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Concern growing in #EU capitals over #USA action against #Huawei

Concern growing in #EU capitals over #USA action against #Huawei

Efforts by the American administration to persuade European governments to ban equipment manufactured by Chinese company Huawei from next generation 5G networks is causing growing concern in EU capitals. 5G will change the way we live. It is not just the successor to the 4G mobile phone network, but a quantum leap in technology which […]

| April 23, 2019

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Macron says he’s ‘taking back control’

Macron says he’s ‘taking back control’

At the end of several weeks of debate, discussion and ‘town halls’, President Macron has presented his conclusions from his ‘Grand Débat National’ launched on 15 January. The debate and its conclusions are Macron’s mid-term relaunch to address  what he terms the legitimate concerns of the Gilets Jaunes and an attempt to reinvigorate his movement […]

| April 25, 2019
Away from the media spotlight, extremist militias in western #Libya continue campaign of terror and criminality, aided by foreign powers

Away from the media spotlight, extremist militias in western #Libya continue campaign of terror and criminality, aided by foreign powers

An array of hard-line and extremist militias in western Libya, centred around the capital of Tripoli, continue to be responsible for an escalation of violence and terror across the country, threatening the wider region as well. There are increasing concerns that efforts to bring the conflict to a peaceful solution are being undermined by these […]

| April 25, 2019
Almost one year of #GDPR: Has the new EU privacy legislation changed anything?

Almost one year of #GDPR: Has the new EU privacy legislation changed anything?

It has been almost a year now since the new EU privacy legislation came into force on May 25, 2018. Since then, both businesses and individuals have had the chance to revisit how they handle personal data. How much has changed during this time? The Wide Reach of the New EU Privacy Rules The new […]

| April 25, 2019
Statement by the spokesperson on executions in Kingdom of #SaudiArabia

Statement by the spokesperson on executions in Kingdom of #SaudiArabia

Yesterday (24 April) the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed 37 people simultaneously in different cities across the country. This marks the largest number of executions in a single day in Saudi Arabia since 2016 and confirms a negative trend in this country in stark contrast with the growing abolitionist movement worldwide. These mass executions raise […]

| April 25, 2019
ABC of the #EUInstitutions

ABC of the #EUInstitutions

The institutions are there to serve the people and countries that make up the EU, but what do they do? Check out the infographic below for a brief guide to the EU’s institutions.     A new European Parliament will be elected in May and one of the first tasks of the new MEPs will be […]

| April 25, 2019
Commission proposes tax exemption measures to facilitate common defence efforts in the context of EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy #CSDP

Commission proposes tax exemption measures to facilitate common defence efforts in the context of EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy #CSDP

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to exempt supplies to armed forces from Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise duties when these forces are deployed outside their own member state and take part in a European defence effort. Supplies to armed forces participating in a NATO defence effort can already benefit from such exemptions. […]

| April 25, 2019
#FoodSafety – Commission adopts new Regulation to cut down presence of #TransFattyAcids

#FoodSafety – Commission adopts new Regulation to cut down presence of #TransFattyAcids

The Commission has adopted a new Regulation to set a maximum limit on the use of industrially produced trans-fat in foods in the EU. The measure aims at protecting consumers’ health and providing Europeans with healthier food options. Over the years, a number of scientific studies, including one from the European Food Safety Authority, have stressed that the dietary […]

| April 25, 2019
Commissioner Hogan opens #OurForestsOurFuture conference in Brussels

Commissioner Hogan opens #OurForestsOurFuture conference in Brussels

Today (25 April), Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) will open the Our Forests, Our Future conference which will celebrate forests for their role in combating climate change. The debates will also address the contribution of the forest sector to innovation, growth and jobs, with a specific focus on the bioeconomy. Commissioners Arias Cañete and Neven Mimica will also deliver speeches and participate […]

| April 25, 2019
Many People In Ukraine Believe That The Country Made A Mistake With Its Geo-political Choice In 2013 When Preferred EU Association Agreement To Eurasian Customs Union”

Many People In Ukraine Believe That The Country Made A Mistake With Its Geo-political Choice In 2013 When Preferred EU Association Agreement To Eurasian Customs Union”

Today Ukraine is at the crossroads. A state in Eastern Europe is trying to puzzle out what went wrong in 2014. A revolution defined a Western vector of country’s development then. The country has signed the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement and declared its movement towards entering the European community in the future. However, the presidential […]

| April 25, 2019
#CohesionPolicy invests to improve energy security in #Poland

#CohesionPolicy invests to improve energy security in #Poland

The European Commission has welcomed the signature of a grant agreement between the Polish government and the Polskie LNG company for the extension of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Świnoujście, in north-western Poland on the Baltic Sea coast. Almost €128 million from the European Regional Development Fund is invested in extending this terminal, […]

| April 25, 2019

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Political talks plan for Northern Ireland expected

Political talks plan for Northern Ireland expected

It is understood the British and Irish governments plan new talks in the wake of Lyra McKee murder.

Tommy Robinson to stand in European Parliament election

Tommy Robinson to stand in European Parliament election

Robinson pledged to represent “the working class of England” if elected as an Independent MEP.

Jeremy Corbyn aide appointed Labour complaints boss

Jeremy Corbyn aide appointed Labour complaints boss

Laura Murray is appointed to the role amid an ongoing row about the party’s handling of anti-Semitism.

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