Sunday

28th May 2017

Ticker

EU trade commissioner says EU-US talks are in 'deep freeze'

EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Monday in a speech in Toronto that free trade talks with the US are in "deep freeze". She added that the Trump administration is sending "worrying signals" on trade, adding that erecting barriers to global trade threatens to "kill jobs" and raise prices "hitting the poorest hardest". Malmstrom said the EU remains open and is pursuing trade deals in southeast Asia, Japan and Mexico.

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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