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EU, US sign shared law enforcement data deal
The EU signed an 'umbrella' deal on protection of shared data with the United States Thursday, putting in place a comprehensive data protection framework for ... last modified 05 June 2016, 15:48 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Round 14 of EU - US trade talks under way
The 14th round of EU talks to agree the huge Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade accord with the United States got under way in ... last modified 12 July 2016, 16:27 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Euro hopefuls not yet ready to join
Of the seven countries legally committed to adopting the euro, none currently meets all the conditions for joining the single currency, says the 2016 ... last modified 08 June 2016, 16:24 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Trade surplus for EU in February of EUR 3.0 bn
The EU recorded a surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world of EUR 3.0 bn in February, compared with +EUR 1.8 bn in February 2015, according to ... last modified 16 April 2016, 00:50 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Battery makers fined EUR 166m for cartel
Sony, Panasonic and Sanyo received fines of EUR 166 million Tuesday for coordinating prices and exchanging sensitive information on supplies of rechargeable ... last modified 14 December 2016, 00:25 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
German law on worker participation compatible with EU law: EU Court
Advocate-general Saugmandsgaard Øe confirmed in an Opinion from the European Court of Justice Thursday that German law on employee participation is compatible ... last modified 04 May 2017, 13:39 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
More Europeans age 30-34 complete tertiary education
An increasing number of Europeans aged 30 to 34 complete tertiary education - from 23.6% in 2002 to 38.7% in 2015 - while there are fewer and fewer early ... last modified 27 April 2016, 23:57 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Mobile roaming surcharges in EU to end by summer
The last hurdle on the way to ending retail 'roaming' surcharges, scheduled for 15 June 2017, was cleared Thursday as the European Parliament voted for the ... last modified 08 April 2017, 23:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Websites can store IP Addresses, rules EU Court
A website operator can store certain personal data relating to visitors of the site if it helps to identify the visitor and also to protect itself against ... last modified 20 October 2016, 18:41 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU boosts aid to Ethiopia after worst ever El Nino
The European Commission has announced aid for Ethiopia worth some EUR 122.5 million, amidst a worsening humanitarian situation caused by one of the most severe ... last modified 08 April 2016, 23:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs veto alertness claims for energy drinks
Euro-MPs voted on Thursday to veto European Commission plans to allow claims that sugary drinks and energy drinks containing caffeine boost 'alertness' or ... last modified 12 July 2016, 00:09 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
New whistleblower tool to help EU fight cartels
A new tool launched Thursday by the European Commission will make it easier for individuals to blow the whistle about secret cartels and other antitrust ... last modified 17 March 2017, 00:19 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Record high for EU agri-food exports in 2016
The European Union had an agri-food trade surplus of EUR 18.8 billion in 2016, according to a Commission report, with the annual value of agri-food exports ... last modified 27 February 2017, 13:51 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Juncker sets up Task Force for Brexit talks
Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has set up a Task Force to prepare for and conduct negotiations with the United Kingdom over leaving the European ... last modified 15 September 2016, 12:22 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Court rules on Spanish use of rolling fixed-term contracts
The use of successive fixed-term contracts to cover permanent needs in the health care sector are contrary to EU law, the European Court of Justice has ruled. last modified 14 September 2016, 23:27 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Trade secrets directive to protect innovation in Europe
New EU rules to help firms win legal redress against theft or misuse of their trade secrets were agreed by EU ministers Friday, the aim being to protect ... last modified 31 May 2016, 10:46 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Transatlantic unity 'never more important' in face of common challenges
Meeting US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday, EU foreign affairs ministers highlighted the strength of the transatlantic partnership and its importance in ... last modified 19 July 2016, 23:48 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU probes RBS alternative to Williams & Glyn sale
The EU Commission is to investigate an alternative proposal from the UK to the Royal Bank of Scotland's commitment to sell Williams & Glyn as part of its ... last modified 04 April 2017, 22:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Phone subscriber's data consent valid for all member states: EU Court
A telephone subscriber's consent to having their personal data published in one EU Member State makes it valid for another, the European Court of Justice ... last modified 16 March 2017, 14:09 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Action of armed forces in conflicts can be terrorist acts: EU Court
The actions by armed forces during periods of armed conflict, within the meaning of international humanitarian law, may constitute 'terrorist acts', rules the ... last modified 16 March 2017, 00:52 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EUR 13 bn Ireland tax aid to Apple illegal, says EU
Ireland must recover undue tax benefits of up to EUR 13 bn granted to Apple, the EU Commission said Tuesday. This is illegal under EU state aid rules, as it ... last modified 31 August 2016, 23:49 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Reduction in EU milk supply edges prices up
A reduction in the EU milk supply at the end of 2016 contributed to a significant recovery in EU milk prices, says a report on the short-term outlook for ... last modified 09 March 2017, 14:17 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs call for EU rules on textile imports to curb worker exploitation
EU rules are needed to force textile and clothing suppliers to respect the rights of workers around the world, who often suffer long working hours, low wages ... last modified 27 April 2017, 22:30 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels approves EUR 222m funding for green projects
The European Commission approved funding of some EUR 222.7 million Thursday for 144 new projects to support the EU's transition to a more sustainable and ... last modified 05 November 2016, 00:16 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs back plans to tackle over-fishing in the North Sea
A European Parliament committee gave its backing Wednesday to plans to tackle overfishing and offer more security to local fishermen by introducing ... last modified 14 July 2017, 00:31 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs greenlight tougher anti-dumping rules
The European Parliament gave its green light Wednesday to start talks soon with national governments on new EU anti-dumping rules designed to give better ... last modified 06 July 2017, 12:35 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Protected status for Welsh coracle-caught salmon
Salmon caught using the ancient Welsh traditional method of coracle fishing was awarded protected EU status Tuesday when it was added to the EU's quality ... last modified 22 February 2017, 14:34 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Hungarian ad tax 'breaches EU State aid rules'
The Hungarian advertisement tax is in breach of EU State aid rules, the European Commission has found, because its progressive tax rates grant a selective ... last modified 08 November 2016, 17:02 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Latvia tops Europe's innovation scoreboard
EU innovation is catching up with Japan and the US, with Latvia the fastest growing innovator, according to the Commission's 2016 European Innovation ... last modified 14 July 2016, 23:02 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Temporary EU border controls extended 3 months
The EU Commission proposed Wednesday to prolong controls at certain internal Schengen borders - in Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway - for a further ... last modified 27 October 2016, 12:31 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%