Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

Ceta could be last trade deal, Tusk warns

European Council president Donald Tusk warned that Ceta, the EU-Canada deal, "could be our last free-trade deal" if the EU is "not able to convince that free trade is in our interest." He said that talks were still going to secure Belgian region Wallonia's backing for Ceta before Friday. "I hope that Belgium will once again prove that it is a champion in compromise-making," he said.

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.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

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