Monday

2nd May 2016

Ticker

EU data protection bill to be ready by end of year

EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding on Friday in Luxembourg announced the 2012 EU data protection bill is on track for adoption in 2015. "It looks like the data protection reform will be ready at the end of this year," she said, despite diverging views on how to streamline oversight rules.

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  1. Netherlands funds €1.3mn Russian media project
  2. Fake euros network dismantled in Bulgaria
  3. Inflation negative in eurozone in April
  4. EU economy registers 0.5% growth in first quarter
  5. Eurovision says No to Kosovo, Palestine, IS flags
  6. EU to decide on future of tobacco agreement 'soon'
  7. Russia blames Sweden for frosty relations
  8. UN chief warns of 'growing xenophobia' in Europe

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