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The Tories are sacrificing Northern Irish businesses on the altar of Brexit purity | Polly Toynbee

Single-market status has been a boon to firms – but stirring up a trade dispute with the EU may be worth more to Boris JohnsonHere comes the destroyer, as David Frost, the Brexit minister, stomps into talks on the Northern Ireland protocol this week with European commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič. His mission from Boris Johnson is to stir up Brexit trouble, and keep stirring: yes, even at the risk of stirring the darkest shadows of Northern Ireland’s history. Let Brexit never be done if i...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, NHS, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Johnson, Brexit, Polly Toynbee, David Frost, Boris JohnsonHere


European Union: European Commission Proposal To Delay Application Of In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation - Arnold & Porter

Following increasing pressure from industry and patient groups alike, yesterday (14 October) the European Commission published its proposal to delay the application of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices...
Tags: News, European Union, European Commission, Porter, Vitro Diagnostics Regulation Arnold


Facebook to create 10,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’

Social network says it wants to ensure virtual world is built responsiblyFacebook is creating 10,000 jobs in the EU as part of its push to build a virtual world for its users.The company has trumpeted the “metaverse” as the next big phase of growth for large tech companies and recently announced a $50m (£36m) investment programme to ensure that this metaworld is built “responsibly”. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Business, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Nick Clegg, Technology sector


European Union: European Court Confirms That Electronically Supplied Software Constitutes ‘Goods' Under The Commercial Agents Directive - William Fry

On 27 May 2019, the English Supreme Court referred the following question to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for a preliminary ruling...
Tags: News, European Union, Court of Justice, European Union CJEU, English Supreme Court


European Union: Antitrust Bites – Newsletter June 2021 - DLA Piper

With a press release dated June 4, 2021, the European Commission announced that they have opened an investigation into Facebook, for two conducts amounting to a potential breach of Articles 101 and/or 102 TFEU.
Tags: Facebook, News, European Union, European Commission, Dla Piper


European Union: Another Milestone Judgment In EU Merger Control: General Court Upholds EC Position On Gun-Jumping By Altice - Bird & Bird

On 24 April 2018, the European Commission imposed a total fine of 124.5 million euros for implementing its 2014 acquisition of PT Portugal prior to receiving EU Commission clearance ...
Tags: News, European Union, Portugal, European Commission, EU Commission, EU Merger Control, General Court Upholds EC, Altice Bird


European Union: Illumina/Grail: Bio-Tech Companies In The Firing Line As The European Commission Expands The Limits Of European Merger Control - Bristows

The DNA sequencing giant Illumina is locked in a battle with the European Commission (EC) over its $7.1 billion acquisition of Grail.
Tags: News, European Union, Illumina, European Commission EC


The gap between reckless Brexit promises and reality will soon be too big to ignore | John Harris

Voters invested hope in the idea of leaving the EU. But a few years of queues and chaos could further erode public trustWhat must it be like to be in the inner circles of this government, watching the economy bounce from crisis to crisis? Shortages mount, while livestock that suddenly cannot be put into the food chain is slaughtered and sent to rendering plants. Ships are diverted from UK ports because no drivers can be found to transport their cargo once it is offloaded. In response to minister...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Marbella, John Harris, Kwasi Kwarteng, Supply Chain Crisis


Facebook announces 10,000 European Union jobs to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been a leading voice in Silicon Valley hype around the idea of the metaverse, which would blur the lines between the physical world and the digital one. Facebook bought Oculus, a company that makes virtual reality headsets, for $2 billion in 2014 and has since been developing Horizon, a digital world where people can interact using VR technology. Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, announced earlier this year that it had raised $1 billion in new funding, wi...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, News, European Union, Silicon Valley, Fortnite


Facing chaos and needing a scapegoat, the Tories seek an endless fight with Europe | Fintan O’Toole

The EU’s proposals on the Northern Ireland protocol offered what business leaders wanted, but the prime minister prefers failure and grievanceLast week, Boris Johnson, with his paintbrush and easel at his holiday villa in Marbella, touched up his self-portrait as the reincarnation of Winston Churchill. Meanwhile, another bodysnatcher, Johnson’s Brexit tsar, David Frost, was also in sunny Iberia. In Lisbon on Tuesday evening, he channelled the intellectual father of modern conservatism, the 18th-...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Winston Churchill, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Tories, Johnson, Iberia


