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Singapore Airlines is betting big that Asia will open to Americans by starting flights between the US and Japan this summer

A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. Thiago B Trevisan/Shutterstock.com Singapore Airlines is resuming flights on the Singapore-Los Angeles via Tokyo, Japan route in June. Flights will operate with a premium-configured Boeing 777-300ER offering first class and business class, premium economy class, and economy class cabins. Japan is still closed to Americans but the airline hopes that the US' vaccination progress will see international borders open quickly to its citizens. See more...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Japan, News, Greece, Singapore, Planes, Americas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, European Union, Flying, Tokyo


UK patrol vessels to remain off Jersey as French fishers end protest

PM says vessels will remain in area following six-hour protest in St Helier harbour over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsBoris Johnson has said two Royal Navy patrol vessels would remain in place around Jersey as French fishers ended a six-hour protest at St Helier’s harbour in an escalating dispute over post-Brexit fishing rules.The French flotilla of about 60 boats departed after a delegation had met Jersey authorities. “It’s rubbish, I’m sorry,” said Cyril Piraud, one fisher who was part o...
Tags: Jersey, Channel Islands, Europe, UK news, Military, World news, Royal Navy, Brexit, Fishing industry, Business, European Union, Foreign policy, Politics


European Union: Could You Be Using Your Trade Marks To Stop Unauthorised Resellers In The EU? - K&L Gates

In this internet age, where a brand can be damaged by a single, negative review going viral, never has it been more important for a brand owner to protect its image and reputation.
Tags: News, Eu, European Union


Drugs to ‘change course of pandemic’ to be trialled for use in EU

Three therapeutics will be authorised by European Commission for mass production and use in bloc by OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThree Covid medicines with the potential to “change the course” of the pandemic will be authorised for mass production and use in the EU by October under a European Commission plan.Stella Kyriakides, the commissioner for health, said such a move would reduce hospitalisation and tackle the long-term impact of Covid, with one in 10 p...
Tags: Coronavirus, Infectious diseases, Medical research, European Union, Pharmaceuticals industry, Europe, European commission, Ursula von der Leyen, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, World news, Business


What is behind the dispute over fishing rights around Jersey?

British navy patrol boats, protesting French fishers and Brexit – a summary of the escalating rowThe immediate threat to which the prime minister was apparently responding when he dispatched the patrol vessels on Wednesday evening was a mooted blockade by French fishing boats of the port of St Helier, Jersey’s main entry point for supplies. French fishers accuse the Jersey authorities of limiting access to the waters around the Channel island – and being in breach of the post-Brexit arrangements...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Energy industry, Britain, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, Fishing Industry


EU ‘ready to discuss’ waiver on Covid vaccine patents

US-backed proposal described as a game-changer by WHO but move angers pharmaceutical companiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has said the bloc is “ready to discuss” a US-backed proposal for a waiver on the patents for Covid-19 vaccines as pressure built for a move that could boost their production and distribution around the world.Pharmaceutical companies reacted with anger, and some countries with private as...
Tags: US, Eu, European Union, World news, Joe Biden, World Trade Organization, World Health Organization, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Ursula von der Leyen, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, European Commission Ursula von der Leyen


UK sends patrol vessels as 80 French protest boats gather off Jersey

Downing Street dispatches armed boats to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval patrol vessels have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed a mile off the coast of Jersey while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island’s capital before it headed into the port just be...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island, Fishing Industry


European Union: Tax Exemption On Italian Dividends And Capital Gains Earned By EU UCITS/AIF - Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati

Art. 1, Paragraphs 631-633 of Law N0. 178 of 30th December 2020 (published on the Official Gazette of 30th December 2020) the "2021 Budget Law" equates the tax exempt treatment of dividends...
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European Union: UK Nationals Navigating Residence Status In Malta Post Brexit - GVZH Advocates

By virtue of the Withdrawal Agreement (the ‘Agreement') which came into force on the 1st February 2020, the United Kingdom (‘UK') cut its ties and subsequently withdrew from the European Union (‘EU')
Tags: UK, News, European Union, Malta, United Kingdom ` UK


UK sends gunboats to Jersey as 80 French vessels protest in St Helier

Downing Street dispatches navy ships to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval gunboats have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed a mile off the coast of Jersey while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island capital before it headed into the port just before 7am....
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island


UK sends gunboats to Jersey as 80 French vessels gather in St Helier

Downing Street dispatches navy ships to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval gunboats have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar held back while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island capital before heading into the port just before 7am. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island


