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20 Mar
Three companies have lodged a complaint with the European Commission against Microsoft, accusing the US technology giant of anti-competitive practices in its cloud services, sources told AFP Saturday, confirming media reports.
14 Feb
The EU's top court will rule Wednesday on the legality of a mechanism opposed by Poland and Hungary that would allow Brussels to block funds from countries that contravene
13 Jan
The European Commission has unveiled a plan to invest 300 billion euros globally by 2027 in infrastructure, digital and climate projects as a better alternative to China’s Belt
17 Dec
Paris will ask the European Commission to open post-Brexit litigation proceedings against Britain over a long-running dispute on fishing licenses for French boats in British waters, France's European affairs minister said Friday.
1 Nov 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that retaliatory measures threatened against Britain over an escalating row about fishing rights would not be implemented at midnight as talks are ongoing.
17 Jul 2021
Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander de Croo on Saturday headed for the scene of what he has branded "unprecedented" flood damage, as officials warned the death toll would increase.
25 Dec 2020
After months of negotiations and a week before the end of the Brexit transition period, the United Kingdom and the European Union, yesterday, agreed to a trade deal allowing for tariff-free trade in goods as well as close police and judicial cooperation.
24 Jan 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed "a new chapter" in Britain's history as he signed its divorce deal with the EU, clearing another hurdle ahead of the country's departure
17 May 2019
Next week's European parliamentary election will set the scene for a summer-long political battle over Brussels' most powerful posts, with Germany and France at loggerheads over who takes the top spot.
22 Aug 2018
The European Commission is reportedly planning to bring in new laws that will punish social media companies if they don’t remove terrorist content within an hour of it being flagged. The news comes courtesy of the FT, which spoke to the EU commissioner for security, Julian King, on the matter of terrorists spreading their message…
23 Jul 2018
The European Union said Monday it has launched an anti-trust investigation into the planned purchase by French aerospace and defence group Thales of SIM manufacturer Gemalto. The European Commission, the 28-nation EU's executive arm, said it wants to determine whether the merger will increase prices as well as reduce choice and innovation for customers of…
28 Jul 2017
During a visit to a refugee shelter Macron announced that France would set up migrant processing "hotspots" in Africa, including in war-torn Libya, with or without the support of other EU member states.


51 mins ago
If you are a cat lover or considering being a cat parent, then this is for you. On an island in Ehime Prefecture, Japan lies an island dominated by cats. As its description, the island, known as Cat Island or in its Japanese name, Aoshima, has a number of 36:1 of cats to man.  Take…
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The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
1 day ago
Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
1 day ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
1 day ago
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...