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In a welcome update, we received a response from the European Union Special Representative for human rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, stating: "Thank you for your letter dated 20 November 2017 to the President of the European Council and for the enclosed legal memorandum concerning the appropriate ...
The European Union executive and consumer protection authorities said the three companies have only partially addressed concerns about their liability and how users were informed about content removal or contract terminations. The authorities across the bloc, who requested the changes last year, have ...

But both the June 2016 Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump have made the European Union's defence strategy ripe for revision. On the campaign trail, Trump called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization "obsolete" and decried low levels of European defence spending. Following last year's G7 ...
NCHELENGE, Thursday 15 February 2018 - A team from the European Union (EU) met with Congolese refugees and familiarized themselves with the situation at Kenani Transit Centre and Mantapala Refugee Settlement in Zambia's Nchelenge District, Luapula Province. The team was composed of H.E, ...
The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding. Landmines keep killing people and tearing societies apart in an indiscriminate way, sometimes years and ...
A Europe that delivers: Commission presents ideas for a more efficient European Union ... Ahead of the Informal Leaders' meeting on 23 February 2018, the European Commission is today presenting a number of practical steps that could make the European Union's work more efficient, and improve the ...

The European Union economy grew at its fastest pace in a decade last year, figures from the EU statistics office Eurostat have confirmed. The 28-strong EU expanded by 2.5% in 2017, its strongest performance since 2007, when it grew by 2.7%. In the final three months both the EU and the 19-nation ...
The date is in line with European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier's timetable and there is rising speculation the government will accept it. Theresa may wants the EU to agree an implementation period to phase in changes for "around two years" after the official Brexit date of March 29, 2019.
The winning team of the hackathon will be awarded a trip to Estonia, supported jointly by the European Union and Estonia, to attend the Estonian flagship startup and technology event, Latitude59, it said. Four tutorials (Delhi- 12 February; Hyderabad- 14 February; Bengaluru- 15 February, and Chandigarh- ...
An informal meeting of tourism ministers from the European Union will be held today in Sofia. The forum will be followed by a high-level tourism and economic growth summit. Parliament Speaker Tsveta Karaiancheva will welcome the guests. Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, Minister of Tourism ...
London: Virtual currencies such as bitcoin have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble and consumers could lose all their money, the European Union's banking, securities and insurance watchdogs said on Monday. Bitcoin, the best known cryptocurrency, rose more than 1,000 per cent in 2017 but has ...
From the art of the comb-over to a mastery of populist PR, Caesar was there first. by Bijan Omrani. Mary Beard's new documentary on Julius Caesar, screened in the UK this week, showed that the Roman dictator still has plenty to teach the modern world. From the art of the comb-over to a mastery of populist ...
The European Union is following Estonia's lead by now emphasizing e-solutions. In early 2017, the European Parliament published a report "On e-democracy in the European Union: Potential and Challenges," which discussed methods to support traditional democratic systems through information and ...
On 6 February 2018, the arrangement establishing the One-Stop Security between the European Union and Singapore entered into force. The legislative draft proposal has been prepared by the Commission in December 2017 and it was adopted on 9 January 2018. The One-Stop Security arrangement ...
Some 15.7 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity were added in the European Union in 2017, according to offshore and onshore wind statistics. Breaking down the annual figures from trade body WindEurope, onshore capacity increased by 12.5 GW and offshore grew by 3.1 GW, while new wind ...
Mr Korcok said Brussels should focus on fixing problem within the European Union rather than attempting to expand its control over member states. He said: "The first main task and objective that we have is to deal with the consequences of a spiral of crisis the European Union has been experiencing over ...
There was no incentive to introduce the measures demanded by the European Union for membership or tackle cronyism in order to be granted early accession. Supporters of the European Union in the Western Balkans were left feeling cheated. There has been widespread cynicism about the whole issue.

judges at the European Union's top court will get their first chance to rule on the rights of British people who remain in the EU after Brexit. A Dutch tribunal on Wednesday said it will refer questions about the EU citizenship status of Britons following Brexit to the European Court of Justice, in a case that could ...
Blockchain technology will make a big impact all over the world. A lot more research is needed before this technology can go mainstream. As such, it seems the European Union will increase its annual research budget in in the next few years. More specifically, the funding cap will go from 83 million EUR to ...
It was in December of last year that Apple confirmed its acquisition of Shazam for an undisclosed amount. Insiders to Digital music News estimated that amount to be in the ballpark of $400 million. Shazam Entertainment Ltd. is a British app development company. Its app can identify music, movies, ...
