Posts Tagged ‘President of the European Commission’

Brexit leaders ‘leaving the boat’ – EU Commission boss Juncker

(Media Release) EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has accused Brexit campaigners Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage of quitting when things got difficult. “The Brexit heroes of yesterday are now the sad Brexit heroes of today,” he told the European Parliament. There was anger among MEPs over the UK’s 23 June vote to leave the EU. […]

Migrant crisis: ‘EU cannot take any more refugees’

(Media Release) European countries cannot accept any more refugees, the French prime minister has been quoted as saying. Manuel Valls said stricter control of the EU’s external borders would determine the bloc’s fate, in comments published by the Sueddeutsche Zeitung. Europe’s border controls have come under renewed scrutiny since the attacks in Paris on 13 […]

EU launches anti-smuggler operation

(Media Release) The EU is beginning a new operation in the southern Mediterranean to intercept boats smuggling migrants. Under Operation Sophia, naval vessels will be able to board, search, seize and divert vessels suspected of being used for human smuggling. Until now, the EU has focused on surveillance and rescue operations. So far this year, […]

EU files antitrust charges against Google, opens Android probe

This is a long time in coming there is no doubt Google are abusing their position in the marketplace, action should be taken in North America, as-well as around the world where Google does business. (Media Release) The European Union accused Google on Wednesday of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of […]

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