Jan 19, 2017

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system suffers multiple clock failures

Europe’s beleaguered Galileo satellite navigation system has suffered another setback, with clocks failing onboard a number of satellites in space, the European Space Agency said Wednesday. Designed to render Europe independent from America’s GPS, the €10 billion ($11 billion) project may experience further delays ...

Britain will leave EU single market, May says

Jan 17, 2017

Britain will leave EU single market, May says

Britain will leave the European Union’s single market when it exits the group, Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday, putting an end to speculation that London might try to seek a “soft Brexit.” In a long-awaited speech in which she sought to define the ...

Trump's emerging Europe policy prompts calls for unity

Jan 17, 2017

Trump's emerging Europe policy prompts calls for unity

European governments called for cool heads and tighter unity as they reacted with shock to President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks slamming NATO and predicting European Union nations would follow the U.K. out of the bloc. Trump’s comments, which call into question the depth of continued ...

Portugal protests Spain's stockpiling of nuke waste near border

Jan 17, 2017

Portugal protests Spain's stockpiling of nuke waste near border

Portugal has accused Spain of stockpiling nuclear waste close to its border without evaluating the environmental impact, in a complaint filed Monday with Brussels. The dispute stems from the Spanish government’s decision in late December to authorize the building of a nuclear waste depot ...