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EU clears Telia's $957 million Swedish TV deal with Bonnier

12 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS Telia won conditional EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $957 million bid for Bonnier Broadcasting, a deal the Swedish telecoms firm hopes will help it better compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

Croatia's foreign minister says NATO is necessary

11 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS Croatian Foreign Minister Grlic Radman defended NATO on Monday following criticism of the 70-year-old alliance from the United States and France.

EU's Vestager says Google's antitrust proposal not helping shopping rivals

07 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS Alphabet unit Google's proposal to create a level playing field for price comparison shopping rivals to stave off fresh fines has not led to more traffic for its competitors, Europe's antitrust chief said on Thursday.

EU's Vestager says Apple Pay has prompted many concerns

07 Nov 2019

LISBON Apple Pay has attracted regulatory scrutiny as a result of several expressions of concern about the U.S. tech giant's mobile payment service, Europe's antitrust chief said on Thursday.

After Google's Fitbit deal, EU says worrying when firms targeted for their data

07 Nov 2019

LISBON The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators, Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday, a week after Google bought fitness trackers company Fitbit .

Casino, Intermarche's buying tie-up focus of EU antitrust probe

04 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS French supermarket groups Casino and Intermarche are being investigated under an EU antitrust inquiry over a buying alliance formed five years ago which regulators said could have been used to illegally coordinate their actions.

Facebook in EU antitrust crosshairs, online marketplace now under scrutiny

31 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Facebook's online marketplace has attracted scrutiny from EU antitrust regulators who are seeking details about its role vis-a-vis rivals in online classified ads, a questionnaire seen by Reuters showed.

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