Brexit trade deal sealed: EU and UK clinch narrow accord

LONDON/BRUSSELS: Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world`s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire. The deal means it has swerved away from a chaotic finale to a tortuous divorce that has … Read more

16th India- EU summit proposed for May 2021 in Portugal

New Delhi: The 16th India-EU leaders’ summit has been proposed to be held in Portugal in May 2021, a summit that comes even as Delhi and several European capitals increase cooperation and convergence. During the summit, a key focus will be on the India-EU free trade agreement which both sides are keen on. The 15th … Read more

European Union clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for first inoculations

Amsterdam: The European Union geared up to start mass vaccinations against COVID-19 just after Christmas after the shot developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech cleared regulatory hurdles on Monday (December 21). European Union countries including Germany, France, Austria and Italy have said they plan to start vaccinations from Dec. 27 as Europe tries … Read more

Britain's threat of breaking Brexit treaty a 'negotiating tactic', says Ireland

DUBLIN: Britain`s plan to press ahead on Monday with legislation that would break an earlier Brexit deal is a “negotiating tactic” which should not distract EU negotiators, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday. Britain`s upper house of parliament last month voted to remove the controversial clauses from the Internal Market Bill, but the … Read more

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