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Members of the media  outside  Vancouver supreme court ahead of a bail hearing for Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on Friday. Photograph: Bloomberg

US authorities are seeking the extradition of Huawei’s chief financial officer on an allegation of fraud, claiming that Meng Wanzhou lied to US banks (...)

The European Parliament in Strasbourg. Members of the parliament on Thursday opted to reject a copyright law which now has to go back to tripartite discussions. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

The European Parliament has narrowly voted to reject draft reforms to the EU’s copyright laws, delivering a partial victory for campaigners including (...)

The European Commission policy paper proposes sharply increased investment in artificial intelligence by both the EU and the private sector.

The European Union needs to spend at least €20 billion a year from 2020 on artificial intelligence if it is to catch up on the leads established by th(...)

The networks will not only be free for users but, under the rules of the scheme, must also be free of advertising and free of personal data harvesting. Photograph: iStock

A new initiative from the European Commission could see free wifi hotspots developed in libraries, museums, public parks and squares, providing vouch(...)

Instagram moment: The EU has finally brought about a situation whereby Europeans travelling to other member states can “roam like home” from next month

There are few among us who haven’t panicked over the cost of roaming while away from home. It need not even be a case of doing something as foolish as(...)

EU commissioner for the digital economy and society Günther Oettinger: “We will have a common set of rules rather than 28 different sets of data protection rules.” Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

New copyright rules unveiled by the European Commission are designed to protect the copyright of news organisations, publishers, authors and others w(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “had a conversation” European Council president Donald Tusk about the Apple judgment. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

For so long the good boys in the class, the Government remained firmly on the European Union’s naughty step this week as the fallout from the Europea(...)

Andrus Ansip, commissioner with responsibility for the Digital Single Market

The timing of European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip’s visit to Dublin could not be more politically sensitive. The former Estonian prime min(...)

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, who will meet Enda Kenny today amid the simmerimg row over the Commission’s ruling on Apple. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

European Council president Donald Tusk arrives for his first official visit to Ireland amid deepening tensions between Dublin and Brussels over last (...)

Max Schrems with his legal counsel outside the European Court of Justice after it ruled invalid EU-US “Safe Harbour” data transfers

A commercial data transfer pact provisionally agreed by the EU executive and the United States in February received the green light from EU government(...)

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