EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty
The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years.
EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target
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.
EU Elections: Why they matter to Africa
What challenges will the European Union face together with its African partners during the next legislative period? In the light of the migration crisis, Europe has a growing interest in fostering stability and creating opportunities in Africa itself. Do free trade agreements provide solutions that are fair to both sides?
May says she'll keep pressing for 'Orderly Brexit'
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the House of Commons after losing a third parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal that she negotiated with the European Union.
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found. The perpetrators, motivated by greed, sadism and the desire for power, include local European Union partners.
Google fined $1.7 Billion in Vestager's Last Antitrust case
European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks at a news conference in Brussels about the decision to fine Alphabet Inc.’s Google a bigger-than-expected 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for thwarting advertising rivals in what is likely third and final attack on the U.S. tech giant.
Opinion: Emmanuel Macron takes the EU bull by the horns
In a slow European Union election campaign, France's president has taken the initiative by calling for sweeping reforms to the bloc. A fresh burst of energy is just what the EU needs, writes DW's Bernd Riegert.
Lord Mayor of London Estlin on Brexit talks, U.K.-Asia collaborations
Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of London, talks about the Brexit negotiations, and the collaborations between the U.K. and Asian nations. European Union derivatives traders will still be able to settle trillions of dollars of trades in London, even if the U.K.