Méabh Mc Mahon

Freelance journalist

I am an Irish journalist who has been covering European affairs for over 7 years.

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Globalmeatnews
European Commission attacks Russia pork import ban as overreaction

The European Commission has called a Russian "ban" on pork imports "disproportionate", and has appealed to Russian authorities to end it as soon as possible. Russia stopped a number of exports from European Union (EU) member states when two wild boars were diagnosed with African Swine Fever (ASF) last month in Lithuania.

Globalmeatnews
EC warns of serious consequences of Russian pork import ban

A Russian ban on European pork imports is having serious consequences, the European Union (EU) health commissioner Tonio Borg warned last night (Monday) in Brussels. "The price of meat in Europe is going down and the price of meat in Russia is going up," he told journalists after an EU Council of Ministers agricultural meeting.

Eurocomms
European telecoms industry is "full of ambiguity", warns Deutsche Telekom CEO

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:44 Méabh McMahon reports from Tuesday's European Competition Forum - an annual European Commission-staged meeting of senior policy makers and business executives - in Brussels. The European Union (EU) should be securing complete deregulation in EU markets that are already competitive, the new CEO of Deutsche Telekom Tim Höttges said.

Steelfirst
02/24/2014
Court reversal of anti-dumping ruling 'will push EU toward free trade regime'

Criticisms made by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) about how the European Commission has applied its own anti-dumping protections have sparked conjecture in Brussels about a possible change in legislation. Not registered with Steel First? Steel First articles are only available to active trialists and subscribers.

Universityworldnews
02/24/2014
HE should get lion's share in post-2015 education goals - University World News

With the deadline for the UNESCO 'Education for All' goals now just two years away, a consensus is emerging that post-2015 global efforts to expand education should focus on the tertiary sector. That was the outcome of an "Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda" seminar staged last Wednesday in Brussels, which brought together educational experts and policy-makers and was hosted by the Norwegian government.

Moneylaunderingbulletin
EU takes next step to beneficial owner registers

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Counter-fraud
Brussels says Europe is corrupt but proposes no pan-EU reforms

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Th-eu-nit
EU Mulls anti-dumping duties on Chinese shoemakers

European Union the parliaments of Strasbourg and Brussels its process and output in relation to the legal implication for you. thEUnit is an organisation commissioned to provide detailed information about the EU (european union) so that you can find out more about this establishment, how it operates qne how this affects you.

Prw
Trade bodies pour cold water on EU bag plans

European plastics industry trade bodies have expressed doubts about new proposals from Brussels to limit the number of plastic bags in use across the region. Yesterday the European Commission (EC) said it wanted to amend the European Union's (EU) packaging and waste directive so that member states had a commitment to reduce consumption of single-use plastic bags.

Wardsauto
03/12/2014
European Connected-Car Tech Standards Taking Shape

BRUSSELS - A first set of technical standards saying how European manufacturers should build technologies that enable vehicles to communicate with each other and with roadside communications infrastructure has been released.

Counter-fraud
EU-wide asset freezing proposals passed by European Parliament

Powers to freeze criminal assets simultaneously across most of the European Union (EU) have moved closer after the European Parliament overwhelmingly backed a draft directive already given informal approval by a majority of member states.