EU

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Barca, Real ordered to repay state aid

The EU on Monday orders seven Spanish football clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid to pay back millions of euros (dollars) in illegal state aid.

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Fans mock as Eng dumped out of Europe twice in a week

England score an ignominious double on Monday, becoming the first country to be dumped out of Europe twice in a week and in the process losing both its prime minister and national soccer team manager.

June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016

Brexit: Rise of neo-nationalism and protectionism?

While European leaders dreamt of an intertwined economy across Europe 43 years ago, the British people desired something else.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

'No need to be nasty' on Brexit: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU has "no need to be particularly nasty in any way" in the negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Britain under pressure for quick EU split

Germany and France led demands for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Million sign petition for new EU referendum

A petition calling for a second referendum on UK's membership of the EU gains more than one million signatures following the vote to leave.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Debate on Bangladesh: EU for ‘political dialogue’

Expressing concern over the current situation in Bangladesh, the European Union has pressed for political dialogue in a debate over the country’s issue at its parliament.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Google's Paris HQ raided in tax probe

French finance officials have raided the Paris offices of US internet giant Google as part of a tax fraud investigation.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

EU council president says only alternative to EU is 'chaos'

The president of the European Council says the only alternative to the EU is "political chaos" and labelled Boris Johnson's recent comments "absurd".

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Sadiq Khan becomes London's first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan is elected London mayor, the first Muslim mayor of a European Union capital, in a boost for the opposition Labour Party.