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e-labelling: A low-hanging fruit

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:52:00 PM

Manufacturers should be allowed to display compliance information electronically instead of printing the label on products, argues Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl. Photo credit: DIGITALEUROPE Digitalisation is happening across our lives. We hardly write letters any more and we avoid hardcopy documents and....
Britain talking too much about Brexit says Fox, as he unveils global trade plan

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:51:00 PM

Liam Fox has bemoaned the UK’s focus on Brexit, saying the country needs to have a less “narrow bandwidth” and look at the wider global picture to boost international trade. The International Trade Secretary said our competitors were discussing wider global issues while we talk about leaving the EU,....
So near, so far: migrants allowed into Catania harbour, but cannot disembark

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:42:00 PM

Italy is refusing to allow a group of 177 migrants rescued by one of its own warships from landing, despite allowing the vessel to berth in Catania harbour. The migrants were picked up by the Coast Guard vessel Diciotti from a dinghy 17 miles off Lampedusa after refusing help while transiting the Malta rescue zone.
UK wants more sanctions against Russia, as Vladimir Putin makes the world ‘a more dangerous place’

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:39:00 PM

London — On Tuesday, the UK will call for the EU to increase sanctions against Russia, saying the bloc had to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the US, which hit Moscow with new economic curbs earlier in August. Britain’s foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, will say that Russian President Vladimir Putin....
Challenges for Bulgarian Residential Construction

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:39:00 PM

A rise in profit margin is said to be increasingly attracting investors to the Bulgarian residential construction sector, as increases in employment and income, combined with low interest rates on both deposits and housing loans, are pushing residential construction and the property market upwards.
Britain talking too much about Brexit says Fox, as he unveils global trade plan Liam Fox has bemoaned the UK’s focus on Brexit, saying the...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:38:00 PM

Liam Fox has bemoaned the UK’s focus on Brexit, saying the country needs to have a less “narrow bandwidth” and look at the wider global picture to boost international trade. The International Trade Secretary said our competitors were discussing wider global issues while we talk about leaving the....
Italy bars its own coast guard ship from allowing migrants to disembark 25 Mins Hardline Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini is refusing to give permission to an

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:37:00 PM

(CNN) - Hardline Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini is refusing to give permission to an Italian Coast Guard ship to disembark 177 people it rescued off the island of Lampedusa last week. Migrants aboard the Ubaldo Diciotti, which docked in Catania, Sicily, after being forced to remain at sea....
Britain talking too much about Brexit says Fox, as he unveils global trade plan

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:34:00 PM

Liam Fox has bemoaned the UK’s focus on Brexit, saying the country needs to have a less “narrow bandwidth” and look at the wider global picture to boost international trade. The International Trade Secretary said our competitors were discussing wider global issues while we talk about leaving the EU,....
EU CZECH REPUBLIC - European Commission president marks 50th anniversary of Prague Spring

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:27:00 PM

The president of the European Commission on Tuesday stressed the importance of defending human rights and freedoms as he marked the 50th anniversary of a Soviet-led invasion on Czechoslovakia. The invasion put an end to the Prague Spring, a seven-month period in 1968 that had promised to reform post-World War II Czechoslovakia.
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 03:21:00 PM

(CNN) - Hardline Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini is refusing to give permission to an Italian Coast Guard ship to disembark 177 people it rescued off the island of Lampedusa last week. Migrants aboard the Ubaldo Diciotti, which docked in Catania, Sicily, after being forced to remain at sea....
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