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Orange/T-Mobile merger approved by EC

Orange/T-Mobile merger approved by EC

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The European Commission has given the green light for T-Mobile and Orange to merge, with the proviso that 3 gets access to 3000 more mast sites across the UK. The news follows a cautionary note from the Office of Fair Trading, who said the deal: "threatens... >>

Calling costs abroad set to be cut

Calling costs abroad set to be cut

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An international ring tone indicates the pounds rolling up on the recipients phone bill. However this could be coming to an end in Europe after a successful vote by a committee representing the policy. European Commission proposals are advising the EU... >>

Car makers praised for reducing emissons

Car makers praised for reducing emissons

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Car makers have been praised by the European Commission for doing their bit to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Between 1995 and 2004, CO2 emissions dropped by 12.4% and continue a sustained downward trend in pollutants caused by the motoring industry.... >>

European court overturns European Commission's approval of the Sony BMG merger

European court overturns European Commission's approval of the Sony BMG merger

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Europe's second highest court has struck down the decision made in 2004 to allow Sony and BMG to merge. The Court of First Instance, in a release about the new ruling, said that the European Commission's arguments in support of the merger were not of... >>