The European Union's top officials express relief that they will again have a 'friend' in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump as US president
Even if Joe Biden will be a far easier partner than his Europhobic predecessor Donald Trump, Europe should not expect a new "golden era" for the Euro-Atlantic partnership under the new US President-elect.
If he loses to Joe Biden, current US President Donald Trump will not be missed by Europe's foreign policy establishment. But even under new management, the White House will not necessarily see eye-to-eye with its European allies.
Joe Biden would hammer Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election if it were Europeans heading to the ballot box, according to a new poll
European officials reacted with surprise and anger after US President Trump imposed a trans-Atlantic travel ban they fear will hurt economies already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic
The EU and the US are engaged in trade talks but have made little progress towards launching negotiations on a limited trade deal.
The EU wants to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in order to make up for the American exit from the Paris climate agreement.
The EU's bilateral annual trade with New Zealand was 8.7 billion euros in 2017, with the bloc being the country's second largest trading partner after Australia.