European Union: Software Patents In Europe Remain A Delicate Issue - Rouse

The decision establishes that the so-called COMVIK approach should be used for all computer implemented inventions.
Tags: Europe, News, European Union, COMVIK


UK sends navy vessels to Jersey amid post-Brexit fishing row with France

Boris Johnson dispatches two patrol boats to protect island from feared blockadeBoris Johnson has dispatched two Royal Navy patrol boats to protect Jersey from a feared naval blockade by French fishing vessels, in an escalation of a dispute over post-Brexit access to waters around the Channel island.The move followed talks on Wednesday evening between the prime minister and the chief minister of the British crown dependency, John Le Fondré, who had warned Downing Street of imminent movements by ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, John Le Fondre


UK hits back at French threat to cut Jersey’s electricity supply

France’s intervention described as ‘unacceptable’ as island prepares for blockade of main port in fishing disputeThe British government has hit back at French threats to cut Jersey’s energy supply over a fishing dispute as the island prepared for an imminent blockade of its main port, a development last seen in the 1990s when the Royal Navy was forced to intervene.The crown dependency is preparing to activate emergency plans in response to threats from France including comments by its minister f...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, Annick Girardin


Until Labour remainers properly accept Brexit, the party will be stuck in limbo | Larry Elliott

Brexit has settled the UK’s relationship with the EU for years to come. Labour’s duty now is to help improve leavers’ livesTraditionally, Europe is the issue that afflicts the Conservative party. Margaret Thatcher, John Major, David Cameron and Theresa May were all – in different ways – booted out of Downing Street as a result of Britain’s troubled relationship with Europe.The political pattern has now been turned on its head. It will be five years next month since the UK voted narrowly to leave...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tories, Downing Street, Hartlepool, Brexit, Larry Elliott, Until Labour


French fishers threaten to blockade Jersey ports as row escalates

Move comes as France threatens to cut off electricity to island in row over post-Brexit licences for fishing boatsFrench fishers are threatening to blockade the ports in the channel islands in an escalation of a post-Brexit row in which the French maritime minister has backed calls to cut off Jersey’s electricity supply.French officials have also said they will close their offices in Jersey and stop Jersey products entering France. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Utilities, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, Trade Policy, Fishing Industry


France threatens to cut Jersey's electricity over post-Brexit fishing rights – video

The French maritime minister, Annick Girardin, warned on Tuesday that France could cut off electricity to the British island of Jersey in a dispute over fishing rights. The warning followed claims from Paris that Jersey was  stalling in issuing licences to French boats under the terms of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal with the EU. 'The agreement provides for retaliatory measures and these measures of retaliation we are ready to use,' Girardin told French lawmakers.France threatens to cut off po...
Tags: UK, France, Eu, European Union, World news, Paris, Brexit, Jersey, Annick Girardin, Girardin


European Union: 100 Days And Counting – Immigration And Brexit: What We Have Learned So Far - Mayer Brown

As we pass 100 days since the end of the Brexit transition period, it is time to reflect on what we have learned so far in relation to how the end of Free Movement rights has affected British citizens and UK ...
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Jersey hits back at ‘disproportionate’ French threat to cut electricity

Paris threatens to take retaliatory measures in row over post-Brexit licences for French fishing boatsJersey has accused France of making “disproportionate” threats after Paris warned it could cut off electricity to the island in a row over post-Brexit fishing rights.The maritime minister, Annick Girardin, warned on Tuesday France was ready to take “retaliatory measures” after accusing the Channel Island of dragging its feet over issuing new licences to French boats. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Utilities, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Paris, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, Trade Policy, Fishing Industry, Annick Girardin


Tory quarrels determined UK’s post-Brexit future, says Barnier

Revealed: EU chief negotiator’s diaries, The Great Illusion, give blow-by-blow account of moves behind UK’s departureBritain’s post-Brexit future was determined by “the quarrels, low blows, multiple betrayals and thwarted ambitions of a certain number of Tory MPs”, the EU’s chief negotiator has said in his long-awaited diaries.The UK’s early problem, writes Michel Barnier in The Great Illusion, his 500-page account, was that they began by “talking to themselves. And they underestimate the legal ...
Tags: Europe, Books, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Culture, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Michel Barnier, Barnier


