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European Union: Economic and political union of European states
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km2 (1,634,469.0 sq mi) and an estimated total population of about 447 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states in those matters, and only those matters, where members have agreed to act as one. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the internal market; enact legislation in justice and home affairs; and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries and regional development. Passport controls have been abolished for travel within the Schengen Area. A monetary union was established in 1999, coming into full force in 2002, and is composed of 19 EU member states which use the euro currency. The EU has often been described as a sui generis political entity.

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Airbus shares hit by U.S. tariff measures [Video]

Airbus shares hit by U.S. tariff measures

The U.S. government on Wednesday said it would maintain 15% tariffs on Airbus aircraft and 25% tariffs on other European goods, despite moves by the European Union to resolve a 16-year-old dispute over..

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Brexit briefing: 140 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 140 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Sunak on Brexit talks: ‘There remain gaps’ on big issues [Video]

Sunak on Brexit talks: ‘There remain gaps’ on big issues

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Brexit briefing: 141 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 141 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 142 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 142 days until the end of the transition period

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Belarus opposition tells Lukashenko to step down [Video]

Belarus opposition tells Lukashenko to step down

The opposition in Belarus rejected official election results handing President Alexander Lukashenko a landslide re-election victory on Monday, saying the poll was rigged and that talks needed to begin..

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Brexit briefing: 143 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 143 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 144 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 144 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 145 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 145 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 146 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 146 days until the end of the transition period

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Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit uncertainty: Study shows rise in UK citizens moving to EU countries since 2016 [Video]

Brexit uncertainty: Study shows rise in UK citizens moving to EU countries since 2016

Brexit has led to a sharp increase in the number of people moving from the United Kingdom to European Union countries, a new study suggests.

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Brexit briefing: 148 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 148 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 150 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 150 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 151 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 151 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 152 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 152 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
[CDATA[Coronavirus: EU says it struck deal with Sanofi for 300 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine]] [Video]

[CDATA[Coronavirus: EU says it struck deal with Sanofi for 300 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine]]

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Coronavirus: EU says it struck deal with Sanofi for 300 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

Coronavirus: EU says it struck deal with Sanofi for 300 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: EU says it struck deal with Sanofi for 300 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccineView on euronews

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Covid update: International flights ban extends; EU books doses; spike in India [Video]

Covid update: International flights ban extends; EU books doses; spike in India

From suspension of international flights getting extended to European Union booking potential vaccine doses, here are the top updates on coronavirus. India extended the suspension of commercial..

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Brexit briefing: 153 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 153 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
EU issues first ever sanctions against cyber attacks [Video]

EU issues first ever sanctions against cyber attacks

The move to use the full force of the EU's new powers, agreed back in May 2019, was welcomed by the Dutch foreign minister on Twitter

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