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Digital Single Market: Portability of online content services across EU

The rules will reflect new ways in which Europeans enjoy culture and entertainment services online when they travel around the EU. uropeans will soon be able to fully use their online subscriptions to films, sports events, e-books, video games or music services when traveling within the EU, according to the agreement

Bees and beekeepers: European long-term survival strategy

Ban all harmful pesticides Tighten up checks to halt fake honey imports Promote health benefits of honey embers of the European Parliament urge the EU and its member states to invest more in protecting bee health, fighting honey adulteration and supporting beekeepers. The EU needs a wide-ranging, long-term strategy to

Online shopping: EU against geo-blocking and country redirects

MEPs have voted in favor of ending geo-blocking and country redirects by the end of 2018. any Europeans shop online on a daily basis. Whether it’s for electronics, appliances or furniture, 57% of EU citizens bought something online in 2017. Shopping online is one of the favorite activities of internet

Capital Markets Union: new rules for investment firms

The European Commission proposes a two-track overhaul to make life simpler for smaller investment firms, while bringing the largest, systemic ones under the same regime as European banks. Investment firms and the services they provide are vital to a well-functioning Capital Markets Union (CMU). Alongside banks, EU capital markets rely

EU Winter Economic Forecast 2017

All EU Member States' economies set to grow in 2016, 2017 and 2018 Having proven resilient to global challenges last year, the European economic recovery is expected to continue this year and next: for the first time in almost a decade, the economies of all EU Member States are expected to

10th EU-Montenegro Accession Conference: Chapters 2 and 3 opened

The tenth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level was held today in Brussels to open negotiations on Chapter 2 - Freedom of movement for workers, and Chapter 3 - Right of establishment and freedom to provide services. The European Union delegation was led by Mr Sven

EC: Completion of the Banking Union by 2018

uropean citizens and businesses will benefit from deeper financial integration and a more stable financial system, thanks to Commission plans to accelerate with the completion of the missing parts of the Banking Union. The Banking Union must be completed if it is to deliver its full potential in making the

Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion

he European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.   The company must now end the conduct within 90 days or face penalty payments of

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