March 2018

The linguistic map of Europe still has English as the most widely spoken foreign language at 38 percent followed by French at 12 percent. Photo: Philippe Huguen / AFP 
The linguistic map of Europe still has E […]

French language eyes ‘le comeback’ as Britain leaves Europe

English, or at least a simplified version known as Globish, has become the lingua franca of the EU elite in Brussels, but with Brexit, Francophones are hoping their once dominant language can make 'Le Comeback'
09.02.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Brexit EU negotiator Michel Barnier speaks at a press conference on the recent Brexit round of negotiations. Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP / dpa +++ (c) dpa - Visual Communication +++
09.02.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Brexit EU […]

‘Decisive step’: Post-Brexit deal agreed

A transition period that will follow the official date of the U.K.’s withdrawal from the EU has been agreed, the chief Brexit negotiators of the EU and the U.K. said on Monday.
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom (C) pictured before a meeting with the US trade representative and Japan's economy minister on March 10, 2018 at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Stephanie Lecocq / Pool / AFP
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malm […]

EU slams trade ‘bullies’ as Trump tariffs row deepens

The EU says Europe will not waver against trade "bullies" as a row with US President Donald Trump over controversial steel and aluminium tariffs deepens