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EU court sinks transatlantic data deal in Facebook case

EU court sinks transatlantic data deal in Facebook case

Facebook and other Internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the US after the EU's top court on Tuesday struck down a key transatlantic data deal in the wake of the Edward Snowden scandal.

EU agrees greater transparency on tax deals after LuxLeaks scandal

EU ministers have agreed that national authorities would automatically exchange information on tax deals with multinationals, but critics said failing to make them public means the tax avoidance practices that led to the LuxLeaks scandal would continue.

Britain wins legal backing over EU migrant benefit claims

Britain is right to check whether citizens of other EU countries are lawful residents before awarding them child benefits, the advocate general to the European Court of Justice said Tuesday in a boost for David Cameron's referendum negotiations.

VW says 8m cars in EU fitted with emission cheat devices

Scandal-hit Volkswagen said Tuesday that eight million of its 11 million diesel vehicles fitted with software that cheats in emissions tests were sold in the European Union.

British business group calls for early EU referendum

Delaying a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union risks poor timing for companies and politicians, the head of a leading business lobby group was to say on Tuesday.


Luca Visentini, a poet as European trade union head

Luca Visentini, ETUCLuca Visentini, tipped to be the new secretary general of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), is a union doyen, and occasional poet, who hopes to boost job creation in the wake of the economic crisis.

EU pollutant emission testing - ACEA statement

In light of the latest emission testing news, ACEA recognises the gravity of the situation and is taking this very seriously. However, we cannot comment on an issue affecting one individual company. There is no evidence that this is an industry-wide issue.

Project Lawyer in European Criminal Law

The Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany is looking for a Project Lawyer in European Criminal Law with an excellent knowledge of EU law and special expertise in European criminal and Human Rights law.

Masterclass in EU digital economy regulation

The first edition of Cullen International's full immersion masterclass in EU digital economy regulation will take place in Brussels from Wednesday, November 25 to Thursday, November 26.

EU - China partnership on 5G

The EU and China have signed a milestone agreement in the global race to develop 5G networks, during today's EU-China High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue in Beijing.

The Risk of Brexit: Britain and Europe in 2015 (Kindle)

The Risk of Brexit: Britain and Europe in 2015This is a critical time for the relationship between Britain and Europe. Charting how recent political developments have changed the debate surrounding Britain's membership of the European Union, this book poses a series of questions about how this debate will unfold over the course of the coming months and years.