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.
- von Hans Seidenstuecker und Patricia Uhlig und Jan Strupczewski
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.
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.
Brüssel/Berlin Nach dem Rückzieher der USA will die EU die geplante Digitalsteuer notfalls auf eigene Faust vorantreiben.
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.
Brüssel Nach der Rückzugsankündigung der USA will die Europäische Union (EU) die geplante Digitalsteuer notfalls auf eigene Faust vorantreiben.
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.
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.