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EU Presses Britain to Get Its Act Together for Brexit Talks

EU Presses Britain to Get Its Act Together for Brexit Talks

By Raf Casert | Jun 11
For years it seemed Britain could not get out of the European Union fast enough. Now that it decided to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave.

EU Tightens Rules on Sourcing Conflict Minerals

EU Tightens Rules on Sourcing Conflict Minerals

Apr 5
The European Union is introducing new rules to help prevent minerals being used to finance armed conflicts.

ECB Official: Stimulus Lowers Incentive to Cut Deficits

ECB Official: Stimulus Lowers Incentive to Cut Deficits

By David McHugh | Mar 2
A top European Central Bank official is warning that the bank's stimulus measures are easing pressure on indebted governments to straighten out their finances.

Discovering Split

By David Perry | Jan 6
History collides with nightlife in Croatia, as Split and Hvar continue to draw international travelers to their picturesque shores.

Eurozone Shows Resilience in Face of Brexit Vote - Unlike UK

By Pan Pylas | Aug 4
The 19-country eurozone economy appears to have brushed aside any of the negative fallout from so-called Brexit - at least so far.

EU States Make It Easier to Limit Visa-Free Travel

By Lorne Cook | May 20
European Union nations agreed Friday to make it easier to suspend its visa waiver program with some countries, just as Turkey is trying to secure visa-free travel for its citizens.

Two Wheelin' Through Europe

By Erik Schelzig | May 6
Looking for an interesting way to explore Europe? Consider renting a motorcycle.

Moldova Overturns ’Gay Propaganda’ Law, Hopes to Join EU

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
The Moldovan government has overturned the country’s "homosexual propaganda" ban on Friday in order to gain membership to the European Union.

Out on the Street Europe: Are LGBT Rights Good for Business?

By Ed Mickens | Dec 11
The third Out on the Street Summit was held in London in mid-November, bringing together 180 companies to look at LGBTs in the financial sector and at whether what’s good for LGBT rights is also good for business.

Berlin’s Restaurants Reach for More Michelin Stars

Nov 19
Berlin is Germany’s gourmet capital, with the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the country. The 2013 Michelin Guide awarded twelve Berlin restaurants with the prestigious stars, including four two-star establishments.

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