Wednesday, 11 April 2018 17:14
European States agreed on Tuesday at Digital Day in Brussels that they need to come up with a joint strategy to control smart robots, noting that artificial intelligence has boundless possibilities, but also risks.
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:58
The number of Britons who have become citizens of other European Union (EU) countries more than doubled between 2015 and 2016, following the referendum at which the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the EU, according to figures released on Monday by the European statistical office, Eurostat.
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 08:49
The European Commission has in recent years adopted a more rigorous approach to preparing the six Western Balkans countries for membership in the EU. The approach is based on a benchmarking mechanism for assessing all chapters of the acquis (EU law), in particular those on the rule of law and…
Friday, 13 April 2018 14:28
In celebration of the China-EU Tourism Year and the Chinese Lunar New Year, a series of cultural events were held in Brussels in February 2018. Gala Show by Shenzhen Arts TroupOn 15 February, the Chinese New Year’s Eve, arts performances were staged at BOZAR, Center for Fine Arts in Brussels. Nearly…
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 15:31
In 2016, 994 800 people obtained citizenship of an EU Member State, an increase of 18 % compared with 2015.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 15:21
The parliamentary elections in Hungary on Sunday resulted in an overwhelming victory for Prime Minister Victor Orban and his Fidesz party which received 49 % of the votes and 67 % of the seats in the Parliament. Its majority will allow it to pass changes to the constitution and enact…
Friday, 06 April 2018 19:07
Facebook confirmed on Thursday evening to the European Commission that the data of up to 2.7 million residents of the European Union (EU) could have been “illegally” transmitted to Cambridge Analytica, a spokesperson for the Commission said on Friday at its midday press briefing.
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:09
The European Parliament’s budgetary control committee quizzed last week Commissioner Gunther Oettinger about the procedure for the controversial appointment of Martin Selmayr to the Commission’s new secretary-general. The public hearing ended with more questions and a critical draft motion for a resolution.
Friday, 30 March 2018 12:56
The Catalan ex-President Carles Puigdemont filed a complaint in Belgium after the discovery, about two weeks ago, of a tracking device placed under his vehicle, report several media on the basis of the El Espanol news site.
Thursday, 29 March 2018 13:56
The European Commission published in March a report by an expert group on fake news and disinformation in social media. The experts have chosen a soft approach to tackle the problem in contrast to a hard approach based on regulation and competing counter-measures.