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Could Britain leave the European Union?

Nov 22, 2012
Britain contributes far more to the budget of the European Union than it receives in subsidies for agriculture and infrastructure. Its prime minister wants to freeze the budget where it is.
Posted In: Britain, david cameron, Brixit, European Union

European Union searching for agreement on budget

Nov 22, 2012
European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels to hammer out a budget for the EU. And the task will not be easy with the continent still trying desperately to claw its way out of debt.
Posted In: European Union, Brussels, Europe debt crisis

European economic outlook grows darker

Nov 7, 2012
The storm clouds are gathering over the European economy. The European Commission says the economy in the European Union will shrink this year and that next year it will only barely grow.
Posted In: Europe, European Union, European Commission

Mapping the future of the European Union

Nov 6, 2012
Geographer Harm de Blij on the destiny of an unstable union.
Posted In: maps, European Union, geography, book

Microsoft hits a snag with EU anti-trust complaint

Oct 24, 2012
The European Union is accusing Microsoft of failing to comply with an anti-trust agreement, meaning Microsoft could face a hefty fine.
Posted In: Microsoft, anti-trust, European Union, Tech

Europeans 'would like to thank' the Nobel committee

Oct 12, 2012
The Nobel Prize committee announces their pick for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The winner? The European Union.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Whats up Europe

Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is Europe!

Oct 12, 2012
At last some good news for Europe -- racked by the worst economic crisis in its history, the European Union has just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Europe debt crisis

Despite bad manufacturing, job data -- stocks up in Europe

Oct 1, 2012
September manufacturing wilted in Europe -- and a new unemployment report by the EU shows lots of young people were out of work in August. But European stock markets had a strong day. What gives?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, manufacturing

EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers

Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, European Union, sanctions

European leaders reach deal to help banks

Jun 29, 2012
There's a big EU summit going on in Brussels today, and it appears leaders have come up with an agreement that may help ease the debt crisis -- at least somewhat.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, Brussels

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