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EU to scrap financial market access for some countries in Brexit warning shot

20 Jul 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS, July 20 The European Union is set to block some countries from accessing parts of the bloc's financial market for the first time, an EU document seen by Reuters showed, a step that will ring alarm bells in Britain in the run up to Brexit.

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday.

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote

15 Jul 2019

* Lawmakers to vote on her in secret ballot on Tuesday (Adds Portuguese prime minister, Merkel comments, officials)

EU Commission president nominee says open to further Brexit extension

15 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The choice of EU leaders for European Commission president said on Monday she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the bloc as part of a series of promises to persuade a lukewarm EU parliament to back her in the post.

Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief

12 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next Tuesday, but there is a risk she could fall short of the absolute majority she needs.

Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief

12 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next Tuesday, but there is a risk she could fall short of the absolute majority she needs.

IMF sees prolonged anemic growth in euro zone, urges ECB stimulus

11 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The euro zone economy faces rising risks stemming from trade tensions, Brexit and Italy, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday in an annual report, where it also backed the European Central Bank's (ECB) plans for fresh stimulus.

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering gray list

11 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new gray list after having been briefly blacklisted.

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering grey list

11 Jul 2019

* Under new plan, Saudi could join less contentious grey list

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