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EU recovery shows up on paper, not pockets - USA TODAY

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:44pm

USA TODAY

EU recovery shows up on paper, not pockets
USA TODAY
The European Commission forecasts positive economic growth for every country in the European Union for the first time since the economic crisis struck in 2009. On the ground ... There's a lag when you see it in the macro-economy, before they see it in ...
No cash for Greece until reforms agreed - DombrovskisBusiness Standard

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European Commission Approves Germany's 30 Billion Euro Investment In ... - CleanTechnica

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:41am

European Commission Approves Germany's 30 Billion Euro Investment In ...
CleanTechnica
An investment of this magnitude needed to be scrutinized by Europe's governing body so that it did not violate any state aid rules. The European Commission's findings that Germany's plans did not violate EU state aid rules allows the country to proceed ...

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Unveiled: Europe's plan to tackle migrant crisis - Channel 4 News

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:27am

Channel 4 News

Unveiled: Europe's plan to tackle migrant crisis
Channel 4 News
The commission is also planning to implement the recently adopted Common European Asylum system. It aims to further align the EU states' asylum legislation, leading to a more effective, practical cooperation and increased solidarity among EU states ...

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Migration crisis: calls for radical action - Vatican Radio

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:20am

Vatican Radio

Migration crisis: calls for radical action
Vatican Radio
The Italian authorities have also issued fresh complaints against the EU for not helping enough, but Nathasha Bertaud, a spokeswoman for the EU Commission, said the EU does not have a "silver bullet" solution to respond to the crisis. Christopher Hein ...
An unprecedented wave of migrants is sailing for the EU - and hundreds are ...Business Insider
More Than 40 Feared Dead In New Mediterranean Shipwreck TragedyHuffington Post
EU policymakers blamed for refugee deaths in MediterraneanTheParliamentMagazine.eu
Irish Times -WKRG
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EU prepares rules for tackling failed financial firms outside banking - Channel News Asia

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:10am

Channel News Asia

EU prepares rules for tackling failed financial firms outside banking
Channel News Asia
LONDON: The European Union is looking at creating rules on how to deal with financial firms outside the banking industry that run into trouble, including clearing houses, insurers and asset managers, the EU's financial services chief said on Friday ...

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EU's British finance chief woos London capital market leaders - Reuters

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:54am

EU's British finance chief woos London capital market leaders
Reuters
In his first speech to London's financial community since his appointment to the European Commission last November, the former Conservative minister went out of his way to praise London for its ability to innovate and adapt to change. Speaking in ...

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1ST LEAD EU Commission «not satisfied» with progress on Greece By Christine ... - Europe Online Magazine

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:21am

MarketWatch

1ST LEAD EU Commission «not satisfied» with progress on Greece By Christine ...
Europe Online Magazine
But Greece and its international creditors - which include the commission, the IMF and the European Central Bank - have had trouble seeing eye to eye since Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras came to power in January on a promise to end bailout-associated ...
Fear of Greek default mounts as search for deal continuesIrish Times
EU says Greek bailout talks are far from resolutionMarketWatch
The Greek Default Threat: Bluster or Bombshell?The Fiscal Times
Kathimerini -Salt Lake Tribune -Reuters
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Turkey: Opposition, govt jointly condemn EU parliament - Anadolu Agency

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:46am

Anadolu Agency

Turkey: Opposition, govt jointly condemn EU parliament
Anadolu Agency
In a rare move, Turkey's ruling party and two main opposition parties have come together to issue a joint statement to strongly condemn the European Parliament's recent resolution terming the 1915 events “genocide.” The statement was released Thursday ...
Why do the influential escape the blame game?The National
European Parliament adopts resolution related to so-called "Armenian genocide"News.Az

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EU lawmaker backs supervisory discretion on bank trading risks - Reuters

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:52am

EU lawmaker backs supervisory discretion on bank trading risks
Reuters
EU member states and the European Parliament are scrutinising a law on reining in risks from trading derivatives, stocks and bonds at banks to apply lessons from the 2007-09 financial crisis. Gunnar Hoekmark, the Swedish centre-right lawmaker steering ...

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EU lawmaker backs supervisory discretion on bank trading risks - euronews

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:21am

euronews

EU lawmaker backs supervisory discretion on bank trading risks
euronews
EU member states and the European Parliament are scrutinising a law on reining in risks from trading derivatives, stocks and bonds at banks to apply lessons from the 2007-09 financial crisis. Gunnar Hoekmark, the Swedish centre-right lawmaker steering ...

