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EU steps up pressure on Hungary over Soros university, NGO laws, migration

07 Dec 2017

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive on Thursday stepped up its pressure on the nationalist government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Hungary over its treatment of immigrants, non-governmental groups and a prominent university.

EU urges internet companies to do more to remove extremist content

06 Dec 2017

Internet groups such as Facebook , Google's YouTube and Twitter need to do more to stem the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms, the European Commission said after a meeting on Wednesday.

EU urges internet companies to do more to remove extremist content

06 Dec 2017

Dec 6 Internet groups such as Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter need to do more to stem the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms, the European Commission said after a meeting on Wednesday.

Großbritannien und EU verfehlen Brexit-Einigung

04 Dec 2017

Brüssel/Dublin Trotz eines Spitzentreffens in Brüssel haben EU und Großbritannien keine abschließende Einigung in den Brexit-Verhandlungen erzielt.

Last piece of missing Magritte painting found in Brussels

15 Nov 2017

BRUSSELS The missing last piece of a painting by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte was found underneath another of the artist's works at a museum in Brussels using x-ray imaging.

Drug bingo - EU readies vote for London-based pharma agency

09 Nov 2017

BRUSSELS Nineteen EU governments will slug it out in a series of secret ballots in 10 days' time for the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) once it leaves London after Brexit, EU officials said on Thursday.

EU too? Lawmakers denounce harassment in Brussels

25 Oct 2017

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS EU lawmakers accused their own parliament on Wednesday of failing to protect staff from sexual harassment, as allegations of abuse in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein case have raised questions over standards also in Brussels' institutions.

Some children's GPS watches have security flaws: EU consumer group

18 Oct 2017

BRUSSELS Some smartwatches for children sold in Europe pose security risks, including potentially allowing hackers to take control of and track a watch, the EU's main consumer lobby said on Wednesday, following a new report by one of its members.

Fish finger diplomacy - EU raps food brands for cheap tricks

26 Sep 2017

BRUSSELS Responding to complaints in eastern Europe about shoppers being fobbed off with poorer-quality versions of big brand foods, the EU executive issued legal advice for national consumer watchdogs on Tuesday to help stamp out the practise.

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