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15/02/2019

Each week we sum up Commission news of particular interest for the UK while also summarising UK events on EU-related subjects. All comments welcome at COMM-UK-PRESS@ec.europa.eu

London eye
14/02/2019

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a political agreement to adapt EU copyright rules, so that authors, performers and journalists are better remunerated for their works in a world where music streaming services, video-on-demand platforms, news aggregators and user-uploaded-content platforms have become the main gateways to access creative works and press articles. The new Copyright Directive also ensures that people can share links, use memes and upload copyright material and that research organisation can make the most of big data by applying tools like text and data mining.

Events

Throughout February and March, Europe House, London, is hosting a series of lectures by historians on European dynasties which are free to attend on a first come first served basis.

Date:
  • 14/02/2019 to 14/03/2019
Chaves

Manuel Chaves Nogales (Seville, 1897 - London, 1944) was a Spanish journalist present at the great events that convulsed Europe in the first part of the 20th century. He witnessed the terror unleashed in the wake of the Soviet revolution whilst at the same time warning against the growth and advance of fascism.

Date:
  • 20/02/2019 to 01/03/2019