European Union (EU)

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

Legitimate media freedoms under threat: EU diplomats

Responding to the newly passed Digital Security Act-2018 in Bangladesh which has drawn serious concern over press freedom and the right to freedom of expression, European diplomats in Dhaka have said the law will suppress and criminalise legitimate media freedoms.

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

EU's security must no longer depend on US

French President Emmanuel Macron says that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might.

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

UK voters should make final Brexit decision if talks with EU collapse: poll

If Brexit talks break down without a deal, half of Britons believe the final decision over whether to leave the European Union should be taken by the public in a referendum, according to a survey of more than 10,000 people published today.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Stop violence on protesters, journalists

The European Union has called for an immediate end to “disproportionate violence” against peaceful student protesters and journalists. It also demanded an investigation for holding the perpetrators accountable.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

Hope for fair, participatory polls: EU

European Union hopes Bangladesh will be holding a fair and credible elections where all the parties will be participating in a democratic fashion.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Brexit bill becomes law, allowing UK to leave the EU

A bill enacting Britain's decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the speaker of parliament announces today to cheers from Conservative Party lawmakers.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Same-sex partners have EU residence rights

Same-sex partners of European Union (EU) citizens have the right to live in any member state whatever their nationality, the bloc's top court rules today, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg meets with leaders of the European Parliament today to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ends up in the hands of a political consultancy.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

EU wants inclusive, credible polls in Bangladesh

The European Union (EU) at a meeting here hoped that the government of Bangladesh will ensure conditions for credible, transparent and inclusive elections.

April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018

EU's tough new data protection rules

The European Union (EU) introduces tough new data protection rules next month to give people more control over the way their personal information is used online, as Facebook is grilled over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.