French president Emmanuel Macron attends a video conference along with Chinese president Xi Jinping, German chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and president of the European Council Charles Michel to conclude a business investment deal. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/pool via AP

The EU and China have announced a long-awaited deal on an investment treaty, in a move that is aimed at opening up lucrative new corporate opportuniti(...)

Mairead McGuinness: “I think we can collectively say that we want to look after societal interest, so we need banks that function.” Photograph: EPA

Ireland’s EU commissioner Mairead McGuinness has launched a plan to make it easier for banks to sell non-performing loans to third parties in a bid to(...)

The new tariffs on US imports into the EU will include 15 per cent on aircraft and 25 per cent on a range of agricultural and industrial products

The European Union will impose tariffs on up to €3.4 billion of imports from the United States from Tuesday in retaliation for similar penalties impos(...)

The World Trade Organisation has given the European Union permission to impose tariffs on $4 billion worth of American products annually in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to US plane maker Boeing. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/The New York Times

The EU has been handed the right to hit almost $4 billion (€3.4 billion)-worth of US goods with punitive tariffs in retaliation for illegal state aid (...)

Brussels has faced complaints that current regulation has resulted in weak and belated action. Photograph: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images

EU regulators are drawing up a “hit list” of up to 20 large internet companies, likely to include Silicon Valley giants such as Facebook and Apple, t(...)

 The MEPs approved the appointment of the long time Fine Gael representative with a decisive vote of 583 in favour and 75 against on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/ EPA

Mairead McGuinness has been approved by the European Parliament to be Ireland’s commissioner, taking up the brief of financial services. In a vote on(...)

Mairead McGuinness: ‘I have a deep understanding of the importance of financial stability and financial services for business, society and citizens.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland’s commissioner designate Mairead McGuinness will face questions on Friday morning on topics ranging from Brexit, banking union and Covid-19 to(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin visited the Oliver Bond Street flats complex with a pep in his step. Photograph: Julian Behal

“Coronavirus carrier at EU trade council triggers top-level quarantines,” reported Politico Europe on Thursday. We knew that, because Tánaiste Leo Va(...)

Mairead McGuinness: nominated for the European Commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A hearing to decide whether to confirm Ireland’s commissioner-designate Mairead McGuinness as the new chief of financial services will take place on O(...)

Farmers protest outside the Dáil following the announcement of the Mercosur trade agreement. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The upcoming trade agreement between the EU and Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay – the Mercosur bloc – “fails across sustainability criteria an(...)

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