Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection? EU reckons we've one foot out the door anyway
Comment In 1805, William Pitt the Younger, on hearing of Napoleon's victory at the Battle of Austerlitz, is reported to have said: "Roll up that map (of Europe) – it will not be wanted these 10 years". Well I have attended two meetings which suggest that the European Union has already rolled up its Data Protection Map of Europe so it excludes the UK
Last Updated (Thursday, 31 July 2014 20:18)
EU anti-IUU rules a good start, but risk of illegal fish entering supply chain remains
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:30
A European Commission report into the implementation of anti-illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing regulations has found the volume of seafood reaching the EU market has not been substantially reduced, though several shortcomings need addressing.
Commission admits Producer Organisation rules are too complex and legally unclear
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:50
A European Commission report has blamed "complexity of rules and lack of legal certainty" for the low uptake of Producer Organisations (POs) within EU horticulture.
BBC News - EU immigration policy: How many will be affected?
Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:40
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a change to which EU migrants in the UK are entitled to claim Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA).
What if Scots quit a UK that quits EU?
Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:09
There is a plausible political scenario facing Northern Ireland that is little-discussed but which would rock the Province to its core.
Within three years or so it is possible both that Scotland will have left the UK, and that what is left of the UK will have quit the EU.
EU migrants more likely to be in work than Britons
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:44
Employment rate for EU nationals in Britain higher and rising faster than that of the indigenous workforce, figures show.
Poland on road to EU Court over shale gas defiance
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:19
The European Commission has begun legal proceedings against Poland for amending its national laws to allow shale drills at depths of up to 5,000 metres without first having assessed the potential environmental impacts.
Grand Maneuver in the Commission
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:42
A Grand Maneuver is what the President of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, is leading right now, while waiting for all governments to officially notify him about the identity of their candidate for a seat in the future Commission.
“Now the dust has settled…” – IAB UK’s Yves Schwarzbart on what Euro Election results mean for digital advertising
Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:25
Like it or not, the EU wields enormous influence over the way digital businesses operate in the UK. Think European data protection reforms and you will quickly realise that what happens in Brussels truly does matter to our industry here.
Last Updated (Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:33)
UK Lords slams EU ruling on "right to be forgotten"
Thursday, 31 July 2014 06:49
A committee sitting in the UK's House of Lords has said that the EU's ruling on the 'right to be forgotten', which requires companies to delete data on request where appropriate, is 'unworkable'.
Europe unveils 'tough' new sanctions on Russia, including arms embargo - but they WON'T block French deal to sell warships to Moscow
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:32
Arms embargo will only apply to future contracts, meaning sale will go ahead
But it will block 3billion euros worth of Russian arms sales to Europe a year
Russian state-owned banks banned from issuing long-term debt in Europe
Eight more Russians also face asset freezes and travel bans in Europe
Fresh sanctions announced as John Kerry meets Ukraine's foreign minister
Mr Kerry says Russia is 'leaving the international community with no choice'.
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