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We'll do everything to ensure Ukraine wins this war: European Commission

May 24, 2022 10:21 pm

"Global cooperation is the antidote to Russia's blackmail," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said and denounced Russian aggression and its use of "hunger and grain to wield power".

The era of borderless data is ending

May 24, 2022 10:59 am

France, Austria, South Africa and more than 50 other countries are accelerating efforts to control the digital information produced by their citizens, government agencies and corporations.

Four European Union countries call for use of Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

May 23, 2022 11:03 pm

On May 3, Ukraine estimated the amount of money needed to rebuild the country from the destruction wrought by Russia at around $600 billion.

Russia Ukraine War News Highlights: Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

May 21, 2022 7:54 am

Ukraine War Highlights: Russia is using massed artillery and armour to try to capture more territory in the Donbas.

EU's Digital Markets Act taking on big tech will come into effect in spring 2023

May 09, 2022 1:04 pm

The DMA, which negotiators agreed to in Brussels in March, targets ‘gatekeeper companies’, which are platforms like Facebook and Google with the power to control distribution in their markets.

EU takes major step toward Russian oil ban, new sanctions

May 05, 2022 7:55 am

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, proposed having EU member nations phase out imports of crude oil within six months and refined products by the end of the year.

European Union plans phased oil ban on Russia, also targeting more banks

May 04, 2022 1:27 pm

The proposals by the Commission now need to go to the 27 member states for approval.

Europe is about to ban Russian oil: What’s next?

May 04, 2022 11:49 am

Analysts say it will be possible to sever Europe’s oil ties to Russia, but the effort will take time and may lead to shortages and higher prices for gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other products — a situation that could penalize consumers already struggling with inflation and ultimately derail the economic recovery from the pandemic.

Sanctions can have unintended consequences in interconnected world: Sitharaman

April 27, 2022 8:38 pm

Economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and European Union following the invasion of Ukraine in February this year have led to a fall in bilateral trade with Moscow.

'The most complex thing about Indian food is its flavours': Chef Ajay Chopra

April 27, 2022 1:16 pm

"Indian food, generally, derives its flavours from not more than 15-20 ingredients, but each dish changes its flavour because of the way the spices have been used, the way the meat has been treated -- which, I think, is the most complicated part to achieve," he said


Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

January 18, 2019 7:03 am

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

December 12, 2018 9:55 am

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.