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MEPs call for safety and liability rules for #DriverlessCars

MEPs call for safety and liability rules for #DriverlessCars

| January 16, 2019

MEPs want EU to respond faster to developments in automated mobility © AP images/European Union-EP  MEPs welcome focus on automated mobility, but call for further efforts to ensure road safety and support for EU industry. Europe has to be innovative, but faster. China and the USA are not waiting,” said rapporteur Wim Van de Camp […]

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#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

#eu2019ro – ‘We have fulfilled all the conditions for Schengen membership’ Teodorovici

| January 15, 2019

Today (15 January) MEPs meeting in Strasbourg discussed the priorities of the incoming Romanian Presidency of the European Council. This is the first time that Romania – which joined the EU in 2007 – will hold the Presidency. We asked Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici about the next six months of what will be an unusual […]

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#EU, #Japan and #US meet in Washington D.C. to jointly address global trade-distortive practices

#EU, #Japan and #US meet in Washington D.C. to jointly address global trade-distortive practices

| January 11, 2019

Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström (pictured) met in Washington with Hiroshige Seko, minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, and Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative as part of the trilateral talks launched in 2017 to address global issues such as trade-distortive practices on 9 January. The representatives of the EU, Japan and […]

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#TSO achieves #Homologation of its flexible solar panels in #Dubai

#TSO achieves #Homologation of its flexible solar panels in #Dubai

| January 9, 2019

TSO, The South Oracle, arrived at the end of 2018 with good news: the homologation by DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) of its ultralight flexible solar panels. Therefore, it has become the first company offering a flexible panel within the Emirate of Dubai, where an ambitious project has been developed since last October.   […]

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#BankingUnion: EU banks have improved their resilience, but profitability remains weak

#BankingUnion: EU banks have improved their resilience, but profitability remains weak

| January 9, 2019

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its Risk Dashboard, which summarizes the main risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector using quantitative risk indicators. Together with the Risk Dashboard, the EBA published the results of its Risk Assessment Questionnaire, which includes the opinions of banks and market analysts on the risk outlook collected […]

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#Thailand – European Commission removes “yellow card” to recognise return to sustainable fishing

#Thailand – European Commission removes “yellow card” to recognise return to sustainable fishing

| January 8, 2019

The European Commission has taken Thailand off its list of countries involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. As the world’s largest import market for fisheries products the EU bears particular responsibility for ensuring that fishing is carried  out in a sustainable way, writes Catherine Feore. The EU first introduced a so-called “yellow card” warning […]

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#Bulgaria: Whistleblower reveals corruption in the sale of passports goes to the top

#Bulgaria: Whistleblower reveals corruption in the sale of passports goes to the top

| January 6, 2019

Katya Mateva started work in the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice in 2005. In 2012, when she rose to the level of director of the Council for Citizenship, there was a change of government. The new parliament decided to carry out an investigation into the granting of Bulgarian citizenship over the previous 10 years – a […]

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