Articles by Aoife White



Mittal to Build Tver Plant

  • 19 December 07
  • The Associated Press
ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said Tuesday that it would build its first new steel plant in Russia to feed the country's booming construction industry.

Mittal to Build Tver Plant

  • 19 December 07
  • The Associated Press
ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said Tuesday that it would build its first new steel plant in Russia to feed the country's booming construction industry.

Europe's Leaders Reach Consensus EU Treaty

  • 25 June 07
  • The Associated Press
After 30 hours of tough negotiations, European Union leaders overcame deep divisions on policy Saturday and agreed to an outline for a new EU treaty designed to streamline the bloc and prepare it for a bolder role on the world stage.

Vista Under Scrutiny From EU Rivals

  • 30 January 07
  • The Associated Press
A group of Microsoft's rivals renewed their call on EU regulators to act against what they say are ""illegal practices,"" alleging Friday that the new Vista operating system is the company's attempt to extend its monopoly to the Internet.

EU Raises Its Growth Forecast for Euro Zone

  • 07 September 06
  • The Associated Press
The European Union raised its growth forecast for the euro zone Wednesday, saying it now expects the 12 nations that use the common currency to see economic expansion of 2.5 percent this year, the fastest pace since 2000.

EU to Tackle High Cell Roaming Fees

  • 29 March 06
  • The Associated Press
The European Union said Tuesday it will force mobile phone companies to scrap the ""unjustified"" high cost of using a phone abroad after they failed to cut prices over the past six months.

Barroso Calls for Closer Energy Ties With Russia

  • 09 March 06
  • The Associated Press
European leaders must drop their 25 different and uncoordinated energy policies and repudiate ""any kind of nationalism"" in the energy sector, EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Wednesday.

Prices Soar for EU's New East European Members

  • 23 January 06
  • The Associated Press
When Latvians join film fans across Europe flocking to see King Kong, they need only pay for the ticket to feel inflation squeezing their paychecks tighter than the giant ape's handshake.

EU to Unlock Chinese Imports

  • 30 August 05
  • The Associated Press
European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said Monday that he had started moves to unblock Chinese textile imports held up at EU frontiers.