Passengers should soon be able to keep their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic devices switched on in non-transmitting "flight mode" throughout their plane journey following new safety advice from the EU's Aviation Safety Agency. Currently, electronic devices have to be completely turned off during taxiing, take-off and landing.
On 10 February the Vice-President of the European Commission, Vivianne Reding, will attend a Citizens' Dialogue event in Central London. This town-hall style event provides an opportunity to come and have your say about what you want the European Union to be doing for you in the future.
Tips on how to avoid falling victim to online scams during the run-up to Christmas were published today by the European Consumer Network. Such as always use a secure payment method and never transfer cash, as well as how to screen unfamiliar online traders and what to do if you fall victim to a fraudulent site. Last year some 16% of internet users in the...
UK media – for example the Daily Mail, Daily Express and the Times – yet again reported that the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has not signed off the EU accounts. Some media -this time including the Daily Telegraph – claim that UK taxpayers will be liable to pay back GBP 800 million. Both statements are simply false.