Labour slash green spending pledge in major U-turn

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves said the party’s plans would be funded through an extension of the…

In Northern Ireland, ‘a Protestant state’ finally has a Catholic leader

Britain is providing the executive an extra £3.3 billion to start patching holes in services and pay long-delayed…

Brussels backs Ukraine’s duty-free access to EU until June 2025

The Commission’s proposal will now need to be approved by EU countries and the European Parliament.…

Return to protectionism a ‘profound mistake’, UK finance chief warns Trump

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. DAVOS — Britain’s top finance…

Roman Abramovich loses bid to overturn EU sanctions 

The European Union’s top court rejected a legal challenge from Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich against sanctions…

Brussels to announce US tariff truce Monday

The European Commission is expected to announce it is renewing a trade truce with Washington on…

Dombrovskis signals Brussels will push ahead on Mercosur despite French opposition

Brussels is pushing for an agreement on a free-trade deal with the Mercosur bloc of South…

German budget crisis strikes at heart of the Greens’ ambitions

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. KARLSRUHE, Germany — Germany’s Greens…

France breathes sigh of relief as Mercosur trade talks collapse

PARIS — French officials are relieved that the free trade deal between the EU and countries…

Germany must ‘invest heavily’ in green transition despite budget crisis, Scholz says

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BERLIN — German Chancellor Olaf…