Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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[Ticker] MEPs vote against allowing electric pulse fishing

Added: 16.01.2018 14:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday, with 402 votes to 232, against a European Commission proposal to allow electric pulse fishing in the North Sea. The commission said that the technique, which is banned in countries such as the US and Brazil, is environmentally friendly. Opponents said that it damages fishes and the marine ecosystem.

Scheming Germany plots to REVERSE Brexit and offer Britain new EU membership terms

Added: 16.01.2018 12:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

GERMAN businessmen who are trying to reverse Brexit by offering new EU membership terms met with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker today as Berlin attempts to throw its weight around in the bloc.

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Meddling EU chiefs DEMAND countries spend more to stabilise Eurozone

Added: 16.01.2018 0:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

MEDDLING EU chiefs are demanding member states such as Spain spend a bid to boost the Eurozone, as a report by the European Commission slams national governments for their poor records on public investment.

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Commission to float anti-'fake news' proposals in spring

Added: 15.01.2018 15:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

A group of some 40 people are feeding the European commission ideas on how to tackle fake news at the EU level. The commission paper on the issue is set for publication this spring.

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EU Parliament to vote on future of controversial ‘electric pulse fishing’

Added: 15.01.2018 15:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has approved as "environmentally friendly" a fishing technique, banned in much of the world, which is both praised and condemned by experts for its effects.

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LuxLeaks whistleblower Deltour acquitted by Luxembourg court

Added: 12.01.2018 10:32 | 7 views | 0 comments

The court confirmed a sentence of €1,000 fine for Deltour's fellow leaker Raphael Halet, raising pressure on the European Commission to come forward with proposals to protect whistleblowers.

[Ticker] MEPs investigating Maltese murder release damning report

Added: 12.01.2018 8:20 | 8 views | 0 comments

The MEP delegation in Malta to investigate rule of law issues in the aftermath of the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, has released a highly-critical about the country, calling on the European Commission to assess whether Maltese authorities are fully compliant with the European anti-money laundering directive country's banks, and ensure the protection of media freedom and .

EU recycles old promise to fund supercomputers

Added: 11.01.2018 15:48 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Commission promised that the EU would spend around €1bn in public funding on the development of 'supercomputers', but a closer look at the legal documents revealed that this is based on old promises.

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[Ticker] Commission wants EU to invest €1bn in supercomputing

Added: 11.01.2018 10:02 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Commission proposed on Thursday that in the next three years the EU and its member states invest around €1bn of public money in a new fund for developing supercomputers. Digital commissioner Mariya Gabriel said in a press conference that supercomputers are needed to remain competitive. "We cannot risk being dependent on third countries for these computers," she said. Europe is currently .

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