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British anti-immigration party mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral for a mosque

15 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Over the past few years, United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has become a big deal in British politics. Their anti-immigration policies and opposition to the European Union have won them two seats in the House of Parliament and may get them a few more if right-wing Conservative party members defect before next year's election. Show More Summary

Google Only Has Itself To Blame If Europe Succeeds In Breaking Up The Company (GOOG)

If Google gets broken up because it's a monopoly, it will be mostly Google's fault. Today, the European Union took the first step in that extraordinary process: EU parliament members voted in favour of breaking up Google in order to end its monopoly in search. Show More Summary

ECB: Euro monetary union incomplete

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the euro currency union remains “incomplete” and needs to be strengthened with better oversight of member countries' economic policies. ||| Helsinki - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi...Show More Summary

EU lawmakers: Get tough on Google

European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion urging antitrust regulators to get tough on Google and other Internet search engines and consider breaking them up. ||| Brussels - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed...Show More Summary

EU wants Google to extend the 'right to be forgotten' globally

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in May 2014 that search engines — Google included — must give people the possibility to have their personal information erased under certain conditions. Google has complied with the court's...Show More Summary

The EU Wants to Extend Its 'Right To Be Forgotten' Around the World

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Earlier this year, the European Union Court of Justice ruled that people could ask Google to delete sensitive information from its Internet search results. Now, it wants to extend the measure around the rest of the world. Read more....

European Union wants Google to extend 'right to be forgotten' worldwide

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The European Union wants Google to extend the range and impact of the "right to be forgotten" measures that passed earlier this year. The proposal would take the current limitation of EU-only domains like those ending in ".fr" and ".co.uk," and open...

Europe wants Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ to be applied on global search results

The European Union wants Google to wipe search results mentioning people who invoke their ‘right to be forgotten’ across all its sites, and not just its European versions, reports Reuters. Having started accepting removal requests in...Show More Summary

Malware in EU attack linked to British and U.S. intelligence agencies

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

“Complex malware known as Regin is the suspected technology behind sophisticated cyberattacks conducted by U.S. and British intelligence agencies on the European Union and a Belgian telecommunications company, according to security industry sources and technical analysis conducted by The Intercept.” [firstlook.org]

EU watchdogs to apply ‘right to be forgotten’ rule on Web worldwide

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft’s Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their “right to be forgotten” as ruled by an EU court. The European Union’s privacy watchdogs agreed on a set of...

EU unveils R4.2 trillion stimulus plan

The European Union's executive Commission has proposed a 315-billion euro (R4.2 trillion) investment plan to boost the bloc's flagging economy. ||| Brussels - The European Union's executive Commission on Wednesday proposed a 315-billion...Show More Summary

The State Of The Troubled Eurozone

The European economy is suffering from a lack of growth and tumbling prices. It certainly doesn't help that the euro zone currency union is made up of individual countries with their own unique problems and their own unique ideas for...Show More Summary

EU Adopts Law to Require Ships to Measure CO2 Emissions

The shipping sector will for the first time have to monitor its carbon emissions under a law agreed by the European Union on Wednesday, intended as a step towards tackling a growing source of pollutants linked to climate change. The post EU Adopts Law to Require Ships to Measure CO2 Emissions appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

SaveTheInternet.eu campaign begs EU states to back net neutrality

yesterdayTechnology : GigaOM

A "SaveTheInternet.eu" coalition of civil society groups has sent a letter to the Council of the EU, which is finalizing the European Union's new net neutrality rules, urging it not to…

Six Tory Cabinet Ministers Would Quit an Unreformed EU

At least six Cabinet members are said to favour Britain leaving the European Union on the current terms of membership according to senior party figures. The admission follows a speech delivered by ousted ex-minister Owen Patterson, who has called for a British withdrawal from the EU. Show More Summary

Pope Francis to European Union: Keep Democracy Alive!

In his address Tuesday morning to the European Parliament, Pope Francis issued a powerful plea to Europe to rediscover its religious roots and to place the human person at the center of society. “A Europe which is capable of appreciating...Show More Summary

Iran nuclear talks: extension 'better than the alternative'

Credits: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton Leaders 'disappointed but optimistic' after nuclear negotiations are extended once again First...Show More Summary

The Switchboard: FCC says T-Mobile can’t hide throttled data speeds

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. "Digital tsar" urges Europe not to weaken net neutrality rules. Reuters reports: "The European Union's new digital tsar voiced alarm on Monday at the efforts of some EU governments to water down equal Internet access, just as EU plans […]

The Switchboard: FCC says T-Mobile can’t hide throttled data speeds

2 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. "Digital tsar" urges Europe not to weaken net neutrality rules. Reuters reports: "The European Union's new digital tsar voiced alarm on Monday at the efforts of some EU governments to water down equal Internet access, just as EU plans […]

Lithuanian President Calls Russia a 'Terrorist State,' Urges Europe to Help Ukraine

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite told Lithuania National Radio and Television (LRT) Russia is a “terrorist state” and urged the European Union to do more to help Ukraine against Russian aggression. "Lithuania is one of the countries that recently walked a difficult road towards the restoration of independence,” she said. Show More Summary

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