• Barclays announces Spanish sale

    Europe: A major UK bank, Barclays, has announced that it is to sell a substantial part of its business in Spain to the third largest lender ...

    01/09/14
  • Germany to arm Kurdish Peshmerga fighters

    Germany/Iraq: Germany has agreed to send weapons to 4,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters currently engaged in a conflict with Islamic State (IS)...

    01/09/14
  • Buriánek new Committee of the Regions' head

    Brussels: Dr Jiří Buriánek has taken over as SecretaryGeneral of the Committee of the Regions, succeeding Daniel Janssens and Gerhard Sta...

    01/09/14
  • Lamy sets out UHF future to Kroes

    Brussels: Former European Commissioner Pascal Lamy has presented a report to Vice-President Neelie Kroes on the most effective future use of...

    01/09/14
  • Lavrov urges Ukraine ceasefire

    Russia: Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s Foreign Minister, has urged negotiations taking place to focus on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Speaking...

    01/09/14