Andrew Osborn

Andrew Osborn

    EC 'caved in to chemicals lobby'

    Environmentalists have accused the European Commission of giving in to corporate and government lobbying from Britain and elsewhere after it emerged that European Union legislation on the safety of industrial chemicals has been watered down.

    Europe hits back at US trade law

    Europe's trading relationship with the United States deteriorated further this week when the European Commission said it had no option but to impose tit-for-tat sanctions in a rumbling row over an illegal US trade law.