RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

European Union

A collection of news and information related to European Union published by this site and its partners.

Top European Union Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • French MPs pass welfare cuts, unions boycott labor forum

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's parliament approved a series of welfare cuts on Tuesday despite abstentions by left-wing deputies, while a major teachers' union became the third group to boycott a labor forum hosted by President Francois Hollande. With 33...
  • Italy in talks with EU to share responsibility for boat migrants

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is in talks with other European Union states about sharing the burden of rescuing migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, senior officials meeting in Milan said on Tuesday. So far this year, more...
  • U.N. climate talks more advanced second time around, says former head

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.N. climate negotiations have made greater progress towards agreeing a 2015 deal to bind all nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions than the lead-up to the previous attempt in 2009, former U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer told Reuters....
  • Italy hits resistance to softer European spending rules

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy and its allies will receive no special leeway in meeting EU budget rules, European officials agreed on Tuesday, as Germany resisted attempts to soft-pedal on long-promised spending reforms. Italy, leading a drive for greater...
  • Georgian court refuses to release ex-mayor before vote

    TBILISI (Reuters) - A Georgian court refused to free a former mayor of the capital Tbilisi from pre-trial detention on Tuesday in a case which the opposition says is politically motivated. The court rejected an appeal by Gigi Ugulava, a leader of ex-...
  • No free ride: German minister wants road-use toll for foreign drivers

    Germany's transport minister on Monday unveiled plans to charge foreign drivers a road-use toll to close what he called a "fairness gap" that lets cars registered in other countries get a free ride on some of the world's best highways and byways. The...
  • U.S. agribusiness ADM to acquire Wild Flavors for $3 billion

    LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland has agreed to buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for 2.3 billion euros ($3 billion) to enter the flavoring and the health-conscious food sectors. ADM, one of...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Greenpeace activists block Chevron shale site in Romania

    PUNGESTI Romania (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the gates of a Chevron shale gas exploration well in eastern Romania on Monday, blocking access to the site and urging the leftist government to ban fracking. Romania could...
  • Russia demands EU response to deaths of civilians in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry called on Monday for an "adequate response" from the European Union to the deaths of civilians during heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine. "It makes no sense to again and again demand a halt to the shelling of...
  • Italy rescues more than 2,600 boat migrants over weekend

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's search and rescue mission saved more than 2,600 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, the navy said on Monday, as the number reaching Italy from Africa this year surges to a record. Boats and helicopters from...