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The European Union has been trying to get the US to call off trade sanctions and come to an agreement on aircraft subsidies, but Washington has showed no signs of being open to talk, according to EU trade chief Cecilia Malmström... Read more

Finance Ministers of the European Union met in Helsinki over the weekend to discuss ways in which environmentally sustainable growth can be financed and supported... Read more

A group of 21 EU aviation and workers associations has signed a joint declaration committing to a set of concrete actions to fully implement the vision of a Single European Sky... Read more

The European Commission has said that it is to fund a project to build a bridge over the Danube in the city of Braila, Romania to the tune of €363-million... Read more

A new study by a consortium of NGOs has found that, despite making pledges to limit tax cuts and investment in fossil fuel industries by 2020, EU member states are still providing billions of euros in subsidies to these industries... Read more

The European Commission has imposed tariffs of 8 to 18% on imported subsidised Indonesian biodiesel, arguing the move was necessary to maintain a level playing field for EU producers... Read more

The Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has said that it would take a "miracle" for the EU and Switzerland to reach a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has already disrupted cross-border share activity and put a strain on... Read more

The European Union is to fund a new project through its Horizon 2020 programme that is looking to revolutionise underground mining through development of a “bio-inspired, modular and reconfigurable robot-miner” that can access small and difficult... Read more

The European Commission's new Director-General of Trade, Sabine Weyand, has said that while the EU is keen to work alongside Washington on WTO reform and shared challenges to global trade, the bloc would retaliate is the threat to raise tariffs on... Read more

The European Parliament has narrowly voted in support of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission President. She will be the first woman to hold the post and the first German in over 50 years. Read more

The European Union and the South American customs pact Mercosur are now, after two decades of talks, "very close" to agreeing on a free trade accord according to the Brazilian foreign minister. The deal is already being hailed as a significant... Read more

The European Commission's SME Instrument Programme has granted €2.5-million to Marine energy developer Minesto. The funding will aid with the installation of the Minesto technology in the Faroe Islands where it will be working alongside utility... Read more

In May 2019, the Graphene Flagship embarked on a campaign of zero-gravity parabolic flights to test novel thermal management graphene devices for space applications. The unique properties of graphene can significantly improve their performance... Read more

As the dust begins to settle on a European election, the results of which shook up traditional alliances and saw the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) and centre-left Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) lose their... Read more

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe’s connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical... Read more

The European Union has set up a new mechanism in order to monitor implementation of China's agreed commitments, with an eye to using it as a template for monitoring other bilateral agreements... Read more

The European Battery Alliance met in Brussels this week to discuss such issues as sustainable production and the processing of raw materials, ways of financing new investments and the creation of new policies to push forward projects in Europe. Read more

European companies are interested in being involved in China's ambitious globe-spanning Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) but first more information and transparency is needed before any real commitment can be made, according to European Commission... Read more

An agreement has been signed by Polskie LNG and the Polish government for the extension of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in the north-western city of Świnoujście on the coast of the Polish Baltic Sea. Read more

The European Commission has given its approval to a €385-million scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources in Lithuania. The scheme applies to all types of renewable energy and will contribute to the EU's overall... Read more

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  • Sabine Weyand

  • Ursula von der Leyen

  • Juncker

  • Tusk Abe Juncker

  • Maroš Šefčovič

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