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Brexit Talks Loom Large as EU Fumbles Trade Deal With Canada

bloomberg.com — The European Union's ability to complete ambitious international agreements was called into question just months before formal Brexit talks begin after a trade deal with Canada appeared to falter at the final hurdle.

EU Launches Brexit Task Force, Warns Against Delaying Exit Talks

bloomberg.com — The European Commission set up a task force to oversee operational details of its negotiations with the U.K. on its exit from the European Union as officials warned against delaying the start of the talks.

Moscovici Says Brexit Won’t Push European Union Into Recession

bloomberg.com — The European Union has the tools necessary to prevent the bloc's economy from sliding into a recession, EU Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said. "There is still uncertainty that has to be addressed, but we see no strong turmoil or crisis," Moscovici said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Monday.

EU Trade Chief Says TTIP Leak Shows No New European Information

bloomberg.com — The European Union's chief negotiator in talks with the U.S. on a Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership said a leak from those discussions didn't include any new information from the 28-nation bloc. "All of our proposals are public; they have already been published," Ignacio Garcia Bercero told reporters in Brussels on Monday.

Greens Say Ikea Avoided at Least $1.1 Billion in Taxes to EU

bloomberg.com — Ikea avoided paying at least 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in taxes owed to nations in the European Union over the past six years, the EU's Green party said as it sought a government investigation of findings in a report it commissioned.

Portugal Needs to Prepare to Tighten Budget, Dijsselbloem Says

bloomberg.com — Even though the European Commission accepted Portugal's draft budget last week, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said the nation needs to be prepared to do additional work to make sure it stays in line with the European Union's economic targets.

U.K. Seeks to Fix Flood Barrier as Thousands Flee Rising Waters

bloomberg.com — The U.K. is moving to fix a barrier on the Foss river in York as unprecedented rainfall has forced thousands of residents to evacuate because of rising flood waters. British Prime Minister David Cameron said additional military resources are being deployed across the north of England, amid forecasts for more rain on Wednesday.

Belgium Starts Hunt for Driver Seen With Paris Terror Fugitive

bloomberg.com — A judge in Brussels issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Mohamed Abrini, who was seen driving a car with fugitive Salah Abdeslam two days before the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people. Authorities also charged an unidentified person with participating in terrorist activities, bringing the total number of people arrested under the Belgian investigation to five, according to an e-mailed statement from the prosecutor's office.

Greece, Creditors Said to Need a Few More Days to Reach Aid Pact

bloomberg.com — Greece and its European Union creditors need a few more days to reach an agreement that would release an aid payment of 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion), according to an EU official with knowledge of the talks.

EU to Release 20 Million Euros to France to Help With Migrants

bloomberg.com — The European Commission will provide France with 20 million euros ($22 million) to cope with waves of would-be migrants from north Africa and the Middle East. France and the U.K. are trying to stop hundreds of migrants attempting to use the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain from the French port city of Calais.
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Oct 20, 2016

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Oct 12, 2016

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Aug 30, 2016

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Aug 17, 2016

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Jun 14, 2016

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