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One plug to charge them all: Trouble for Apple as EU demands single charging method for phones
World

One plug to charge them all: Trouble for Apple as EU demands single charging method for phones

The push by the EU will certainly be cheered by the millions of people who have rummaged through a drawer full of cables for the right charger

European Commission inks new pact with Novavax for potential COVID-19 vaccine
World

European Commission inks new pact with Novavax for potential COVID-19 vaccine

Under the new contract, the member states will be able to buy up to 100 million doses of the Novavax vaccine, with an option for 100 million additional doses over the course of 2021, 2022, and 2023

Europe unveils plan to shift from fossil fuels, setting up potential trade spats
World

Europe unveils plan to shift from fossil fuels, setting up potential trade spats

The most radical, and possibly contentious, proposal would impose tariffs on certain imports from countries with less stringent climate protection rules

EU to unveil tough rules to combat climate change, including plan to tax foreign firms
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EU to unveil tough rules to combat climate change, including plan to tax foreign firms

The proposals by the European Commission will cover everything from tougher caps on car pollution to new national limits on gases from buildings

Bharat Biotech set for Phase 4 trials but Phase 3 data still not out; all you need to know
India

Bharat Biotech set for Phase 4 trials but Phase 3 data still not out; all you need to know

A peer review of the jab is expected in two to four months after it was given to scientific journals, Raches Ella Project Lead COVID-19 Vaccines at Bharat Biotech said on Wednesday

India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence
India

India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence

For all the challenges India has faced in the last few weeks, news of the demise of the India Story are greatly exaggerated

'Responsible to go the extra mile': EU, UK agree to continue post-Brexit deal talks beyond Sunday deadline
World

'Responsible to go the extra mile': EU, UK agree to continue post-Brexit deal talks beyond Sunday deadline

However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson played down hopes of a breakthrough, saying the "most likely" outcome was that the two sides wouldn't reach a deal and would trade on WTO terms

EU asks Amazon, Google, other online platforms to explain search rankings
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EU asks Amazon, Google, other online platforms to explain search rankings

Internet companies will have to share with businesses the information they need to improve the online profile of their goods and services sold via the platforms.

Amazon needs to level the playing field and ensure fair competition
Business

Amazon needs to level the playing field and ensure fair competition

The authorities must make Amazon clear the air on the systems it has put in place to ensure that its online marketplace benefits all sellers equally and does not restrict choices available to customers.

European Union extends Pakistan GSP-Plus status for two years; cash-strapped country to get rebates on duty charges
World

European Union extends Pakistan GSP-Plus status for two years; cash-strapped country to get rebates on duty charges

The European Union has extended the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status for cash-strapped Pakistan for two years, allowing the country access to preferential duties on exports to the EU

EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050
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EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050

To finance the climate transition, the EU plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change.

EU antitrust regulators preparing to open an enquiry into the tech sector
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EU antitrust regulators preparing to open an enquiry into the tech sector

The document said the enquiry would focus on "new and emerging markets that are shaping our economy and society".

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal, says Boris Johnson's 2020 deadline makes negotiations 'basically impossible'
World

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal, says Boris Johnson's 2020 deadline makes negotiations 'basically impossible'

Three weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, the president of the European Commission warned Wednesday that the UK won’t get the 'highest quality access' to the European Union's market after Brexit unless it makes major concessions

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
science

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Slovak Prime Minister insisted the EU would be unable to reach its climate targets without nuclear power plants.

European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions
science

European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions

They hope that it will help EU nations that stand to be hit the hardest by the transition to cleaner industries.

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple to be grilled on tougher lines by EU antitrust regulators
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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple to be grilled on tougher lines by EU antitrust regulators

The Commission has traditionally ordered companies to halt anti-competitive practices.

Apple Pay under scanner as EU antitrust watchdog seeks answers from online merchants
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Apple Pay under scanner as EU antitrust watchdog seeks answers from online merchants

Regulators wanted to know if Apple has rejected merchant apps as incompatible with the terms and conditions for integrating Apple Pay in their apps.

Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact
World

Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact

European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week

EU did ‘all in its power’ to ensure orderly Brexit, will await British parliamentary approval before ratifying it, says Jean-Claude Juncker
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EU did ‘all in its power’ to ensure orderly Brexit, will await British parliamentary approval before ratifying it, says Jean-Claude Juncker

British prime minister Boris Johnson is desperately trying to secure a break from Brussels that severs many of the island nation's economic and political ties with Europe after 46 years of EU membership

Apple accuses EU of misunderstanding its business, $14 billion case continues
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Apple accuses EU of misunderstanding its business, $14 billion case continues

Ireland's lawyer said the EU executive had failed to prove its case and tarnished the country's reputation.