Europe's energy crunch gives Putin the upper hand

The warning was hardly veiled. Vladimir Chizhov, Russian President Vladimir Putin's tough-minded representative to the European Union, recently said that if Europe wants to resolve any future issues with its supply of natural gas quickly, treating Russia as a "partner," not an "adversary," will help.
Tags: Europe, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, European Union, Stories, Vladimir Chizhov


Opinion: Europe's energy crunch is giving Putin the upper hand

The warning was hardly veiled. Vladimir Chizhov, Russian President Vladimir Putin's tough-minded representative to the European Union, recently said that if Europe wants to resolve any future issues with its supply of natural gas quickly, treating Russia as a "partner," not an "adversary," will help.
Tags: Europe, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, European Union, Stories, Vladimir Chizhov


Perfidious Albion: why French faith in Boris Johnson has nosedived

Emmanuel Macron’s government thinks UK wishes to use France to keep Brexit alive in British politicsBoris Johnson’s foreign policy is 80% driven by short-term domestic political interests that make it impossible to come to stable arrangements with him, senior French sources have concluded.Paris is increasingly convinced the British prime minister is not interested in solving the bilateral problems weighing down the relationship, and instead wants to use France as a running sore to keep Brexit al...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Paris, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Fishing Industry


New airline ITA has officially taken over for Alitalia - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

ITA Airways Chairman Alfredo Altavilla poses with rendering of new livery ITA Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Government-owned Alitalia ceased operations on October 15, marking the end of its 74-year era. Alitalia has been replaced by ITA Airways, a brand new airline that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt. ITA plans to buy 28 Airbus jets, create a new aircraft livery, and launch a new loyalty program. Alitalia has officially ceased operations and handed the baton to n...
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Frost says there is big gap between UK and EU at Northern Ireland Brexit talks

Brussels has been ‘preparing for worst’, with options ranging from tariffs on UK imports to ditching dealDavid Frost, the UK’s Brexit minister, has warned there is a big gap between the EU and the UK negotiating positions as he enters talks with the European Commission over changes to the arrangements for trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.The EU has offered to sweep away most customs and health checks on animal and plant products entering Northern Ireland under a revision of the c...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Northern Irish politics, Brussels, Frost, Brexit, Great Britain, David Frost, Trade Policy


Poland criticised over stranded migrants after seventh death at border

Identity documents suggest latest person to die was 24-year-old Syrian who arrived in Belarus last monthPolish police have found another body near the border with Belarus amid fresh allegations that Warsaw is breaking international law in its treatment of migrants stranded in harrowing conditions on the EU’s eastern frontier.The man’s body was spotted in a field by a helicopter crew, police said, bringing to seven the number of people reported by Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Belarusian author...
Tags: Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, Migration, Refugees, Poland, Belarus, Warsaw


Gap between UK and EU at Brexit Northern Ireland talks, says Frost

Brussels has been ‘preparing for worst’, with options ranging from tariffs on UK imports to ditching dealDavid Frost, the UK’s Brexit minister, has warned there is a “gap” between the EU and the UK negotiating positions as he enters talks with the European Commission over changes to the arrangements for trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.The EU has offered to sweep away most customs and health checks on animal and plant products entering Northern Ireland under a revision of the cur...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Brussels, Frost, Brexit, Great Britain, David Frost, Trade Policy, Brexit Northern Ireland


European Union: Resale Price Maintenance: Latest Developments At Irish And EU Level - Matheson

The Competition (Amendment) Bill is due to be enacted in the coming months and will significantly enhance the competition enforcement powers of the Irish competition regulator...
Tags: News, European Union, EU Level Matheson


Italy using anti-mafia laws to scapegoat migrant boat drivers, report finds

A decades-long policy of criminalising asylum seekers is filling prisons with innocent men, according to analysis by rights groupsItalian police have arrested more than 2,500 migrants for smuggling or aiding illegal immigration since 2013, often using anti-mafia laws to bring charges, according to the first comprehensive analysis of official data on the criminalisation of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy.The report by three migrant rights groups has collected police data and analysed more th...
Tags: Europe, Human Rights, Law, Police, European Union, World news, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Global development, Libya, Human Trafficking, Mafia, Mediterranean Continue


