Juncker warns Macron French spend too much

2017-05-08 20:09

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker is calling on France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron to cut public spending.

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.

'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 to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

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.

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.


F1 could face huge $168-million fine

2017-02-14 07:57

F1 is inching closer to a full investigation by the European Commission.

Merc coolant row: Recall threat?

2014-01-24 10:29

Germany must address European Commission concerns about a banned aircon coolant still used in Mercedes vehicles. Legal action could mean a 133 000-unit recall.

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 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.

UN: Abandon biofuel production

2012-10-18 10:02

The European Commission said it was cutting targets for the use of biofuels so as to reduce the negative impact on food production and prices. The UN representative however calls for biofuel to be scrapped globally...

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.

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