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Commission hints Trump’s exemptions for EU would not be prolonged

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 05:07:00 AM

Preparing European steelmakers for a bleak scenario, the EU’s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said on Tuesday (22 May) there were “signals” from the US administration that it would impose tariffs on EU’s steel and aluminium exports or enforce other types of restrictions.
‘Rights for Britons to live in Cyprus as they do now secured’

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:41:00 AM

We have secured the right for UK nationals to continue living their life in Cyprus as they do now, new UK High Commissioner Stephen Lillie said in an open letter to UK nationals living on the island on Tuesday, strongly urging those who have not yet done so, to register as residents with the Cypriot....
Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to ‘get on with’ taking UK out of customs union

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:22:00 AM

Theresa May must “get on with it” and take Britain out of the European customs union “as fast as is reasonably possible”, Boris Johnson has said. The Foreign Secretary’s warning came against a backdrop of Brexiteer unease about the proposed “backstop” arrangement to keep the UK closely tied to EU....
Fuel duty would be ‘cut by a fifth’ under new scheme

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:22:00 AM

Fuel duty would be cut by a fifth under a radical scheme to change the way roads are paid for. Drivers currently suffering from fuel prices at a three-and-a-half-year high would save 14p per litre under the Road Miles concept. The proposal, developed by AA president Edmund King alongside his....
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg tells European lawmakers ‘I’m sorry’ over Cambridge Analytica debacle

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:22:00 AM

BRUSSELS – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday and said the social media giant is taking steps to prevent a repeat of a massive breach of users’ personal data. Zuckerberg also pledged to keep investing in Europe as he made the latest stop on a tour of....
iWorkGlobal Enrolled in Privacy Shield for GDPR

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:08:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iWorkGlobal , an authority in global workforce management, has joined the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework with its participation in the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission on May 10, 2018.
Australia free trade deal talks to push for greater access to EU's agriculture markets

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:07:00 AM

‘There is a huge amount of scope for more access to the European market,’ Malcolm Turnbull said of free trade talks. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA. Australia will push for expanded access to Europe’s agricultural markets in free trade talks with the EU after its The trade minister, Steve Ciobo,....
Facebook’s Zuckerberg grilled as European politicians signal strong stance on consumer privacy May 22 Updated

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:06:00 AM

Mark Zuckerberg confronted a hostile European Parliament on Tuesday as politicians grilled the Facebook chief executive on whether his company is a monopoly that has become a threat to democracy and should be broken up. The Silicon Valley billionaire managed to dodge many of the questions posed to....
iWorkGlobal Enrolled in Privacy Shield for GDPR

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 04:05:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iWorkGlobal , an authority in global workforce management, has joined the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework with its participation in the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission on May 10, 2018.
Mark Zuckerberg apologize European Parliament

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 03:55:00 AM

Monitoring Desk. BRUSSELS: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday and said the social media giant is taking steps to prevent a repeat of a massive breach of users’ personal data. Zuckerberg also pledged to keep investing in Europe as he made the latest stop....
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