The EU imports 10.3 billion euros to Russia despite sanctions

When Vladimir Putin declared the independence of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, the EU decided to impose the first sanctions on the Russian regime knowing that it would have to toughen them as what until then was considered a crisis evolved. But when the invasion took place at dawn on February 24, the […]

Brexit: UK and EU agree to reform the Northern Ireland Protocol

British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunakand the President of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyenthey announced this Monday an agreement to reform the Northern Ireland Protocol included in the Brexit treaty. “I am pleased to report that we have made decisive progress. We have changed the protocol and now announce the Windsor framework agreement“, […]

Arcelor obtains the first aid for decarbonization while waiting for the bulk

ArcelorMittal has obtained the first European aid for the green transformation plan from its factory in Gijón. At the moment they are only 7.5 million euros between direct subsidies and loans to address environmental improvements at the future electric steel mill. The company is still awaiting the approval of the European Commission for aid of […]

Sunak tries to approach the EU through the back door to alleviate the damage of Brexit

Conservative and Labor politicians, businessmen and diplomats met on Thursday and Friday of last week in secret at a country mansion used by Winston Churchill during the war. The “private” conversation had a title: “How can we make Brexit work better with our neighbors in Europe?” Seven damages for the United Kingdom in three years […]

The EU supports the future Brussels-Barcelona night train – Business

The “European Sleeper” night train project, announced for the end of 2023 between Amsterdam and Barcelona, ​​with stops in Antwerp and Brussels, is one of ten pilot projects that will be supported by the European Commission, the latter announced on Tuesday. The Belgian capital is also involved in a second pilot project retained, that of […]

A report estimates that Russia loses 160 million euros a day with EU oil sanctions

Hitting the Kremlin with the economy and providing arms support to Ukraine was the room for maneuver that the EU and its allies found in the face of Russia’s attack. As the first anniversary of the invasion approaches, the partners are convinced that Vladimir Putin is suffering more than expected both in his public coffers […]