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This is China’s playbook to pit EU countries against each other

The EU is trying to hammer out a coherent policy against China, while Beijing has been actively courting relationships with individual EU countries.

Xi Jinping’s dream to connect the entire world with Chinese-built infrastructure just claimed one of its biggest victories yet

Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China to take part in the Belt and Road Initiative.
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (L) and European Council President Donald Tusk (R) speak during a press conference after the end of the first day of the European Summit on March 21 2019, in Brussels.

The EU gives the UK a short Brexit delay to avoid a no-deal exit

The United Kingdom will now not leave the EU on March 29.

MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Members of Parliament will vote on Theresa May's revised Brexit deal with the European Union on Tuesday evening.

Theresa May to make last-ditch Brexit plea with the EU as MPs prepare to reject her deal

Theresa May is preparing to make a last-ditch plea to the EU to grant concessions and make changes to her Brexit deal.

British MPs will only get a meaningful vote 2 weeks before the UK is due to exit the EU, Theresa May says

The British Prime Minister Theresa May also ruled out a meaningful vote next week in the House of Commons.
Italy's Interior Minister and deputy PM Matteo Salvini (C) smokes a cigarette during a visit to the building site of the TAV high-speed train line between Italy and France, on February 1, 2019 in Chiomonte, northwestern Italy. - The high-speed line between Turin and Lyon has become a key battleground for the populist government in Rome, with Salvini's coalition partner, the Five Star Movement (M5S), demanding the project be scrapped.

Paris recalled its ambassador to Rome amid historic dispute between the French and Italian governments

It turns out the French and Italians are having their ugliest dispute since World War 2.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro refused to call new elections and threatened to plunge his country into violence in an interview with Spanish channel laSexta on Sunday.

Maduro refuses Europe’s ultimatum to call new elections in Venezuela and threatens a White House ‘stained with blood’ if Trump inter...

EU countries demanded Nicolás Maduro call new elections by Sunday. He refused. Donald Trump is considering sending US troops to Venezuela.
People manifests against the Prime Minister Theresa May outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, on January 17, 2019. She was expected to win a confidence vote on Wednesday despite a crushing defeat over her Brexit deal.

A leaked secret presentation shows how the British might react to a no-deal Brexit

Nearly 9 out of 10 cargo boats would stop ferrying trade across the Channel if British Prime Minister Theresa May fails to secure a Brexit deal.
A yacht in Malta, one of the countries that the EU is examining in its report on "citizenship for sale."

The sale of passports to the super wealthy gives free reign to mobsters and money launderers, Europe warns

Some 20 EU countries, including the UK, Portugal and Spain, offer some level of residency to wealthy non-citizens in return for large investments.