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European Parliament votes to weaken EU's anti-smoking plans

Oct 08 2013

BRUSSELS The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and scaling down the size of health warnings on packets following intense lobbying by tobacco companies.

European Parliament votes to weaken EU's anti-smoking plans

Oct 08 2013

BRUSSELS The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and scaling down the size of health warnings on packets following intense lobbying by tobacco companies.

EU officials fear tobacco lobby may derail anti-smoking law

Oct 04 2013

BRUSSELS European officials complained on Friday that legislation regulating the sale of tobacco products is being held up in the European Parliament because of intense lobbying by cigarette manufacturers.

EU officials fear tobacco lobby may derail anti-smoking law

Oct 04 2013

BRUSSELS European officials complained on Friday that legislation regulating the sale of tobacco products is being held up in the European Parliament because of intense lobbying by cigarette manufacturers.

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

Oct 01 2013

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

Oct 01 2013

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

Oct 01 2013

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

Britain pushes back against EU spectrum auction veto

Sep 30 2013

BRUSSELS Britain has objected to new European Commission rules allowing it to block overly costly mobile spectrum auctions in a possible setback for an EU plan to overhaul the telecoms sector.

Europe clears critical hurdle on road to banking union

Sep 12 2013

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS Europe took a significant step forward in its ambitions to create a single banking framework for the euro zone on Thursday after EU lawmakers granted new powers to the European Central Bank to oversee the currency bloc's banks.

Telcos say EU reform plans offer fast pain, uncertain gain

Sep 12 2013

PARIS/BRUSSELS Telecom executives were generally downbeat about proposals for a revamp of European Union regulation because price caps and limits on roaming charges would hit their profits soon, while ideas they liked were less sure to be adopted. | Video

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