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27 Jul 2019
Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was regarded as influential but controversial.
21 Jul 2019
Brussels is to impose punitive measures on Ankara over its offshore gas drilling activities near Cyprus.
21 Jun 2019
A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement.
6 Mar 2019
Theresa May has sent two senior ministers to Brussels to seek concessions from the EU on the disputed issue of the Irish backstop. The U.K. prime minister is looking to win over enough lawmakers in her own party to secure parliament’s backing for her deal in a key vote next week.
28 Jan 2019
The EU's preferred option is for Britain to stay. Failing that, Brussels would like the UK to remain as close as possible. For now, though, Europe’s leaders just want some clarity on what the British government wants.
22 Nov 2018
Negotiators are working through the night in Brussels after Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker said they made progress in last-minute talks. The two will meet again on Saturday with the EU saying the text must be finalized on Thursday or a planned summit on Sunday would be called off.
13 Oct 2018
From Greece to German, and from Brussels to London, Bloomberg TV's Tom Mackenzie investigates the European connections in China's grand infrastructure investment plan.
29 Jun 2018
Europe's big divide. The stakes couldn't be higher at the Brussels summit with the German chancellor warning that the E.U's fate hangs in the balance of a deal on border policy. Can a compromise be reached?
20 Jun 2018
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg talked of the upcoming July NATO summit in Brussels, saying he believed it would be less divisive than the recent G7 summit in Canada.
24 Nov 2017
Residents of Brussels have been holding their noses after a dense cloud of smoke darkened the sky over the city. The fire at a waffle factory led to delays on routes into the Belgian capital and prompted amused tweets.
26 Aug 2017
A man was shot in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, Brussels prosecutors said.
21 Jul 2017
The latest round of Brexit talks wraps up in Brussels with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier saying there is still "fundamental divergence" on how to guarantee the rights of EU citizens.

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