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EU imposes tariffs on aluminium products from China

The European Union will impose duties of up to 48% on imports of aluminium extrusions from China midway through an investigation into whether Chinese producers are selling at unfairly low prices. The EU official journal said on Tuesday…

Turkey’s EU membership bid evaporating, Commission says

The European Union’s executive said on Tuesday that Turkey’s government was undermining its economy, eroding democracy and destroying independent courts, leaving Ankara’s bid to join the EU further away than ever. Blaming “excessively”…

Turkey criticises EU for continued reference to sanctions

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday many areas of the European Union summit decisions concerning Turkey were “divorced from realities”, voicing concern about the bloc’s continued reference to possible sanctions against Ankara. “It…

British PM Johnson: Trade deal is up to the EU

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it was up to the European Union whether the two sides reached a trade agreement, calling on Brussels to use common sense to hand Britain a similar deal to the one it did with Canada. Talking to…

EU leaders to urge Cyprus to lift veto on Belarus sanctions

European Union leaders will try to break a stalemate over Belarus on Thursday by untangling a separate standoff with Turkey that has exposed the shortcomings of the bloc’s decision-making. Meeting in Brussels for a two-day summit, leaders…

UK says a lot of work still to do in Brexit talks

Britain on Friday said there was still a lot of work to do in talks with the European Union on a trade deal and called on the EU to translate a “more constructive attitude” into realistic policy positions. “There remains a lot of work to…