Migrants from the European Union will have to work in Britain for a minimum of four years before they can claim benefits, David Cameron will propose on Friday in a major speech setting out a vision of how the EU can control the free movement of workers – and how he is willing to leave the union if he does not get his way.
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe.
MEPs are set to clash with the European commission over whether Google’s dominant search engine should be separated from the rest of the company.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly installed head of the European Union, has unveiled a 315 billion euro ($392 billion) investment package to help kick start Europe's flagging economy, create a million jobs, and help growth and competitiveness.
Imposing curbs on in-work benefits for EU migrants would be discriminatory and would fail to deter migrants from coming to Britain, the Polish ambassador to the UK has said.
As a political leader, Gordon Brown came close to being a great man.
Theresa May has issued the clearest declaration by the government yet that it will fail to reduce immigration to the tens of thousands by the general election next year.
The European Central Bank might like to update its website – specifically, its educational video to teach teenagers about the importance of keeping prices in check.
Britain abandoned a bid to overturn a European Union ban on banker bonuses of more than twice fixed pay after it suffered a setback in the EU’s top court.
Kenneth Clarke has launched a frontal assault on David Cameron’s EU reform plans, declaring that he was seeking to dismantle one of Margaret Thatcher’s greatest legacies by challenging the free movement of people in the EU.
George Osborne will receive his first indication on Thursday about whether he will succeed in his attempt to overturn the European Union cap on bankers’ bonuses.
Julius Baer is cooperating in a French investigation into suspected money laundering and tax fraud by a former client involved in the European carbon allowances market, a spokeswoman said, following French media reports.
The right man won the EU presidency but Cameron's failure has shoved Britain towards EU exit.
European Commission slashes its growth forecast for the euro zone and said greater investment was "much-needed".
As Western support for Ukraine intensifies, can we really claim to uphold universal rights for all?
Douglas Flint, the chairman of Europe's biggest bank, says restrictions on pay are hitting banking industry and making it difficult to hire top talent
Severing ties with the ECHR will only serve to remove the political independence of our rights framework and open the system to abuse and political tactics
The base is the ace!
The UK should've listened to Margaret Thatcher 25 years ago. Now it's finding out the truth-the EU is just a big welfare Ponzi scheme, says Jake Novak.
Europe is preparing to follow the United States in delaying the introduction of stricter rules on bank capital, while it lobbies for a rethink of the U.S. stance, EU sources said.
Christian Clausen, president of the European Banking Federation, said regulators need to rethink an approach he warned will bury the industry under a mountain of rules with little coherence.
Mark Carney is right: in the great quest to improve bankers’ behaviour and stop the scandals, large fines for banks are not achieving much. He’s also correct when he says it’s not a case of a few rotten apples. We’ve had PPI, Libor, forex and all the rest. The problem is probably the barrels.
Iain Duncan Smith, the work and pensions secretary, has said that non-English-speaking children are changing the character of British schools, as Ukip looks likely to gain its second MP in the Rochester and Strood byelection.
John Major is to warn that Britain is in danger of stumbling out of the EU in a divorce that would be “final”.