The European Parliament has backed a review of daylight saving time, a move that could stop clocks switching back and forward between winter and summer. EU lawmakers called for the European Commission to launch a "full evaluation" of the current system and come up with new plans, if necessary.
So far, two names have been mentioned as potential replacements for Constancio: Spanish economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Philip Lane, the governor of Ireland's central bank. All applications need to be summited to Brussels by Wednesday. European leaders will then hold a vote to select the ECB ...
Kazakhstan and the European Union are marking 25 years of successful diplomatic relations. A strong legal framework of relations has been created between the European Union and Kazakhstan over quarter of a century. The first partnership agreement was signed in 1995, and in 10 years - a new ...
Michel Barnier reveals European Union's tough line on 'hard Brexit'. Brussels' chief negotiator is presenting a tough stance on both trade and a transition deal ahead of the next phase of talks. 23:07, UK, Monday 05 February 2018. Michel Barnier and David Davis. Image: Michel Barnier brought a punchy message to ...
Following a heated legal battle with Yves Saint Laurent that ended in 2012, Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark has led to legal battles across the globe. For instance, not even a year after Louboutin and YSL's final ruling, Louboutin - which is famous for its Chinese red shoe soles - is back in court, ...
The European Union is committed to conclude a free trade agreement with India and the two sides are making efforts to update their positions on various issues relating to the pact, its envoy Tomasz Kozlowski said today. Identifying terrorism as a common concern for India and the EU, Kozlowski said the ...
The Angela Merkel ally said nationalist movements in Europe are "weakening" member states and the European Union as a whole. He said: "We are equal, we are all Europe and that is our future idea. "The nationalists, dear friends, are stupid and naive. They didn't learn from history, they weaken the ...
The EU Cohesion Monitor evaluates data from all 28 member states to measure levels of cohesion within Europe. Contrary to expectations, it found that the EU's overall cohesion increased between 2007 and 2017. The monitor analyses two kinds of cohesion: structural cohesion, which measures ties ...
Some EU officials have raised eyebrows at the UK's attempts to remain at the forefront of European integration in the Balkans. The London summit follows an EU-Balkans summit in Bulgaria, which holds the EU's rotating presidency. "The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union so the EU's work on ...
European Union Expects Maldives government To Engage In Talks With Opposition Leaders ... New Delhi: The European Union has said that it expects the Maldivian government to engage in inclusive dialogue with the leaders of all political parties to pave way for "transparent and credible" polls, amid a ...
The EU will launch its enlargement plan today meant to kickstart long-stalled membership negotiations with the five former Yugoslavian republics plus Albania. The aspirational strategy seeks to integrate Serbia and Montenegro into the EU by 2025 and to have Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Albania ...
The European Union (EU) has committed itself to reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 compared to projections. This objective is also known as the 20% energy efficiency target. In other words, the EU has pledged to attaining a primary energy consumption of no more than 1 483 million tonnes of ...
The European Union and Georgia Association Council Meeting is to be held in Brussels, Belgium today, with the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, to participate in the 4th Association Council meeting, discussing the progress achieved in the process of the Association Agreement and the Free ...
The European Union and Georgia held the 4th meeting of the Association Council on 5 February 2018. The Council is the highest body established under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement to supervise the implementation of the Agreement and to discuss issues of mutual interest. The Association ...
European Union Discovery Presents Compliance Headaches for US Litigants. Discovery of personal data held in the European Union (EU) has been an issue that has bedeviled U.S. litigants for some time. On the one hand, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that discovery of foreign documents is not barred ...
London -- The European Union's Brexit negotiator warned Monday that the time has come for the U.K. to clarify what relationship it wants with the bloc once it leaves, and warned that exiting its customs union would hurt trade. Michel Barnier shook his head as he outlined the results of a meeting with the ...
High Level European Union Team Arrives in Jamaica ... Cooperation and Development in the European Commission, based in Brussels, is leading a high-level European Union team to Jamaica, starting today. Foreign ... The European Union, comprising 28 member states, is the world's largest grant donor.
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Feb 2 - The European Union and the US have urged the government to respect freedoms of assembly, media and speech following the crackdown on citizen, Nation and KTN broadcasters. In a statement, EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Spokesperson ...
However, not everything is rosy in the European Union. For starters, the growth of renewables is highly uneven. While some eastern countries like Romania have exhibited significant progress in their renewable energy production, most of the progress was provided by two countries. Germany and the UK ...
European Union science ministers are due to meet on 2 February in their bloc's poorest member state -- Bulgaria -- to discuss future EU research policy. For the host nation, it was supposed to be a chance to showcase its ambitious plans to boost economic growth by attracting international research ...
