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'Enough!' Jean-Claude Juncker lashes at LAUGHING audience during public debate

Added: 22.09.2017 7:01 | 18 views | 0 comments

EUROPEAN Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker exploded against a member of the audience for laughing during his speech at a public debate in Brussels.


EU ready to move alone on digital tax if no global deal

Added: 20.09.2017 15:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

The European Commission said the EU should proceed with an overhaul of taxes on digital firms even if the rest of the rich world did not follow suit, a draft report said.


[Focus] Finance ministers are 'toughest challenge' to education policies

Added: 20.09.2017 8:25 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission is trying to convince member states to pay more attention to youth and education policies.

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Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

Added: 19.09.2017 17:31 | 6 views | 0 comments

Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He discussed the ongoing stand-off between Poland and the European Commission, Warsaw's strained relations with Paris following President Macron's recent comments, and Russia's war games.


[Ticker] EU unveils cyber security ideas

Added: 19.09.2017 13:49 | 7 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has said the bloc's cyber security agency, Enisa, in Greece, should increase its staff from 84 to 125 people, double its budget to €23 million/year, and launch "operations" to help stop cyber-attacks in member states. It also proposed a new law to combat fraud with crypto-currencies and one to enable secure sharing of non-personal data designed to help firms, such as financial services companies, do cross-border business.

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EU, China step up efforts to combat climate change

Added: 18.09.2017 22:00 | 23 views | 0 comments

September 19, 2017 5:00 AM
BRUSSELS • Europe and China are stepping up their coordination in the battle against global warming, after the US decided to withdraw from a landmark Paris agreement to cut greenhouse gases, according to Mr Frans Timmermans, the European Commission's first vice-president.


EU monitoring Cyprus passport sales

Added: 18.09.2017 16:56 | 7 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has said it is in a "dialogue" with Cyprus amid concerns on loopholes in its passport sale scheme.

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[Ticker] EU backs controversial weedkiller study

Added: 18.09.2017 13:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Monday rejected accusations that the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) used material provided by Monsanto in an assessment of glyphosate, the main component of the firm's Roundup weedkiller. "There are no ground to call into question the scientific assessment and the conclusions on glyphosate," a spokeswoman said, praising a "thorough scrutiny of all available information" by Efsa and the European Chemical Agency (Echa).

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[Ticker] China rebukes Juncker 'protectionism'

Added: 18.09.2017 11:07 | 11 views | 0 comments

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told press in Beijing Monday that EU plans to was a form of "investment protectionism for short-term interests" that would cause EU "losses" in the long term. He urged the EU to "avoid putting out wrong, confusing and negative information to the outside world", Reuters reported, after European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled the plan last week.

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Junker is SO POMPOUS he even makes Remainers hate the EU! says Vince Cable

Added: 18.09.2017 8:20 | 22 views | 0 comments

SIR VINCE Cable has launched a broadside against European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker branding him “Pompous, self-important and overpaid.”


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