ARTICLES RELATING TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION

EU found 'issues' with German aviation regulator

2015-04-04 21:41

A European regulator has found "issues" with Germany's aviation authority in a regular review of air safety enforcement, the European Commission says.

Apple's iPhone tactics investigated

2013-05-27 10:20

The European Commission is probing whether Apple is using anti-competitive iPhone sales tactics and technical restrictions to squeeze out smartphone rivals.

EU imposes record cartel fine on Philips

2012-12-05 19:01

The European Commission imposed the biggest antitrust penalty in its history, fining six firms a total of €1.47bn for running two cartels.

Euro Commission wants Greece to close banks

2012-06-08 09:26

The European Commission is pressing Greece to wind down certain banks, possibly including its fifth-largest lender ATEbank.

Bulgarian reporter’s car blown up

2011-10-14 13:24

A bomb has blown up the car of a popular Bulgarian journalist in Sofia, coinciding with a visit of European Commission President Joe Manuel Barroso and other members of the commission.

UK urges EU to be bolder on farm reform

2011-01-05 13:38

Britain is encouraging the European Union to make ambitious changes to its controversial common agricultural policy, which includes subsidies for farmers.

EU to shake up auto repairs market

2010-05-27 12:33

European regulators are to shake up the auto services sector, slashing through agreements that tie dealers, repairers and parts providers to manufacturers.

 

'Google must do more to answer concerns'

2013-07-17 16:51

The EU's top anti-trust official Joaquin Almunia has said that he wants Google to do more to remedy concerns that it is abusing its dominant position in the search market.

EU slaps €561m penalty on Microsoft

2013-03-06 14:41

The European Commission has fined US giant Microsoft €561m for breaking its word by not providing clients with a choice of internet browser.

Economic protests in Spain, Portugal

2012-09-30 08:02

Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese have rallied in the streets of their countries' capitals to protest enduring deep economic pain from austerity measures.

Spain told to lay out Bankia plans

2012-05-31 09:53

Spain must outline plans for nationalised lender Bankia to the European Commission, a spokesperson for the Commission says.

EU aids SA with avian flu outbreak

2011-05-19 17:12

Animal health experts sent by the European Commission are helping South Africa cope with avian flu, which has halted ostrich meat exports.

Pakistan flood death toll: 900

2010-08-01 14:03

The death toll from Pakistan's worst floods in living memory has neared 900 as outbreaks of waterborne disease emerged and penniless survivors streamed out of the raging torrents.

EU commission chief slams Germany

2010-05-25 12:38

The head of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has taken German leaders to task for failing to drum up popular support for the crisis-hit euro.

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