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Brexit: Brussels tightens deadline for UK to clarify EU divorce bill

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says the bloc won’t wait much longer for the UK to agree to settle its Brexit bill if trade talks are to take place in January. EU officials say the...

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UK’s Brexit Strategy

The next round of UK-EU negotiations on the pending amputation will be held next week. The UK has issued a flurry of position papers that stake out its wish list. Last month, the EU told...

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‘Appliancegate’ on the horizon? EU household devices guzzle more energy than labeled

Domestic appliances use up to double as much energy as stated on their energy labels, according to an EU product survey. Outdated official tests are “vulnerable to misuse” by manufacturers, warn the report’s authors. Outdated...

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Why Greece’s Challenge Won’t Go Away

This agreement will free up the next tranche of payment so that Greece can make a large debt service payment (~7 bln euros) next month. However, the underlying situation is not resolved, and until it...

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EU-India trade agreement a win-win situation: study

Not much progress has been made so far on reaching a free trade agreement between India and the European Union. But such a deal would be mutually beneficial, German economic researchers show in a fresh...

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UK manufacturers: trade deal with EU crucial

A leading association of British manufacturers has told the country’s prime minister that a Brexit without a new trade deal with the EU would be a disaster as firms would have to bear the brunt...

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Europe: More energy-efficient, but still import-dependent

Total energy use in the European Union is slightly lower today than it was in 1990, but fossil fuels remain king, and dependency on fuel imports has grown. Climate and geopolitical risks have grown in...

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Irish cow burps counteract fossil fuel divestment

Although the Emerald Isle has become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, agriculture there remains carbon-intensive. As Ireland hosts the IPCC, activists ask: How can the country become greener? Rolling...

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Apple, taxes, and just punishment

The European Commission is aggressively pursuing tax avoidance and illegal tax advantages for individual companies. That’s good for ordinary people, writes Bernd Riegert. Margrethe Vestager reminds us of the purpose of the European Union. Only...

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The Disunited Kingdom

“Events are moving faster than anyone can comprehend, and only one thing is certain – that seemingly no-one thought it might be a good idea to figure out what to do after a Brexit vote....

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Brexit : The Worst is Yet to Come, Don’t be Seduced by the Price Action

After plummeting 18.6 cents, mostly in a few hours after it became clear that the Brexit would carry the day, sterling has rallied four cents from the low set on Monday. We recognized that the...

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ECB Blows €400bn on “ Brexit Black Friday ” Bank Bailouts

Remember TARP, the Troubled Asset Relief Program that the US Congress approved to bail out banks and other companies during the Financial Crisis? $700 billion were authorized, later reduced to $475 billion. The Treasury eventually...