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#IATA worried no-deal #Brexit plans not enough to avoid flight disruption

#IATA worried no-deal #Brexit plans not enough to avoid flight disruption

| January 11, 2019

Measures to allow flights to continue between the European Union and Britain in the event of a disorderly Brexit are unlikely to be enough to avoid some disruptions and cancellations, the head of the world’s leading air transport group warned on Thursday (10 January), writes Alexander Cornwell. Britain is set to leave the EU on […]

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Britain says airports need to do more to tackle #Drones menace

Britain says airports need to do more to tackle #Drones menace

| January 10, 2019

Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de-facto deputy said on Wednesday (9 January), write Andrew MacAskill and Paul Sandle. Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said the government would consider toughening laws that ban the use of drones […]

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#JunckerPlan supports #WomenEntrepreneurs in #Romania

#JunckerPlan supports #WomenEntrepreneurs in #Romania

| January 10, 2019

The Investment Plan for Europe – the Juncker Plan – is backing a €22.3 million European Investment Bank (EIB) loan to Garanti Bank Romania, to support some 260 Romanian small and medium businesses. A part of this loan will be dedicated to facilitating access to finance for businesses run by women, to support female entrepreneurship […]

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#DigitalSingleMarket – New rules on non-personal data enter into force

#DigitalSingleMarket – New rules on non-personal data enter into force

| December 19, 2018

The Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data that was proposed by the European Commission in September 2017 has entered into force. The Regulation was adopted by the European Parliament in October 2018 and by the Council of the European Union in November 2018.  It will allow public and private sector bodies to store […]

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Parliament votes on #EUTechTax

Parliament votes on #EUTechTax

| December 18, 2018

Will there soon be a digital tax targeting major tech companies? ©AP images/European Union-EP  MEPs have voted on the introduction of a digital tax, the first of its kind, targeting major tech companies. MEPs voted on two reports which call on the EU to introduce a common system for taxing digital services from tech giants, […]

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Six ways EU improved your #Digital life in 2018

Six ways EU improved your #Digital life in 2018

| December 18, 2018

The EU has made online shopping a lot easier ©AP Images/European Union-EP  From ending country redirects to funding free wifi in public spaces, discover what the European Parliament has done in 2018 to improve your online experience. Travel, shop, watch and call throughout the EU with no barriers and no additional costs. This is what […]

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#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

| December 17, 2018

The winter edition of the Commission’s Employment and Social Development in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review published today (17 December) confirms overall positive labour market developments. Total employment hit a new record of 239.3 million people in the third quarter of 2018. The largest share of new jobs is permanent and full time jobs. In the […]

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