After a week of speechifying by various members of the British cabinet, it is easier to identify what the government wants to stay the same after leaving the EU than what it wants to change, Simon Nixon writes.
The ECB has frozen all payments by a Latvian bank, following accusations by the U.S. that the small bank laundered billions in illicit funds, including for companies connected to North Korea’s banned ballistic-missile program.
European companies are reporting higher revenues and profits as the continent benefits from the fastest pace of economic growth in a decade, prompting corporate executives to increasingly mull deal making and raise dividend payouts.
A top European Central Bank official was detained over the weekend by Latvia’s anticorruption agency as part of a criminal investigation, in the latest blow to the small Baltic nation’s financial sector.
As Italy’s electoral campaign heads into the final stretch, polls show that the vote is likely to produce a hung parliament, as a new electoral law and millions of undecided voters combine to make this one of the country’s most…
As officials converge for the Munich Security Conference, U.S.-Europe strains endure, but there is tentative confidence among many European diplomats that the core trans-Atlantic security partnership is holding.
In the last 20 years, relations between the U.K. and Ireland have been the strongest in their long and troubled history. Now Brexit has badly damaged this vital bilateral relationship, while the challenges it raises on the island of…
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for the U.K. to make a definitive break from the EU, rejecting the notion of a second Brexit referendum and extolling the country’s global economic potential once it is free of the bloc.
The perceived failure of European Union member states to respect EU rules and of Brussels to interpret and enforce those rules consistently and fairly has been an important factor in all recent EU crises. It has led to a loss of trust not…
“Substantial” differences exist between the U.K. and the European Union on the terms of a post-Brexit transition agreement, the EU’s chief negotiator said, throwing further doubt on hopes for a quick deal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition agreement with the Social Democrats will bring relief across Europe, but with negotiations looming on a major overhaul in how the eurozone operates, the news will also induce anxiety.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel moved within reach of a fourth term after clinching a coalition deal that would keep Germany’s shrinking political mainstream in power but could leave her presiding over an unstable and fractious government.
Pope Francis’ overture to Communist China echoes the Vatican’s conciliatory approach to Soviet-bloc states during much of the Cold War, a policy some say diminished and others say preserved the church there.