EU watchdog warns banks on retailing CoCos
LONDON (Reuters) - Banks in the European Union should think hard before offering consumers hybrid debt issues to bolster their capital cushion, the bloc's markets watchdog said on Thursday.
UK publishes 'rewritten' immigration report
Friday, 01 August 2014 07:23
The United Kingdom's Home Office has finally published a controversial report about immigration from the European Union. The Report, 'Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union is said to have been suppressed for four months by senior members of the government.
Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection? EU reckons we've one foot out the door anyway
Thursday, 31 July 2014 19:56
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)
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)
European Union puts €5.6m into self-parking car research
Friday, 01 August 2014 07:07
The European Union is pleased with local work being done on self-driving, and specifically, self-parking cars.
The EU said that development is being done by the V-Charge consortium , with researchers from Germany, Italy, the UK and Switzerland, and has €5.6m backing and support from Europe.
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.
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