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(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google can limit ‘right to be forgotten’ to EU countries

Google can limit the “right to be forgotten” to internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday, backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine.

EU court rules UK can cancel Brexit decision

European Court of Justice rules the United Kingdom can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May: Brexit deal defeat could topple UK government

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warns that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in European Union and bring opposition Labour Party to power
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier to face lawmakers after Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May returns to the House of Commons on Wednesday after a series of stunning defeats by MPs that threaten her government and could change the course of Brexit.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in central London on November 15, 2018. - British Prime Minister Theresa May battled against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. (Photo by Matt Dunham / POOL / AFP)

Theresa May rebukes Donald Trump as she bids to sell Brexit deal

Theresa May rebuked Donald Trump and insisted Britain could strike trade agreements outside the EU as she launched a nationwide tour on Tuesday to whip up support for the contested Brexit divorce deal.

Court: EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit

EU countries should continue extraditing criminal suspects to Britain until it leaves the bloc, the union’s top court ruled Wednesday, rejecting a bid by a murder suspect to use Brexit to avoid facing justice.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google fights French ‘right to be forgotten’ in EU court

Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe’s “right to be forgotten” principle worldwide.

Top court rules against Catholic hospital in divorce case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Tuesday, held that a Catholic hospital in Germany might not have been justified in dismissing a manager for divorcing and remarrying outside the Church.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (C) visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on July 20, 2018. The Hungarian Prime Minister pledged "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism on July 19, 2018, during a controversial visit to Israel after facing accusations of stoking anti-Jewish sentiment back home.Orban and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have found common cause in their right-wing views despite controversy surrounding the Hungarian leader's nationalist rhetoric. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA

Hungary’s Viktor Orban rails against ‘undemocratic’ Western Europe

Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban railed against what he called "undemocratic" Western European states in a speech on Saturday sketching out his vision for the continent's future.

EU court order Jehovah’s Witnesses to comply with data protection rules

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious group must comply with data protection rules when members go preaching door-to-door.

Brexit secretary David Davis resigns

Brexit Secretary, David Davis, who has been leading United Kingdom negotiations to leave the European Union, has resigned from government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured approval from her cabinet to negotiate a business-friendly deal to leave the European Union, but drew anger from hardline 'Brexiteers' and members of the opposition over her strategy to leave the bloc

Theresa May secures backing from cabinet for ‘soft Brexit’

British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured approval from her cabinet to negotiate "a business-friendly" deal to leave the European Union, but drew anger from hardline 'Brexiteers' and members of the opposition over her strategy to leave the bloc.
Protesters against the supreme court changes in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Kacper Pempel-Reuters

EU opens new legal case against Poland over Supreme Court changes

The European Commission formally launched infringement proceedings against Poland one day ahead of the implementation of a controversial reform that would force out about 40 percent of sitting judges at its highest court.

EU Court: Grandparents have right to see grandchildren

"The notion of rights of access refers not only to the rights of access of parents to their child, but also to the rights of access of other persons with whom it is important for the child to maintain a personal relationship, among others, the child’s grandparents," the court ruled.

EU demands Britain pay €2.7bn over China customs fraud

The European Union launched legal action against Britain on Thursday to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties after London allegedly ignored a scam by Chinese importers.

Court: Western Sahara not part of EU-Morocco fish deal

A fisheries deal between the European Union and Morocco does not include waters off the disputed region of Western Sahara, the EU’s top court ruled on Tuesday.

EU court rejects sexuality tests for gay asylum seekers

The EU's top court says psychological tests should not be used as grounds to reject asylum claims from people fleeing countries where homosexuality is illegal.

EU fisheries deal with Morocco invalid – Legal advisor

A top European Union legal advisor says the bloc's fisheries agreement with Morocco is invalid because it does not respect the rights of people in the disputed Western Sahara region.

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