European Union Headlines

  • SWIFT: A Modest Proposal?

    Stefan Eich An alternative bank transfer network won’t be enough to counter American financial hegemony. The post SWIFT: A Modest Proposal? appeared first on The Nation.

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  • On Brexit, Britain's May urges EU to do 'difficult deal' once again

    British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the other leaders of the European Union on Wednesday to help secure a Brexit agreement, saying they had done "difficult deals" before and could again.

  • EU leaders to meet on Brexit when enough progress reported

    European Union leaders are ready to meet to finalise the terms of Britain's withdrawal as soon as negotiations get close enough, but with insufficient progress so far there are no plans for an extraordinary summit in November, EU officials said.

  • Congress should not join 'pile-on' on...

    The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday that civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains the best hope for Myanmar and that it would not be helpful for Congress to join an international "pile-on" against her over a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslims.

  • May 'neutral' on proposal to extend post-Brexit transition

    Prime Minister Theresa May gave no indication of whether she favoured extending Britain's post-Brexit transition period when the head of the European Parliament raised the matter at a summit on Wednesday, President Antonio Tajani said.

  • May had nothing new on Brexit for summit, but tone calm

    British Prime Minister Theresa May offered her fellow EU leaders no new Brexit proposals on Wednesday, though she appeared keen to reach an agreement, the head of the European Parliament said.