Flemish nationalists hamstrung by Belgium’s trade fiasco

Belgium’s fragmented politics have never triggered such an international frenzy.

(c) | 20.10.2016

EU leaders shy away from new Russia sanctions

Several countries had urged a ramped-up response to Moscow.

(c) | 21.10.2016

Russia’s strategy is to weaken the EU, declares Tusk at summit

Russia’s strategy is to weaken the EU, Council President Donald Tusk said last night, following a five-hour summit discussion on the Union’s relations with Moscow, described as “tough” by diplomats.

(c) EurActiv | 21.10.2016

Berlin to host Ukraine crisis summit

Normandy Four will meet to discuss ending the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

(c) | 19.10.2016

Defiant Wallonia rejects deadline to save EU-Canada deal

Wallonia’s Minister-President Paul Magnette has dealt a potentially fatal blow to EU trade policy by insisting that he will not support the EU’s landmark trade deal with Canada by a Friday deadline.

(c) | 19.10.2016

China trade tests UK’s clout in Europe post-Brexit

Britain leads resistance in the EU to hitting China with U.S.-style tariffs on dumped goods.

(c) | 18.10.2016

‘Appalled’ EU calls for new talks on Syria

Foreign ministers demand Russia stop bombing campaign.

(c) | 18.10.2016

‘Dangerously complacent’ Europe unready for Trump or Clinton, says ECFR

European leaders have either underestimated the danger of a Donald Trump presidency or overestimated the level of continuity Hillary Clinton will bring, according to a new study by the European Council on Foreign Relations.

(c) EurActiv | 18.10.2016

400 companies, NGOs demand immediate end of trade measures on Chinese solar

More than 400 companies from across the European Union, and leading environmental NGOS, have demanded the immediate end of punitive trade measures on solar panels and cells imported from China.

(c) EurActiv | 18.10.2016

German defence minister says Berlin is ready to expand military role

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said yesterday (17 October) that Berlin was ready to play a larger military role than in the past in the service of closer European defence cooperation.

(c) EurActiv | 18.10.2016