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EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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370,000 migrants in Britain claim out-of-work benefits


January 20th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Over 370,000 migrants who were admitted to Britain to work, study or go on holiday are now claiming out-of-work benefits, the daily Telegraph reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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181,000 migrants ‘may have overstayed visas’: UK Border Agency


March 15th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): Nearly 181,000 migrants may have been staying in UK, beyond the date of their visas, the UK Border Agency has said.The National Audit Office (NAO) pointed out that the ... Read more...

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European Commission approves acquisition of US energy company by General Electric


January 5th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Tuesday approved the acquisition of the U.S. energy company, Dresser Holdings, by General Electric Company (GE).General Electric, also based in the United States, proposed ... Read more...

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Liechtenstein Prince on four-day visit of India


November 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): The acting head of state of Liechtenstein, Prince Prince Alois, will undertake that country's first ever official visit to India from today.Prince Alois will be in India ... Read more...

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Microsoft allowed to buy Yahoo!’s internet search business


February 19th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 18 (DPA) US computer software giant Microsoft may go ahead with buying competitor Yahoo!'s internet search and advertising business, the European Commission ruled Thursday. The deal is part of Microsoft's strategy ... Read more...

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EU approves acquisition of Dutch company by ArcelorMittal


July 8th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 8 (IANS) The European Commission announced here Wednesday that it has cleared the proposed acquisition of Dutch company Noble European Holdings B.V., a subsidiary of Noble International Ltd. of ... Read more...

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Britain to raise marriage-visa age from Nov 27


November 5th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) The age at which someone can apply for a marriage visa to join their spouse in Britain will increase from 18 to 21 from the end of November, ... Read more...

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Britain announces strict new immigration rules


May 7th, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by admin
London, May 6 (IANS) British employers will have to prove that no British workers are able to fill a vacancy before offering a job to a migrant worker from outside Europe under ... Read more...

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EU approves Korean STX’s takeover of Norway’s Aker shipyards


May 5th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, May 5 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Monday cleared the takeover of Norway's Aker Yards shipbuilder by STX of South Korea, saying that the move would not harm competition in Europe. ... Read more...

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European Commission clears Tata’s Jaguar deal


April 25th, 2008 - 11:10 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, April 25 (IANS) The European Commission (EC), the executive panel of the 27-member European Union, cleared the acquisition of the Jaguar and Land Rover business (JLR) of US-based Ford Motor Company ... Read more...

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Brit motorists are spied upon by US, other nations


April 21st, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.21 (ANI): Authorities in the United States and other enforcement agencies across the world are reportedly now in a position to monitor routine journeys of millions of British motorists thanks ... Read more...

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EU launches anti-trust probe into Visa


March 26th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 26 (DPA) The European Commission Wednesday launched an anti-trust probe into payment-card provider Visa Europe Ltd, to find whether it has been setting unfair fees for international payments. "The European ... Read more...

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Google completes DoubleClick deal after EU approval


March 12th, 2008 - 1:56 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco/Brussels, March 12 (DPA) Google has said that it had completed its acquisition of internet advertising firm DoubleClick and would start detailed planning on integrating the two companies that could include ... Read more...

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Foreign students to face extra UK security checks


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Britain offering foreign inmates 1500 quid to go back home


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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