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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...


15 Sep, 2017, 12:54 BST 5GAA: Cellular Technology is Key Enabler for Smart Mobility of the Future

- Industry association calls on European Commission to allow stakeholders to work collaboratively towards an agreement on the technology...


12 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Experts for Expats Survey Reveals that “Disappointed” British Expats Would pay to Retain an Individual Membership to the European Union After Brexit

A Brexit survey conducted by Experts for Expats around the time of the anniversary of the EU Referendum has revealed that over half of British...


01 Sep, 2017, 00:01 BST Mayor of London Launches New Vision for Tourism and London's Autumn Season

The Mayor of London and London & Partners, which runs visitlondon.com, today launched a bold new vision to bolster the capital's status as a...


31 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST German Elections: Artificial Intelligence Helps Investors use Voter Opinions for Investment Decisions

- Swissquote and the EPFL's Social Media Lab are evaluating social media to measure investor sentiment about the German DAX stock...


23 Aug, 2017, 13:53 BST CRM Vendor Really Simple Systems' CEO, John Paterson, Looks at how the New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Will Affect Small Businesses

New EU data protection legislation is due to be implemented next year yet there's a lot of uncertainty around how this will affect businesses....


21 Aug, 2017, 12:57 BST Thailand Join Forces with the OECD to Support the National Development Strategy

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) works closely with Member and Partner economies to build a mutually beneficial...


09 Aug, 2017, 17:14 BST East-West Connect's Dmitry Leus Comments on Post-Brexit Banking for EU Reporter

Dmitry Leus of East-West Connect has written for EU Reporter, exploring how will the banks cope and adjust to possible restrictions on...


04 Aug, 2017, 15:54 BST Dmitry Leus of East-West Connect Asks if the EBA Should Move Post-Brexit to a Compromise Brussels Location

Writing in EU Today, Dmitry Leus asks whether the European Banking Authority should move post-Brexit to a compromise Brussels location. The...


03 Aug, 2017, 18:50 BST In the Run-up to Federica Mogherini's Trip to Tehran: Friends of a Free Iran in European Parliament Call on EU Governments to Predicate Their Ties with Iran on Halting Executions

Following the publication of a 94-page report by Amnesty International on 2nd August 2017, "Caught in a web of repression: Iran's human rights...


03 Aug, 2017, 16:52 BST CAREFOR Calls On EU to Safeguard Independent Academic Research

Three leading European organisations in the fight against cancer have called the EU to urgently increase support for independent academic...


17 Jul, 2017, 12:56 BST BDI President Dieter Kempf on the Second Round of Brexit Negotiations: "Get Your Act Together"

- Rapid agreement absolutely essential - First discuss EU citizens' right to stay - Migration of skilled workers from Britain,...


06 Jul, 2017, 15:06 BST Members of European Parliament Condemn Armenian Shelling that Resulted in Civilian Deaths

We, the undersigned Members of the European Parliament, strongly condemn the murders of Allahverdiyeva Sahiba Idris (age 51) and Guliyeva Zahra...


28 Jun, 2017, 13:34 BST Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis Joins DOC Research Institute Board

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) is pleased to announce the nomination of Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis to its...


26 Jun, 2017, 12:21 BST G20 Summit to Have Positive Effects on Hamburg as a Meetings Location

On 7 and 8 July, the Heads of State and Government of the world's leading 20 industrialised and emerging economies and their...


20 Jun, 2017, 11:14 BST Teesside University Research Says One Year On, Brexit Voters Describe Themselves as Middle Class, Educated but Dissatisfied With Life

A year since the vote to leave the European Union, new research at Teesside University found Brexit voters are more likely to describe themselves...


20 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Wi-Fi NOW Contracted to Advise EU's Free Wi-Fi Program

Wi-Fi NOW (HETTING ApS) - the global Wi-Fi industry's leading media, event, and advisory organisation - has been contracted by the European...