Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton is seeking clarity on EU-US trade deal. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton has called for progress on the EU-US trade deal ahead of a meeting of EU trade ministers in Brussels this morni(...)

EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan: “We’ve had a very slow response to position papers that have been put to the American side.”

EU trade ministers gather in Brussels today for discussions on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) amid increasing concern in Br(...)

French finance minister Michel Sapin. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/ EPA

As he outlined the fiscal landscape in France, finance minister Michel Sapin’s tone was markedly more subdued than that of President François Hollan(...)

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: said Apple inquiry will be completed before any investigation into LuxLeaks revelations begins. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The European Commission’s investigation into the Irish Government’s tax arrangements with Apple should be completed by the second quarter of next y(...)

Former EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said the transfers complied with state aid rules Photograph: Reuters

The European Commission has approved the 2012 transfer of seven tranches of loans from five Irish banks to the National Asset Management Agency. In a (...)

Among the highest priority items in David O’Sullivan’s new job are negotiations aimed to secure a trade agreement between the EU and US.

Irishman David O’Sullivan has formally taken up his new role as European Union ambassador to the United States after presenting his credentials to pre(...)

EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan called on the United States to spell out its priorities regarding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

Ireland is to receive more than €3.3 billion in structural funding from the European Union over the next six years, commissioner Phil Hogan announced (...)

Michael O’Leary, chief executive officer of Ryanair. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

Since the Government axed it last year, the air travel tax seems like a distant memory, while the extra routes and passengers to which the move seems (...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker speaking on Saturday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Photograph: Paul Matthews

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker brushed off questions at the G20 summit over whether he should step down amid accusations of sweethe(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference a week after the Luxembourg leaks. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Luxembourg’s government was taken by “complete surprise” by the number of files in a report last week detailing hundreds of secret deals that allegedl(...)