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News General
October 15, 2020  

EU leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030

Proposal to reduce emissions 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, compared the current target of 40%.

News Energy General
October 14, 2020  

EU to tackle methane gases, boost energy efficiency

Wants to slash greenhouse gas emissions to at least 55% of what they were in 1990 over the next decade.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO

One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2020  

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

Calls it a breach of the obligation of good faith laid down in the “Withdrawal Agreement.”

News Government Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

EU chief says UK can’t change Brexit withdrawal agreement

Says chances for a future trade deal are slipping away; plans to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement dims those hopes further.

News Government Economy General
September 8, 2020  

Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties

Chances of a breakthrough diminish, concerns they could collapse in the coming weeks.

News Minerals General
September 3, 2020  

EU unveils plan to secure rare earth materials, cut dependency

Need around 60 times more lithium and 15 times more cobalt for electric vehicle batteries and energy storage by 2050.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Apple wins big EU court case over US$15B in taxes

EU Commission claimed in 2016 Apple had struck an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates.

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

EU lagging behind on climate, gender equality goals

The bloc’s CO2 emissions were reduced by 2.7% from 2013 to 2018 but temperatures kept rising

News Manufacturing Economy
May 7, 2020  

EU forecasts ‘recession of historic proportions’ this year

The pandemic is expected to cause the deepest recession in living memory

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 23, 2020  

European economies on course for unprecedented recession

The scale of the decline in business activity staggering, lends urgency to discussions about a rescue support package.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

EU-UK trade talks kick off amid threats and deadlines

Must be concluded by the end of this year, or Prime Minister Johnson threatens to walk.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity

Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.