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‘A very big day for free and fair trade’: Trump announces preliminary deal with EU to avoid full-blown trade war

Trump announces deal with EU to avoid a trade war, causing the Dow Jones to spike 140 points
US President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker.

The EU is already preparing for trade talks with Trump to fail — and is readying a major retaliation

"If the US would impose these car tariffs, that would be very unfortunate, but we are preparing together with our member states a list of rebalancing measures as well," the European Union's trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom, said on Thursday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump

THE TRADE WAR IS HERE: Trump sets off a chain reaction with massive tariff announcements as countries vow to retaliate

Canada, the UK, and the European Union are already issuing warnings and expressing concern about the US's recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Prime Minister Theresa May with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Junker

The EU is in despair over May’s failure to agree a Brexit divorce deal

The prime minister has until the end of the week to agree a Brexit divorce deal.
Prime Minister Theresa May greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels

Theresa May returns from Brussels trip after failing to win Brexit breakthrough

The prime minister attempted to make a breakthrough in Brexit talks but failed to do so despite attempting to persuade EU and European leaders.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Head of the European Commission, President Jean-Claude Juncker to Downing Street in London, Britain April 26, 2017.

Theresa May heads to Brussels in last-ditch attempt to break Brexit deadlock

The prime minister will visit top EU officials with Brexit Secretary David Davis to try and persuade them to allow Brexit talks to progress.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks in the European Parliament

EU President Jean-Claude Juncker says Brexit will take ‘longer than initially thought’

The European Commission president insisted that the UK will "have to pay" in order to progress Brexit talks.

Jean-Claude Juncker told EU officials he was concerned about the ‘stability’ of David Davis

Juncker said Davis' lack of involvement in Brexit negotiations risked "jeopardising" the chances of a successful negotiation.

Brexit is ‘stupid’ and could still be reversed says top EU official

Martin Selmayr, chief of staff to the European Commission President, said that Brexit could "legally" still be stopped.

Theresa May set to defy the EU and negotiate directly with European leaders on Brexit

The prime minister is reportedly planning to appeal to European leaders to approve talks on future UK-EU trade getting underway in autumn.