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Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Commission launches public consultation on health and care in #DigitalSingleMarket

Today (20 July) the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe. The input will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by the end of 2017, as announced in the recent review of […]

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Ryanair’s CEO says #Brexit may lead to more share buybacks

Ryanair’s CEO says #Brexit may lead to more share buybacks

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ryanair (RYA.I) could speed up share buybacks to comply with European Union ownership laws as a result of Britain leaving the EU, the Irish carrier’s chief executive said on Tuesday (11 July), write Julia Fioretti and Victoria Bryan. To qualify as an EU airline carriers have to be majority owned by EU investors. Ryanair was 53.6% […]

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#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

The annual survey of which are the most-read or watched media and social media for news on EU issues – and which are viewed as the most influential – was unveiled in the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2017 EU Media Survey on What Influences the Influencers. Burson-Marsteller CEO Karen Massin and ComRes Associate Director Meghan Oliver outlined the […]

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#StarmusIVFestival2017: Stephen Hawking in London

#StarmusIVFestival2017: Stephen Hawking in London

During the presentation of the Starmus IV Festival 2017 at the Royal Society in London on Friday 19 May, with participation of Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Garik Israelian (astrophysicist and the founder of Starmus), Raynald Aeschlimann (President and CEO of OMEGA), Professor Claude Nicollier (Switzerland’s first astronaut) and Professor Edvard Moser (neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate), […]

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Europe’s #biometrics gap

Europe’s #biometrics gap

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Against the backdrop of recent terrorist attacks in the UK, the number one issue for the heads of state at the European Council summit in Brussels last week was internal security and combatting terrorism. In its conclusions, the Council dutifully vowed to “fight the spread of radicalization online” and to improve the exchange of information […]

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New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

| June 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump to the highest seat in American politics, and a widespread resurgence of populist politics across Europe and the US, the West seems to have been delivered a wake-up call: issues of unemployment, underemployment and the struggles of the working class remain, despite appearances, […]

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#FairTaxation: Europe ups its efforts to catch those who enable tax fraud

#FairTaxation: Europe ups its efforts to catch those who enable tax fraud

The European Commission has today (21 June) proposed tough new transparency rules for intermediaries – such as tax advisors, accountants, banks and lawyers – who design and promote tax planning schemes for their clients. Recent media leaks such as the Panama Papers have exposed how some intermediaries actively assist companies and individuals to escape taxation, […]

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