AJ Impact

France is outpacing Germany as Europe's economic growth engine

French President Emmanuel Macron's unpopular reform agenda for Europe's second-largest economy appears to be paying off.

France is outpacing Germany as Europe's economic growth engine

AJ Impact

Planes, poultry, power: China, France agree $15bn worth of deals

The energy, agriculture and aviation sectors are included in the deals, which will enable more French exports to China.

Planes, poultry, power: China, France agree $15bn worth of deals

AJ Impact

UN: Trump tariffs cost China $35bn and hurt both economies

The sector hit hardest by United States tariffs is US imports of Chinese office machinery and communications equipment.

UN: Trump tariffs cost China $35bn and hurt both economies

Europe

Arms companies 'rake in billions' as Europe builds new walls

Study shows EU countries expected to spend billions of dollars to improve border security and expand border force.

Arms companies 'rake in billions' as Europe builds new walls

Europe

EU's Barnier sees difficult talks on post-Brexit trade deal

Time to negotiate a new partnership is 'extremely short', said EU's Brexit talks chief.

EU's Barnier sees difficult talks on post-Brexit trade deal

AJ IMPACT

EU markets watchdog to scrutinise new Brexit 'hubs' in 2020

To avoid unfair competition, the bloc's markets regulator promises to closely examine British-based financial firms.

EU markets watchdog to scrutinise new Brexit 'hubs' in 2020

Europe

Romania new PM to name EU commissioner after consulting president

Ludovic Orban, Romania's new prime minister, would not be drawn on the name of his nominee.

Romania new PM to name EU commissioner after consulting president

Brexit

UK PM Boris Johnson sorry for missing Brexit deadline

Johnson blamed Brexit delay on legislators; Brexit Party chief Farage says he will not run for a seat.

UK PM Boris Johnson sorry for missing Brexit deadline

Opinion

How the EU balkanised the Balkans

It is time Western Europe understood that there is more than one way to be European.

Katerina Kolozova

by Katerina Kolozova

Katerina Kolozova

Kashmir

Clashes as far-right EU lawmakers on Kashmir 'PR' trip

Police fire tear gas and pellets at protesters as members of European Parliament visit region amid lockdown.

Clashes as far-right EU lawmakers on Kashmir 'PR' trip

United Kingdom

'High stakes': UK heads for December election amid Brexit impasse

UK to go to the polls in December in what is expected to be one of the most momentous votes in a generation.

'High stakes': UK heads for December election amid Brexit impasse

Brexit

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election

The UK prime minister will try again on Tuesday to secure a December 12 election.

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election

Brexit

'Brexhaustion': Voters doubt election will break Brexit impasse

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try again on Tuesday to trigger general election, in face of weary British electorate.

'Brexhaustion': Voters doubt election will break Brexit impasse

Europe

EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31

Brexit deadline has been changed for second time since the 2016 referendum on Britain's departure from the EU.

EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31

UpFront

Will Brexit lead to violence on the island of Ireland?

We ask Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson whether Brexit threatens peace, and if it advances the case for Irish reunification.

Will Brexit lead to violence on the island of Ireland?