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EU insists farming is excluded from EU-US trade talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is insisting to keep agriculture out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations despites Washington's wishes to include the vast sector.The EU Commission announced Friday its proposals for a negotiating... [Author: [email protected]]
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EU wants to exclude agriculture from trade talks with US

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union insisted Friday that agriculture be kept out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations, despite Washington's wishes to include the vast sector, and said any overall deal will be limited in scope.The EU... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, US, Eu, Ap, Brussels, The European Union

EU says it ready to discuss its car tariffs with U.S. as part of trade deal

The European Union's trade commissioner said on Friday the EU was ready to negotiate its car tariffs in trade talks with the United States if Washington agreed to end tariffs on all industrial goods.
Tags: Money, Washington, Eu, European Union, businessNews, United States

EU gives conditional approval to BASF acquisition of Solvay nylon business

The European Commission said on Friday it had approved the acquisition by German chemical company BASF of the nylon business of Belgian rival Solvay subject to conditions.
Tags: Money, Basf, Eu, businessNews, European Commission, Solvay

EU to hit Chinese e-bikes imports with tariffs

The European Union will impose duties from Saturday on Chinese electric bicycles to curb cheap imports which European producers say benefit from unfair subsidies and are flooding the market.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews

Here’s what Google says search results will look like when EU copyright laws kick in

The European Union is inching closer to enacting sweeping copyright legislation that would require platforms like Google, Facebook to pay publishers for the privilege of displaying their content to users, as well as monitoring copyright infringement by users on the sites and services they manage. That’s set to open a Pandora’s Box of problems that could completely derail your internet experience, because it’d essentially disallow platforms from displaying content from other sources. In a screens...
Tags: Google, Startups, Eu, European Union, Pandora, Insider, Google Facebook

Acxiom, a huge ad data broker, comes out in favor of Apple CEO Tim Cook's quest to bring GDPR-like regulation to the United States

On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook called for sweeping regulation of advertising data brokers— essentially, an American version of the EU's GDPR data regulation law.  One of those data brokers is Acxiom, which said in a statement to Business Insider that the company also wants a national privacy law in the US. The company said that it is "actively participating in discussions with US lawmakers" around the issue. Acxiom, a large data brokerage, has come out in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's ques...
Tags: Apple, Google, UK, Cook, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, United States, Tim Cook, Time Magazine, Iab, DMA, Acxiom, DPIA, America Acxiom

Explainer: Why Siemens-Alstom rail merger is creating European tensions

Germany's Siemens and France's Alstom agreed in 2017 to merge their rail assets, hoping to create a European industrial champion. But the EU's competition authority has doubts about the deal and could turn it down, despite the companies offering to take steps to clinch it.
Tags: Money, France, Germany, Eu, businessNews, Siemens, Alstom, Siemens Alstom

What Miley Cyrus’ birthday tweet to her hubby has to do with EU’s upcoming Copyright Reform

Welcome to my insidious trap. We all know it’s never the best or the most important articles that get clicks. It’s always ‘THE ANSWER WILL SHOCK YOU’, celebrity gossip, and cute cats that hog all of that sweet sweet traffic. I usually cover ‘boring’ (yet incredibly important) regulation stuff, like EU’s highly contested Copyright Reform — which doesn’t get read a whole lot. But after seeing ‘Miley Cyrus wishes Liam Hemsworth a happy birthday all over social media and it’s the sweetest‘ I decided...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Politics, Tech, Eu, Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Distract

Gamblers predicted Brexit before traders or experts

A new study finds that gamblers reacted more quickly to news on Brexit than currency traders.On the night of the referendum, gamblers and odds makers figured out what would happen hours before traders, experts, and the BBC.The results are bad news for the idea that markets are perfectly efficient. Sometimes experts are wrong. This statement will shock some people and strike others as obvious. If we can't turn to experts, who can we turn to for information? If a new study published in the Interna...
Tags: Europe, Money, Markets, Eu, Bbc, Innovation, Cambridge, Behavioral Economics, Warren Buffet, Brexit, Francis Galton

British PM May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election. Now it’s back to Brexit, where May is caught between the rock of her ow...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, France, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Theresa May, Labour

Markets expect Brexit to be delayed, Bank of England governor says

Rebound of pound after the vote shows investors believe process could be extendedInvestors expect a delay to Britain’s exit from the EU following the crushing defeat of the prime minister’s Brexit deal, the Bank of England governor has said.Mark Carney said the reaction of financial markets in the wake of the vote showed a degree of confidence that a no-deal Brexit was unlikely on 29 March. The pound bounced back against the dollar on Tuesday night amid optimism that article 50 would be prolonge...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Eu, Bank Of England, Mark Carney, European Union, UK News, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit

A map of London's most toxic breathing spots

Dirty air is an invisible killer, but an effective one.More than 9,000 people die prematurely in London each year due to air pollution, a recent study estimates.This map visualizes the worst places to breathe in Central London. The Great Smog of 1952 London used to be famous for its 'pea-soupers': combinations of smoke and fog caused by burning coal for power and heating. All that changed after the Great Smog of 1952, when weather conditions created a particularly dense and persistent layer...
Tags: Health, Google, UK, New York, London, Thames, Eu, History, Beijing, Pollution, United Kingdom, Innovation, Environmentalism, Air, Victoria, Khan

EU agrees to extend steel import curbs until 2021

The European Union will limit imports of steel into the bloc following U.S. President Donald Trump's imposition of metals tariffs after EU governments backed the plan in a vote on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Donald Trump

