Take that, America. Europe’s tariffs take effect

posted in: European Union, News

The European Union has imposed additional tariffs of 25% on products such as motorcycles, orange juice, bourbon, peanut butter, cigarettes and denim â?? part of its response to the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum exports from Europe. LONDON … Read More

Open borders policy could spell end for Angela Merkel in Germany

posted in: Germany, News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s momentous decision three years ago to open her nation’s borders to … Read More

Europe will hit US products with tariffs starting Friday

European Union tariffs on products from the United States will go into effect on Friday. European Union tariffs on products from the United States will go into effect on Friday. LONDON (CNNMoney) — European Union tariffs on products from the … Read More

New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

On the back of the latest round of fighting over illegal immigration, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of Bavaria’s CSU party reportedly castigated Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying he “can’t work with this woman anymore”. Merkel is adamant that migrant policy … Read More

Hardline EU ministers form ‘axis of the willing’ against illegal migrants

The dispute has raised questions over Merkel’s future, as nationalist forces already in power elsewhere in Europe turn up the heat on the long-serving German chancellor for her welcoming stance toward migrants. Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said she expected … Read More

Disputed policies on migrants are the top threat to EU unity

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This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO “SOS Mediterranee” shows migrants being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take … Read More

Tory MPs clash ahead of crunch Brexit vote

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MPs should not “undermine” the UK’s position when they vote on the EU bill, Brexit Secretary David Davis says. Opening two days of debate, Mr Davis said a bid to give Parliament more control would tie ministers’ hands and lead … Read More

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