Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference to announce the attribution of portfolios of European Commissioners-designate at EU commission headquaters in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled the European Union executive for the 2014-2019 period. The team, which mus(...)

Ten per cent of EU agricultural exports go to Russia annually and their total value is around €11 billion. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Senior agricultural experts from all 28 European Union countries will hold an emergency meeting next Thursday to analyse the impact of a Russian ban o(...)

The Arena de Sao Paulo Stadium, which will host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

After a decade of infatuation, investors have suddenly turned their backs on emerging markets. In the Bric countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China(...)

The European Commission plans to send a formal warning to China that it is ready to levy sanctions against telecoms equipment makers Huawei and ZTE over illegal subsidies, people close to the matter said.

The European Commission plans to send a formal warning to China that it is ready to levy trade duties against telecoms equipment makers Huawei (...)