Switzerland Calls For Pre-Brexit Trade Talks With UK

Bern (AFP) – Switzerland’s economy minister said Sunday he wants to have “background” talks with Britain so that a trade deal can be in place as soon as the UK leaves the European Union (EU). “My objective is clear. Not


Trump’s Prospective EU Ambassador: TTIP is Dead

The economist and academic hotly tipped to be President Trump’s ambassador to the European Union told the Breitbart News Daily Show that “TTIP is a non starter” and won’t progress under the Trump administration. Speaking to Breitbart London Editor in


TTIP ‘Dead and Buried’ as Trump Moves Toward Bi-Lateral Trade

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is effectively “dead and buried” now that President Donald J. Trump has indicated a move away from multilateral trading blocs, a conservative think tank has said. On Monday, just days after taking the

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Juncker: We’ll Need To Teach Trump About Europe

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, has unleashed a mean-spirited assault on President-elect Donald Trump, claiming that Mr. Trump didn’t know about Europe and that it would waste two years while he learned. Mr. Juncker, who was


EU Accepts TTIP Deal Dead Due To Trump Presidency

The European Union is conceding defeat over the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership hailed by President Barack Obama and Democrat Party candidate Hillary Clinton following the election of Republican Donald Trump. Protests against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)


Protests in Poland Over Damaging TTIP, CETA Trade Deals

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of people protested Saturday in Warsaw against free-trade agreements that the European Union is pursuing with the U.S. and Canada, saying they will hurt Polish farmers and consumers. The rally was organized by a non-governmental


Hundreds Protest TTIP Trade Deal In Spain

MADRID (AP) — Several hundred people have protested in Madrid against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a major free trade deal between the United States and the European Union. The protesters Saturday also urged officials not to approve the


No EU-US TTIP trade deal before Obama leaves office: EU

BRATISLAVA (AFP) – A last-gasp push to seal a landmark free trade deal between the European Union and the United States before the end of Barack Obama’s presidency has failed, EU ministers agreed on Friday. “It is not realistic to reach the


EU Ministers Scramble To Salvage TTIP

(AFP) – European trade ministers scramble Friday to salvage talks on a massive free trade deal with the US amid growing calls in key powers France and Germany to abandon negotiations. Ministers from the EU’s 28 member states meeting in


Thousands Protest In Brussels Against U.S., Canada Trade Deals

Brussels (AFP) – Several thousand demonstrators gathered outside EU institutions in Brussels on Tuesday to protest against huge transatlantic trade deals linking Europe with Canada and the United States. The protests came after mass rallies in German cities on Saturday


Tens of Thousands Protest Against TTIP In European Cities

BERLIN (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people protested in European cities on Saturday against planned free trade deals with the United States and Canada they say would undermine democracy and lower food safety, environmental and labour standards. Organisers —


Merkel Begs EU Leaders To Keep TTIP Alive

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union should keep negotiating with the United States on a new free trade deal known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The EU and the US are officially


TTIP Collapse: France Calls For End To Talks

(AFP) – France will ask the European Commission to halt negotiations on a massive trade deal between the European Union and the United States, the country’s junior minister for trade said Tuesday. “There is no more political support in France


Hillary Called It An ‘Economic NATO’, Now TTIP Is In Ruins

You’d think, by reading the BBC coverage at least, that Hillary Clinton is dead opposed to big, corporate, globalist trade deals like the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Andrew Walker writes today, as the Germans declare the “free trade deal”


French PM Opposes TTIP As Being Against ‘EU Interests’

AFP — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday blasted a planned EU-US trade treaty, saying the ambitious deal was against “EU interests.” “No free trade agreement should be concluded if it does not respect EU interests. Europe should be


REVEALED: EU To Bypass National Parliaments On Controversial TTIP Deal

The European Union (EU) plans to bypass national parliaments to implement controversial “free trade” deals, sources have revealed. A leaked letter to the EU’s trade commissioner reveals the Italian government supports blocking democracy on CETA, the “little sister” of the


Globalists Panic As EU Commissioners Deny ‘Death Of TTIP’

“It doesn’t mean the death of TTIP,” stressed European Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom when pushed by reporters on whether or not the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would be completed by the end of 2016. The deal, pushed hard by the


German Economy Minister Blasts Merkel On TTIP

(AFP) – Germany’s economy minister lashed out at Chancellor Angela Merkel for her “wrong” stance on a huge EU-US free trade pact in an interview to be published Monday, signalling a deepening rift within the government over the controversial accord.