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A blistering row between the German chancellor and her interior minister was diffused late Monday night after Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer struck a compromise over the country’s asylum policy.

Merkel’s challengers

A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker

For example, manufacturing products and selling them seamlessly across the entire European Union – from Helsinki to Athens and from Dublin to Riga – or allowing European employees to work and gain experience where they are most needed would be severely hindered. It is indeed crucial that the now 25-year-old single market is not only maintained, but that European Governments continue to expand and deepen this key EU achievement.

25 years of a European Single Market

A single mechanism to ensure growth for Europe

The US is undoubtedly in retreat from its global commitments while Asia’s rising powers, with China in the lead, are ratcheting up their worldwide influence and clout.

The EU has to broaden its alliances to shape the new world order

Enough tears have been shed, egos and emotions shaken and obituaries written about the transatlantic relationship. It is time to move on. So wipe the tears, stop the whining and turn over a new page. The US has embarked on a new journey, and the EU should do the same, writes Shada Islam

In order to monitor that the country remains on track, the Hellenic economy will be under an ‘enhanced surveillance’ that will include quarterly reports, instead of once per semester, by the Commission, the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Stability Mechanism.

Eurogroup nears debt deal for Greek bail-out exit

Greece and its creditors are getting closer to a deal on a debt relief package to be sealed during the next Eurogroup meeting on 21 June, senior EU officials said on Wednesday (13 June)

"The US now leaves us with no choice but to proceed with a WTO dispute settlement case and with the imposition of additional duties on a number of imports from the US. We will defend the Union's interests, in full compliance with international trade law."

European Commission reacts to the US restrictions on steel and aluminium affecting the EU

The US announced that starting on 1 June 2018 it will impose additional duties of 25% and 10% respectively on imports of steel and aluminium from the EU


Once again, the EU Summit will ignore Europe's greatest threat

By: EBR | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

‘Eurochambres 60 years: a long time, much content and a lot of success’

By: N. Peter Kramer | Thursday, May 24, 2018

European Semester 2018 Spring Package

By: EBR | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

As we gear up for 2019, Europe needs more talent and some colour

By: EBR | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

How did EU-founding member Italy go Eurosceptic?

By: EBR | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

EU socialists urges Tsipras and Zaev to show ‘leadership’ to curb nationalism

By: EBR | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Italy and the Yanis Varoufakis effect

By: EBR | Thursday, May 17, 2018

World Economic Forum: Western Balkans’ assets can help it control its destiny

By: EBR | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waiting For Europe, waiting For Merkel

By: EBR | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

On this “Europe Day” let’s look for the hero inside ourselves

By: EBR | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Social Democrats sign up to new Merkel-led German government

By: EBR | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Five steps for a climate-friendly EU Budget

By: EBR | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Le Pen seeks to rally far-right allies for European elections

By: EBR | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Britain’s Confused Soul in the Age of Brexit

By: EBR | Friday, April 27, 2018

European Parliament sounds the alarm over developing world debt crisis

By: EBR | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

What kind of budget do Europeans need?

By: EBR | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The EU is at risk of death from myopia

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The EU’s next stop: the Western Balkans

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Eurochambres, the European sender for German economy’s concern

By: EBR | Friday, April 13, 2018

The bigger EU problems after Brexit

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The voice of Austrian business in Vienna, Brussels and beyond: Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ)

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Where in Europe have wages fallen most?

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Comprehensive European food policy necessary next step

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

No more excuses: The EIB needs a responsible policy against tax abuses

By: EBR | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

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