Analysts raise EU carbon price forecasts, warn of short-term Brexit jitters

Analysts have increased their forecasts for prices in Europe's carbon market to 2021 as supply cuts begin to bite, but warned that short-term prices will be volatile due to uncertainty about Britain's departure from the European Union.
Tags: Europe, Money, Eu, businessNews, Britain

EU court rules annuls regulator move to block UPS-TNT merger

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court says a decision by anti-trust regulators to block a merger between U.S. delivery giant UPS and Dutch firm TNT must be annulled.The European Court of Justice confirmed Wednesday a lower... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Eu, European Union, Ap, UPS, Brussels, European Court Of Justice, TNT

EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on Brexit

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — European Union leaders were pleading Wednesday with the U.K. to finally get its act together on Brexit, end internal strife and come up with a realistic plan to leave the bloc — well over two years after... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Eu, European Union, Strasbourg, France AP

EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says EU is 'fearing more than ever' a chaotic departure of UK from bloc

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says EU is 'fearing more than ever' a chaotic departure of UK from bloc. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Eu, Strasbourg France, EU Brexit, Barnier

EU leader Tusk hints staying in the EU still possible for the UK after draft Brexit deal is rejected

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — EU leader Tusk hints staying in the EU still possible for the UK after draft Brexit deal is rejected. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Eu, Brexit, Tusk, Strasbourg France

EU leaders Tusk and Juncker challenge UK to make its intentions clear after Brexit defeat in Westminster

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — EU leaders Tusk and Juncker challenge UK to make its intentions clear after Brexit defeat in Westminster. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Eu, Tusk, Juncker, Strasbourg France

Britain’s May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

By JILL LAWLESS, DANICA KIRKA and GREGORY KATZ LONDON — British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government. Moments after the vote, May said it was only right to test whether the government still had lawmakers’ support to carry on. Lawmakers will vote Wednesday in a no-confidence motion from opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn that could tr...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Ireland, Theresa May, Labour, House

McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

McDonald's Corp has lost its rights to the trademark "Big Mac" in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac's, a decision from the EU's Spain-based Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) showed.
Tags: Money, Eu, Spain, European Union, businessNews, Ireland, Big Mac, Supermac, McDonald, Supermac s. McDonald s Corp, Intellectual Property Office EUIPO

EU executive wants to remove member states veto power on tax

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The European Union's executive is proposing to get rid of the veto power that member states can wield on EU taxation issues. The idea is to make it easier to react more quickly to tax scandals, such as sweet... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Eu, Strasbourg, The European Union, France AP

McDonald's loses Big Mac trademark after legal battle with Irish chain

Supermac strips US food giant of trademark across Europe after landmark EU rulingPat McDonagh earned the nickname Supermac as an Irish teenager after a barnstorming performance in a Gaelic football match in the late 1960s.The centre half-back guided his school, Carmelite college of Moate, County Westmeath, to victory over St Gerald’s, a more fancied team. Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Europe, Business, Law, Restaurants, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Retail industry, Ireland, Food & drink industry, Fast Food, Mcdonald's, Big Mac, Intellectual Property

A VC’s Take: Global Volatility Hurts U.S. Venture Ecosystem

As Xconomy’s editors looked back at the year just passed, we asked technology leaders to comment on the trends they’d observed in 2018, and the developments they expected in 2019. Some leaders responded with their views on the business impact of the Trump era, pointing to specific policy positions such as tax code revisions, curbs on immigration, and the decision by federal regulators to roll back net neutrality requirements on telecom carriers.Alex Niehenke, a partner at Foster City, CA-based ...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Hardware, Net Neutrality, Internet, Entrepreneurship, China, Russia, Funding, Immigration, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Investment, Eu, Web

A look at timings for Britain's crucial Brexit vote

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a critical vote her EU divorce deal — and its prospects are uncertain. A look at how Tuesday's events are expected to unfold, with approximate timings.0930 GMT: The Cabinet... [Author: [email protected]]
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Brexit knocks stuffing out of Build-a-Bear

The US toy maker said the UK's exit from the EU has 'negatively impacted consumer confidence'.
Tags: Business, UK, US, Eu, Brexit

Facebook's entire business model is being dissected in Germany, where regulators are getting tough on tech

Germany's antitrust regulator is reportedly about to order Facebook to stop collecting certain user data. The Bundeskartellamt has been investigating Facebook since 2016 and has already expressed concern about the way Facebook collects information on its users via WhatsApp and Instagram. It's another warning shot for Facebook, since it marks Germany becoming even more aggressive towards the social network on user privacy. Germany is the most powerful country in the EU, and its attitudes toward...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Germany, Trends, Eu, Netflix, British Airways, Business Insider, Bild, Andreas Mundt, Mundt, Axel Springer Germany, Jan Philipp Albrecht, Katarina Barley, Europe And Germany

Has the Brexit vote saved London tenants £1,800 pa in rent?

Rent rises 3% lower than forecast partly due to fewer EU migrants and price-out Londoners moving out, says Zoopla Tenants in London have saved as much as £1,800 in rent as a result of the Brexit referendum in 2016, according to an analysis of more than 100,000 rental properties listed on the Zoopla property website.Rent price growth in London is almost 3% lower than the projected rate of growth since the EU referendum announcement, leaving tenants with more money at the end of the month. Continu...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, Money, Housing, Eu, European Union, Communities, Society, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Property, Renting Property, Article 50, Brexit

Far-right German party softens position on possible EU exit

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is calling for Germany to leave the European Union if it isn't reformed, but backed off setting a five-year deadline for action in a European Parliament election platform approved... [Author: [email protected]]
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