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Hungary Drops Draft Internet Tax Bill After Protests

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said a controversial draft bill to tax Internet traffic will be scrapped following mass protests.

World » EU | October 31, 2014, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2514

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State

Sweden on Thursday became the first EU member state in Western Europe to recognise the Palestinian state.

World » EU | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1167

Hungary Rocked by Huge Protest over Controversial Internet Tax

Tens of thousands of Hungarians flocked to the streets of the capital Budapest to protest plans of the government to levy the Internet.

World » EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2112

Poland Denies Deploying Troops Near Ukraine

Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak has dismissed Tuesday's media reports suggesting Warsaw was sending troops to the east of the country, close to its border with Ukraine.

World » EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 955

Poland to Deploy Thousands of Troops Near Border with Ukraine

Poland is to implement the most significant realignment of soldiers since the Cold War, Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said.

World » EU | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1044

Hungary's Parliament Partially Backtracks on Internet Tax

The Hungarian legislature is expected to have its say on the idea of Prime Minister Viktor Orb?n to charge the use of Internet which sparked thousands-strong protests in the capital Budapest.

World » EU | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1025

Merkel Opposes Cameron’s Plans to Cap Immigration from EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is opposed to plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron to increase control over the number of EU migrants entering the UK.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1316

Hungarians Protest Against Planned Internet Tax

Thousands protested in Budapest on Sunday against Hingarian government’s plans to impose tax on Internet data traffic.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1440

Hungary Mulls Unprecedented Internet Tax

Hungary could become the world's first country to levy usage of the Internet after its Economy Minister Mih?ly Varga proposed the move on Wednesday.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1236

European Union to Boost Ebola Research with EUR 24.4M

The European Commission has announced EUR 24.4M from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1127

European Parliament Approves Jean-Claude Juncker Commission


World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2400

New European Commission To Be Voted Wednesday In Strasbourg

Jean-Claude Juncker's team of European Commissioners is to be voted on Wednesday in Strasbourg.

World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2740

Nigel Farage's EU Parliament Group Dissolved

The group of Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) within the European Parliament collapsed after losing a Latvian MEP who withdrew on Thursday.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1154

EC Urges Increased Cooperation to Avert Gas Crisis

The EU’s eastern members will be among the countries worst affected in case of a prolonged interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter, the European Commission has said.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 958

Juncker Approves Slovenia’s Violeta Bulc as EC Member

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has approved the nomination of Slovenia’s vice premier Violeta Bulc for member of the EU’s executive body.

World » EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 9170

Luxembourg to Abandon Bank Secrecy Rules from 2017

Luxembourg said on Tuesday it will drop its bank secrecy rules from 2017 in a move that marks a  breakthrough in global efforts to reduce tax evasion.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:55 | Viewed: 2264

Catalonia Cancels Independence Referendum

Catalonia’s regional government has decided to call off the November referendum on independence from Spain.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1205

Slovenia’s Bratusek Withdraws Candidacy for EC Post

Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced Thursday the decision of Alenka Bratusek, former Slovenian Prime Minister, to withdraw her candidacy for a post on the European Commission.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1168

Westinghouse Hails EC Decision on State Aid for UK’s NPP Hinkley Point

Westinghouse Electric has welcomed the European Commission’s conclusion that the UK’s revised plan to subsidise the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is in line with EU state aid rules.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1236

EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement Enters Into Force

The Readmission Agreement between Turkey and the EU entered into force on October 1.

World » EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1924

Spain's Top Court Halts Catalan Independence Referendum

The Constitutional Court of Spain has stopped the referendum on independence the province of Catalonia is planning to hold November 9.

World » EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1038
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