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#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

#Cybersecurity – EU welcomes new UK measures

| May 18, 2019

Cyber attackers around the world could now face EU sanctions, thanks to a new regime pushed for by the UK and its partners. The new sanctions regime, which was signed off on 17 May in Brussels, sends a clear message to hostile actors everywhere that the UK, and the EU, will impose tough consequences for […]

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Fresh evidence of #Hungary vote-rigging raises concerns of ‘fraud’ in upcoming European elections, #openDemocracy and #UnhackDemocracyEurope research reveals

Fresh evidence of #Hungary vote-rigging raises concerns of ‘fraud’ in upcoming European elections, #openDemocracy and #UnhackDemocracyEurope research reveals

| May 18, 2019

Fresh evidence of major malpractice in the Hungarian elections last year has been uncovered by a new investigation by Unhack Democracy Europe and openDemocracy – and raises “serious” concerns about the integrity of next week’s European parliamentary elections. A new report reveals new evidence that hundreds of voters were bussed in from Ukraine to support the […]

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5G and #Huawei – Trade wars can be prevented by using Open Source

5G and #Huawei – Trade wars can be prevented by using Open Source

| May 18, 2019

While US President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday afternoon (15 May) effectively banning the use of Huawei’s products in 5G networks in the United States, the Consumer Choice Center (CCC) hopes for an alternative solution to improve consumer privacy in Europe. Consumer Choice Center Managing Director Fred Roeder stressed that more openness and […]

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#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

#EuropeChina trade and investment: Converting challenges into co-operation

| May 17, 2019

As European perceptions towards China evolve and mature, let us remember the lessons of the past while staying optimistic about the future, writes Huawei Technologies Global Government Affairs Vice President Simon Lacey.  Last week a panel was convened in Brussels by the newly established Europe-Asia Interlink Initiative to discuss ‘Europe-China Trade and Investment: Converting Challenges into Co-operation’. […]

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Rebels hope to kill off May’s #Brexit deal in ‘last-chance’ vote

Rebels hope to kill off May’s #Brexit deal in ‘last-chance’ vote

| May 17, 2019

Brexit-supporting rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party said on Wednesday they would vote down her European Union divorce deal when she brings it back to parliament next month, write Kylie MacLellan and Andrew MacAskill. Britain had been due to leave the EU on March 29 but parliament has three times rejected the withdrawal agreement May […]

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How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

How will the #ConservativeParty choose May’s successor?

| May 17, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time MPs break for the summer in late July, writes Kylie MacLellan. Lawmakers are due to vote on legislation to ratify May’s Brexit deal […]

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#Brexit – May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date

#Brexit – May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date

| May 17, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May came under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday (16 May) to set out a clear timetable for her departure, writes Kylie MacLellan. May’s Brexit deal has been rejected three times by parliament and weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party, the idea of which were deeply […]

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