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How Will a No-Deal #Brexit Affect the Life Sciences?

How Will a No-Deal #Brexit Affect the Life Sciences?

| October 21, 2019

After repeatedly assuring the nation throughout the referendum campaign that the UK would under no circumstances leave the single market, Boris Johnson is now desperately trying to push through the hard Brexit that voters were told would not happen. Despite being legally obligated to get either a deal or an extension, Johnson is insisting that […]

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MEP Cristian Bușoi establishes tobacco working group ahead of #Tobacco Products Directive revision

MEP Cristian Bușoi establishes tobacco working group ahead of #Tobacco Products Directive revision

| October 21, 2019

  The EU’s flagship Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is up for a scheduled review in 2021, but MEP Cristian Bușoi (EPP, Romania) is determined to start preparing the review now alongside his parliamentary colleagues. Bușoi, who has a history of fighting to regulate the tobacco industry, is establishing a new Working Group on the revision […]

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European Parliament – Public debate with #Huawei

European Parliament – Public debate with #Huawei

| October 14, 2019

Wednesday 16 October, 18-20h European Parliament, Brussels, room ASP3G3, free and open entrance.This important public debate will allow you to ask questions about Huawei and the related digital and trade issues: Cybersecurity, 5G, espionage and backdoor allegations, China and China’s National Intelligence Law, the US ban against Huawei, trade disputes, reciprocity, supply chains, etc. The debate […]

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#Brexit – UK and Ireland ‘see a pathway’ to a possible deal

#Brexit – UK and Ireland ‘see a pathway’ to a possible deal

| October 11, 2019

Following a bilateral meeting between the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, a joint statement was issued affirming that both parties could see a pathway to a possible deal, writes Catherine Feore.  The discussions were described as detailed and constructive. Both parties agreed that a deal was in everybody’s interest. Little in the […]

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European Parliament President David Sassoli meets UK House of Commons Speaker #JohnBercow

European Parliament President David Sassoli meets UK House of Commons Speaker #JohnBercow

| October 10, 2019

Sassoli to Bercow (pictured): “Extension on Brexit is needed if there is an election or referendum.” “The European Parliament would support a request from the UK government to extend the withdrawal period in order to have time for a general election or a referendum.” This was the message from European Parliament President David Sassoli during […]

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#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

| October 10, 2019

Huawei welcomes the EU coordinated 5G network security risk assessment that was released today. This exercise is an important step towards developing a common approach to cybersecurity and delivering safe networks for the 5G era. Huawei said today “We are pleased to note that the EU delivered on its commitment to take an evidence-based approach, […]

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#Brexit – Statement by David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament

#Brexit – Statement by David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament

| October 9, 2019

Statement by David Sassoli (pictured), president of the European Parliament following his meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “I have just had a meeting with Prime Minister Johnson. I came here in the confident hope of hearing proposals that could take negotiations forward. However, I must note that there has been no progress. “As […]

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