impact of new sanctions on European interests.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Struggling British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote

Members of the House of Commons will vote on the Conservative leader's legislative plans -- the Queen's Speech -- in a key test of whether she can stay in power.


Jun 29, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

European Union scraps mobile phone roaming charges

The European Union (EU) has enacted a legislation ending roaming fees for mobile phone users across the 27-member bloc.

Jun 16, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

EU`s Jean-Claude Juncker hopes no `further delay` in Brexit talks

I hope that we will not experience a further delay in the conclusion of these negotiations," Juncker told reporters in Prague.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

European Union warns of `no deal` if vote delays Brexit talks

Donald Tusk bluntly warned that the clock was now ticking for negotiations on Britain`s exit and a new trade deal before it formally leaves the bloc in March 2019.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Donald Trump says `Germans are very bad`: Spiegel

Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are scheduled to meet Friday at the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy.

May 26, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

EU's Juncker hails French for choosing 'a European future'

"Happy that the French chose a European future," Juncker said on Twitter, after Macron defeated far right candidate Marine Le Pen who favoured withdrawing from the European Union.

May 08, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, who hails from Luxembourg, speaks several European languages fluently.

May 05, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

EC's Juncker calls Theresa May `tough lady` in Brexit talks

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday that British Prime Minister Theresa May was a "tough lady", after reports of a disastrous Brexit dinner between the pair.

May 03, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

UK wants generous deal for EU residents post-Brexit: David Davis

Britain's intention in negotiations over the post-Brexit status of European Union nationals already living in the United Kingdom is to give them very similar rights to those they enjoy now.

May 03, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

UK PM May plays up "bloody difficult woman" image after Juncker dinner reports

British Prime Minister Theresa May played up her credentials as a "bloody difficult woman" on Tuesday in response to reports of a fractious dinner with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last week.

May 03, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

What is `multi-speed` Europe?

The thorniest point in a declaration by EU leaders at a summit in Rome this week to mark the bloc`s 60th birthday is about a so-called multi-speed union.

Mar 22, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

European Union voices 'great concern' over Romania corruption

The European Union voiced concern on Wednesday at events in Romania, warning it must not backtrack on the fight against corruption after thousands protested in Bucharest against a government emergency decree slashing penalties for abuses.

Feb 01, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Cyprus talks 'very last chance': EU`s Juncker

Rival Cypriot leaders meeting in Switzerland are facing "the very last chance" to end the four-decades-old division of Cyprus, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2017, 22:36 PM IST

Post-Brexit EU needs joint military HQ, says Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Union`s chief executive called on Wednesday for a joint command headquarters for EU military missions and greater defence cooperation, reviving long-running efforts to reduce reliance on the United States.

Sep 14, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

Jean-Claude Juncker to rally divided, post-Brexit EU, push investment

The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will try to rally support for the European Union, a project battered by the UK Brexit referendum and divided over the way forward when he makes his annual State of the Union address on Wednesday.

Sep 14, 2016, 05:22 AM IST