Jim Brunsden

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Brussels has been conducting a preliminary investigation into Amazon’s business practices since last year. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The EU has launched a formal investigation into how Amazon uses data from other merchants selling goods on its websites, saying it wants to “take a ve(...)

Ireland’s Philip Lane is widely expected to secure the first of a number of top EU job appointments this year.

Euro area finance ministers will fire the starting gun this week on the race to succeed Peter Praet as chief economist of the European Central Bank, (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech at European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Angela Merkel has called for the creation of a European army, using a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg to make a passionate appeal for (...)

Giuseppe Conte, Italy’s prime minister. The European Commission has formally rejected Italy’s draft budget. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

The European Commission has given Italy’s populist government three weeks to redraft its 2019 budget or face European sanctions. The move, likely to (...)

Valdis Dombrovskis: “What we call for now is that CMU is made a priority.” Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

The EU’s financial services chief has warned that its flagship project to boost private sector investment in business is in jeopardy, with governments(...)

Brussels has proposed giving the European Court of Justice a big role in settling EU trade disputes with Switzerland in a move that could serve as a blueprint for a Brexit deal

Brussels has proposed giving the European Court of Justice a big role in settling EU trade disputes with Switzerland in a move that could serve as a b(...)

  Grand-Place in Brussels: The European Commission has said steps are  needed to strengthen the border control database known as the Schengen Information System. Photograph:  Hatim Kaghat/AFP/Getty Images

Brussels is proposing to bolster the sharing of border control data to address weaknesses exposed by terror attacks across Europe during the past two (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  accused the International Monetary Fund of attempting to push his country into default following a leaked teleconference transcript. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has accused the International Monetary Fund of attempting to push his country into default and demanded clarifica(...)