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More Russian weapons for Serbia despite US sanction threats

Serbia has received a sophisticated anti-aircraft system from Russia, despite possible U.S. sanctions against the Balkan state, which is formally seeking European Union membership. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told the pro-government TV Prva on Sunday that the Pantsir S1 air-defense system was purchased after suggestions from Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Buy Pantsir, it showed its best efficiency in Syria,” Vucic quoted Putin as saying during one of their recent, frequent meetings.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, European Union, Syria, Serbia, Balkan, Aleksandar Vucic, Vucic, government TV Prva

UK takes swipe at 'indecisive' EU as trade talk rancour grows

Britain criticised the European Union on Sunday over the process of agreeing its negotiating mandate for post-Brexit trade talks, saying the bloc was "hamstrung by indecision and delay" because different members wanted different things.
Tags: UK, Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews, Britain

What’s the catch? British fishermen’s hopes and fears for Brexit deal

Fishing was a powerful factor in the case for leaving the EU. On the eve of crucial trade talks, the Observer finds optimism tempered by caution on the quays of Devon and CornwallNeil Watson was eight or nine when his dad took him out to sea for the first time. Soon he was earning his first pocket money by washing fish boxes on the quay at Brixham in south Devon. Three years after he started crewing, he got his skipper’s ticket and eventually he bought his own boat. For 30 years, he regularly sp...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, England, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, Fishing, Cornwall, Watson, Devon, Brexit, Brixham, Fishing Industry, CornwallNeil Watson

Brexit: Emmanuel Macron 'not sure' trade deal possible by end of year

French president says fishing rights will be key point of contention for negotiations French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said he was “not sure” it would be possible for the European Union and Britain to reach a trade deal by the end of the year.Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the time the post-Brexit transition period shuts at the end of December. Continue reading...
Tags: Eu, European Union, Britain, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, Fishing Industry

What Happens Next with Europe’s New Regulation of Big Tech

Less than three months after being sworn into office, the cabinet of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen released on Wednesday ambitious plans for the E.U. to regulate Big Tech going forward, specifically when it comes to artificial intelligence, internet “platforms” and data usage. While the proposals still have a way to go before becoming European law, they sent an unmistakable message to Silicon Valley, the U.S. and China—Europe matters, and can make your life difficult… a...
Tags: Europe, News, Washington, France, China, Uncategorized, Tech, Eu, European Union, Beijing, Ideas, European Commission, Silicon Valley, Brussels, European Court Of Justice, Donald Trump

Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month

Redesign proves as divisive as EU referendum, with one former MP calling it ‘ignorant’Blue passports will be issued for the first time in almost three decades from next month to mark Britain’s departure from the EU, the government has announced.They will replace the standard-issue burgundy passports that were rolled out across EU countries from 1988. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Brexit

Feuding EU fails to plug Brexit hole in new budget

European Union leaders fell out on Friday over their next long-term budget after fraught talks over a gaping Brexit hole in their joint coffers, with poorer countries demanding more aid and their "frugal" peers determined to rein in spending.
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EU summit ends after failure to reach deal on long-term budget

A summit of European Union leaders ended abruptly on Friday after they failed to reach an agreement on the bloc's long-term budget, officials said.
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EU leaders fail to break deadlock over long-term budget

A European Union summit ended abruptly on Friday after leaders failed to reach agreement on the bloc's long-term budget, following a two-day stand-off between poorer countries and "frugal" member states seeking to rein in spending.
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EU leaders express concern over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall – video

Leaders of EU countries have expressed concerns the union's long-term budget talks may not conclude in an agreement as politicians' positions have been miles apart on how to fill the   left by Brexit.The European council president, Charles Michel, came under criticism for aiming 'too high', with a proposed budget of 1.074% of the bloc’s gross national income (€1.094tn)EU leaders at odds over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, Brexit, Charles Michel

EU looks to nudge down spending plans to break budget deadlock

European Union leaders were looking on Friday to rein in their proposed spending from 2021 in a bid to break a budget deadlock that pits the bloc's few wealthy net contributors against their poorer peers who benefit from handouts.
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Melting Pot Nevada May Shape Democratic Race

(Bloomberg) -- Bernie Sanders remains the candidate to beat in tomorrow’s Nevada caucuses, the first test of how the Democratic presidential aspirants perform in a state with sizable minority populations.Nevada’s demographics represent a critical comeback opportunity for one-time front-runner Joe Biden, who has shaped his candidacy around the idea he’d fare better with non-white voters but who performed poorly in Iowa and New Hampshire.The fact that half the state’s population is non-white — 30%...
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EU leaders at odds over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall

Agreement on a final budget deal at summit is unlikely, says Mette Frederiksen, Danish PMA summit to fix the EU’s long-term budget looked in danger of ending in failure after less than a day of talks, with leaders miles apart on how to fill the left by Brexit.As sources predicted a potential early close in Brussels, the European council president, Charles Michel, came under criticism for aiming “far too high” with a proposed budget of 1.074% of the bloc’s gross national income (€1.094tn). Con...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Netherlands, Denmark, Brussels, Brexit, PMA, Mark Rutte, Charles Michel

European Commission proposes Data Act 2021 to increase data-sharing between businesses and govts

Among the proposals for the European Commission’s ‘A Europe for the Digital Age‘, the EU has proposed that data-sharing between governments and businesses — including that of non-personal data — be increased. In the European Data Strategy released yesterday, the Commission has proposed a possible Data Act 2021 which will “foster business-to-government data sharing for the […] ...
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Gordon Brown: Scotland risks becoming one of west’s most divided countries