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Europe to draw up energy crisis contingency plans - Reuters UK

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:37am

Europe to draw up energy crisis contingency plans
Reuters UK
Already last year the European Commission carried out gas stress tests to find out which parts of Europe were most vulnerable, given uncertainty surrounding the European Union's biggest energy supplier Russia. Russia last year cut off gas to Ukraine ...

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Greece's Budget Surplus Seems To Have Vanished - Forbes

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:38am

Irish Times

Greece's Budget Surplus Seems To Have Vanished
Forbes
This isn't good news in Greece's campaign to gain a new financing deal. It appears that last year's budget deficit was rather worse than everyone expected: and we already know that this year's has failed to appear as predicted. Now, obviously, having a ...
Pressure mounts on Greece as its EU creditors play down idea of debt dealIrish Times
Greek talks nowhere near resolution: EUBusiness Spectator
WRAPUP 3-Germans downbeat on chances of Greek deal next weekReuters
Financial Times -The Guardian
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Pressure mounts on Greece as its EU creditors play down idea of debt deal - Irish Times

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:01pm

Irish Times

Pressure mounts on Greece as its EU creditors play down idea of debt deal
Irish Times
Speaking on the fringes of a meeting in New York, German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble indicated that “no one” expected a resolution of the standoff at next week's eurogroup. He also sharply criticised the government of Alexis ... “It's entirely ...
EU says Greek bailout talks are far from resolutionMarketWatch
Greece's economic outlook worsens after downgradeDeutsche Welle
Germans downbeat on chances of Greek deal next weekReuters UK

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EU approves additional €1.8bn in financial aid for Ukraine - RT

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:34am

RT

EU approves additional €1.8bn in financial aid for Ukraine
RT
The move follows the European Parliament's positive vote and Council agreement on the proposal. The EU and Ukraine now have to agree on a Memorandum of Understanding while the Commission hopes to conclude the negotiations in the coming weeks ...
Europe formalizes 1.8 billion euro in aid for UkraineRussia Beyond the Headlines
Europe formalizes 1.8 billion euro assistance to UkraineKyiv Post

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Benchmarks: Agreement Reached On ECON Committee - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:59am

Benchmarks: Agreement Reached On ECON Committee
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The text will be put to a vote by Parliament as a whole to consolidate Parliament's position before its three-way negotiations with EU member states and the European Commission. The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the ...

EU says Google hurt consumers and competitors in Internet search case - Reuters

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:33am

Reuters

EU says Google hurt consumers and competitors in Internet search case
Reuters
In a mark of the emotion U.S. tech power evokes among Europeans who fear economic eclipse, the EU parliament last year voted a non-binding resolution urging the Commission to consider breaking up Google. The EU action so far is unlikely to have such a ...
European Union to formally charge Google in anti-trust caseFinancial Express
EU to accuse Google of illegally abusing searchUSA TODAY
Europe to accuse Google of illegally abusing its dominanceFinancial Times
CNBC -Yahoo Finance UK -I4U News
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EU approves disbursement of EUR 100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to ... - The FINANCIAL

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:56am

ENPI Info Centre

EU approves disbursement of EUR 100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to ...
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union (EU), approved the disbursement of EUR 100 million in the form of loans to Tunisia on April 14. This amount represents the first tranche of the EUR 300 million Macro-Financial ...
EU Approves EUR100 Million In Macro-Financial Assistance To TunisiaRTT News

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Watchdog calls for tough new rules on lobbies in the EU - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:18am

Deutsche Welle

Watchdog calls for tough new rules on lobbies in the EU
Deutsche Welle
Although the report did not study lobbying regulation in all 28 members of the EU, the authors claim that "Europe lags behind Canada and the United States in this regard." The European Commission scored 53 points in the Transparency report, placing it ...
Lobbyists threaten European democracy: Transparency InternationalEconomic Times
Lobbyists threaten European democracy, anti-graft body saysBusiness Insider
Lobbying a 'key corruption risk facing Europe', claims reporteuronews
BBC News
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European Union to formally charge Google in anti-trust case - Financial Express

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:51am

Financial Express

European Union to formally charge Google in anti-trust case
Financial Express
Sources close to the case told AFP that EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will submit the proposal to a European Commission meeting, seeking approval to go ahead after three failed attempts to reach a settlement with Google dating back to ...
EU says Google hurt consumers and competitors in Internet search caseReuters
Is 'clueless' Europe going to destroy Google?CNBC
Google: Why the European Union Is Taking on the CompanyABC News
Financial Times -The Daily Star -I4U News
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EU approves disbursement of EUR 100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to ... - EU News

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:30am

EU approves disbursement of EUR 100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to ...
EU News
The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union (EU), approved the disbursement of EUR 100 million in the form of loans to Tunisia yesterday. This amount represents the first tranche of the EUR 300 million Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) ...

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