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#Brexit: May makes a plea for concessions

#Brexit: May makes a plea for concessions

At her request, British Prime Minister Theresa May, spoke to the heads of government of the EU-27 over dinner. May admitted that talks were floundering and called for a joint effort to avoid the possibility of negotiations going further off track, writes Catherine Feore. The result of today’s meeting is a foregone conclusion. The Brexit […]

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

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#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

It’s safe to say the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) aren’t used to making international headlines. But lately, the EU’s ongoing debate over whether to renew the license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in the world’s most commonly used herbicide, has put them in an uncomfortable spotlight. The controversy over […]

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Brexit: May makes a plea for concessions

#Brexit: May makes a plea for concessions

At her request, British Prime Minister Theresa May, spoke to the heads of government of the EU-27 over dinner. May admitted that talks were floundering and called for a joint effort to avoid the possibility of negotiations going further off track, writes Catherine Feore. The result of today’s meeting is a foregone conclusion. The Brexit […]

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Stronger #e-privacy rules for online communications

Stronger #e-privacy rules for online communications

MEPs want to step up protection for citizens using tools such as Messenger, WhatsApp or Skype, and other electronic communication services. Draft proposals to ensure high standards of privacy, confidentiality and security in electronic communications across the EU were approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday. These would apply to SMS and telephone services, […]

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
#TheInternetofThings: When your washing machine and blood pressure monitor become a target for cyberattacks

#TheInternetofThings: When your washing machine and blood pressure monitor become a target for cyberattacks

With at least 20 billion devices expected to be connected to the internet by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is here to stay. While it has many undeniable positive effects, the threats and risks related to the IoT are manifold and they evolve rapidly. For this reason, ENISA and Europol joined forces to tackle […]

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Entrepreneur sues #TFL (Transport for London) for £47.2 Million

Entrepreneur sues #TFL (Transport for London) for £47.2 Million

In 2008, Ajit Chambers happened upon an old map which listed 26 abandoned tube stations in central London. It may sound like the start of an adventure caper on the big screen, but Mr Chambers was to instantly recognize the potential of his find. From scribing the foundations of his great scheme on the walls […]

| October 19, 2017 | 1 Comment
#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

#Hungary: PM Orban must sign agreement with CEU University in Budapest and stop obstructing academic freedom

Ahead of today’s (19 October) European Summit in Brussels, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe have called on EU leaders to put pressure on the EPP Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to stop him obstructing an agreement, which would allow the Central European University in Budapest to provide education also in the US, […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

MEPs propose #glyphosate phase-out, with full ban by end 2020 

Environment Committee MEPs back a full ban on glyphosate-based herbicides by December 2020 and immediate restrictions on the use of the substance. The Environment and Public Health Committee opposes the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide licence for 10 years. Instead, MEPs say the EU should draw up plans for a phase-out of […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet former US President Bill Clinton (pictured) on Thursday (19 October) to discuss the political crisis in Northern Ireland, May’s spokesman said. During his time as president, Clinton played a central role in brokering peace in the British province, where a power-sharing administration collapsed in January and opposing sides […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
#ETIAS: Closing the information gap on people arriving in the EU

#ETIAS: Closing the information gap on people arriving in the EU

The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), which assesses possible security risks of visa-free travellers to the EU, was adopted today (19 October) by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. ETIAS will, together with the future EU Entry-Exit System, create a smart information system enhancing the protection of EU […]

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

News Articles

Plaid: ‘£30m needed for Brexit shock’

Plaid: ‘£30m needed for Brexit shock’

Before her party conference speech, Plaid’s leader says firms should receive cash help with Brexit.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brexit talks: Michel Barnier focus on three things

Brexit talks: Michel Barnier focus on three things

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has consistently called for agreement on these three things before talks go on.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Heseltine: Brexit manoeuvring ‘makes me weep’

Heseltine: Brexit manoeuvring ‘makes me weep’

Lord Heseltine tells BBC Newsnight that the more unpopular Brexit becomes, the higher the probability of a Labour government.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge and Malcolm Tucker

Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge and Malcolm Tucker

The state of politics means there is no need for The Thick of It, and it would be “beyond sitcom territory” to produce Veep currently, says Armando Iannucci.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brexit: Theresa May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

Brexit: Theresa May urges new dynamic in Brexit talks

The PM addresses fellow EU leaders before they meet without her to discuss progress in Brexit talks.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ian Lavery MP received £165,000 from trade union

Ian Lavery MP received £165,000 from trade union

Ian Lavery MP received £165,000 from the 10 member trade union he ran.

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

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