Poland accused the European Union on Saturday of double standards for questioning the country’s Constitutional Tribunal, intensifying a spat between Warsaw and Brussels ahead of a visit by the bloc’s top rule of law official.
The leaders of two of the European Union’s main institutions on Friday signed the divorce agreement governing Britain’s departure from the bloc next week, sealing the penultimate step in Brexit at a ceremony held without media access.
More than a thousand banks, asset managers, payments companies and insurers in the European Union plan to open offices in post-Brexit Britain so they can continue serving UK clients, regulatory consultancy Bovill said on Monday.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid signaled Britain is planning to shift its economy further away from the European Union’s, firing an early salvo in what’s set to be a fractious year in hammering out their future relationship.
In a bid to make Big Ben ring when the UK leaves the EU, Millionaire businessman Arron Banks, and the Leave Means Leave group, have donated £50,000 to this end. An online appeal has raised more than £200,000, with the cost of making the famous bell work in time for the one-off event estimated to be £500,000.
The European Union (EU) has warned that if a trade agreement recently signed by the United States and China creates “distortions” in the market, it will challenge the deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The UK government has sought to reassure the EU that its citizens living in the UK will not be deported if they fail to apply for settled status, the European parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator has said. UK Ministers, however, have refused calls to give EU citizens physical proof of their right to stay in the UK after Brexit for fear of “another Windrush” setting off fresh anger.
The European Union will challenge the China-US trade agreement at the World Trade Organization if it creates ‘distortions’ in the market that harm EU companies, the bloc's envoy to Beijing said Friday.
The Iranian foreign minister said European powers have violated a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran following their activation of a sanctions mechanism, describing their move as the EU intimidation by the United States.
Britain, France, and Germany, collectively known as the EU3, have formally triggered a dispute settlement mechanism featured in a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, a step that could lead to the restoration of UN sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Inside the European Commission on Wednesday, the EU's top officials held talks focusing on growing hostilities following the assassination last week in Iraq by the United States of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. After the meeting EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen vowed that no efforts will be spared to save the Iran nuclear deal in order to try and bring about a deescalation in tensions.