Euro Zone Headlines

  • Ireland hails "bullet-proof" border deal, sees less damaging Brexit

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar hailed a "politically bullet proof" agreement on its border with Northern Ireland as a very significant day for the island and one that pushed all sides towards a less economically damaging Brexit by Britain.

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  • German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said her party would start exploratory talks next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a coalition, a move that could end a political impasse in Europe's largest economy.

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  • Germany's SPD says talks with Merkel's conservatives to start Wednesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Friday her party would start exploratory talks on Wednesday with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a coalition, a move that could end the political impasse in Europe's largest economy.

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  • Germany's SPD says talks with Merkel's conservatives to start Wednesday

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Friday her party would start exploratory talks on Wednesday with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a coalition, a move that could end the political impasse in Europe's largest economy.

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  • Italy's 5-Star sheds anti-EU image, calls for reform

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement supports the European Union and wants significant law-making powers transferred from governments to the European Parliament, its leader Luigi Di Maio told Reuters.

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  • German SPD leader seeks "United States of Europe" by 2025

    The leader of Germany's SocialDemocrats (SPD) called on Thursday for closer integration in theEuropean Union, with the aim of achieving a "United States ofEurope" by 2025, while countries who are not on board shouldleave the bloc.

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  • German SPD leader takes aim at U.S. tech giants

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) took aim at U.S. technology firms Apple, Facebook and Google on Thursday, saying a strong Europe was needed to make sure they stick to the rules.

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  • German SPD leader takes aim at U.S. tech giants

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) took aim at U.S. technology firms Apple, Facebook and Google on Thursday, saying a strong Europe was needed to make sure they stick to the rules.

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  • Support for Irish PM's party surges on back of Brexit row

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Fine Gael party surged into an 11-point lead in a poll on Thursday, gaining credit for the government's Brexit negotiating stance and indicating its recent near-collapse had not hurt his popularity.

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  • Support for Irish PM's party surges on back of Brexit row

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Fine Gael party surged into an 11-point lead in a poll on Thursday, gaining credit for the government's Brexit negotiating stance and indicating its recent near-collapse had not hurt his popularity.

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  • Italy's former PM Renzi loses more allies as election nears

    ROME (Reuters) - Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, whose Democratic Party (PD) is shedding support in opinion polls, suffered a further setback on Wednesday when two allies said they would not contest next year's election.

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  • Italy's former PM Renzi loses more allies as election nears

    ROME (Reuters) - Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, whose Democratic Party (PD) is shedding support in opinion polls, suffered a further setback on Wednesday when two allies said they would not contest next year's election.

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  • Ireland open to adding to border text but clock ticking

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is open to adding to a tentative Irish border agreement that collapsed on Monday but movement will be needed by the end of the week if Brexit talks are to move onto the next phase this year, the country's European Affairs Minister said on Wednesday.

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  • Irish PM says can pick up Brexit talks in new year if deal not possible

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Brexit negotiations can move to phase two next week only on the basis of the tentative Irish border agreement which collapsed on Monday, otherwise talks to break through the impasse will resume in the new year, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday.

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  • British PM May faces pressure to soften Brexit divorce after EU exit deal crumbles

    LONDON (Reuters) - Just hours after a Brexit deal crumbled, British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure on Tuesday from opposition parties and even some allies to soften the EU divorce by keeping Britain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.

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  • British PM May faces pressure to soften Brexit divorce after EU exit deal crumbles

    LONDON (Reuters) - Just hours after a Brexit deal crumbled, British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure on Tuesday from opposition parties and even some allies to soften the EU divorce by keeping Britain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.

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  • Buy sterling on a 'Brexit breakthrough'? Not yet, say investors

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling investors remain hesitant about chasing the rallying pound higher even as the British government said it was close to an agreement with the European Union on how to move Brexit talks onto trade next year.

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  • Britain confident of Brexit deal as May scrambles to win over Northern Irish kingmakers

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it was a confident of a deal on Brexit just hours after a tentative agreement with the European Union over the Irish border was dashed by Prime Minister Theresa May's kingmakers in Belfast.

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