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    1. November 20, 2014

      Osborne gives up on challenge to bank bonus cap

      George Osborne on Thursday night abandoned his bid to overturn the EU banker bonus cap, saying he would focus on reforming...

    2. November 19, 2014

      EU air pollution ruling puts pressure on UK

      It is up to Britain’s courts to make sure the UK government comes up with a plan to comply with EU air pollution rules, the...

    1. November 13, 2014

      Germany shares UK concerns over EU migration and benefits

      Germany shares some of the British Tories’ concerns about EU migration – but only some. And it has little sympathy for the...

    2. Off Message

      November 12, 2014

      The truth about EU migration and welfare

      Welfare, migration and Britain’s membership of the EU – three areas of policy that are unlikely to prompt cool thinking....

    3. November 11, 2014

      UK and Germany press on with welfare curbs after ECJ ruling

      Britain and Germany are to press ahead with plans to clamp down on so-called welfare tourism after the EU’s top court ruled...

    4. November 3, 2014

      Tobacco groups win right to challenge EU health rules

      Tobacco companies have won the right to challenge EU rules requiring health warnings on cigarette packaging and banning...

    5. October 14, 2014

      Timeline: Events that led to ECB bond-buying programme court case

      As the European Court of Justice begins deliberations on the legality of the European Central Bank’s bond-buying programme,...

    6. October 14, 2014

      ECB defends bond-buying plan at top EU court

      The European Central Bank on Tuesday delivered a vigorous defence of its signature bond-buying programme credited with...

    7. September 17, 2014

      Banks’ VAT bills set to soar after Europe court ruling

      Banks and insurers in Europe are bracing for extra value added tax bills that could potentially run into billions of euros...

    8. September 9, 2014

      Google launches public meetings on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

      Google on Tuesday held the first in a series of public meetings across Europe to debate how the technology company should...

    9. July 30, 2014

      Peers say online ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling is unworkable

      A ruling by Europe’s highest court that granted citizens the “right to be forgotten” online is “unworkable” and “wrong in...

    10. July 27, 2014

      Pubs turn away from live sport channels to lure customers

      Pub companies and landlords are turning their back on live sport as a magnet for attracting customers and darkening their...

    11. July 23, 2014

      Google in fight to stop global removal of sensitive links

      Google is braced for a showdown with European privacy watchdogs over demands the continent’s “right to be forgotten” online...

    12. FT Tech Hub

      July 17, 2014

      Microsoft, follows Google, to grant users the "right to be forgotten"

      Forgotten about Bing? Well, Bing has not forgotten about you. Microsoft has joined Google in taking requests from European...

    13. July 15, 2014

      Privacy watchdog receives record numbers of complaints

      The UK’s privacy watchdog has received a record number of complaints from people increasingly worried about how their...

    14. July 14, 2014

      Manufacturers seek limit on backdated bills for holiday pay

      Manufacturers are urging the government to introduce emergency legislation to limit backdated bills for holiday pay that...

    15. July 13, 2014

      The right to be forgotten ruling leaves nagging doubts

      Last week Google created an advisory committee to help it implement the “right to be forgotten” online that has been...

    16. David Allen Green

      July 11, 2014

      Drip, drip, drip - the emergency surveillance law erodes our civil liberties

      The UK government is pushing through emergency legislation. The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill was published...

    17. July 10, 2014

      Enacting security law by guillotine

      In the 12 months since Edward Snowden delivered his first revelations about state surveillance in the US and Britain, there...

    18. July 10, 2014

      Telecoms industry welcomes data proposals

      Mobile phone networks and internet service providers have been warning the government for weeks that they were unsure about...

    19. July 10, 2014

      A cheerful Pope Francis reveals readiness to reform Vatican

      No sacrilege is intended in comparing today’s Roman Curia under Pope Francis with the Central Committee of the now-defunct...

    20. July 10, 2014

      UK unveils emergency data law to underpin security surveillance

      David Cameron is to push though emergency laws to allow police and security agencies to maintain access to phone and email...

    21. July 8, 2014

      EU ruling on commission pay prompts warning

      Companies face millions of pounds in compensation bills – and some could be put out of business – because of a ruling by EU...

    22. July 4, 2014

      Europe’s flawed privacy ruling

      When two months ago the European Court of Justice established a new legal “right to be forgotten ”, its intention was to...

    23. July 4, 2014

      ‘Right to be forgotten’ opens can of worms for Google

      Google has run into a barrage of sniping and suspicion over its first attempts this week to comply with Europe’s new “right...

    24. Business Blog

      July 3, 2014

      The absurdity of Europe's right to be forgotten becomes clear

      The problems erupting over Google’s implementation of the EU’s new “right to be forgotten” rule were predictable. And I say...

    25. July 3, 2014

      Google’s removal of BBC article raises censorship fears

      British politicians and EU officials expressed concern on Thursday after it emerged that a seven-year-old article...

    26. June 26, 2014

      Google removes search results under ‘right to be forgotten’ rules

      Google, which was founded with the aim of indexing “all the world’s information”, took a grudging step back from its...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2014

      Hungary's FX mortgages: edging towards resolution

      As Argentina’s sovereign debt soap opera dragged on, this week saw another legal judgement on toxic debts running into...

    28. June 5, 2014

      Door opened for new EU cartel damage claims

      Europe’s highest court has opened up a new front in private damages claims against cartels, after finding that companies...

    29. June 3, 2014

      Google receives rush of requests to delete search results

      Google has received more than 41,000 requests in four days from Europeans wanting the company to remove personal information...

    30. May 30, 2014

      Google, Europe and web freedom

      Ever since Edward Snowden revealed the extent to which the security services snoop on individuals’ data communications,...

    31. May 30, 2014

      Google privacy campaigner praises search engine for bowing to EU

      The man who brought the landmark internet privacy case against Google has praised the US group for allowing users to request...

    32. May 30, 2014

      Google bows to EU privacy ruling

      A landmark “right to be forgotten” ruling against Google in Europe risks damaging the next generation of internet start-ups...

    33. May 15, 2014

      Google to implement EU privacy ruling ‘within weeks’

      Google is expected to create a mechanism to request the removal of search results within “weeks” following an EU ruling that...

    34. May 14, 2014

      Google should not erase the web’s memory

      Perhaps the European Court of Justice wants to equal the US Supreme Court in a display of poor judgment. That might explain...

    35. FT Alphaville

      May 14, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Yellen policy on rates needs clarifying. - Piketty’s mainstream success is proof that America’s...

    36. May 13, 2014

      Europe’s Google privacy ruling brings risks

      Over the past year, European politics and public opinion have been vexed by the question of data privacy on the internet....

    37. May 13, 2014

      Web groups brace for flood of data requests

      Google and other US internet giants are braced for a blizzard of requests from European citizens demanding that sensitive...

    38. April 30, 2014

      Court dashes drive to resist tax on City

      George Osborne’s bid to shield the City of London from EU rules has suffered its second blow this year, after a court threw...

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