Monday

29th May 2017

Ticker

France's Peugeot-Citroen to buy Vauxhall-Opel

The French car company PSA, which owns the Peugeot and Citroen brands, has struck a €2.2 billion deal to buy General Motors' European unit, including Vauxhall-Opel. The deal would make PSA Europe's second largest car-maker, overtaking Renault-Nissan, but remaining behind Volkswagen. It has however raised fears of job losses at Vauxhall's UK factories, which employ 4,500 workers, the BBC reported.

Opinion

Nato needs a European 2%

Europe needs to take care of its on security, but not on Trump's terms, with the 2 percent of GDP mantra flawed as a model.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Ukip's last electoral stand

Nigel Farage's anti-EU party is unlikely to win any seats at the 8 June elections. After the loss of his charismatic leadership, the party is just a rag-tag of third raters.

Investigation

Fight Club: Russische Spione suchen EU-Rekruten

Sicherheitsexperten warnen, dass russische Geheimdienste Kampfsportvereine nutzen, um potenzielle Unruhestifter in Deutschland und anderen EU-Ländern zu rekrutieren.

EUobserved

Scramble for UK agencies paves way for Trumpian claims

The Spanish health minister this week bragged that Barcelona was “the best city”, had “the best building”, and “the best infrastructure” to host the EU's medicines agency post-Brexit.

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