Global stocks dip as ECB chief calls for quick action from Brussels

Global stocks dip as ECB chief calls for quick action from Brussels

Global stocks fell Thursday following mixed US economic data and earnings, and as the European Central Bank chief called on EU leaders to quickly agree on a huge recovery plan
EU chief calls for agreement on economic relaunch

EU chief calls for agreement on economic relaunch 1

EU chief Charles Michel has called on European leaders to agree on a plan to relaunch the bloc's virus-ravaged economy, two days before a key summit in Brussels.
UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

UK talks tough on EU post-Brexit trade deal

Tensions between Britain and the European Union are high ahead of post-Brexit trade talks next week, but experts say a deal is possible - even if it falls below what many businesses want.
UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sep 1: Government

UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sep 1: Government

British officials will stop attending most EU meetings from September 1 except for those on "matters of ongoing national interest" such as security, the government said on Tuesday.
Explosives found in Brussels, no sign Tour de France targeted: Prosecutors

Explosives found in Brussels, no sign Tour de France targeted: Prosecutors

Belgian police are investigating the discovery of home-made explosives, knives and brass knuckles, but nothing immediately points to an attack plot, including against the Tour de France, prosecutors said Monday (Jul 8).
Europe votes to set stage for post-Brexit union

Europe votes to set stage for post-Brexit union

More than 400 million Europeans will be called to vote next week to set the stage as Brussels debates its post-Brexit future and faces a rising populist tide.
Britain softens Brexit stance in latest EU talks

Britain softens Brexit stance in latest EU talks

The British government said on Thursday (Feb 21) that Brexit talks with the EU will focus on winning new guarantees to reassure eurosceptic MPs, rather than on demanding the divorce deal be re-opened.
Attacker 'critical' after stabbing outside Brussels police station

Attacker 'critical' after stabbing outside Brussels police station

BRUSSELS: A Brussels police officer was wounded and a terrorism inquiry has been launched after pre-dawn knife attack on Tuesday (Nov 20), Belgian officials said.
British PM faces Brexit pressure ahead of Brussels talks

British PM faces Brexit pressure ahead of Brussels talks

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May gathers her new-look cabinet on Tuesday (Nov 20) ahead of talks in Brussels on post-Brexit ties with the EU, facing fresh pressure from her Northern Irish allies.
Social media should have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU

Social media should have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU

The European Union proposed steps on Wednesday (Sep 12) to compel social media and websites to remove "terrorist" propaganda within an hour of receiving the order from authorities.
EU starts legal action against Poland over Supreme Court reform

EU starts legal action against Poland over Supreme Court reform

The EU on Monday (Jul 2) launched legal action against Poland over its controversial Supreme Court reforms, in the latest round of a bitter spat between Brussels and the right-wing government in Warsaw.
Gunman kills three in Belgian city

Gunman kills three in Belgian city

A gunman on a police watchlist for contacts with Islamist extremists launched a brazen suspected terror attack in Belgium on Tuesday (May 29), shooting dead two female police officers with their own weapons before killing a bystander.
Facebook boss faces European Parliament over data scandal

Facebook boss faces European Parliament over data scandal

BRUSSELS: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg faces tough questions later Tuesday (May 22) at the European Parliament over the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal.
Step up fake news fight at election time: top EU official

Step up fake news fight at election time: top EU official

The EU's top official charged with fighting fake news says Europe needs to redouble its efforts to tackle the phenomenon in the run-up to elections, as fears grow about Russian meddling in votes across the continent.
Last surviving Paris attacks suspect faces trial in Belgium

Last surviving Paris attacks suspect faces trial in Belgium

BRUSSELS: The main terror suspect behind the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, goes on trial in Belgium under tight security next week over a shootout in Brussels that led to his capture.