The European Commission has threatened to introduce legislation on so-called fake news by the end of the year as part of its strategy to clamp down on online disinformation before the 2019 EU elections.
MEPs have called for an independent investigation into the murder of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée and also demanded a better protection of investigative journalism. EURACTIV.fr reports.
The European Commission has suggested that law enforcement authorities could soon have restricted access to the WHOIS database that identifies website owners because the system is on a collision course with the EU’s strict new data protection law.
The EU's law enforcement agency, Europol, has had a mixed bag of results recently, ranging from a sensitive data leak scandal and unprecedented success in fighting cybercrime, to an odd festive social media campaign. EURACTIV Germany reports.
EXCLUSIVE / The European Parliament's Conference of the Presidents decided on Wednesday (23 November) that Günther Oettinger will not face a plenary vote before taking on his new portfolio. EURACTIV France reports.
Security Commissioner Julian King told Die Welt (18 October) that the anti-ISIS offensive created an increased risk of attacks in Europe. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière quickly refuted King's claim, saying the threat was already high. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Europe's new security Commissioner Julian King on Tuesday (11 October) praised EU members for their work in beefing up security, as he pledged more backing from Brussels to fight the growing terror threat.
Sir Julian King, the man likely to be the United Kingdom’s final European Commissioner, insisted tonight (12 September) that if MEPs confirmed him in the post his loyalty would be to the European Union rather than Great Britain.
Romania's president, Klaus Iohannis, has added his voice to the growing number of calls to establish a European anti-terror agency, after meeting the leaders of Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. EURACTIV Romania reports.
On top of delivering his State of the Union address at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday (14 September), the European Commission chief will this week field questions from bloggers ahead of the EU’s first 27-state post-Brexit summit. EURACTIV France reports.
Great Britain’s new Commissioner will likely head up the European Union’s anti-terror strategy, after Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today (2 August) put forward Sir Julian King for the role.
The British ambassador to France, Sir Julian King, will take over as the UK's European Commissioner after the resignation of Jonathan Hill. It is not yet known which, if any, portfolio the diplomat will be given. EURACTIV France reports.
Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested naming Britain's Ambassador to France, Julian King, as its new member on the European Commission, EU sources said yesterday (5 July), but faces resistance from EU lawmakers.