EU-UK relations: European Union ensures continued supply of medicines to Northern Ireland, as well as Cyprus, Ireland and Malta 12/04/2022
The European Commission welcomes the swift adoption by the Council of the proposals to ensure the continued long-term supply of medicines from Great Britain to Northern Ireland and to address outstanding supply concerns in Cyprus, Ireland and Malta – markets that have been historically supplied through or by Great Britain.
Levy could raise €140bn, and energy ministers also set targets to cut electricity use.
Brussels has warned Britain not to break their post-Brexit trade deal by slashing regulation in its new drive for economic growth.
In 1992, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Her speech followed the signing of the Maastricht Treaty - the foundation of today's European Union. Drawing on the words of Winston Churchill, she paid tribute to those who rebuilt Europe in the wake of conflict and praised the Parliament as a leading democratic forum.
The European Union presidency has called for an international tribunal over Russia's invasion of Ukraine after the discovery of mass graves in the recently liberated Ukrainian town of Izium.
The EU has launched fresh legal action against the UK over its enforcement of post-Brexit trading rules in Northern Ireland.
European Commission says failure to apply customs rules in Northern Ireland “significantly increases the risk of smuggling”.
EU launches four new legal actions against UK government for breaking Northern Ireland protocol 22/07/2022
The European Commission has launched four new legal actions against the UK government for breaking parts of the Northern Ireland Brexit deal.
MPs backed Boris Johnson's plan to tear apart his own deal with the EU - which comes after he claimed he had 'got Brexit done'.
Move opens door to EU membership amid outrage over the brutality of the unprovoked Russian attack.
The European Parliament has approved EU candidacy status for Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in a convincing vote on Thursday.
Northern Ireland protocol: EU to begin legal action over UK plans to override Brexit deal 12/06/2022
Brussels is set to reveal details of action despite ministers’ insistence the the Northern Ireland protocol plans do not break international law.
The UK is making last-minute tweaks to planned legislation to override a portion of its Brexit deal, as the European Union prepares to relaunch legal proceedings as part of the bloc’s response to the move.
The issue stems from the outworkings of the NI Protocol, which means Northern Ireland remains covered by the EU’s pharmaceutical regulations.
The European Union and NATO have gone through the most acute strategic challenges of the Euro-Atlantic space together. Their history of cooperation is long and has seen both ups and downs. Already in 1949, the two defence players in western Europe, NATO and the Western Union (later the Western European Union), had begun to interact.
Brexit has severely disrupted trade between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK), with total UK imports from the EU falling by almost a quarter (24.8%) and exports to the EU falling by 13.1%, according to a report for the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee.
Friday marked 50 years since Ireland signed the treaty in Brussels that took the fledging state into the European Economic Community.
Six years on, it seems Europe still hasn’t got the memo. For that matter, neither has Britain. The United Kingdom, rather than leaping boldly into a brave new future, is imploding. Europe, meanwhile, seems to have found a new sense of purpose.
Report by the European Council on Foreign Relations says that more people see bloc as a key partner than the US.
'Hang on we were told the UK was first in line for a trade deal,' wrote one Twitter user.
EU and UK parliaments will each send 35 lawmakers to the joint assembly, which oversees the implementation of the Brexit trade deal.
The European Council on Tuesday approved a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) reserve aimed at helping EU businesses tackle the short-term effects of Brexit.
"Bloody EU, promoting international train travel to save the planet," Best For Britain said.
‘Negotiating sausages while the world burns’: Brussels can’t move on from Brexit – no matter how hard it tries 23/06/2021
Five years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the bloc is still tied up in post-Brexit wrangling, reports policy correspondent Jon Stone.
The UK’s obsession with regulation autonomy has “strong implications", Luisa Santos said.