The European Commission blocked US travel giant Booking from acquiring its Swedish rival eTraveli on Monday. Booking commands a 60% market share for online travel agencies in Europe, the Commission said. Meanwhile, eTraveli operates several websites to compare airfares like Gotogate and MyTrip.
The Danish pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic Monday received the green light from the European Commission to use the Imvanex vaccine against monkeypox in the European Union, as well as in Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
The Euro-group, (countries using the Euro) finance ministers said that combating inflation was their number one priority. The announcement follows on the European Commission revised economic forecast anticipating dwindling growth and increasing geopolitical and natural disruptions to business as the biggest drags on the economy as a whole.
The European Commission activated a crisis mechanism to compensate for the rise in diesel prices, a situation linked to the war in Ukraine and that is having a significant impact on the European fisheries sector.
The European Commission has reached an agreement to allow 75,000 tonnes of Falklands loligo to be imported tariff-free into the European Union, according to reports in Galician daily Faro de Vigo.
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer complained of a breach of confidentiality after a politician in Belgium published on Thursday the price per dose of COVID-19 vaccines ordered by the country, according to a Belgian newspaper.
Brexit Britain is part of an “arc of instability” that has emerged around the European Union, the bloc's chairman said on Monday, ranking London's decision to leave the EU along with threats from Turkey, Russia, Libya and Syria.
The European Union has agreed to buy at least 300 million doses of AstraZeneca's potential COVID-19 vaccine in its first such advance purchase deal, which could weaken plans led by the World Health Organization (WHO) for a global approach.
Broadcasters, publishers and journalists called on the European Commission on Monday to implement much stronger measures to combat disinformation on Internet platforms such as Google and Facebook.
Google and the EU have a big day in court on Wednesday as the search engine giant enters a new phase of a legal saga that began a decade ago. The Silicon Valley juggernaut is appealing a 2.4 billion Euro (US$2.6 billion) fine from 2017 that was the first in a series of major penalties from the European Commission, the EU's powerful anti-trust regulator.