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Francesco Guarascio

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe's shortage of medicines - experts

Aug 12 2019

BRUSSELS As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

HSBC agrees to 300 mln euro settlement of Belgian tax fraud case: prosecutors

Aug 06 2019

BRUSSELS HSBC's Swiss private banking arm has agreed to pay nearly 300 million euros ($336 million) to settle a tax fraud case in Belgium, Belgian prosecutors said on Tuesday, the latest blow for the Alpine state's banking sector from the EU.

EU settles on World Bank's Georgieva to lead IMF

Aug 02 2019

BRUSSELS European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's internal divisions.

World Bank's Georgieva added to EU list of candidates to lead IMF

Jul 26 2019

BRUSSELS European Union governments are working to select one European candidate from a list of five names to succeed Christine Lagarde at the helm of the International Monetary Fund, a French official said on Friday.

EU urges reforms against multi-billion-euro flow of dirty money

Jul 24 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Wednesday more should be done to counter the multi-billion-euro flow of dirty money in the European Union as major shortcomings have emerged in the way banks and governments handle the issue.

European banks, states have serious dirty-money shortcomings- EU Commission

Jul 24 2019

BRUSSELS, July 24 The European Commission said on Wednesday more should be done to counter the multi-billion-euro flow of dirty money in the European Union as major shortcomings have emerged in the way banks and governments handle the issue.

In setback for 5-Star, Italy's PM backs completion of rail link with France

Jul 23 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that blocking works on a rail link with France would cost Italy more than completing the infrastructure, taking a stance on an issue that has divided the government coalition for months.

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