A US Treasury report accuses the EU Commission of undermining the global fight against tax avoidance.
The EU executive supports the former head of the Greek statistic office, who faces criminal charges for accurately reporting deficit figures.
News in Brief
- EU mulls making Google pay news media for content
- Sweden to name new EU ambassador
- Deutsche Boerse and LSE request EU merger approval
- Scotland appoints Brexit minister
- Dieselgate inquiry to hear from German ministers
- EU has no power over burkinis
- Switzerland sees increase in migrants from Italy
- Norway to build Arctic border fence
Russian state firm Gazprom has said that it plans to build the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany despite the objections of Polish regulators.
Column / Brexit Briefing
Brexit has landed EU trade policy, as well as the UK, in limbo land. At least one trade deal has already been put on ice, and others may well follow.
Economic activity reached a seven-month high in August in the eurozone, but manufacturing and employment show signs of weakness. In the UK, exports have helped manufacturing activity.
Column / Crude World
Russia state-controlled Gazprom plans to build Nord Stream II gas pipeline on its own after partners pull out.
After eight months and two elections, Spain's political parties edge closer to a deal that would keep Mariano Rajoy as prime minister in return for anti-corruption reforms.
Germans may in future have to work until they are 69, the Bundesbank has said, highlighting a broad problem with the EU's ageing work force.
Finance ministers accepted EU recommendations to get Madrid and Lisbon off the hook.
More than eight-in-ten in Greece, France and Spain describe their country’s economic situation as bad, while most Swedes, Germans and Dutch say their economy is doing well.
Column / Brexit Briefing
As in Brussels, London’s political and financial class takes its leave for the month of August. Westminster is populated only by selfie-taking tourists.
The EU commission said the tariffs on steel from China and Russia are needed to counter below market prices that threaten EU industry and jobs.
Luxembourg says its appeal against the LuxLeak whistleblowers is standard procedure. But the move has roused suspicion that the duchy is seeking harsher sentences.
Column / Brexit Briefing
Protecting the City will lie at the heart of the UK's EU exit negotiating strategy. But London financiers are among the most nervous Britons in the uncertain post-Brexit world.
Cooperation with the EU made the fund less effective and too political, a report by the International Monetary Fund's watchdog says.
The EU commission has opted not to fine Portugal or Spain on fiscal targets for fear of aggravating euroscepticism.
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- French government tries to defuse burkini row
- EU to Turkey: Do you really want to join?
- US slams EU competition policies
- French diesel committee 'did not cover up for Renault'
- EU backs Greek ex-data chief over criminal charges
The ECB has started to “bail out” Germany’s Volkswagen Group by buying its corporate bonds, but other EU-linked banks continue to shun the scandal-tainted firm.
Poland's prime minister said the posted workers reform showed that national parliaments should have a greater say over EU decision making.
Draghi said eurozone recovery could be hit by geopolitical uncertainties. He said public money could be used to solve banks’ loan problems.
The EU Commission has tried to fudge the issue of whether China is a “market economy” amid efforts to protect European industry from cheap exports.
The European Commission decided that its proposal on equal pay for equal work did not encroach on national legislative powers.
EU court ruling on bank bailouts has raised the likelihood of a political embarrassment for Renzi, months before a referendum puts his future and, potentially, Italy’s euro future on the line.
The EU antitrust regulator punished European truck making companies for fixing prices and colluding on emission technologies.
EU commission vice-president Kristalina Georgieva talks to EUobserver about her decision not to renew an anti-smuggling agreement with Philip Morris International.
Secretary of state John Kerry will give speeches in the coming months to "help people to understand exactly the positive side" of the EU-US free trade talks.
EU and US negotiators set out to work all summer to break the stalemate over TTIP deal. Meanwhile, implementation of CETA risk being blocked by member states.
Competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has added concerns over Google's advertising service to the pile of EU antitrust charges against the company.
Employment commissioner Marianne Thyssen remains committed to treat local and posted workers the same way, despite opposition from eastern EU states.
The International Monetary Fund warned that the two economies could be hit by the consequences of the Brexit vote.
Leaders are sitting down for the EU-China summit, but the crucial issue of China's market economy status will not be discussed officially. It still dominates industry's thinking on the relationship.