Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

Ticker

Denmark asks WTO to solve EU dispute with Faroe Islands

EU member state Denmark Wednesday filed a request in Geneva for a WTO panel to solve a dispute between the Faroe Islands and the EU. The Faroese are not allowed to sell herring and mackerel in the EU as part of sanctions for fishing too much in the North Atlantic.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

News in Brief

  1. Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
  2. EU commission denies Juncker resignation rumour
  3. US "strongly committed" to cooperation with EU, says vice-president
  4. Wilders pulls out of second Dutch election TV debate
  5. Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
  6. Pro-refugee marchers swarm through Barcelona
  7. Renzi seeks party's support
  8. EU probes China-funded rail project

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