The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and the US Internet giant.
A European Parliament committee took the first step Tuesday towards permitting EU member states to decide for themselves whether to allow the hugely controversial cultivation of Genetically Modified crops (GMOs).
Romanian President Traian Basescu on Friday authorised public prosecutors to launch an inquiry into five former ministers suspected of receiving millions of dollars of bribes and kickbacks from resellers of Microsoft software.
A team of global IT experts on Tuesday urged cyber-savvy Estonia to drop electronic voting from this month's European elections, saying they had identified major security risks.
The European Parliament on Wednesday backed plans to slash the use of plastic shopping bags which, carelessly thrown away, end up as unsightly litter and pollute the environment.
Yesterday the European Parliament had an historic vote on the issue of "net neutrality", and became the largest bloc in the world to affirm this open internet principle.
The European Union took another step on Thursday towards the mandatory introduction of a common mobile phone charger, which could power-up all makes of handsets.
Germany on Monday dismissed a claim by NSA leaker Edward Snowden that it had bowed to U.S. demands to water down privacy rights for German citizens.
WWF and TRAFFIC strongly support today's decision by the Plenary of the European Parliament to adopt an EU Resolution on Illegal Wildlife Crime.
After years of wrangling and a ruling by the EU's top court, the European Parliament agreed Wednesday that pollen is a constituent of honey and not an added ingredient.