European Union

  • coronavirus Mar 17

    EU to Ban Most Foreign Travelers for 30 Days

    European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to impose travel restrictions on most foreigners entering Europe for at least 30 days to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

  • coronavirus Mar 12

    EU, UK Call Off Face-to-Face Trade Talks Because of Coronavirus

    European Union negotiators will not travel to London next week for the second round of post-Brexit trade talks with the U.K. because of the coronavirus outbreak that is tightening its grip across Europe. In a joint statement Thursday, negotiating teams from both sides said they were looking at “alternative ways” of continuing the negotiations, including by video conferencing. “Given...

  • Brexit Feb 22

    Post-Brexit UK Reverting to Blue Passports – Made in the EU

    The U.K. is ditching its European Union-style burgundy passports and returning tor traditional British blue

  • Brexit Feb 14

    With Britain Out, the Unwieldy EU Faces Major Budget Battle

    The European Union is looking at major changes in the way it operates

  • Brexit Jan 31

    Brexit: UK Makes Historic Exit From EU Official

    Britain officially dropped out of the European Union Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed the so-called Brexit deal.

  • Brexit Jan 29

    Brexit Deal Cleared by EU Parliament; UK Set to Leave Friday

    The European Union grudgingly let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU’s parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead....

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    In an emotion-charged session at the session in Brussels, lawmakers from all 28 EU countries expressed their love and sadness, while some, notably from...

  • Brexit Jan 23

    Next Stop, Brexit: Britain’s EU Divorce Bill Becomes Law

    Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week.

    The U.K. is finally leaving the 28-nation bloc more than 3 1/2 years after voters narrowly opted to do so in a June 2016 referendum — and after interminable rounds of political wrangling.

  • Venezuela Jan 22

    Guaidó Seeks EU Sanctions for Venezuela, Meeting With Trump

    Venezuela’s opposition leader says he wants the European Union to widen sanctions against members of the Venezuelan government as a way to push toward free presidential elections in the country.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 11, 2019

    Trump Impeachment Testimony: Read All the Released Transcripts

    Democrats examining whether President Donald Trump abused the power of the presidency by pushing Ukraine to scrutinize his chief political rival held a series of closed-door depositions in a secure hearing room in the Capitol basement they described as hot, crowed and smelly. Members of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform committees and their staff heard testimony...

  • European Union Jan 7

    May Urges UK Lawmakers: Give Me More Time to Get Brexit Deal

    With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass judgment on May’s Brexit plan “no later than Feb. 27.” The promise is a bid to avert a showdown on...

  • Brexit Dec 16, 2019

    UK’s Boris Johnson Talks With Trump, Welcomes New Lawmakers

    Britain’s new political landscape began to take shape Monday as triumphant Prime Minister Boris Johnson talked trade with President Donald Trump and gave a pep talk to his new Conservative Party lawmakers. The incoming class of new Conservative legislators was so big — 109 lawmakers — that organizers had to procure an extra 50 bottles of wine for the evening...

  • European Union Dec 9, 2019

    May Urges UK Lawmakers: Give Me More Time to Get Brexit Deal

    With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass judgment on May’s Brexit plan “no later than Feb. 27.” The promise is a bid to avert a showdown on...

  • driver Dec 5, 2019

    May Urges UK Lawmakers: Give Me More Time to Get Brexit Deal

    With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass judgment on May’s Brexit plan “no later than Feb. 27.” The promise is a bid to avert a showdown on...

  • China Dec 2, 2019

    UN Chief Urges Countries Not to Surrender on Climate Fight

    U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming. In his opening speech to delegates, Guterres cited recent scientific data showing that levels of heat-trapping gases have hit a record high, reaching levels not seen...

  • DONALD TRUMP Dec 1, 2019

    The New ‘Three Amigos’ Riding Into Trump Impeachment Inquiry

    The “three amigos” used to stand for one thing in Washington — the pack of globe-trotting senators led by John McCain who brought American idealism to the world’s trouble spots. Now it refers to another trio, the Trump envoys who pushed Ukraine to pursue investigations of Democrats and former Vice President Joe Biden. The shift represents more than the appropriation...

  • DONALD TRUMP Dec 1, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Ukraine Defense Collides With Facts

    President Donald Trump’s defense of his actions with Ukraine collides with the known facts and the testimony of witnesses on multiple fronts as the impeachment inquiry moves into a new phase this coming week. In recent days, Trump has cried foul in ways angry and profane as Democrats set the stage for House Judiciary Committee hearings likely to produce articles...

  • Europe Nov 24, 2019

    UK’s Boris Johnson Has One Thing on His Mind: Brexit Now

    The formal launch of the Conservative Party’s election pledges Sunday centered around the key plank of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s campaign: making Brexit happen. Speaking to a friendly crowd, Johnson trashed his opponents — most notably the Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, his prime rival — and claimed that his Conservatives are the sole party in next month’s election that...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 22, 2019

    Quid Pro Quo, Domestic Errands: Takeaways From Impeachment Hearings

    President Donald Trump asked a foreign country to investigate a political rival as he enters his reelection campaign. That has been established almost beyond doubt. But Republicans and Democrats agree on little else as they engage in on only the fourth impeachment inquiry in the nation’s history. Here are key takeaways from two weeks of hearings.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 22, 2019

    Sondland Offers Explosive Testimony: ‘Requests Were a Quid Pro Quo’

    U.S. Ambassador to the European Union implicates President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Vice President Pence, saying all were aware of campaign to pressure Ukraine into announcing Biden investigation.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 22, 2019

    Trump Impeachment Hearings Highlight Immigrants’ Stories

    One came from northeast England. Another came from the former Soviet Union. A third was born in Canada to parents who’d fled the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Several witnesses who testified in the House impeachment inquiry this week chose to highlight their immigrant backgrounds, sharing their families’ stories in highly personal opening statements. They drew a connection to how...

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