Tag archive for ‘European Union’
By news On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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EU wants coordinated vaccine push against measles, other diseases

(Reuters) – The European Commission urged EU member states on Thursday to cooperate more closely in fighting diseases such as measles and flu, saying vaccines against them were among the most powerful and More...

By news On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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EU moves to regulate tech giants’ business practices

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Tech giants like Google, Apple and Amazon will for the first time face rules regulating their commercial relations with smaller businesses under a law proposed by the European Union on More...

By news On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Russia news: EU states BLOCK Britain hitting Putin with sanctions | World | News

The UK, along with the majority of other EU member states, are determined to send Russia a warning after the attempted poisoning of former spy Sergei Skirpal and the suspected chemical attack in Syria. But a handful More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Global economic crash WARNING: France urges stress tests fearing worst | City & Business | Finance

Regulators fear the world could plunge into chaos if a new crisis – be it war, protectionism, or an economic downturn – shocks the financial system and causes liquidity to dry up. They want to ensure there More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018

For the third year running KU Leuven tops Reuters ranking of Europe’s most innovative universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Ireland expects Apple EU tax appeal to be heard in autumn

DUBLIN (Reuters) – An appeal by Apple and Ireland against a European Union ruling for the U.S. firm to pay 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in disputed taxes is likely to be heard in the autumn, Irish Finance More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Cryptocurrency news: Why has the EU voted for closer regulation of cryptocurrencies? | City & Business | Finance

The European Parliament voted to regulate cryptocurrencies on the continent yesterday.  MEPs voted by a majority to back a December 2017 agreement with the European Council that would prevent the use of any cryptocurrency More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Brexit news: Hammond predicts SURGE in confidence in UK economy | City & Business | Finance

Speaking at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting in Washington Mr Hammond said the mood of big US financial firms with offices in London is more positive. The Chancellor of the Exchequer said uncertainty More...

By news On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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German lawmakers to grill Facebook manager on data privacy

BERLIN (Reuters) – German lawmakers will question a senior Facebook Inc manager about data privacy in the wake of revelations that the personal information of millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands More...

By news On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world would be protected More...