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From App Store charges to Apple Pay, what you need to know about the Apple antitrust investigations

Added: 10.07.2020 19:21 | 18 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has launched two investigations into Apple's practices

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Border pre-screening centres part of new EU migration pact

Added: 10.07.2020 6:03 | 10 views | 0 comments

Michael Spindelegger, the former minister of foreign affairs of Austria and current director of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), reveals some of the proposals in the European Commission's upcoming pact on migration and asylum.

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EU 'failed to protect bees and pollinators', report finds

Added: 10.07.2020 6:02 | 8 views | 0 comments

EU auditors concluded on Thursday that EU key policies adopted to protect and halt the decline of pollinators across the bloc have been largely inefficient and called on the European Commission to better address this issue.

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MEPs give green light to road transport sector reform

Added: 10.07.2020 6:02 | 6 views | 0 comments

MEPs adopted on Thursday the Mobility Package covering truck drivers' working conditions - rejecting amendments pushed by central and eastern member states. However, the European Commission warned that two new rules might be not align with the Green Deal.

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EU boosts pledges to relocate minors from Greece

Added: 09.07.2020 7:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

Over 120 asylum seeking children and teenagers in Greece have so far been relocated to a handful of EU states in a scheme the European Commission says is a demonstration of solidarity. EU states have pledged to take in 2,000.

[Ticker] EU to unveil arms-trafficking and drug proposals

Added: 08.07.2020 6:21 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Commission is set to present later this month an action plan on firearms-trafficking and a new drugs agenda as part of a wider Security Union Strategy. "My part of that strategy will focus on fighting terrorists, fighting organised crime, and to make law enforcement fit for the digital age," said EU home affairs commissioner Ylva Johansson. A strategy to fight child sexual abuse is also planned.

[Ticker] EU to discuss people-smuggling with African states

Added: 08.07.2020 6:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Ministers from Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia will be attending a conference to tackle human smuggling on Monday. The European Commission said the event is being hosted by Italy. "I hope that the outcome of this conference will be that we can build partnerships to fight human smuggling," said EU home affairs commissioner, Ylva Johannson.

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EU mulls new system to check illegal pushbacks of migrants

Added: 08.07.2020 6:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission says it may a new system to monitor push backs by EU states. The announcement follows weeks of dithering by the commission, which has refrained from condemning abuse by Greek and Croat authorities, despite mounting evidence.

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[Opinion] Revealed: fossil-fuel lobbying behind EU hydrogen strategy

Added: 08.07.2020 6:18 | 6 views | 0 comments

As with the German government – which presented its own hydrogen strategy last month – the European Commission and other EU institutions appear to be similarly intoxicated by the false promises of the gas industry.

Europe wants to use hydrogen to slow climate change - will it work?

Added: 07.07.2020 15:42 | 9 views | 0 comments

The European Commission is set to announce a new strategy to turn the universe’s most abundant element into a way for the EU to decarbonise polluting industries and transport

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