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EU investigating German watchdog over Wirecard collapse

Jun 26 2020

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union is investigating Germany's financial regulator over the collapse of payments company Wirecard in a rare move that heaps embarrassment on Berlin days before it is due to take over the EU's rotating presidency.

EU knöpft sich BaFin wegen Wirecard-Pleite vor

Jun 26 2020

- von Hans Seidenstuecker und Patricia Uhlig und Jan Strupczewski

Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg vie for Eurogroup leadership

Jun 25 2020

BRUSSELS/MADRID Finance ministers of Spain, Ireland and Luxembourg are in the running to chair meetings of the powerful Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, with euro zone officials saying it is likely to be a close race between the Spanish and Irish contenders.

'The ball is in the UK's court,' EU's Brexit negotiator says

Jun 24 2020

WARSAW/BRUSSELS Britain must send "clear signals" that it wants to seal a deal with the European Union on their relationship after Brexit, the bloc's chief negotiator said ahead of more talks with London, adding a deal was still possible before the end of the year.

EU nach US-Rückzug zu Alleingang bei Digitalsteuer bereit

Jun 18 2020

Brüssel/Berlin Nach dem Rückzieher der USA will die EU die geplante Digitalsteuer notfalls auf eigene Faust vorantreiben.

Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

Jun 18 2020

PARIS/BRUSSELS The European Union said on Thursday it could impose taxes on digital giants such as Google , Amazon and Facebook even without a global agreement by the year-end, after Washington quit talks and stoked fears of a new trade war.

EU nach US-Rückzug zu Alleingang bei Digitalsteuer bereit

Jun 18 2020

Brüssel Nach der Rückzugsankündigung der USA will die Europäische Union (EU) die geplante Digitalsteuer notfalls auf eigene Faust vorantreiben.

EU post-COVID recovery plan likely to win backing in July: budget chief

Jun 17 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union's economic recovery plan after the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to secure backing from member states in July, helping the 27-nation bloc emerge from the recession together, EU Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on Wednesday.

EU says UK looking for fresh momentum in troubled Brexit trade talks

Jun 12 2020

BRUSSELS The EU's executive said on Friday it was reassured that London was keen to step up the momentum of talks to implement the Withdrawal Agreement divorce deal agreed with Britain last year, but it warned that the window of opportunity was closing fast.

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