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European Union prepares to delay Brexit to May

Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the UK a bit more time to ease itself out of the bloc, but they warned that if Britain's Parliament spurns... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, European Union, Britain, Parliament, Brexit, London European Union


German conservatives eye sanctions for EU debt ceiling violators

German conservatives aim to tighten enforcement of the European Union's debt ceiling target, under which public debt amounts to no more than 60 percent of national output, according to the political bloc's draft programme for European elections.
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German Wikipedia blacked out in protest of EU copyright plan

BERLIN (AP) — Wikipedia’s German-language page has been blacked out in protest of a proposal to change European Union copyright rules. Visitors to the online encyclopedia’s German section were greeted Thursday with a statement from Wikipedia authors urging them to contact EU lawmakers to try to stop the bill. The most controversial section would require […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Wikipedia, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Ap, Nation


EU commissioner Vestager running for bloc’s top posts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The EU’s competition commissioner says she is one of seven candidates from the European Parliament’s liberal, pro-business ALDE faction running for top posts within the European Union this year. Margrethe Vestager, whose term ends in October, told Denmark’s Politiken newspaper on Thursday that she was “part of the team.” She did […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Nation, Denmark, European Parliament, Margrethe Vestager, Vestager, Copenhagen Denmark, ALDE, Politiken


No-deal Brexit would hurt EU significantly - Barclays

A no-deal Brexit would significantly harm the European Union and a deal on financial services between Britain and the EU is likely whatever form Brexit takes, Barclays Chairman John McFarlane said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Barclays, Brexit, John Mcfarlane


UK watchdog urges EU financial firms to take no-deal Brexit action

Asset managers and other financial firms from the European Union have only a week to register with UK regulators to continue operating in Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a senior regulator said on Thursday.
Tags: UK, Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit


Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay

BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain’s scheduled departure. May will meet the 27 national other EU leaders in Brussels, a day after she […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brussels, Brexit


What’s next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

LONDON (AP) — With just nine days to go until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The decision is in the hands of the 27 remaining EU nations, whose leaders must agree unanimously to an extension. Here’s a look at […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Nation, Theresa May, Brexit


Google fined $1.7 billion over a 3rd breach of EU antitrust rules in 3 years

Google was fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for its third breach of EU antitrust rules in three years. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the latest fine was for "illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position." Google's EU fines since 2017 now total $9.4 billion. Google has been punished with a third fine by the European Union in three years. The Alphabet-owned company was fined €1.49 billion, or $1.7 billion, on Wednes...
Tags: Google, Europe, Trends, Eu, European Union, Commission, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, Vestager, Kent Walker, CNBC Google


Google fined $1.7 billion over a 3rd breach of EU antitrust rules in as many years

Google was fined $1.7 billion by the EU for its third breach of EU antitrust rules in as many years. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the latest fine is for "illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position." Google's EU fines since 2017 now total $9.4 billion. The company is yet to respond to a request for comment. Google has been punished with a third fine by the European Union in as many years. The Alphabet-owned company was ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Eu, European Union, Margrethe Vestager, Vestager


Google fined $1.7 billion for search ad blocks in third EU sanction

Google was fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, the third large European Union antitrust penalty for the Alphabet business in two only years.
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EU leaders will ask ministers to clear negotiating mandates for U.S. trade talks

European Union leaders will ask their trade ministers on Friday to quickly approve negotiating mandates for the European Commission to start formal trade talks with the United States, draft conclusions showed.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, United States, European Commission


UK’s May prepares to ask EU for short Brexit delay

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to ask the European Union for a short delay to the country’s divorce from the European Union. A Downing Street official said May will write to EU leaders on Wednesday to formally request “a bit more time,” past the scheduled departure date of March 29. […]
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EU's Juncker says Brexit delay decision unlikely this week

The head of the European Union's executive branch says a decision on a delay to Brexit is unlikely at this week's EU summit and the bloc's leaders may have to meet again next week.
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An internet pioneer is doubtful Mark Zuckerberg can refocus Facebook on privacy. Here's why. (FB)

Internet pioneer Paul Vixie is dubious about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plan to create a "privacy focused" social networking platform. Vixie, the CEO of Farsight securities, has worked on privacy and security issues for decades. The concepts of "private" and "social" are fundamentally at odds, and no one yet has figured out a way to blend the two, he said. Facebook may be feeling constrained by Europe's new privacy law, which illustrates how difficult it can be to promote both privacy and ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, California, Trends, European Union, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Samsung Galaxy, Facebook Messenger The company, Paul Vixie, Vixie, Ostensibly Facebook