Familiarity is a distorting prism. All too easily the extraordinary becomes the unremarkable, the aberrant the commonplace. This is what has happened in Britain following the referendum decision to leave the EU. The attempt to wrench the nation out of its own continent has triggered a national nervous ...
The Candidate Countries Montenegro* and Albania*, the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine align themselves with this Council Decision. They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. The European Union takes note of this ...
The market for castings in the European Union is estimated at around €700 million. The investigation was initiated in December 2016 following a complaint from seven EU producers concerning products from China and India. The investigation found there to be no dumping in the case of India. EU applied ...
n a move that elicited rare agreement among groups representing consumers and the pharmaceutical industry, the European Commission proposed various steps to accelerate the approval of drugs and devices by European Union member states. Although the proposal follows more than 20 years of ...
David Davis was a member of the Territorial army's 21 SAS Regiment before attending the University of Warwick, graduating in 1971. After obtaining his master's degree from London Business school, Davis attended Harvard's Advanced Management Program. Prior to his political career Davis worked at ...
President Trump has warned that the U.S. administration may soon address "very unfair" trade with the European Union. "I've had a lot of problems with the European Union, and it may morph into something very big from ... a trade standpoint," Trump said in an interview with British broadcaster ITV on ...
Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the big question has been what departure will actually look like in March 2019, when the breakup kicks in. Hard Brexit? Soft Brexit? Delayed Brexit? Now, Britain has asked for an extension of sorts, a "transition period" to ease out of the EU ...
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill is "Constitutionally unacceptable" and will need to be substantially rewritten, a damning Lords report claims. The Lords Constitution Committee said the Bill was "fundamentally flawed" in multiple ways and risked "undermining legal certainty".
Related articles. Corbyn rejects Norway style Brexit as he outlines Labour's Brexit plan; Finland election: Anti-EU candidate vows to 'DEFEND Finland'; Rees-Mogg SAVAGES idea of 'vassal state' transition period · European Union. Popular In the Community. Sponsored ...
Brussels (AP) -- The European Union says it stands ready to send election monitors to Zimbabwe and hopes that free and fair polls can be held soon. EU foreign ministers said in a statement that "the upcoming electoral process will be an essential step" in helping to re-establish the rule of law in ...
In a welcome update, we received a response from the European Union Special Representative for human rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, stating: "Thank you for your letter dated 20 November 2017 to the President of the European Council and for the enclosed legal memorandum concerning the appropriate ...
The European Union executive and consumer protection authorities said the three companies have only partially addressed concerns about their liability and how users were informed about content removal or contract terminations. The authorities across the bloc, who requested the changes last year, have ...

But both the June 2016 Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump have made the European Union's defence strategy ripe for revision. On the campaign trail, Trump called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization "obsolete" and decried low levels of European defence spending. Following last year's G7 ...
NCHELENGE, Thursday 15 February 2018 - A team from the European Union (EU) met with Congolese refugees and familiarized themselves with the situation at Kenani Transit Centre and Mantapala Refugee Settlement in Zambia's Nchelenge District, Luapula Province. The team was composed of H.E, ...
The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding. Landmines keep killing people and tearing societies apart in an indiscriminate way, sometimes years and ...
A Europe that delivers: Commission presents ideas for a more efficient European Union ... Ahead of the Informal Leaders' meeting on 23 February 2018, the European Commission is today presenting a number of practical steps that could make the European Union's work more efficient, and improve the ...

The European Union economy grew at its fastest pace in a decade last year, figures from the EU statistics office Eurostat have confirmed. The 28-strong EU expanded by 2.5% in 2017, its strongest performance since 2007, when it grew by 2.7%. In the final three months both the EU and the 19-nation ...
The date is in line with European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier's timetable and there is rising speculation the government will accept it. Theresa may wants the EU to agree an implementation period to phase in changes for "around two years" after the official Brexit date of March 29, 2019.
The winning team of the hackathon will be awarded a trip to Estonia, supported jointly by the European Union and Estonia, to attend the Estonian flagship startup and technology event, Latitude59, it said. Four tutorials (Delhi- 12 February; Hyderabad- 14 February; Bengaluru- 15 February, and Chandigarh- ...
An informal meeting of tourism ministers from the European Union will be held today in Sofia. The forum will be followed by a high-level tourism and economic growth summit. Parliament Speaker Tsveta Karaiancheva will welcome the guests. Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, Minister of Tourism ...
