Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

UK invests £2.5m in building nuclear submarines

UK invests £2.5bn in building nuclear submarines

The UK has announced that it will invest £2.5bn (~€2.8bn) in building nuclear submarines, as part of the country’s broader defence priorities. UK Defence Secretary...
MI5 chief urges UK-EU co-operation to tackle growing terror threats

MI5 chief urges stronger UK-EU co-operation to tackle growing terror threats

The director general of MI5, the UK’s domestic security service, has urged stronger co-operation with the EU to help tackle growing terror threats. Speaking at...
Italy arrests network accused of money laundering and financing jihadists

Italy arrests network accused of money laundering and financing jihadists

Italian police have dismantled a network suspected of money laundering and financing jihadists in Syria. Italian authorities arrested a total of 14 people, of which...
EU to pursue Iran nuclear deal following US withdrawal

EU aims to pursue Iran nuclear deal following US withdrawal

European leaders have expressed regret at US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the country from the Iran nuclear deal. Germany’s Angela Merkel, France’s Emmanuel...
European Commission welcomes new EU-wide cybersecurity laws

European Commission welcomes new EU-wide cybersecurity laws

Four European Commissioners have issued a statement ahead of the implementation of new EU-wide cybersecurity laws, which must be transposed into national law by...
‘Eurodrone’ model unveiled at Berlin Air Show

‘Eurodrone’ model unveiled at Berlin Air Show

Airbus, Dassault and Leonardo have revealed the first ‘Eurodrone’ model at the Berlin Air Show, upping the visibility of a project meant to show...
Disinformation and the cyber threat to digital democracies

Disinformation and the cyber threat to digital democracies

In April, the Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King, presented a strategy to address the cyber threat to digital democracies. As vulnerability to cyber...
Evros, near the Greece-Turkey border

UNHCR reports increase in migrants crossing Greece-Turkey border

New police patrols have been introduced along the Greece-Turkey border, as the number of refugees and migrants crossing into the country rises. The volume of...
Europol announces operation to disrupt Islamic State propaganda

Europol announces operation to disrupt Islamic State propaganda

Europol has led a joint operation between the EU, US and Canada to seize servers and digital evidence to disrupt the flow of so-called...
EU proposes Code of Practice on Disinformation

EU proposes Code of Practice on Disinformation

The European Commission has proposed the introduction of an EU Code of Practice on Disinformation to combat fake news online. An EU-wide Code of Practice...

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