Global Markets: Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling wobbles, like Brexit

Stocks across the globe rose for a seventh straight session on Tuesday despite late selling on Wall Street, while the pound wobbled against the dollar as traders expected European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit


No-deal ferry plans to protect NHS supplies to be triggered

Action to safeguard imports of medicines to begin this week despite likely Brexit delayNo-deal contingency plans to safeguard medicine imports are set to be triggered on Wednesday, despite the potential delay to Brexit, with approved suppliers told to book space on the government’s emergency ferry service.Although the prime minister is to request an extension to article 50 which would postpone Britain’s departure from the EU, Whitehall will enact plans to ensure the flow of critical supplies sho...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Politics, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Infrastructure, Britain, Foreign Policy, NHS, Transport, Water transport, Transport policy, Article 50


Global Markets: Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling rides Brexit twists

Stocks across the globe rose on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, the longest upward streak of the year, while the pound wobbled against the dollar on expectations that European Union officials would give Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain


Russia has banned fake news, while also being one of the world's prime exporters of fake news

Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a new law that heavily fines those who spread those who spread what the state decides is fake news. Russia is one of the world's largest sources of fake news, and it hosts campaigns that aim to spread misinformation around the world. With this new law, Russia can ban information that it decides is false within its own borders while spreading objective falsehoods around the globe. The US and the EU accuse Russia of spreading misinformation, and Facebook h...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, European Commission, Ira, Estonia, Sky News, Department Of Justice, Kremlin, Lithuania


Global Markets: Shares at five-month high, sterling rides Brexit twists

Stock markets across the world rose on Tuesday for a seventh session, the longest winning streak of the year, while sterling wobbled against the U.S. dollar on expectations European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain


EU to study Boeing software updates before allowing flights to resume

The European Union will not allow models of the Boeing aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia to fly in its skies until it has received sufficient guarantees from the U.S. planemaker, the head of the bloc's aviation safety agency said.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Ethiopia, Boeing


EU rules Italian bank rescue legal in blow to antitrust watchdog

European Union judges ruled on Tuesday that Italy's rescue plan for an ailing bank five years ago was legal, prompting calls for compensation for savers who subsequently faced stricter terms because Brussels had rigidly interpreted the bloc's rules.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Italy, Brussels


Italy PM Conte seeks to reassure EU, U.S. over China deals

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that commercial and economic deals he will seal with China have no implications for Italy's geo-political position, in a bid to reassure the European Union and the United States.
Tags: Money, China, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Italy, Conte, Giuseppe Conte


German investors cheered by hopes of Brexit delay, trade progress

The mood among German investors improved by much more than expected in March, a survey by the ZEW research institute showed on Tuesday, as a potential delay to Britain's departure from the European Union buoyed sentiment.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Brexit, ZEW


German economic advisors slash 2019 growth forecast to 0.8 percent

A panel of advisers to the German government slashed its growth forecast for this year to 0.8 percent and warned risks related to Britain's departure from the European Union, trade disputes and a sharper than expected slowdown in China remained high.
Tags: Money, China, European Union, businessNews, Britain


UK aims to salvage Brexit deal as EU says: make up your mind

LONDON (AP) — The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same divorce deal that they have already rejected twice. […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, Eu, European Union, Ap, Nation, Theresa May, House Of Commons, Brexit


The Latest: EU says Brexit clouded by 'fog' from London

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 9:15 a.m.
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UK government mulls way ahead on Brexit after speaker ruling

The British government is considering its response to the ruling of the speaker of the House of Commons that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same European Union divorce deal they have already rejected twice.
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Post-Brexit tariffs will ‘wipe out businesses’ near Irish border

Local firms worry border closure and duties will lead to smuggling and chaosAndrew Montgomery runs the last shop before the Irish border. Set 60 yards back from the swirling River Foyle on the site of a demolished customs post, his enterprising pet supply business is in danger of being swept away by post-Brexit tariffs.The firm’s Puppy and Junior range of dog snacks is a paragon of European cooperation: the ingredients come from Kilkenny in the Irish Republic, the bags are manufactured in Italy ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Italy, Northern Ireland, Borders, Montgomery, Brexit, Kilkenny, Irish Republic


UK reaches post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway

Britain on Monday reached an a deal with Iceland and Norway to allow trade to continue unchanged if it leaves the European Union without a deal, trade minister Liam Fox said.
Tags: UK, Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Norway, Iceland, Liam Fox



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