European Union

Juncker on Brexit: ‘We can have a deal’

The European Commission president told Sky News that he was doing "everything to get a deal" as he believed a no-deal Brexit would have "catastrophic consequences." "We can have a deal" …

Juncker evaluates no-deal Brexit probability

A deal to ensure a smooth British exit from the European Union is still possible but the risk of a no-deal is also "very real", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, The Irish Independent reports. In an …

Gazprom cuts OPAL’s gas supplies to Germany

Opal Gastransport Company, the operator of the Opal gas pipeline, has restricted Gazprom’s access to the pipeline’s transit capacity, the Federal Network Agency of Germany reports. The restriction entered into force on …

France calls for EU rules on virtual currencies

France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday the European Union should introduce a common set of rules to govern virtual currencies, which are at the moment mostly regulated at national level, Reuters reported. Arriving …

EU urges Iran to 'reverse' scale-back from JCPOA

The European Union urged Iran to reverse its scale-back of commitments to the nuclear accord struck with world powers after the Islamic Republic announced it was ending curbs on atomic research. European Commission …

European Commission: no progress on Brexit yet

The European Union said the British government has made no proposals for ending the Brexit deadlock, with a new round of technical talks aimed at ending the impasse set to take place on Friday. "For the talks to make progress …