15th Apr 2024


Germany keeps EU commission in dark on Dieselgate

The European Commission is not getting information from Germany it needs to assess if it can stop a legal procedure related to Dieselgate, a commission source said Wednesday. In December 2016, the commission opened a so-called infringement procedure against Germany for not punishing Volkswagen for its emissions cheating. A German prosecutor has since fined Volkswagen €1bn, but is leaving the commission in the dark about case details.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).


Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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