French President Macron: Europe cannot depend on US for security

posted in: European Union, News

Trump’s ‘aggressive’ isolationism means US ‘appears to be turning its back on shared history’, French president says. ‘It is up to us to … guarantee our security,’ Macron said on Monday [Philippe Wojazer/Pool/Reuters] The European Union must stop depending on the United States for … Read More

Worst anthrax outbreak in 20 years hits farms in France

GAP (AFP) – More than 50 cows, sheep and horses have died in France’s most serious outbreak of anthrax in two decades, according to officials who have warned of a vaccine shortage. The authorities in the mountainous Hautes-Alpes region of … Read More

German sources deny Brexit deal offer amid panic in Remain campaign

Remain fears ‘blind Brexit’, under which key decisions are postponed, would be worse than a no-deal Brexit. German sources insisted that despite several reports, no instruction had been issued to back a vague blueprint deal. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Reports … Read More

U.S. touts EU trade truce, attention now turns to China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States signaled on Thursday it is set to push ahead on trade talks with Canada and Mexico after agreeing to suspend hostilities over tariffs with Europe in a fragile deal that may clear the way … Read More

Brexit warning: France ready for a ‘BRUTAL DIVORCE’ as no-deal EU split looms

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FRANCE is preparing contingency plans for a “brutal divorce” between the UK and the European Union, with one senior minister claiming Britain will be the country that will suffer the most from a no-deal Brexit. Nathalie Loiseau, the French minister … Read More

Trump DIVIDES Brussels: Germany and France battle over Juncker’s trade offer to US

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A European Union trade row is brewing between France and Germany whose capitals are divided on what European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker should offer to Donald Trump when they meet at the White House next week. EU news: Germany and … Read More

Hundreds march from Italy border to UK in migrant solidarity

Charity workers and volunteers arrive in London after retracing the steps of refugees and migrants heading through France to reach Great Britain. A solidarity march for migrants has reached its final destination in London, 10 weeks after setting off from … Read More

Britain signs up to Macron military pact

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THE Ministry of Defense has signed up to a new European military force. UK’s Ministry of Defense has signed up for EU military force – GETTY The European Intervention Initiative was formally launched yesterday at a ceremony in Luxembourg after … Read More

Nine EU states to launch joint military force as Paris pushes for post-Brexit crisis defense group

France and Britain are among a European group of nine European countries signing letter of intent for a crisis defense initiative CREDIT:  REUTERS Britain is to team up with France, Germany and other willing nations to launch an initiative to co-ordinate European … Read More

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