European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip sent a letter to MEPs today (12 February) insisting that the European Commission still hasn't decided whether it will include a so-called 'Google tax' in its upcoming copyright proposal.
“Given the global situation, the most important thing is economic growth”, Spain’s Economic Affairs minister, Luis de Guindos, said after the Ecofin council on Friday (12 February).
The persistent economic slump and a notable weakening of traditional French corporatism in the country under the onslaught of the digital revolution and the long-term effect of (limited but real) reforms in its various services sectors mean the discourse on trade in France is - finally - becoming
Prosecutors had accused a Bavarian sports bar of "illicit gambling" after the bar's owners were found to have a betting machine on the premises. They were operating using a licence granted in Austria, not Germany. Under the German criminal code, the owners' faced up to two years in jail.
The French technical expertise agency, Expertise France, has is now one year old.
Jasper Finkeldey is a doctoral researcher at the University of Essex. He was formerlythe German language editor of the European Magazine cafebabel.com.
Austria told Macedonia today (12 February) to be ready to "completely stop" the flow of migrants across its southern border from Greece and said it would do the same on its own frontiers within months.
The EU launched new probes today (12 February) into imports of Chinese steel, warning it would not allow "unfair competition" to threaten Europe's industry already crumbling under a flood of cheap imports.
Athens has been granted three months to avoid a Grexit from the Schengen zone, and improve the protection of its external borders, by implementing 50 measures specified in a document leaked by Statewatch. EurActiv Greece reports.
Fundamental research into the effects of the disease, and into vector control for this and other diseases is welcome, but it will not address the immediate lack of a vaccine, writes Cecile Vernant.
Erin Huntington is Vice President of International Corporate Affairs at Eli Lilly and Co.
Barbara Lochbihler is the foreign affairs and human rights spokesperson for the Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) and Vice-Chair of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights.
Lochbihler spoke to EurActiv Germany’s Nicole Sagener.