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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 63985

EU Summit to Defuse Migrant Tension, Set Brexit Countdown

AFP - European leaders will gather Wednesday for a summit to put summer tensions over migration behind them and to set up the last stretch of talks for a Brexit deal.

World » EU | September 19, 2018, Wednesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1707

Poland Banned from EU Judicial Body

AFP - Poland was banned Monday from the EU body representing the member states' judicial institutions over its perceived lack of independence after controversial government reforms.

World » EU | September 18, 2018, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 3807

By April 2019, EU Countries must say Whether they Want Summer or Winter Time

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc from October 2019, leaving member states to decide by April whether they will stick permanently to summer or winter time, the European Commission sai

World » EU | September 16, 2018, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2883

Hungary Vote Deepens Rift in European Right

The European Parliament's vote to censure Hungary presents the assembly's dominant centre-right bloc with a dilemma over whether to retain its populist Hungarian allies or expel them months before elections.

World » EU | September 14, 2018, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 4720

German MEP Manfred Weber Warns Romania over Jeopardizing Bulgaria’s and Croatia’s and its Own Accession to Schengen

German MEP Manfred Weber, who is endorsed by chancellor Angela Merkel to take over the presidency of the European Commission, has stated on Wednesday that the justice amendments are affecting not only Romania’s bid to join Schengen area, but also the ones

World » EU | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 3600

EU Must Grasp World Role as U.S. Retreats, Juncker Says

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union must flex its muscles as a world power, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, as he spoke critically of U.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 5653

Vote on EU Online Copyright Reform Splits Usual Allies

AFP - The European Parliament votes Wednesday on a highly complex online copyright law that has split natural political bedfellows and pitted music and news companies against Google and Facebook.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 5619

Over Half of Global Exports Come from Countries that Fail to Punish Foreign Bribery, Including Bulgaria

Berlin, 12 September 2018 – Most of the world’s biggest exporters are failing to punish corporations paying bribes overseas, Transparency International revealed today.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 3823

Eurozone Employment Rises At Steady Pace

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) - Eurozone employment increased at a steady pace in the second quarter, data from Eurostat showed Tuesday.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2407

EU Lawmakers to Confront 'Threat' of Hungary's Orban

AFP - European lawmakers will challenge Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to his face on Tuesday over what they see as his right-wing populist threat to EU founding values.

World » EU | September 11, 2018, Tuesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 2350

Europe's News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for 'Plundering' Content

AFP - Europe's biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of "plundering" news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.

World » EU | September 4, 2018, Tuesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2619

Juncker: EU Set to End Switch between Summer and Winter Time

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union’s chief executive said on Friday the bloc was set to end the practice of switching between summer and winter time after a survey found most EU citizens against the practice.

World » EU | August 31, 2018, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 3265

More than 80% EU Citizens Feel Time's up for Changing Clocks

DW - A European Union online survey has concluded that a vast majority of the bloc's citizens are against switching between summer and winter time.

World » EU | August 29, 2018, Wednesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 3160

Leading Journalists Join Call for EU Copyright Reform

AFP - Leading journalists from more than 20 countries joined a call Tuesday for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing internet giants to pay for news content.

World » EU | August 28, 2018, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 7004

Economic Crisis and the Long Shadow of European Youth Unemployment

One of the most visible and distressing consequences of the 2008-09 financial crisis was the marked increase in unemployment across Europe, reaching heights that had not been seen for decades.

World » EU | August 21, 2018, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3401

EU Confronts Member States Issuing Citizenship for Money

DW - The European Commission is calling on EU countries to be more cautious when granting citizenships, according to an interview with Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova published in the German daily Die Welt on Tuesday.

World » EU | August 10, 2018, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 4733

Passenger Traffic up at European Airports as Freight Growth Fades

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its air traffic report for June, Q2 & H1, revealing that during the first half of this year (H1), passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by an average +6.

World » EU | August 9, 2018, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 6435

Eurozone GDP Slows Again as Exports Falter

The eurozone's economy slowed further in the three months through June, as exports sputtered and business confidence weakened on worries over future relations with the currency area's largest trading partners.

World » EU | August 1, 2018, Wednesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 9170

Brexit: Barnier Rules out Key UK Customs Proposal

The EU's chief negotiator has ruled out allowing the UK to collect customs duties on its behalf, a key UK proposal for post-Brexit trade.

World » EU | July 27, 2018, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 3574

EU Starts Legal Action Against Hungary for ‘Stop Soros’ Migrant Law

The European Commission, the European Union’s legal institution, on Thursday sent a formal letter of notice to Hungary, the first step of an infringement procedure, over the government’s “Stop Soros” law.

World » EU | July 20, 2018, Friday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3263

EU to Hit Google with 4.3 Billion Euro Fine in Android Case

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators will on Wednesday levy a 4.

World » EU | July 18, 2018, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 4646
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