London: Virtual currencies such as bitcoin have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble and consumers could lose all their money, the European Union's banking, securities and insurance watchdogs said on Monday. Bitcoin, the best known cryptocurrency, rose more than 1,000 per cent in 2017 but has ...
From the art of the comb-over to a mastery of populist PR, Caesar was there first. by Bijan Omrani. Mary Beard's new documentary on Julius Caesar, screened in the UK this week, showed that the Roman dictator still has plenty to teach the modern world. From the art of the comb-over to a mastery of populist ...
The European Union is following Estonia's lead by now emphasizing e-solutions. In early 2017, the European Parliament published a report "On e-democracy in the European Union: Potential and Challenges," which discussed methods to support traditional democratic systems through information and ...
On 6 February 2018, the arrangement establishing the One-Stop Security between the European Union and Singapore entered into force. The legislative draft proposal has been prepared by the Commission in December 2017 and it was adopted on 9 January 2018. The One-Stop Security arrangement ...
Some 15.7 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity were added in the European Union in 2017, according to offshore and onshore wind statistics. Breaking down the annual figures from trade body WindEurope, onshore capacity increased by 12.5 GW and offshore grew by 3.1 GW, while new wind ...
Mr Korcok said Brussels should focus on fixing problem within the European Union rather than attempting to expand its control over member states. He said: "The first main task and objective that we have is to deal with the consequences of a spiral of crisis the European Union has been experiencing over ...
There was no incentive to introduce the measures demanded by the European Union for membership or tackle cronyism in order to be granted early accession. Supporters of the European Union in the Western Balkans were left feeling cheated. There has been widespread cynicism about the whole issue.

judges at the European Union's top court will get their first chance to rule on the rights of British people who remain in the EU after Brexit. A Dutch tribunal on Wednesday said it will refer questions about the EU citizenship status of Britons following Brexit to the European Court of Justice, in a case that could ...
Blockchain technology will make a big impact all over the world. A lot more research is needed before this technology can go mainstream. As such, it seems the European Union will increase its annual research budget in in the next few years. More specifically, the funding cap will go from 83 million EUR to ...
It was in December of last year that Apple confirmed its acquisition of Shazam for an undisclosed amount. Insiders to Digital music News estimated that amount to be in the ballpark of $400 million. Shazam Entertainment Ltd. is a British app development company. Its app can identify music, movies, ...
The European Parliament has backed a review of daylight saving time, a move that could stop clocks switching back and forward between winter and summer. EU lawmakers called for the European Commission to launch a "full evaluation" of the current system and come up with new plans, if necessary.
So far, two names have been mentioned as potential replacements for Constancio: Spanish economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Philip Lane, the governor of Ireland's central bank. All applications need to be summited to Brussels by Wednesday. European leaders will then hold a vote to select the ECB ...
Kazakhstan and the European Union are marking 25 years of successful diplomatic relations. A strong legal framework of relations has been created between the European Union and Kazakhstan over quarter of a century. The first partnership agreement was signed in 1995, and in 10 years - a new ...
Michel Barnier reveals European Union's tough line on 'hard Brexit'. Brussels' chief negotiator is presenting a tough stance on both trade and a transition deal ahead of the next phase of talks. 23:07, UK, Monday 05 February 2018. Michel Barnier and David Davis. Image: Michel Barnier brought a punchy message to ...
Following a heated legal battle with Yves Saint Laurent that ended in 2012, Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark has led to legal battles across the globe. For instance, not even a year after Louboutin and YSL's final ruling, Louboutin - which is famous for its Chinese red shoe soles - is back in court, ...
The European Union is committed to conclude a free trade agreement with India and the two sides are making efforts to update their positions on various issues relating to the pact, its envoy Tomasz Kozlowski said today. Identifying terrorism as a common concern for India and the EU, Kozlowski said the ...
The Angela Merkel ally said nationalist movements in Europe are "weakening" member states and the European Union as a whole. He said: "We are equal, we are all Europe and that is our future idea. "The nationalists, dear friends, are stupid and naive. They didn't learn from history, they weaken the ...
The EU Cohesion Monitor evaluates data from all 28 member states to measure levels of cohesion within Europe. Contrary to expectations, it found that the EU's overall cohesion increased between 2007 and 2017. The monitor analyses two kinds of cohesion: structural cohesion, which measures ties ...
Some EU officials have raised eyebrows at the UK's attempts to remain at the forefront of European integration in the Balkans. The London summit follows an EU-Balkans summit in Bulgaria, which holds the EU's rotating presidency. "The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union so the EU's work on ...
