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Italy's freeze on Vivendi's Mediaset stake breaches EU law - court adviser

Dec 18 2019

BRUSSELS/MILAN An Italian law that forced Vivendi to freeze two-thirds of its stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset breaches European Union rules, the EU Advocate General said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Italy's freeze on Vivendi's Mediaset stake breaches EU law - court adviser

Dec 18 2019

BRUSSELS/MILAN, Dec 18 An Italian law that forced Vivendi to freeze two-thirds of its stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset breaches European Union rules, the EU Advocate General said on Wednesday.

Daughter accepts EU Parliament prize on behalf of Uighur activist

Dec 18 2019

BRUSSELS The daughter of jailed Uighur rights activist Ilham Tohti accepted a European Parliament prize on his behalf on Wednesday, urging lawmakers in an address not to be "complicit in the Chinese persecution of the Uighur people".

Italian law limiting Vivendi's Mediaset stake breaches EU law - adviser

Dec 18 2019

BRUSSELS, Dec 18 An Italian law that prevents French media firm Vivendi holding nearly a third of shares in Italy's Mediaset breaches European Union law, an adviser to the bloc's highest court said on Wednesday.

EU lawmakers tweak proposed rules on sustainable investments

Dec 17 2019

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers agreed to support tweaked proposals governing which financial products can be called green and sustainable after EU member states rejected a deal last week.

EU landmark law on sustainable investments back on track after lawmaker approval

Dec 16 2019

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers agreed on Monday to support a proposal on rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable" after EU member states rejected a deal on it last week.

Green bonds set for shake up as EU agrees rules for sustainable financial products

Dec 15 2019

BRUSSELS The $200 billion green bond market is set for a shake up after the European Union on Thursday reached a deal on a new set of rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable". | Video

'I don't feel like a role model': Finland's new 34-year-old leader

Dec 13 2019

BRUSSELS/HELSINKI She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.

'I don't feel like a role model' - Finland's new 34-year-old leader

Dec 13 2019

BRUSSELS, Dec 13 She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.

East Europeans demand funds for EU climate push, say poor should not pay

Dec 12 2019

BRUSSELS Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic set out demands on Thursday that could block agreement on the European Union's new push for climate neutrality by 2050, saying the poor should not have to bear the cost.

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