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Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

| September 16, 2019

Forensic accountants and lawyers are probing the finances of a disgraced Russian press baron to see if he lied on oath in court. A team of experts is sifting through the last days of Vladimir Gusinsky’s media company before he declared it bust. Working extensively in the Cayman Islands, they are probing exactly why Mr […]

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#ClimateProtesters tell #Carmakers ‘the party is over’

#ClimateProtesters tell #Carmakers ‘the party is over’

| September 16, 2019

Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt’s IAA car show on Saturday (14 September) to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government prepares to unveil climate protection measures, write Ilona Wissenbach and Joseph Nasr of Reuters. Police in Frankfurt said some 15,000, […]

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#Huawei planning to sell access to 5G tech: Report

#Huawei planning to sell access to 5G tech: Report

| September 16, 2019

The proposal, made by Huawei Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, in interviews with The Economist and the New York Times, is seen as a move to put concerns about the security of the company’s 5G technology to rest, writes IANS. According to a report in the BBC, while the US and Australia have banned their […]

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Coming up in plenary: #Brexit, #ECB chief and #AmazonForestFires

Coming up in plenary: #Brexit, #ECB chief and #AmazonForestFires

| September 16, 2019

The state of play on Brexit, a vote on the next ECB president and a debate on how to tackle Amazon forest fires will be on the agenda of the next plenary session on 16-19 September. Brexit On Wednesday (18 September) MEPs will discuss the current state of play of the UK’s withdrawal from the […]

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EU consumers set to benefit from safer #OnlineShopping and a wider range of #PaymentServices

EU consumers set to benefit from safer #OnlineShopping and a wider range of #PaymentServices

| September 16, 2019

New EU rules now apply that will make it easier and safer for consumers to pay for goods and services online and to manage their personal finances. European consumers will also get better protection against online fraud, and better access to more innovative forms of online and mobile payments. Over time, the new rules will […]

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Third #EUWesternBalkansMediaDays – EU reaffirms comprehensive support to media freedom in the region

Third #EUWesternBalkansMediaDays – EU reaffirms comprehensive support to media freedom in the region

| September 16, 2019

At the third EU-Western Balkans Media Days taking place from 12-13 September in Podgorica, Montenegro, the European Commission confirmed its support to the region with new initiatives focusing on media accountability, literacy and governance, judicial expertise on freedom of expression and promotion of reconciliation and regional cooperation. This is part of the EU’s firm support to […]

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#Poland – €676 million worth of EU investments in better rails and roads

#Poland – €676 million worth of EU investments in better rails and roads

| September 16, 2019

The European Commission adopted three major Cohesion Policy projects, modernising the Polish rail and road network and increasing travel safety while reducing costs and travel time. This €676 million investment package includes: €487m to modernize the country’s railway communication system and align it on European standards, €117m to upgrade Silesia’s railway services, including a new […]

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