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Robert-Jan Bartunek

ArcelorMittal beats second-quarter forecasts, takes buoyant view of full year

Aug 01 2018

BRUSSELS ArcelorMittal , the world's largest steel producer, posted forecast-beating core profit in the second quarter after keeping costs low, and said an improving global market and trade protection were feeding into an upbeat full-year outlook.

Top EU court: GMO rules cover plant gene editing technique

Jul 25 2018

BRUSSELS Crops obtained by plant breeding technique mutagenesis should fall under laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Europe's highest court said on Wednesday, in a victory for environmental campaigners.

UK's Brexit plans useful, but questions remain - Barnier

Jul 20 2018

BRUSSELS Britain's proposals on its future relationship with the European Union contain constructive elements, but many questions remain, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday. | Video

EU lawmakers reject tough line on copyright reform

Jul 05 2018

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech giants share revenues with publishers, broadcasters and artists after lobbying by internet companies.

EU executive: German migration deal looks in line with law

Jul 03 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive said on Tuesday the German ruling coalition's deal on migration seemed in line with the law.

EU executive - German migration deal looks in line with law

Jul 03 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive said on Tuesday the German ruling coalition's deal on migration seemed in line with the law.

Iran diplomat among six arrested over suspected plot against opposition meeting

Jul 02 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS An Iranian diplomat has been arrested along with two people suspected of plotting a bomb attack on a meeting of an exiled Iranian opposition group in France attended by Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, Belgian authorities said on Monday.

EU piles pressure on Poland over courts independence

Jun 26 2018

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS European Union ministers began an unprecedented discussion on Tuesday of threats to the rule of law in Poland, urging Warsaw to step back from contested judicial reforms they say put its courts under more political control.

EU in last-ditch appeal to Poland to respect basic EU values on courts

Jun 26 2018

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS European Union ministers made last-minute appeals to Poland on Tuesday to back away from its latest judicial reform, which they say puts its courts under political control in flagrant violation of one of the EU's founding principles.

Merkel presses over migration as 'European solution' fails

Jun 24 2018

BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek direct deals with separate European Union states on migration, conceding the bloc had failed to find a joint solution to the issue threatening her government. | Video

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