EU’s Jourova Backs Twitter Trump Label

Jun.05 — Vera Jourova, vice president for values and transparency at European Commission, discusses Twitter’s decision to label some of President Donald Trump’s tweets, why she supports the move and what the EU is doing to make online content less harmful. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

EU’s Vestager on Airline Bailout Plan, Lufthansa Agreement

Jun.01 — European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager discusses the need to bailout European airlines, how deals are determined for individual companies, and details on the preliminary agreement of a rescue package for Deutsche Lufthansa AG. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

The European Union has stepped back from the brink. Again. Unprecedented in nature and ambitious in scope, the 2.4 trillion euros ($2.6 trillion) in total recovery spending unveiled by the EU — anchored by 750 billion euros of joint debt issuance — has already started to calm jittery markets and it might just restore a … Read more EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

European Union unveils $824bn coronavirus recovery plan

The European Commission has unveiled an ambitious economic plan to help its members recover from the coronavirus pandemic. It needs their approval to borrow $824bn from the financial markets, to be distributed as grants and loans to hard-hit countries. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from London, United Kingdom. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more European Union unveils $824bn coronavirus recovery plan

EU Commission proposes €750 billion recovery fund in wake of Covid-19 crisis

The European Commission is proposing a €750 billion recovery fund to reboot economies hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, EU officials said on May 27. FRANCE 24’s Dave Keating tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more EU Commission proposes €750 billion recovery fund in wake of Covid-19 crisis

EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

The European Commission is expected to unveil a plan on Wednesday to help the bloc’s economy recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The plan valued at more than one trillion euros would contain a mix of grants, loans, and guarantees. The package is needed for countries like Italy, Greece, and Spain that are … Read more EU to unveil stimulus plan for economic recovery

Dombrovskis Says Merkel-Macron Package Will Help Fill Hole in EU Economy

May.20 — European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis says the European Union needs to act strongly when combating the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and predicts the EU economy will rebound rapidly next year. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”

Von der Leyen Calls for Global Cooperation in the Fight Against Covid-19

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, addressed the World Health Assembly via teleconference on Tuesday, calling for global cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. “In times like these, the greatest act of courage is to play as a team,” she said. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake … Read more Von der Leyen Calls for Global Cooperation in the Fight Against Covid-19

Covid-19: Macron and Merkel propose €500 billion recovery fund as ‘major step forward’

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 18 presented a joint action plan to face the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe. They proposed a €500 billion recovery fund, and also said they were proposing to authorise the European Commission to borrow money on financial markets in the European Union’s name, while at … Read more Covid-19: Macron and Merkel propose €500 billion recovery fund as ‘major step forward’

EU pushes to resuscitate tourism by reopening borders before season start

The European Commission voiced its support for a return to unrestricted movement by reopening European Union’s internal borders in order to restart travel across them, as tourism accounts for 10% of the Union’s economy. However, many member states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic are in no rush to see tourists pouring in again, what … Read more EU pushes to resuscitate tourism by reopening borders before season start

Coronavirus: safety at work rules create new challenges for companies – BBC News

More than 7 weeks after restrictions were imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus, some people in England are being encouraged to return to work. The government guidelines say they should do so if it is safe. Many companies are facing a difficult new challenge in reorganising workplaces to keep to the rules. Meanwhile the … Read more Coronavirus: safety at work rules create new challenges for companies – BBC News

Should European countries open borders to boost tourism?

European countries have imposed various levels of restrictions to contain coronavirus outbreaks. The European Commission has announced a proposal to lower border restrictions to boost tourism. Ulrich Brueckner is a professor of European studies at Stanford University who joins us from Dresden in Germany. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Should European countries open borders to boost tourism?

Analysis: EU recommends phased approach to restarting tourism economy

The European Commission has recommended a phased approach to restarting tourism. FRANCE 24`s correspondent Dave Keating says recommendations include replacing broad bans with targeted bans, and travel corridors between countries with a similar infection status. The tourism industry in Europe represents 10% of the EU’s economic output. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Analysis: EU recommends phased approach to restarting tourism economy

EU to push for lifting of internal borders, though international travel in doubt

The European Commission has recommended to extend travelling restrictions until June 15. After that date, it has appealed for states to reopen borders to Shenghen citizens. Guillaume Linton, managing director of the Asia Agency, says the decision will be problematic for tourism and travel sectors over summer. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more EU to push for lifting of internal borders, though international travel in doubt