European Union Expects Maldives government To Engage In Talks With Opposition Leaders ... New Delhi: The European Union has said that it expects the Maldivian government to engage in inclusive dialogue with the leaders of all political parties to pave way for "transparent and credible" polls, amid a ...
The EU will launch its enlargement plan today meant to kickstart long-stalled membership negotiations with the five former Yugoslavian republics plus Albania. The aspirational strategy seeks to integrate Serbia and Montenegro into the EU by 2025 and to have Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Albania ...
The European Union (EU) has committed itself to reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 compared to projections. This objective is also known as the 20% energy efficiency target. In other words, the EU has pledged to attaining a primary energy consumption of no more than 1 483 million tonnes of ...
The European Union and Georgia Association Council Meeting is to be held in Brussels, Belgium today, with the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, to participate in the 4th Association Council meeting, discussing the progress achieved in the process of the Association Agreement and the Free ...
The European Union and Georgia held the 4th meeting of the Association Council on 5 February 2018. The Council is the highest body established under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement to supervise the implementation of the Agreement and to discuss issues of mutual interest. The Association ...
European Union Discovery Presents Compliance Headaches for US Litigants. Discovery of personal data held in the European Union (EU) has been an issue that has bedeviled U.S. litigants for some time. On the one hand, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that discovery of foreign documents is not barred ...
London -- The European Union's Brexit negotiator warned Monday that the time has come for the U.K. to clarify what relationship it wants with the bloc once it leaves, and warned that exiting its customs union would hurt trade. Michel Barnier shook his head as he outlined the results of a meeting with the ...
High Level European Union Team Arrives in Jamaica ... Cooperation and Development in the European Commission, based in Brussels, is leading a high-level European Union team to Jamaica, starting today. Foreign ... The European Union, comprising 28 member states, is the world's largest grant donor.
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Feb 2 - The European Union and the US have urged the government to respect freedoms of assembly, media and speech following the crackdown on citizen, Nation and KTN broadcasters. In a statement, EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Spokesperson ...
However, not everything is rosy in the European Union. For starters, the growth of renewables is highly uneven. While some eastern countries like Romania have exhibited significant progress in their renewable energy production, most of the progress was provided by two countries. Germany and the UK ...
European Union science ministers are due to meet on 2 February in their bloc's poorest member state -- Bulgaria -- to discuss future EU research policy. For the host nation, it was supposed to be a chance to showcase its ambitious plans to boost economic growth by attracting international research ...
Familiarity is a distorting prism. All too easily the extraordinary becomes the unremarkable, the aberrant the commonplace. This is what has happened in Britain following the referendum decision to leave the EU. The attempt to wrench the nation out of its own continent has triggered a national nervous ...
The Candidate Countries Montenegro* and Albania*, the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine align themselves with this Council Decision. They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. The European Union takes note of this ...
The market for castings in the European Union is estimated at around €700 million. The investigation was initiated in December 2016 following a complaint from seven EU producers concerning products from China and India. The investigation found there to be no dumping in the case of India. EU applied ...
n a move that elicited rare agreement among groups representing consumers and the pharmaceutical industry, the European Commission proposed various steps to accelerate the approval of drugs and devices by European Union member states. Although the proposal follows more than 20 years of ...
David Davis was a member of the Territorial army's 21 SAS Regiment before attending the University of Warwick, graduating in 1971. After obtaining his master's degree from London Business school, Davis attended Harvard's Advanced Management Program. Prior to his political career Davis worked at ...
President Trump has warned that the U.S. administration may soon address "very unfair" trade with the European Union. "I've had a lot of problems with the European Union, and it may morph into something very big from ... a trade standpoint," Trump said in an interview with British broadcaster ITV on ...
Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the big question has been what departure will actually look like in March 2019, when the breakup kicks in. Hard Brexit? Soft Brexit? Delayed Brexit? Now, Britain has asked for an extension of sorts, a "transition period" to ease out of the EU ...
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill is "Constitutionally unacceptable" and will need to be substantially rewritten, a damning Lords report claims. The Lords Constitution Committee said the Bill was "fundamentally flawed" in multiple ways and risked "undermining legal certainty".
Related articles. Corbyn rejects Norway style Brexit as he outlines Labour's Brexit plan; Finland election: Anti-EU candidate vows to 'DEFEND Finland'; Rees-Mogg SAVAGES idea of 'vassal state' transition period · European Union. Popular In the Community. Sponsored ...
Brussels (AP) -- The European Union says it stands ready to send election monitors to Zimbabwe and hopes that free and fair polls can be held soon. EU foreign ministers said in a statement that "the upcoming electoral process will be an essential step" in helping to re-establish the rule of law in ...


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