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  • UK says disagrees with EU visas ruling: PM Cameron's spokesman

    Britain disagrees with a ruling by the European Union's supreme court which on Thursday said its visa system for the family members of EU citizens was illegal, Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman said. The European Court of Justice said Britain...
  • German finmin says Greece in better shape than expected

    Greece is in better shape then most would have expected a few years ago and Athens' reforms are starting to bear fruit, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the German parliament, which voted on Thursday to extend Greece's bail-out program....
  • EU markets watchdog says crowdfunding needs regulating

    EU markets watchdog says crowdfunding needs regulating
    New European Union rules are needed to supervise crowdfunding and protect investors who face significant risks from the evolving sector, the bloc's markets watchdog said on Thursday. Crowdfunding, often hosted on online platforms such as Crowdcube,...
  • EU's top court opens door to some stem cell patents

    Europe's top court has opened the door to certain stem cell patents in the European Union by ruling that an organism incapable of developing into a human being is not a human embryo and may be patented. Thursday's judgment by the European Court of...
  • UK says review of EU shows bloc must relinquish power 'in many areas'

    The European Union must relinquish power "in many areas" in favor of member states, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday, announcing the end of a two year review of his country's relations with the bloc. Prime Minister David...
  • EU court says British visa rule illegal

    The European Union's supreme court told Britain on Thursday that it could no longer require entry visas in advance for non-EU citizens who are family members of EU citizens and hold a residence permit from another member state. Ruling in the case of...
  • EU agrees deal to cap bank card payment fees

    European Union governments have agreed to cap the fees retailers pay to process debit and credit card transactions in a move the EU parliament said should bring down costs for customers. Negotiators from European governments and the economic committee of...
  • Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

    Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
    A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian...
  • 'Another Wall falls': Europe hails U.S.-Cuba breakthrough

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall reunited Europe, the European Union hailed a "historic turning point" in the Caribbean with the renewal of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. "Today another Wall has started to...
  • Ruble rises after Russia pledges market interventions

    MOSCOW The ruble made gains Wednesday against the dollar and the euro after the Russian government pledged to defend the currency, which had plummeted this week to record lows. It took 61.7 rubles to buy a dollar on the Moscow stock exchange in late...
  • EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to help

    The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion in financing to withstand an economic crisis but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday....