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Tipperary farmers are being reminded that the Making CAP 2020 Work for You IFA event is on this Friday, April 20, in Kilkenny. "CAP is worth €114m to Tipperary farmers and this is our chance to hear directly from EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan on one of the most critical issues for the future ...
EU Commissioner Vella's exclusive opinion editorial is published in response to the United Nations Under-Secretary-General Erik Solheim's cutting-edge article on renewable energy investment and sustainable finance exclusively published at The Sting on 13 April 2018. The opinions expressed in ... economy carbon

While Google's appeal of the $2.9 billion (€2.4 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 makes its way forward, Eu Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told colleagues that the other two antitrust cases against Google were "advancing." That's according to a report from Reuters.
International trade issues should be dealt with globally, the European commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs said Thursday on CNBC. That includes steel and aluminum, which President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on last month. The European Union and some ...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will meet EU digital commissioner Andrus Ansip in San Francisco on Tuesday, according to the commissioner's agenda. Zuckerberg last week testified to the US Congress but has not accepted a call to appear before the European Parliament to explain the ...
European Commissioners Guenther Oettinger and Miguel Arias Canete met with German carmaker Daimler last year to discuss the future of Eu emissions rules, without leaving any paper trail. The meeting took place in Strasbourg on 24 October 2017, 15 days before the commission presented a ...

Ireland's European Union Commissioner has attacked Theresa May's vision of Global Britain and warned that the UK faces "a difficult world" after Brexit. Phil Hogan, speaking in Brussels on Monday, said Britain would be able to strike its own trade deals but would struggle to secure good agreements ... EU commissioner
Vera Jourova, the European Commissioner for justice and consumer affairs is not yet satisfied with Facebook's action following the data breach of 2.7 million users in the Eu, she told EUobserver via a spokesman on Friday (6 April). "I appreciate that they are trying to be more transparent," she said about ...
MEPs grilled EU commissioner Guenther Oettinger for more than 90 minutes on Tuesday (27 March) but got no new answers about the appointment of Martin Selmayr as secretary general of the European Commission. Sticking to the answers to 134 preliminary questions sent by the EU executive ...
Sofia. Terrorism and cyber-attacks do not know borders, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel said at the opening of the meeting of Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG), FOCUS News Agency reports. “Through the adoption of the Rules of Procedure ...
An EU commissioner just clarified the legality of cryptocurrency mining in Europe. Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, has formally asserted that mining cryptocurrencies in Europe is legal and that miners only have to follow standard electricity rules. Also see: Seeking ...
Regardless of its massive electricity demands, cryptocurrency mining is captured under normal EU regulation, explained European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on Friday. Gabriel called cryptocurrencies a “new factor driving energy demand,” which will be “kept under review” by the European Commission ...
... SHOCK warning EU financial firms risk slump after Brexit. EU COMMISSIONER Jyrki Katainen urged European financial firms to be prepared for the worst case scenario at the end of the Brexit negotiations. By Alessandra Scotto di Santolo. PUBLISHED: 14:41, Thu, Mar 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 20:04, Thu, Mar 8, 2018 ...
The European Commission is expected to announce two new updates to its Capital Markets Union (CMU) plan over the coming days, addressing sustainability and cross-border access to investment funds. Tomorrow, the commission is set to announce its plan in response to a recent report on financing a ...
Malta's petrol market is a state-run monopoly which warrants a European Commission investigation, the Partit Demokratiku has said. In a letter to European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, PD leader Anthony Buttigieg highlighted the power state-owned Enemed Ltd. had in the sector, with it ...
Sofia. The negotiating teams of the European Parliament, the Council under the Bulgarian Presidency and the European Commission reached a political agreement last night on several key parts regarding the new telecom rules and radio spectrum policy, said the press office of the EC Representation in ...
last updated: 02/03/2018. At he Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society outlined her vision for a of successful evolution. Now Reading: EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel calls for a "humans in command" approach to digital transformation ...

