Aug 02, 2011 09:40 PM IST
The European Commission is now investigating a total of nine antitrust complaints against internet search engine giant Google, two sources said on Tuesday.
- Jul 13, 2011 05:37 PM IST
Greece's fiscal adjustment programme needs to be reinforced to ensure the country returns to sustainable public finances, a report by the European Commission showed on Wednesday.
- Jul 12, 2011 09:23 AM IST
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso warned Portugal on Monday that leaving the euro currency would be a "tragedy".
- Jun 24, 2011 08:55 AM IST
Google Inc is about to receive the civil equivalent of a subpoena from the US Federal Trade Commission as part of a probe into the giant Web company's Internet search business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
- Jun 24, 2011 08:45 AM IST
Greece's new finance minister grappled with EU and IMF officials over gaps in his austerity plans on Thursday, with European leaders insisting on deep spending cuts and more tax hikes if Athens wants to secure funds and avoid potential default.
- Jun 21, 2011 07:50 PM IST
Prime Minister George Papandreou's cabinet faces a confidence vote late on Tuesday, the first of three tests the Greek government must survive to avert the euro zone's first sovereign default.
- Jun 08, 2011 09:35 PM IST
European Union lawmakers have rejected calls from some EU governments to freeze the bloc's spending from 2013, saying a budget rise of at least 5% is needed to meet existing policy objectives.
- May 19, 2011 05:01 PM IST
EU member states should agree on a strong candidate to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission said on Thursday.
- May 19, 2011 08:13 AM IST
Apple and Google smartphones may come under tighter regulation in Europe after a data protection panel ruled that data on the location of their users should be classed as private, the Financial Times said Thursday.
- Apr 30, 2011 01:44 PM IST
The USD 28 trillion credit default swaps market came under investigation on Friday by the European Union, adding to official pressures bearing down on a huge and opaque business that is widely blamed for aggravating the recent banking and euro zone debt crises.
- Apr 27, 2011 08:00 PM IST
On March 16 the European Commission adopted formal proposals regarding a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) for the European Union (EU).
- Apr 12, 2011 08:18 AM IST
Consumer goods giants Unilever and Procter & Gamble are set to be fined by EU regulators this week for fixing washing-powder prices, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.
- Feb 22, 2011 03:50 PM IST
Web search giant Google said on Tuesday it was working with the European Commission to address competition concerns after a rival renewed complaints of anticompetitive behaviour.
- Jan 25, 2011 08:24 AM IST
Global regulators are wrestling with how to deal with the role of speculators in commodity markets as food, oil and metals prices rise to levels not seen since spikes in 2008.
- Jan 21, 2011 08:35 AM IST
The value of the euro may have come under pressure in recent months, but there is some good news for the single European currency -- the production of counterfeit notes and coins remains relatively low.
- Jan 18, 2011 08:18 AM IST
Top negotiators from the world's largest trading powers will meet next week to push for a global trade accord, a signal that political momentum may be building for completion of the stalled talks.
- Jan 16, 2011 10:51 AM IST
Turkmenistan and the European Union will explore ways to deliver natural gas from the world's fourth-largest reserves across the Caspian Sea, political leaders said on Saturday, stopping short of inking supply deals.
- Jan 16, 2011 10:51 AM IST
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday any measure to stabilise the euro should come within a complete strategic package, dampening hopes for a quick decision on moves to tackle the eurozone debt crisis.