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Brexit: Boris Johnson failed in second attempt to trigger election

The MPs in UK have again rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's calls for a snap election, as the five-week suspension of Parliament begins.

UK PM loses key vote on Brexit

Tory rebels and opposition MPs have defeated the government in the first stage of their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen nominated to lead EU Commission

EU leaders have put forward their nominations, with a woman German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, for the first time proposed as European Commission chief.

EU leaders approve Brexit divorce deal

EU leaders have endorsed a deal on Britain's departure from the European Union, as well as an accompanying political declaration on future relations, in a culmination of arduous divorce negotiations.

May’s cabinet agrees ‘best’ possible Brexit deal; EU sees ‘progress’

British Prime Minister Theresa May said a draft Brexit deal agreed with the European Union and backed by her cabinet was "the best that could have been negotiated."

May vows to stick to Brexit plans despite pressure to change

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to "keep calm" and stick to her Brexit plan after discussions with her cabinet on Monday, rejecting growing pressure to change the plan.

US, EU ease trade spat, plan to slash tariffs, subsidies, barriers

The United States (US) and the European Union (EU) agreed to ease trade tensions while continuing to negotiate agreement that would slash tariffs and other barriers to trade.

EU public opinion on palm oil remains negative – French Envoy

Despite continuous efforts to promote the palm oil industry, consultations with various stakeholders in the European Union (EU), public opinion regarding palm oil in the EU is still negative due to concerns on climate change, environmental protection and biodiversity conservation.

EU signs its biggest free trade deal with Japan

The European Union and Japan have signed one of the world's biggest free trade deals, covering nearly a third of the world's GDP and 600 million people.

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump's trade policy.