European Union

He's rolled back democratic checks on his power, mused about creating a European ethnostate and erected a razor-wire fence to keep migrants out, angering the rest of the European Union.
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May 13, 2019 - 6:43 pm
By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) - - He's rolled back democratic checks on his power, mused about creating a European ethnostate and erected a razor-wire fence to keep migrants out, angering the rest of the European Union. So why was Hungary's far-right prime minister Viktor Orbán meeting with President...
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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland's conservative ruling party, takes part in a Polish tradition of taking a basket to church for a blessing in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
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April 25, 2019 - 7:15 am
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation. Kaczynski, Poland's most important politician, also said "everyone must accept...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
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April 10, 2019 - 11:37 am
By David McHugh, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global friction over trade — such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs — is holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi...
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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
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April 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in a move that some experts say marks another attempt by the administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The import...
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A man shelters with an umbrella as he walks by Pro EU protestors holding flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, April 4, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 11:05 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The British government and senior opposition figures met Thursday to seek a new plan on how the country leaves the European Union, as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to limit divisions within her Conservative Party inflamed by her shift toward...
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With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another Brexit delay and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise.
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April 03, 2019 - 3:20 pm
By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit drama went into overtime Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's main opposition sought a compromise deal to prevent an abrupt British departure from the European Union at the end of next week. In an about-face that...
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Anti Brexit protesters hold onto their flags and placards as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
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March 28, 2019 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit logjam has become a pileup. Lawmakers have voted, and the results are a mess. They don't want Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal, don't want to leave without a deal, and don't want any of the other options on offer. The country faces a deadline of April 12...
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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.
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March 27, 2019 - 2:07 pm
By Tara John and Bianca Nobilo (CNN) -- Theresa May has pledged to resign as British Prime Minister once her Brexit deal has been delivered, bowing to intense pressure from her own party. May was forced to make the offer to Conservative party lawmakers in an attempt to persuade them to back her...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.
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March 24, 2019 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May faces growing pressure from within her own party either to resign or to set a date for stepping down as a way to build support for her Brexit agreement with the European Union, British media reported Sunday. Senior Conservative Party figures were urging May...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after addressing a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, March 22, 2019.
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March 22, 2019 - 10:28 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders took back control of the Brexit process from British Prime Minister Theresa May, saying Friday they believe the risks were too great and that action was needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. May's mantra since the Brexit...
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