Former PM makes claim after YouGov poll suggested only 16% believe country is unitedGordon Brown has claimed that Scotland is at risk of becoming “one of the west’s most divided countries”.The former prime minister made the claim after a YouGov poll of 2,500 Scots suggested that only 16% believe the country is united. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Scotland, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Yougov, Gordon Brown, Brexit, Brown, Scots

EU budget deal no closer after leaders' all-night talks

European Union leaders appeared no closer to reaching a deal on the bloc's next joint budget on Friday, with deep divisions between richer and poorer nations over its size - and what to spend it on - unresolved after all-night talks.
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Bahamas: Ministry Of Finance Statement: European Union Removes The Bahamas From Tax Watchlist - Bahamas Financial Services Board

The Government welcomes this decision and the positive impact it should have on growth to investor confidence in the industry.
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European Union: A New Deal For Consumers: A Lot To Think About For Businesses – Changes To EU Consumer Protection Rules Will Come Into Force In 2022 - Cooley LLP

New laws to strengthen consumer protection have come into force and will apply across the EU from 28 May 2022.
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Russia Is Helping Elect Trump Again, Intel Official Says

Intelligence officials briefed House lawmakers last week that Russian actors were interfering in the 2020 elections, once more to the benefit of Donald Trump. The contents of the briefing, which was first reported by The New York Times, sparked a series of dramatic events that have further eroded relations between Hill Democrats and the White House, and prompted the president—it appears—to appoint a top political ally to oversee the nation’s national security apparatus. The meeting, which took p...
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Netherlands adamantly against EU ban on palm oil even when it’s sustainable

In the Netherlands, Indonesia’s Tempo newspaper reports that the Netherlands’ foreign affairs minister says his country supports sustainably produced palm oil and as such doesn’t stand behind the European Union’s blanket ban on palm oil for biofuels. Together with Indonesia, the Netherlands signed an MOU in September 2019 focused on the joint production of sustainable palm oil. The minister said he regrets that the WTO dispute launched by Indonesia in December 2019 against the European Union ov...
Tags: Indonesia, Eu, European Union, Palm Oil, Netherlands, WTO, Producer News, Tempo, MOU, Netherlands Indonesia

EU Will Demand UK Return Parthenon Marbles To Greece As Part Of Brexit Deal

The European Union will demand that Britain gives a collection of ancient marble sculptures back to Greece as part of a post-Brexit trade deal. Greece has long argued that the Parthenon Marbles — also called the Elgin Marbles — were unlawfully removed from the Parthenon temple in Athens in the early 19th century by the British diplomat Lord Elgin. – Business Insider
Tags: Art, UK, Greece, Eu, European Union, Britain, Athens, Parthenon, Visual, 02.19.20

EU Proposes 'Technological Sovereignty' By Implementing Tougher Tech Regulations

The European Union outlined a proposal that attempts to restore what officials are calling "technological sovereignty."
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Google's decision to shift control of UK user data to the US looks like a calculated political bet that Brexit will be a privacy disaster

Reuters reported Wednesday that Google is planning to ship its UK user data from its European headquarters in Ireland to the US. The move was prompted by uncertainty surrounding the UK's data laws after Brexit. Experts told Business Insider the problem boils down to whether the UK can obtain an "adequacy agreement" with the EU which would guarantee that EU citizens' data would be protected with the same rigor as under GDPR. Although originally the UK said it would adhere to GDPR standards, Goo...
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UK’s expensive visa fees 'could deter NHS staff and scientists'

High cost of entry under immigration overhaul will put off applicants, says thinktankThe UK’s “sky-high” visa fees could deter vital NHS staff and the “brightest and best” scientists that Boris Johnson wants to attract as part of his new immigration policy, experts have warned.Nurses, lab technicians, engineers and tech experts who currently flock to the UK from the EU may not be able to afford to do so if the prime minister’s proposed immigration overhaul becomes law. Continue reading...
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Explainer - Frugal Four vs Friends of Cohesion: The EU's baffling budget battle

Leaders of the European Union's 27 countries gather on Thursday to haggle over the bloc's next budget for 2021-27.
Tags: Money, Eu, European Union, businessNews

Apple might finally let iPhone and iPad users change their default internet and email apps, according to a new report (AAPL)

Apple's iPhone and iPad have always locked users into Apple's default apps for fundamental services like email and web browsing. People could always download rival third-party apps, but the default apps launched for fundamental services would defer to Apple's native apps. That long-held standard may finally be changing, according to a new report from Bloomberg that says Apple is considering a policy change. The change would allow iPhone and iPad users to swap Apple's Safari for Google's Chrom...
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UK Google users could lose EU GDPR data protections

Brexit prompts tech firm to move data and user accounts of British users from EU to USGoogle is to move the data and user accounts of its British users from the EU to the US, placing them outside the strong privacy protections offered by European regulators.The shift, prompted by Britain’s exit from the EU, will leave the sensitive personal information of tens of millions not covered by Europe’s world-leading General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore with less protection and within...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Technology, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Data Protection, Gdpr

European Union: European Payment Services Directive: Implementation Of Strong Customer Authentication For E-Commerce Payment Transactions - A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C

PSD2 has been transposed into Cyprus law through the Payment Services and Access to Payment Systems Law of 2018.
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European Union: ESMA Updates Q&As On MIFID II And MIFIR Investor Protection Topics - DF Advocates

These include new answers on ‘MiFID practices for firms selling financial instruments subject to the BRRD resolution regime'.
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Cayman Islands: Cayman's Financial Services Industry Supports Government's Efforts To Be Delisted By The EU - Cayman Finance

Cayman Finance fully supports actions being taken by the Cayman Islands Government to constructively engage with European Union officials with an aim to reverse an EU decision to include the jurisdiction on a list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
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