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Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel ...

EU, US clash over 'unilateral' travel ban

EU, US clash over 'unilateral' travel ban

The European Union on Thursday sharply criticised the US decision to restrict travel from most European countries to contain the coronavirus pandemic ...

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is ‘not sure’ a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.

EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite

EU wants battery autonomy, but first it needs graphite

As Europe looks to declare its tech independence by becoming a leader in next-generation batteries, it will have to start by making its own graphite. The problem is, nearly all of it now comes from Asia, mainly China.

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clashed Thursday at the start of a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year budget after Brexit, with bitter divisions between parsimonious rich nations ...

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who feared it may encourage new migrant flows.

IAG chief Walsh confident of EU, UK negotiating air transport deal

IAG chief Walsh confident of EU, UK negotiating air transport deal

International Airline Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh said he is confident the European Union and the UK will negotiate a comprehensive air transport agreement as Britain formally exited the union on January 31.

Britain and EU sketch out conflicting visions of post-Brexit trade

Britain and EU sketch out conflicting visions of post-Brexit trade

The European Union and Britain unveiled competing concepts for their future trade relations on Monday, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushing back on EU insistence ...

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the European Union will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks with the United Kingdom and questioned Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said.

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

EU seeks political impetus for Libya ceasefire from Berlin talks

The European Union hopes that this week's peace conference on Libya, being hosted by Berlin, will drive forward the political process towards a ceasefire ...

EU executive unveils plan for 1-trillion-euro climate investments

EU executive unveils plan for 1-trillion-euro climate investments

The European Union's executive unveiled plans on Tuesday to leverage up to 1 trillion euros (1.11 trillion dollars) in the next decade to support its ambitious climate goals ...