Ireland's EU commissioner Phil Hogan said Theresa May should agree to customs union. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA. “Some of the hysterics we have seen in the last 24 hours in relation to what was being put on the table is a very big surprise to me, because nobody should have been surprised by ...
Sofia. Our aim is to promote culture as an engine of EU's economic and social development and the peace in Europe, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Tibor Navracsics told the European Parliament during the informal meeting of education, youth, culture and sport ...
A European Commissioner has offered to open his bank accounts to investigators in a bid to clear his name in connection with a major pharmaceutical pricing scandal in Greece. Dimitris Avramopoulos, who served as health minister in Greece and is the commissioner for migration, home affairs and ...
Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European commissioner for migration, will mount a legal challenge over allegations he took bribes to help secure a lucrative contract for pharmaceutical company Novartis whilst a Greek minister. The allegations, announced earlier this week by Greek prosecutors, stem from his ...
The European Commission was "shocked" at the revelation that German carmakers had financed diesel exhaust experiments on animals and humans, EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said on Monday evening (5 February). "The commission condemns it in the strongest possible ways," she ...
The EU Commission plans to launch a proposed law Tuesday to increase security within the bloc's borders, including fingerprinting in ID cards, according to an interview with Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos in German daily Welt. The move would ... EU
... Enterprise and Industry, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the Super Yacht Industry Network Malta denounce the recent notice sent to Malta by the European Union (EU) commissioner in connection with the Maltese VAT rules for pleasure yachts. Within the Maltese community's response, ... EU
Sofia. 10% of women have experienced some form of online violence after the age of 15, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel said at an international conference on “Sure Future for Women – Safe Future for All” taking place under her patronage, FOCUS News ... EU
In light of these figures, the EU has initiated procedures for another three billion euros in funds to Ankara. The EU commissioner said that he expected a productive meeting between the EU and Turkey in Varna, on the Bulgarian coast, on March 26. He said that the bilateral summit would be an opportunity ... EU
EC president and EU commissioner arrive in Belgrade. EC President Jean Claude Juncker and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn have arrived in Belgrade. Izvor: Tanjug Monday, February 26, 2018 | 17:04 ... EU
MEPs only had to pay into the scheme for two years before being entitled to a full life pension once they hit the age of 63. Canete is 67 and has been the EU commissioner for climate action and energy since 2014. Presumably, Canete will also be entitled to a European Commission pension once he leaves ... EU
A European Commissioner has offered to open his bank accounts to investigators in a bid to clear his name in connection with a major pharmaceutical pricing scandal in Greece. Dimitris Avramopoulos, who served as health minister in Greece and is the commissioner for migration, home affairs and ... EU
Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European commissioner for migration, will mount a legal challenge over allegations he took bribes to help secure a lucrative contract for pharmaceutical company Novartis whilst a Greek minister. The allegations, announced earlier this week by Greek prosecutors, stem from his ... EU
The European Commission was "shocked" at the revelation that German carmakers had financed diesel exhaust experiments on animals and humans, EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said on Monday evening (5 February). "The commission condemns it in the strongest possible ways," she ... EU
Greece criticizes EU commissioner for use of "Macedonia". Greece has "strongly criticized" EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn for using Macedonia's constitutional name, that Athens does not recognize, Beta is reporting. Izvor: Beta Monday, February 5, 2018 | 16:53 ... EU
Answering questions during Wednesday's College readout, the EU Commissioner for Health Vytenis Andriukaitis commented on the possibility of anti-vaccine parties in Italy could win in the country's upcoming elections. “People must understand, this is a simple message for everyone: vaccines work,” said ... EU
Related stories. Barrosogate and the revolt of public opinion · Ombudsman asks for more details on Barroso case · Former EU commissioner gets slap on the wrist ... EU
The European Commissioner for regional development, Corina Cretu, warned on Tuesday after a meeting with new PM Viorica Dancila that Romania is risking the loss of some very important EU funds if it doesn't make major efforts to absorb the funds this year. Cretu said that there are issues with regional ... EU
The European Union's Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, threatened a number of member states with lawsuits on Tuesday, because of the dirty air they make their inhabitants breathe. Those countries, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, ... EU
MINSK, 29 January (BelTA) - The EU and Belarus have greatly expanded their cooperation, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn said in the run-up to his visit to Minsk, BelTA learned from the EU's representation in Belarus. “Since my last visit in ... EU
Pierre Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Union, made the dire warning for Brussels as the bloc has to make up a funding shortfall of £9billion after Brexit and member states have been called on to cough up the cash. Speaking in an interview with French TV station C News, ... EU
France may no longer be the eurozone's deficit "dunce" but President Emmanuel Macron must do more to improve the country's finances "if he wants to be the leader in Europe", the EU's economy commissioner said on Sunday. France has long been in the EU's crosshairs over its deficit, which has ... EU
EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici rules out special Brexit deal for City. EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici says any settlement cannot 'pick and choose' for some sectors to be prioritised above others. 11:07, UK, Thursday 25 January 2018. European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici attends ... EU
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg attempted to woo a team of four EU Commissioners during closed-door meetings Tuesday (23 January) on tense issues like hate speech and online platform transparency. Before meeting with the Commission's digital policy, tech and anti-terrorism chiefs, Sandberg ... EU
A European Union commissioner plans to hold a meeting of public and private sector stakeholders to discuss the impact of cryptocurrencies on central banks. In remarks at a press conference for the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) on Tuesday, Valdis Dombrovskis, the Vice President for ... EU
However, they were not there to listen to music; they had come to hear Margrethe Vestager, the EU commissioner who has been called the “most powerful woman in Europe” and whose mission is to hold to account the world's biggest technology companies. Since 2014, the arts centre has hosted an annual ... EU
Five EU Commissioners all wanted a piece of the action on Tuesday (9 January) at a meeting with CEOs from some of the biggest internet platforms. The heads of more than 20 tech firms, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Amazon arrived in Brussels for discussions on a hot-button issue. EU
When EU Commissioners come to Sofia, because of Bulgaria's EU Council Presidency, it does look good when that city actually has a proper road which they can use to get to their hotels and meeting halls from the airport. The fact that this approach road was inaugurated only hours before they arrive, and ... EU
Air cleanness is a problem not only for Bulgaria but also for the whole European Union and for the world at large. This is what the Commissioner for the Environment, Karmenu Vella, told the Bulgarian National Television. "In Europe every year 400,000 people die prematurely because of the dirty air," he ... EU
The barrister, who was Ireland's youngest attorney general and then youngest European Union commissioner during the 1980s, had been ill for some time before his death. In a statement, his family said the international statesman suffered a cardiac arrest in September and had been in hospitals in London ... EU
Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, the European commissioner from Lithuania in charge of health and food safety confirmed on December 5 that there is no evidence food products supplied to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are of poorer quality than in Western Europe. The row over CEE ... EU
CAIRO – 30 December 2017: The Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, condemned firmly on Saturday the “heinous terror attack” on the church in Helwan city, southern Cairo, on Friday. On his Twitter account, Hahn expressed his sincerest ... EU
Investors should "think twice" about putting money into Nord Stream 2 due to "uncertainties" around the Russian pipeline, the EU energy commissioner told EUobserver. "I would really think twice, or many more times, simply because there are a lot of uncertainties," Maros Sefcovic said in an interview. EU


 

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