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Social media record on removing hate speech improves

Social media record on removing hate speech improves

IT companies removed around 70% of illegal hate speech notified to them, according to an evaluation of the EU Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech carried out by NGOs and public bodies.

Brussels proposes more flexibility over VAT rates

The European Commission proposed Thursday new rules which would give EU Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax environment to help SMEs flourish.

New initiative seeks to boost Europe's digital skills

The EU Commission adopted Wednesday new initiatives to improve key and digital competences of European citizens and to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the EU.


Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.

EU urges stricter checks for safer goods

The Commission has proposed to beef up checks of consumer goods available in the EU such as toys, phones or TVs. The main proposal is to increase Commission staff to assist EU Member States in better monitoring the merchandise that ends up on the market.

Policy Advisor Distribution, EURELECTRIC

EURELECTRIC, the Union of the Electricity Industry, is seeking a Policy Advisor for its Distribution Team in Brussels.

Border Security 2018

With the migration crisis ongoing throughout the Mediterranean and Europe, Border Security 2018 will bring together international experts to discuss management of border security at a time when mass irregular migration and cross-border terrorism have all nations at high alert.

Rule of Law in Poland

The European Commission has concluded that there is a clear risk of a serious breach of the rule of law in Poland.

How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again) - by Nick Clegg

How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again)Nick Clegg categorically debunks the various myths that have been used to force Brexit on Britain, not by 'the people' but by a small, extremely rich, self-serving elite, and explains precisely how this historic mistake can be reversed – and what you can do to make sure that it is.
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