Pegasus project consortium awarded EU prize for spyware revelations

Group of 17 organisations including the Guardian win inaugural Daphne Caruana Galizia prize for journalismThe European parliament has jointly awarded a major journalism prize to a consortium of 17 media outlets including the Guardian for the Pegasus spyware scandal revelations.A series of stories over the summer revealed evidence that global clients of the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group had identified human rights activists, journalists, lawyers and leading political figures, including t...
Tags: Europe, Media, Eu, European Union, World news, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Malware, Investigative journalism, The Guardian, Guardian, Pegasus, Espionage, Emmanuel Macron, NSO Group


European Union: The Supply Of A Computer Software License Falls Under Sale Of Goods, CJEU Rules - Ganado Advocates

In a preliminary ruling delivered on 16 September 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") in ‘The Software Incubator Ltd vs. Computer Associates (UK)...
Tags: News, European Union, Court of Justice, CJEU, Computer Associates, Software Incubator Ltd


European Union: Sustainable Due Diligence Requirements: A New EU Proposal - lus Laboris

The European Union is moving forward with plans to implement rules on sustainable corporate governance...
Tags: News, European Union


Home Office has backlog of 400,000 applications for EU settlement scheme

Data suggests 2 million more EU citizens want to stay in UK than was estimated in 2016The Home Office has a backlog of 400,000 applications from EU citizens and their family members to remain in the UK after Brexit, according to the latest government data.The latest monthly statistics for the EU settlement scheme also reveal the total number of applications now at more than 6.2m. This includes as many as 172,000 applications made after the deadline of 30 June for settled status. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Brexit


About 400k cases still being considered for EU settlement scheme

Home Office data suggests 2 million more EU citizens want to stay in UK than was estimated in 2016The Home Office has a backlog of 400,000 applications from EU citizens and their family members to remain in the UK after Brexit, according to the latest government data.The latest monthly statistics for the EU settlement scheme also reveal the total number of applications now at more than 6.2m. This includes as many as 172,000 applications made after the deadline of 30 June for settled status. Cont...
Tags: Europe, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Brexit


European Union: Data Protection Impact Assessments: How To Deal With EU Distrust Of US Privacy Practices - McLane Middleton, Professional Association

In the summer of 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) struck down the 2016 data-sharing agreement between the United States and the European Union, which permitted personal data to be transferred from the EU
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, United States, Court of Justice, European Union CJEU


Boris Johnson promised to tear up NI protocol, says DUP MP Ian Paisley

Paisley says Johnson told him he ‘would sign up to changing that protocol and indeed tearing it up’Boris Johnson gave personal assurances to Northern Ireland MP Ian Paisley that he would commit to “tearing up” the Brexit protocol that is now the centre of a major row between the UK and the EU, it has been claimed.The Democratic Unionist party MP made the comments on BBC’s Newsnight just hours after the prime minister’s former adviser Dominic Cummings claimed it was always the intention to sign t...
Tags: Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Bbc, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Paisley, Dominic Cummings, Democratic Unionist, Ian Paisley


The Brexit standoff looks set to continue, yet both sides need it to end | Anand Menon

The EU has made an offer to cut the checks on British trade with Northern Ireland. There’s a chance Johnson might accept itAfter days of rising tensions, the European Union has agreed to drop most checks on supermarket goods arriving in Northern Ireland from Britain. But it still fears that Boris Johnson will reject the new offer.According to Britain’s Brexit negotiator Lord Frost, speaking on Tuesday, the Northern Ireland protocol is not working – either in terms of its impact on trade or in te...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Anand Menon, Lord Frost


Europe on collision course with US over Venezuela elections

The European Union is running the risk of winding up its most important ally next month, after the bloc agreed to send a team to observe Venezuela's regional elections, set to take place on November 21.
Tags: Europe, News, US, European Union, Venezuela


European Union: New AI Rules On The European Horizon - Rouse

The European Commission presented its proposal for a Regulation on harmonized rules for artificial intelligence (AI)...
Tags: News, European Union, European Commission, European Horizon Rouse



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