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.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in London on Wednesday ahead of the opening rounds of trade talks that will begin once Britain formally leaves the bloc on Jan 31.
A top Brussels official has written a “love letter” to Britain expressing his grief at its decision to leave the European Union - and stressing it was always welcome back.
The incoming European Commission chief has changed the title of her migration commissioner from Protecting our European Way of Life following criticism it had far-right connotations, an EU official said on Wednesday.
The European Commission fielded questions on Friday over a Twitter gaffe by its next foreign policy chief, current Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, who posted a sensitive extradition-related document from UK authorities on his feed.
Facebook, Google and Twitter must do more to tackle fake news or face regulatory action, the European Commission said on Tuesday.