Tag: European Commission

Google Fined $2.7 Billion in EU Antitrust Ruling

The European Commission slapped Google with a record $2.7 billion fineโ€”2.4 billion eurosโ€”on Tuesday for favoring some of its own search results above those of its rivals. โ€œWhat Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust rules,โ€ Margrethe Vestager, the commissionโ€™s top antitrust official, said in a statement. โ€œIt denied other companies the chance to…

Truck Driven Into a Crowd in Stockholm, Injuring Several

Authorities in Swedenโ€™s capital say a beer truck was driven into a crowd of people on a pedestrian street and into a department store in the center part of the city on Friday. At least two people have been killed and many more have been injured, according to local reports. Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet quoted a…

Theresa May Will Trigger Article 50 On 29 March for BREXIT

Theresa May will trigger article 50 on Wednesday 29 March, the prime ministers spokesman has confirmed. The UKs permanent representative to the European Union, Sir Tim Barrow, notified the EU on Monday morning that a letter should be expected on that date. May, who was visiting Swansea on Monday, intended to visit Northern Ireland and…