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As President Donald Trump arrives in London for the NATO summit, in a move that is likely to increase transatlantic economic and political tensions, the US has threatened the EU with a new raft of tariffs in connection with the Airbus subsidies... Read more

On Sunday, Ursula von der Leyen began her five-year term as the new European Commission President, taking over from Jean-Claude Juncker... Read more

What does a smallish Central European country have to teach the rest of the world about inclusive growth, fighting income inequality, and social cohesion, all while steering clear of protectionism and maintaining an open economy – in short... Read more

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 149 industrial Associations across the European Union, has published a joint paper calling for "an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy". The joint paper, entitled ‘A long-term strategy for Europe’s... Read more

The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

The German government and the country's automotive association, VDA, have agreed to double the Umweltprämie ('Environmental Bonus') - cash incentives for electric vehicles - as the country attempts to speed up the move away from the combustion... Read more

During a visit to Belgrade over the weekend, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has reconfirmed his support for Serbia and announced that there would be a free trade deal between the country and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)... Read more

Germany's Secretary of the Ministry for Economy and Energy, Thomas Bareiss, has said that the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), which is to carry gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, plays a vital part in Germany and Europe's efforts to beef up their energy... Read more

The Russian-owned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline filed a notice on Thursday (26 September), requesting that a tribunal of independent arbiters be assembled to determine where the European Union is in breach of its own obligations under the Energy... Read more

In a vote on Tuesday. the European Parliament gave its backing to France's Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB)... 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

The seventh Euro-Asia Economic Forum began this week in Xi'an, China. Attendees included business leaders, politicians and academics from over 50 countries across Europe and Asia including Germany, France, Moldova, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan... Read more

Last weekend, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy put rest to any remaining doubts about in which direction the country would be looking under his premiership as he slammed Russia's controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline and simultaneously... Read more

Ratification of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur is "hard to imagine" if Brazil continues its failure to contain the fires that are currently devastating large swathes of the Amazon rainforest, said the President of... Read more

The value of the Euro rose sharply against the US dollar on Friday, in anticipation of a major change in German budgetary policy, which could see the scrapping of a ten-year old zero-deficit policy... Read more

The EU and the US have signed an agreement which will review the amount of hormone-free beef the United States exports to Europe under an existing quota agreement... Read more

The proposed FinEst Bay subsea tunnel project, which will link Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia, via an underwater train link beneath the Gulf of Finland has hit its first obstacle... 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 French minister for agriculture, Didier Guillaume, has hit back at US President Donald Trump's threat last week to impose a tax on French wines, describing the move as "completely moronic." Read more

Neither the UK nor the European Union are ready for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, according to the findings of a report by an influential business lobby group... Read more

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