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EU lawmakers back at least 35 percent CO2 cut from trucks by 2030

14 Nov 2018

STRASBOURG European Union lawmakers on Wednesday backed the region's first ever curbs on carbon dioxide emissions from trucks, calling for a cut of at least 35 percent by 2030, despite protests from manufacturers.

EU arms fuelling Yemen conflict, tougher checks needed: parliament

14 Nov 2018

STRASBOURG Tougher checks on European Union arms exports are needed and sanctions should be imposed on those countries that flout the bloc's rules, the European Parliament said on Wednesday.

Germany's Merkel calls for a European Union military

13 Nov 2018

STRASBOURG, France German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday for an integrated European Union military, echoing language used by French President Emmanuel Macron last week that infuriated U.S. President Donald Trump.

EU proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

13 Nov 2018

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS The European Union's executive proposed on Tuesday that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after Brexit and stepped up preparations in case of a no-deal divorce.

EU proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

13 Nov 2018

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS The European Union's executive proposed on Tuesday that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after Brexit and stepped up preparations in case of a no-deal divorce.

In solemn Paris ceremony, Macron leads global WW1 Armistice commemorations

12 Nov 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers killed in World War One on Sunday, using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the conflict. | Video

A century after WW1, the search for a soldier's identity

07 Nov 2018

VERDUN, France In a hospital mortuary in eastern France, the forensic doctor Bruno Fremont examines a gaping hole in the skull of a soldier killed by shrapnel a century ago, at the Battle of Verdun during World War One.

New Caledonia votes against independence from France

04 Nov 2018

PARIS The South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia voted against independence from France on Sunday in a long-awaited referendum that capped a 30-year long decolonisation process. | Video

Macron draws line under turbulent few months with mea culpa, reshuffle

17 Oct 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday struck a self-critical tone about his governing style and a string of political missteps after reshuffling his government in an effort to reinvigorate his reform agenda.

UPDATE 5-Amid criticism, France's Macron postpones cabinet reshuffle

10 Oct 2018

* Opponents say delay reflects a party without deep roots (Adds opposition lawmaker, edits)

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