European Union

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez
AP Photo/Paul White
November 24, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union removed the last major obstacle to sealing an agreement on Brexit after Spain said it had reached a deal Saturday with Britain over Gibraltar on the eve of an EU summit. British Prime Minister Theresa May will then have the momentous task to sell the deal to her...
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People coming from Spain cross the airport of Gibraltar to take part at the National Day celebrations at the British territory of Gibraltar.
AP Photo/Marcos Moreno, File
November 23, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — European Union diplomats were meeting Friday to finalize the draft divorce agreement between Britain and the bloc, amid a warning from Spain that it will oppose the deal if it isn't guaranteed a say over the future of Gibraltar. Leaders of EU nations...
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An Anti Brexit campaigner dressed a dinosaur demonstrates in Westminster in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
November 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for the Houses of Parliament, in London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Tim Ireland
November 15, 2018 - 12:15 pm
By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...
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German Christian Democratic Party, CDU, chairwoman and Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters the in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
October 29, 2018 - 3:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel set off Monday on what could be a three-year countdown to the end of her leadership of Germany, a stint that has made her the European Union's longest-serving leader and a key figure in facing the continent's many crises. Merkel announced that she will give up the...
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tech companies
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September 12, 2018 - 10:27 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- Tech companies that fail to remove terrorist content quickly could soon face major fines. The European Commission proposed new rules on Wednesday that would require internet platforms to remove illegal terror content within an hour of it being flagged by national...
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 In this April 28, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
August 21, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers urged tighter economic restrictions on Moscow and Britain's top diplomat accused Russia's leader of pursuing policies that are making...
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General view of a Harley Davidson motorcycle, one of a number of US products set to be affected as European Union's retaliatory tariffs come into force today.
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August 13, 2018 - 10:56 am
By Jackie Wattles, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motorcycle production overseas. The President tweeted about the potential boycott on Sunday "Many @harleydavidson owners plan to boycott the company if...
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President Donald Trump, right, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, left, speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 25, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. The president,...
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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the opening of the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire.
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July 17, 2018 - 7:13 am
By James Griffiths and Sheena McKenzie, CNN (CNN) — The beleaguered government of British Prime Minister Theresa May is proposing that the UK parliament should break for summer five days earlier than planned, in a move that has been criticized as a desperate attempt to ease the pressure on her...
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