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1st Feb 2023

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Report: Tougher EU safety rules for 'internet of things'

Developers of 'internet of things' products like smart air purifiers or kettles may be fined up to €15m or 2.5 percent of their global turnover if they fail to meet new EU safety standards due to be proposed next week, according to the Financial Times. The proposal is expected to become law in 2024

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EU Commission wants drones for Bulgaria on Turkey border

The European Commission wants to shore up the land border between Bulgaria and Turkey with drones. "We can strengthen the border with management capabilities," European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen told MEPs.

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Europe is giving more aid to Ukraine than you think

'Europeans need to pull their weight in Ukraine. They should pony up more funds.' Such has been the chorus since the start of the war. The problem is the argument isn't borne out by the facts, at least not anymore.

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