EU ‘suspends’ ratification of China investment deal after sanctions

Massive trade agreement stalls after tit-for-tat sanctions prompted by Chinese policy in XinjiangThe European Commission has said that efforts to ratify a massive investment deal with China have been in effect suspended after tit-for-tat sanctions were imposed over China’s treatment of its Uyghur population in March.“We now in a sense have suspended … political outreach activities from the European Commission side,” said the commission’s executive vice-president, Valdis Dombrovskis, on Tuesday. ...
Tags: Europe, China, Angela Merkel, International Trade, Eu, European Union, World news, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Foreign Policy, European Commission, Brussels, Xinjiang, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU China, Uyghurs


EU efforts to ratify China investment deal ‘suspended’ after sanctions

Political outreach to promote the massive trade agreement stalls after tit-for-tat sanctions prompted by Beijing’s policy in XinjiangThe European Commission has said that efforts to ratify a massive investment deal with China have been in effect suspended after tit-for-tat sanctions were imposed over China’s treatment of its Uyghur population in March.“We now in a sense have suspended … political outreach activities from the European Commission side,” said the commission’s executive vice-preside...
Tags: Europe, China, Angela Merkel, International Trade, Eu, European Union, World news, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Foreign Policy, European Commission, Brussels, Xinjiang, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU China, Uyghurs


Malta: ‘Standby Time' May Be ‘Working Time' In Certain Cases - Ganado Advocates

On 9 March 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") delivered two preliminary rulings in RJ v Stadt Offenbach am Main (C-580/19) and DJ v Radiotelevizija Solvenija (C-344/19)...
Tags: News, European Union, Dj, Malta, Court of Justice, CJEU, Radiotelevizija Solvenija


European Union: Brexit Blog 12: Will The UK Join The Lugano Convention? - Loyens & Loeff

A new chapter in post-Brexit discussions: will the UK be able to join the Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters?
Tags: UK, News, European Union, Brexit, Lugano Convention, Loeff


France threatens to cut off power to Jersey in post-Brexit fishing row

French minister raises electricity supply as point of leverage in dispute over access to UK watersThe French government could cut off the electricity supply to Jersey in an escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights, a French minister has suggested.Responding to questions in the national assembly, Annick Girardin, the minister for maritime affairs, said she was “revolted” by the UK government’s behaviour over its waters and France was ready to retaliate. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, Fishing Industry, Annick Girardin


Italy will reopen for tourists in mid-May, Prime Minister Draghi said

A general view of the Fontana di Trevi (Trevi Fountain) empty and without tourists during the first day of lockdown on March 15. Antonio Masiello/Getty Images Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said the nation was nearly ready to welcome back tourists. The country will reopen for tourism between European Union countries in mid-May. Italy experienced a third wave of COVID-19 infections beginning in March. See more stories on Insider's business page. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi...
Tags: News, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, Mario Draghi, Speed, Tourism, Italy, Draghi, Hopkins, Reuters, Breaking, Antonio Masiello Getty, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus


Pfizer forecasts $26bn from annual sales of Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccine will generate 73% more than forecast based on contracts signed until mid-April Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUS drugmaker Pfizer expects to make $26bn (£19bn) in revenues from sales of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, with its soaraway product accounting for more than a third of the company’s annual income.The vaccine, which was developed with Germany’s BioNTech, contributed $3.5bn in global revenues at Pfizer in the first three months of the year, and the co...
Tags: Europe, Business, Germany, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, BioNtech, Coronavirus


Covid vaccine rollout rapidly gathering pace across Europe

EU now confident that supply – the biggest problem in early months of year – should not be an obstacle to further accelerationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe restaurant and cafe terraces spilling out into the streets of the pretty Dutch medieval town of Sluis were teeming over the weekend with smiling people clinking glasses under the spring sun.The Netherlands reopened alfresco hospitality last Wednesday and Belgians, ignoring official advice, had driven a short ...
Tags: Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, Netherlands, Belgium, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Sluis, Resto de Eetboetiek


EU plans summer opening for vaccinated tourists

After nearly a year of closed borders, the European Union proposes opening up to fully vaccinated global travelers, a move that should help revive tourism industry fortunes.
Tags: Eu, European Union, Cnn


Sir Jeffrey Donaldson launches campaign to become DUP leader

MP for Lagan Valley says he will face Edwin Poots to create first leadership contest for partySir Jeffrey Donaldson has announced a bid to become the next leader of the Democratic Unionist party (DUP) and by extension become the next first minister of Northern Ireland.The MP for Lagan Valley said in Belfast on Monday he would square off against Edwin Poots, the party’s agriculture minister, creating the first leadership contest in the party’s 50-year history. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Religion, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Creationism, Brexit, Arlene Foster, DUP, Democratic Unionist, Jeffrey Donaldson



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