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  • EU legal opinion says exemption for UK bank rules from EU curbs 'illegal'

    By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - - Exempting Britain's banks from planned European Union rules to curb risky trading would be illegal, the bloc's lawyers said on Monday in a legal opinion that marks another setback for UK attempts to limit Brussels'...
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  • Blame Separatism And Zenophobia On European Union

    When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: "At last!" Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the...
  • EU observers to monitor Egyptian election

    The European Union said Monday it would fully monitor Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, in a reversal of reports that it would play a more limited role. Over the weekend, news reports from Brussels had suggested that a delay by Egypt in...
  • Ownership of personal data still appears up for grabs

    Your personal information is yours. I'll repeat that: Your personal information is yours. Yet that simple idea, which should serve as the basis of all privacy-related laws and regulations in the United States, seems to have eluded those who profess to...
  • Paul Greenberg: Europe remains Europe, more's the pity

    Others may have taken a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, but the news never stops. Especially out of Europe, which continues to produce more bad news than it can safely absorb, which may explain why it was the origin of two world wars during the last...
  • Egypt, international groups weigh value of observers for election

    Egypt's presidential vote next week presents a quandary for both international observer groups and the military-backed interim government. To Egyptian authorities, the mere presence of prestigious outside observers gives the balloting a much-desired...
  • Venice Days Reconfigures Prizes With Eye On New Audiences

    The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days section is reconfiguring its prizes and taking a formative tack. After ten years as a non-competitive event, the prestigious section modelled on the Cannes Directors' Fortnight is introducing two...
  • Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to community service

    Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to community service
    ROME -- Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered Tuesday to spend a year performing community service among the elderly as his sentence for committing tax fraud at his media conglomerate. The decision by a Milan judge spares...
  • Silvio Berlusconi Jail Sentence Commuted To Community Service In Old Age Home

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered by a Milan court to spend a year doing community service instead of serving a one-year prison sentence following his conviction last year for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his...