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Politics Oct 15E.U. leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030
European Union leaders have agreed they need to raise their climate ambition above the existing target but stopped short of endorsing a proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% compared to 1990 levels.
World Sep 18European Union unveils plan to combat racism, increase diversity
The European Commission has presented a series of measures aimed at tackling structural racism and discrimination, acknowledging a blatant lack of diversity among the European Union’s institutions.
Arts Sep 17Banksy loses E.U. trademark fight with greeting card company
Street artist Banksy has lost a legal battle with a greeting card company along with a European Union trademark for one of his most iconic artworks.
World Jul 21EU agrees on $2.1 trillion deal after marathon summit
After four days and nights of wrangling, exhausted European Union leaders finally clinched a deal on an unprecedented 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) budget.
World Jun 30Belgium takes down statue, king expresses regret for colonial violence
As Belgium marked the 60th anniversary of the end of its colonial rule in Congo, King Philippe's words had resounding significance since none of his predecessors went so far as to convey remorse.
Health Mar 16France to ‘strongly reduce’ movement to slow spread of novel coronavirus
He says residents will only be permitted to leave their homes for necessary trips such as going to work or the supermarket.
Health Mar 16EU chief proposes 30-day ban on nonessential entry into bloc
Speaking after an extraordinary video-conference meeting of the leaders of the G-7 countries, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said travel restrictions should be in place for an initial period that can be prolonged if necessary.
World Mar 12EU condemns Trump travel ban from Europe as virus spreads
They rejected Trump's suggestion that Europe is not doing enough to combat COVID-19, saying that the 27-nation bloc “is taking strong action to limit the spread of the virus.”…
Science Mar 04EU commission unveils climate law amid criticism
With its proposals, which will need to be approved by lawmakers and member states, the EU's executive arm wants to transform its ambition of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century into biding law. Climate activists and Green members…
World Oct 28EU agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31
The concession was made just three days before Britain was due to become the first country ever to leave the 28-nation bloc.