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12 Dec, 2017, 20:30 GMT 'Peaceful Coexistence of C-V2X and ITS-G5 Technology Offers the Highest Net Benefits for Europe'

5GAA and EU policymakers discuss future of 5G for connected and automated vehicles The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a cross-industry...


11 Dec, 2017, 17:44 GMT Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) Under Threat, says International Luxembourg Forum

Thirty years ago, on December 8, 1987, in Washington D. C., Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces...


07 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT European Citizens' Initiative "STOP EXTREMISM": 150,000 Signatures Against Terror and Counting

Civil rights activist Seyran Ates asks for declarations of support The European Citizens' Initiative's "STOP EXTREMISM" insists that the EU...


04 Dec, 2017, 12:00 GMT OCO Global Selected as Exclusive Partner for Department for International Trade's North America Trade and Export Programme

Leading economic development and trade advisory firm, OCO Global (OCO), has been selected as the exclusive partner for the UK's Department for...


29 Nov, 2017, 08:07 GMT Viapass: As of January 1st, Semi-trailer Towing Vehicles of Under 3.5 Tons GVW are Subject to Kilometer Charge

As of January 1st semi-trailer towing vehicles of under or equal to 3.5 tons GVW with a body code BC will be subject to Kilometer Charge in...


28 Nov, 2017, 14:11 GMT Wages and Salary Levels Will Determine the Future of Europe

The long-term survival of the European Union depends on eradicating the current wage gap between eastern and western member states - according to...


23 Nov, 2017, 16:00 GMT Jennewein Biotechnologie Obtains EU Approval for 2'-Fucosyllactose

Jennewein Biotechnologie, the world's leading manufacturer of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), today announces that it has received a response...


17 Nov, 2017, 07:00 GMT Russian-British Business Forum 2017 Offers New Perspectives on Bilateral Trade

Members of the British Parliament and UK business representatives join leaders of the Russian business establishment to discuss building...


17 Nov, 2017, 00:01 GMT 92% of European Businesses are Unprepared for GDPR

- 28% are unfamiliar with the new regulation they will need to adhere to in less than a year - Over half (51%) believe the regulation is too...


15 Nov, 2017, 15:21 GMT German Cabinet Member Calls for Second Referendum

A German minister has called on the British government to hold a second EU referendum ahead of the next, crucial round of Brexit negotiations. "I...


13 Nov, 2017, 17:08 GMT BDI After Meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May: "Ample Progress Must be Achieved Ahead of the Next Summit in December"

After a meeting between British Prime Minister Theresa May and economic representatives midday today, Director General of the Federation of German...


09 Nov, 2017, 09:48 GMT Russian Hospitality: 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly Leaves Impression on World's Parliamentarians

The 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly set a high standard with its level of organisation and the amount of positive feedback that it...


07 Nov, 2017, 17:57 GMT Albanian PM Launches Major Offensive Against Organized Crime

Prime Minister Edi Rama today unveiled a major multi-agency plan to tackle organized crime, bring its leaders to justice and confiscate...


31 Oct, 2017, 16:53 GMT World Religion News: Should Ukrainian Priests Preach in Crimea and What For? UGCC and UOC Differ in Views

In his article published on WorldReligionNews.com on October 27, 2017, Priest Jean Joseph Ecole, Professor Emeritus of the French Université...


26 Oct, 2017, 16:52 BST Progress in Using Big Data Technology to Achieve Better Outcomes for Patients with Blood Cancers

HARMONY Alliance is an unparalleled medicine offensive to battle blood cancers by using Big Data analyses. At the 2nd General Assembly in...


23 Oct, 2017, 08:30 BST Vienna Migration Conference with "Migration Ministers" From Afghanistan, Bulgaria and Nigeria

"A platform bringing together decision makers and experts" - this is how the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)...


12 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST CRU: Phosphate Rock Margins Squeezed as Tighter EU Regulation Looms

As overcapacity in the phosphate rock market drags prices lower and pressures producer margins, impending regulatory changes in the EU could...


11 Oct, 2017, 15:22 BST Dmitry Leus of East-West Connect Comments on the Need for Brexit Clarity for Banks

Dmitry Leus of East-West Connect wrote an article which was published in EU Today, responding to two senior business figures who have spoken out...


10 Oct, 2017, 12:26 BST Dr Vladimir Yakunin Highlights Rhodes Forum's Ability to Predict, and Resolve Crises

Dr Vladimir Yakunin, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute ("DOC", or the "Institute") gave a...


09 Oct, 2017, 14:22 BST SEG Calls for the Establishment of an International Body for Eel Management

On 9-10 October, EU Fisheries Ministers are provisionally scheduled to consider adoption of a European Commission proposal which would ban eel...


05 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Really Simple Systems Launches Live Webinar Programme to Help Small Businesses Prepare for GDPR

With less than 7 months until the new EU legislation, GDPR, comes into force, many businesses are still unsure about what they need know and how...


03 Oct, 2017, 14:50 BST ECCHR: Expulsions Conducted by Spain at the EU's External Borders Violate the European Convention on Human Rights

Spanish authorities systematically and often violently expel refugees and migrants at the border with Morocco. This long-standing practice of...


28 Sep, 2017, 11:26 BST Nearly Three Quarters of UK Smokers Avoid Paying Tobacco Duties

Major new survey reveals true impact of high Government taxes and new regulations Government warned of risks of a second duty increase in under...


27 Sep, 2017, 11:38 BST UK Food Industry Brings Brexit Debate to Parliament's Doorstep

Leading businesses and regional authorities gather in the heart of London in search of vital Brexit solutions Time is a luxury the UK food...


21 Sep, 2017, 12:40 BST Eldorado Gold Enters Constructive Dialogue with Greek Government

TSX: ELD NYSE: EGO Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado", "the Company" or "we") today announced that it has entered into constructive dialogue...