New EU tariffs on US products have gone into effect. The trade dispute is escalating. Here’s what you need to know about what is happening and how the skirmish could worsen.
US President Donald Trump gave his "word" to the EU Commission head that he would hold off on tariffs on EU cars, Juncker told German media. Representatives of US car makers warned a tariff hike would backfire.
US trade officials are believed to have told President Donald Trump that European car imports harm US national security. German carmakers are concerned that Trump could use the report to justify tariffs.
The head of the Labour Party was in Brussels for talks with Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator. Corbyn said his party was "determined" to stop a chaotic no-deal exit.
The European Comission will back Spain's fight to defend its olive exporters, who were hit by Donald Trump's tariffs in June 2018. Madrid considers the punitive measure to be "an evident prejudice" on olive producers.
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