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Francesco Guarascio

Italy says not changing budget plans as euro partners fret

Nov 19 2018

BRUSSELS/ROME Italy will stick with its 2019 budget plan despite criticism from the European Commission but talks are continuing, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Monday after attending a meeting of euro zone finance ministers.

Italy says not changing budget plans as euro partners fret

Nov 19 2018

BRUSSELS/ROME Italy will stick with its 2019 budget plan despite criticism from the European Commission but talks are continuing, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Monday after attending a meeting of euro zone finance ministers.

EU welcomes Franco-German budget idea, more work needed

Nov 19 2018

BRUSSELS A Franco-German proposal for a euro zone budget could be a "breakthrough" for a euro zone reform package next month, but more work on it is needed, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers said as Italy voiced reservations about the plan.

Franco-German proposal a "breakthrough" in euro zone reform plan- Eurogroup head

Nov 19 2018

BRUSSELS, Nov 19 The Franco-German proposal of a euro zone budget could represent a "breakthrough" for reaching a deal on a euro zone reform package next month, said the chairman of the zone's finance ministers, though Italy quickly distanced itself from the plan.

EU states offer Britain 'ambitious' ties after Brexit, but no frictionless trade

Nov 16 2018

BRUSSELS European Union states said on Friday that they wanted an "ambitious" future relationship with Britain but that this would not mean frictionless trade, as they met to prepare a text by Nov 25 to accompany the draft Brexit deal.

Upset over fish, France leads EU criticism of draft Brexit deal

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS France on Thursday led calls among European Union states for changes to the draft agreement on Britain's exit from the bloc, adding to uncertainty over the fate of the deal as British Prime Minister Theresa faced an uproar at home.

Upset over fish, France leads EU criticism of draft Brexit deal

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS France on Thursday led calls among European Union states for changes to the draft agreement on Britain's exit from the bloc, adding to uncertainty over the fate of the deal as British Prime Minister Theresa faced an uproar at home.

French-led EU states call for changes to Britain's draft exit deal

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS, Nov 15 France on Thursday led calls among European Union states for changes to the draft deal on Britain's exit from the bloc, adding to uncertainty over the fate of the agreement as British Prime Minister Theresa faced an uproar at home.

EU says banks could have more time to build buffers after Brexit

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS Euro zone banks which issued large amounts of loss-absorbing debt under English law could have more time to meet requirements after Britain leaves the European Union, the bloc's agency responsible to winding down failing lenders said on Thursday.

EU says banks could have more time to build buffers after Brexit

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS Euro zone banks which issued large amounts of loss-absorbing debt under English law could have more time to meet requirements after Britain leaves the European Union, the bloc's agency responsible to winding down failing lenders said on Thursday.

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