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  • Europe changing shape whichever way Scotland goes

    PARIS (Reuters) - Whatever the outcome of this week's Scottish referendum on independence, the shape of Europe is changing as power ebbs away from old nation states, sparking a backlash in some places. If Scots vote "Yes" to splitting from England...
  • Pope to visit Turkey in November, marking first trip to a Muslim nation

    Pope to visit Turkey in November, marking first trip to a Muslim nation
    Pope Francis will visit the Turkish city of Istanbul at the end of November, his first trip to a predominantly Muslim nation, the Vatican said on Friday. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said the exact dates and the program for the trip,...
  • EU's Juncker offers Britain banking olive branch

    LONDON (Reuters) - New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker unexpectedly handed Britain supervision of EU financial services on Wednesday, offering an olive branch to a country that is weighing its future in the bloc. Juncker, whose...
  • Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet

    Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's incoming competition and telecoms chiefs will have their plates full for the next five years as one tackles global companies suspected of acting unfairly while the other seeks to keep the Internet open and let online services...
  • New EU Commission gives key economic posts to France, Britain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The incoming head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, unveiled an EU executive team on Wednesday that handed key economic responsibilities to French and British politicians but overseen by others in a new-look hierarchy....
  • Bulgaria's center-right GERB extends lead ahead of October vote

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's center-right GERB party has extended its lead over main political rivals, the Socialists, just weeks before a snap election, independent pollster Alpha Research said on Tuesday in the first opinion poll since May's European...
  • Euro zone must reform, says eurogroup head in nod to Draghi

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone governments must push ahead with structural reforms and should not rely on the European Central Bank to fix the economy, the chairman of the bloc's finance ministers said on Thursday. Speaking as the ECB held a policy...
  • Euro zone recovery very fragile, economies need reform: Eurogroup chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's recovery remains very fragile and uneven, underscoring the need for structural reforms designed to boost economic growth, the chairman of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on...
  • EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside

    PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At first sight, the European Union's new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity. Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU's biggest challenges - dynamising...
  • EU decision on new sanctions for Russia by Friday: Italy's Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments will decide on a package of new sanctions against Russia by Friday, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini told the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for "the strongest possible response."...
  • German euroskeptics chide Merkel after state surge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Riding a wave of momentum after a strong showing in a regional election, Germany's new anti-euro party said on Monday it was time for Chancellor Angela Merkel to wake up and accept it as a new conservative force in German politics....