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Philip Blenkinsop

Britain's May and EU voice renewed confidence on Brexit

11:47am EDT

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday that they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the very same hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. | Video

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

8:41am EDT

BRUSSELS The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit on Thursday that includes China, Japan and Russia as a counterbalance to a more protectionist United States.

Trump's patience with EU on trade not unlimited, says Ross

Oct 17 2018

BRUSSELS The United States demanded rapid results on Wednesday in transatlantic trade talks with the European Union, accusing the bloc of holding up progress, but the top EU trade official said the ball was in Washington's court.

UPDATE 1-Trump's patience with EU on trade not unlimited, says Ross

Oct 17 2018

* Ross says this is inaccurate, Trump's patience "not unlimited" (Updates with more from Ross, adds Malmstrom)

Auto parts suppliers warn hard Brexit may set UK sector back 25 years

Oct 17 2018

BRUSSELS Failure to secure a trade deal for Britain when it exits the European Union next year could set the UK auto sector back two decades, leading parts suppliers said on Wednesday as they urged leaders to reach agreement at a summit in Brussels.

EU's Tusk to ask May for new ideas to break Brexit impasse

Oct 16 2018

BRUSSELS European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he will ask British Prime Minister Theresa May this week if she has new ideas on how to break the impasse in Brexit talks, adding that he has become less optimistic about an immediate breakthrough.

Crunch time for Italy, Brexit as leaders convene in Brussels

Oct 12 2018

BRUSSELS Brussels, the political heart of Europe, could prove the center of global market focus next week as Italy's budget and Brexit talks overshadow economic data and central banks.

Soccer-Belgium charges referee, four others with match-fixing

Oct 11 2018

BRUSSELS Belgian prosecutors charged a referee and four other people on Thursday with match-fixing in the country's top soccer league in a broad investigation into alleged corruption in Belgian football.

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Belgium raids soccer clubs over fraud, match-fixing

Oct 10 2018

BRUSSELS, Oct 10 Belgian police raided soccer clubs across the country on Wednesday and detained the coach of champions Club Bruges, two top agents and others for questioning about financial fraud and possible match-fixing.

Exclusive: EU set to clear start of talks to boost U.S. beef imports

Oct 09 2018

BRUSSELS European Union countries are on the verge of agreeing to start negotiations with the United States to allow more U.S. beef into Europe, in what could be a major move to defuse transatlantic trade tensions.

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