Showing posts with label European Commission. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Commission. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Google faces $5 billion fine over Android system - Bloomberg

Google faces $5 billion fine
Google will be fined $5 billion by the European Commission over competition concerns around its Android mobile operating system, according to a report on Bloomberg.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Hungary Vows to Veto Possible EU Anti-Poland Sanctions

Hungary will veto the proposed move against Poland
"The Polish-Hungarian friendship and the Hungarian government's commitment to treaties obliges us to step up against the Commission's position in all forums," Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen told national MTI news agency on Wednesday, adding that Hungary will veto the proposed move against Poland.

EU launch disciplinary proceedings against Poland over judicial reforms

The European Commission
The European Commission has launched unprecedented disciplinary proceedings against Poland over its highly controversial judicial reforms, which Brussels says threaten the rule of law.

Monday, October 2, 2017

EU Executive Urges Spain to Open Dialogue with Catalonia

The European Commission
The European Commission called on Spain to open dialogue with Catalonia on Monday, saying violence was no solution but also calling for unity and backing Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's leadership in what was an "internal matter".

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017

European Commission launches action over Polish court changes

European Commission
The European Commission has launched legal action against Poland's government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country's common courts.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash

It will increase the number of refugees living in rented apartments in Greece up to 30,000
The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

EU raises 'concerns' over US sanctions plan

new sanctions on Russia that may affect energy flows to Europe
The European Union has said it holds deep reservations over a vote by the US House of Representatives to impose tough new sanctions on Russia that may affect energy flows to Europe.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

EC authorizes 5.4 Bn euro precautionary recapitalization of Monte dei Paschi

The European Commission approved on Tuesday the Italian government's plan to proceed with the 5.4 billion euro ($6.1 billion) precautionary recapitalization of ailing bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Turkey urged to seek national consensus over referendum result

The European Commission has called on Turkey to seek a national consensus following a referendum result that will substantially increase the powers of the office held by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Friday, March 3, 2017

EU floats new ideas to speed up return of illegal migrants

The European Commission on Thursday toughened its migration policy by floating a renewed action plan and a set of recommendations for its member states, in a bid to speed up the return of illegal migrants.

Monday, January 30, 2017

EU to Ensure 'No Discrimination' against Nationals from Trump Ban

The EU will ensure its citizens are not affected by any "discrimination" caused by US President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, a European Commission spokesman said Monday.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Farmers spray powdered milk on EU buildings in protest

The European Milk Board said dairy farmers protesting market intervention dumped powdered milk onto an EU building in Brussels -- turning the scene into a white, lactose wonderland.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Eurobarometer says 57 percent of Europeans think Mass Media not independent

According to a European Commission (EC) Eurobarometer report published on Thursday, 57 percent of the Europeans consider their national media outlets are not free from political or commercial pressure.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

European Commission decides not to freeze EU funds to Spain, Portugal

The European Commission on Wednesday opted not to freeze 2017 European Union funds to Spain and Portugal despite forecasts that the two nations would not comply with budget regulations.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Comisión Europea afirma a Grecia que ya tiene plan para frenar migrantes

La Comisión Europea (CE) respondió hoy a Grecia que tiene un "plan A" que es el funcionamiento exitoso del acuerdo entre la UE y Turquía para frenar la llegada de refugiados, además de un plan más amplio para actuar en varios frentes.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

EU decides not to fine Spain, Portugal on overspending

The EU will not impose financial sanctions on Spain and Portugal over their excessive deficits, said Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, on Wednesday.

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