# European Union

Gibraltar offers a curious mix of Spanish and British culture. With Brexit threatening to restrict free movement across the border with Spain, some people are concerned that tourism could suffer. (File photo, 26/06/2017. Please credit: "Manuel Meyer / dpa".) Photo: Manuel Meyer/dpa-tmn
Gibraltar offers a curious mix of Spanis […]

Brexit leaves Gibraltar’s tourism industry hanging in the balance

Gibraltar has been a contested territory for centuries, and Brexit looks set to revive old tensions. Restrictions on free movement across the border with Spain could damage tourism, but officials are confident that the Rock will find a way to weather the storm.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be speaking at the EU Parliament in Strasbourg on 9 September 2015. (to dpa "The situation of the Union: how to continue with Europe after the Bundestag election" of 12.09.2017) Photo: Patrick Seeger / dpa
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Junc […]

Juncker urges EU to use positive momentum to chart future direction

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has revealed his future "pathways" for the European Union after Brexit.
European Union (EU) flags fly outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 7 September 2017. The bank continues to hold the Eurozone interest rate at a record low of zero percent. Photo: Arne Dedert/dpa
European Union (EU) flags fly outside th […]

EU shrugs off calls to end Turkish accession talks

While the German government repeated its plan on Friday to consider freezing or even ending accession talks with Turkey, European Union foreign ministers shrugged off the idea and instead stressed the need for dialogue.