European Union

EU Considers Banning Travelers From US

(CNN) - The European Union is considering closing its borders to travelers from some countries, including the United States, to protect its citizens from coronavirus. The EU is creating a checklist of points to consider when allowing travelers into…

Lawmakers: No New Tariffs For European Olive Oil

(CNN) - It might not be long before you're shelling out more for everything from olive oil to cheese, pasta, meat, fruit, even coffee. All because of proposed tariffs on the European Union. But it's the olive oil that…

Ireland Brexit Causes Worry at the Border

(CNN) - What will happen to the border with northern Ireland, once the UK leaves the European Union? The Irish Prime Minister says Brexit negotiations have undermined the Good Friday peace agreement. That agreement, signed 20 years ago, provided…

Macron say U.S. Tariffs are Illegal

(CNN) - French president Emmanuel Macron says that he "regrets" the U.S. decision to confirm tariffs in steel and aluminum. In a prepared statement from Elysee Palace, macron stated that the U.S. tariffs are illegal and a mistake for…

U.S. Hits Canada, Mexico, European Union with Tariffs

(CNN) - The U.S. is imposing steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from three of America's biggest trading partners: Mexico, Canada, and the European Union. In March, president Donald Trump announced new worldwide trade penalties would be going into…

New blow for Uber as top EU court says it's a taxi company

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union's top court ruled that it should be regulated like a taxi company and not a technology service, a decision that crimps its activities around…

Bank of England Hikes Interest Rates

(CNN) - The Bank of England has hiked its interest rates on Thursday for the first time in 10 years. The key rate went from a record low of 0.25%to 0.5%- a shift that economists were expecting. Britain's economy has…