# Trade

"Yes we are global payers, but we have to be global players too," the head of the EU executive told lawmakers Photo: Frederick Florin / AFP
"Yes we are global payers, but we have t […]

Juncker urges EU to become ‘global player’ with muscular foreign policy

Europe must become "global player" with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says in his annual address to parliament.
German economy minister Peter Altmaier pictured during a joint press conference with the European Commission Vice-President in charge of Energy at the Economy Ministry in Berlin on July 17, 2018
German economy minister Peter Altmaier p […]

Trump trade rows are ‘destroying’ growth, says German minister

Germany's economy minister lashes out at US President Trump, slamming his global trade rows and efforts to "dictate" Europe's dealings with Iran through renewed US sanctions.
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Boris Johnson, ehemaliger Außenminister von Großbritannien, spricht vor dem britischen Unterhaus über die Gründe seines Rücktritts. Johnson hat Premierministerin May heftig wegen ihres neuen Brexit-Kurses kritisiert. «Wir haben unser Verhandlungskapital verbrannt», sagte er im Parlament. Foto: PA Wire/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Bor […]

Boris Johnson urges May to drop new Brexit free trade plan

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson calls on Theresa May to drop her plans for a free trade area with the EU after Brexit.