Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

EU and Japan reach agreement on trade deal

The EU and Japan have reached a "political agreement at ministerial level" on a free trade deal, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem announced on Wednesday after a meeting in Brussels with Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida. The agreement will be confirmed at a meeting on Thursday between Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission and Council presidents Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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