Jean-Claude Juncker’s new European Commission will have a vice-president in charge of digital and innovation, and a new commissioner post taking responsibility for internet and culture, according to leaked documents obtained by EURACTIV.
Belgium will defy Jean-Claude Juncker tomorrow (4 September) by nominating outgoing Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders as its next Commissioner, despite the European Commission President-elect’s wishes for a female candidate.
EXCLUSIVE/ The European Parliament’s trade committee will quash a motion filed by Marine Le Pen and her far-right allies for more transparency in talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
The UK Independence Party has a seat in Westminster today (28 August) after a politician defected from the Conservative party, blaming David Cameron's stance on Europe for his decision to quit the Tories.
EXCLUSIVE/ Negotiators pushing for better US market access for EU reinsurers have abandoned talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), recognising the trade deal is unlikely to remove rules forcing the industry to post as much as 100% collateral against their American liabilities.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will threaten to back the campaign to take the UK out of the EU in a future referendum if his calls for reform are not met, according to Conservative party sources.
The MEP who led calls to cap fund managers’ bonuses has slammed Sharon Bowles, the ex-chairman of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, for taking a job with the London Stock Exchange.
Facebook faces separate investigations by EU and US data regulators over its plans to collect web browsing histories for targeted advertising after a complaint by consumers on both sides of the Atlantic.
The European Commission has claimed the “right to be forgotten” on the Internet does not supercede media freedoms, after strong criticism from the UK’s House of Lords that called for the notion to be wiped out of draft EU data privacy legislation.
Kosovo Albanian guerillas murdered Serbs and sold their organs but there is not yet enough evidence to bring the guilty to justice, the chief prosecutor of an EU backed team of international investigators said today (29 July).
About 150,000 people have responded to the European Commission’s online consultation on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
European Union and US negotiators will discuss whether to devote a chapter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to the digital economy, as they have done for small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
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