News tagged with european parliament

EU agrees crack down on shark finning

The European Union endorsed tighter shark fishing rules on Monday to ensure fishermen respect a ban on slicing off the fins of their catches and throwing the live body overboard to drown.

dateMar 19, 2012 in Ecology
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EU refers anti-online piracy pact to court

The European Commission said Wednesday it has asked the EU's highest court to rule on the legality of a controversial treaty covering copyright, counterfeiting and Internet freedom.

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Internet
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EU aims to slash mobile phone roaming charges

The high roaming costs of using smartphones and tablets across the European Union are to be slashed under a new plan issued on Wednesday to give users greater choice in a more competitive, regulated market.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Telecom
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EU nuclear safety testing row in meltdown

Fractious talks on testing the safety of European nuclear reactors broke down Thursday as calls to include terror attacks and other man-made disasters in the tests faced resistance from powerful nuclear lobbies in London ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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