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Break up Google: EU lawmakers

BRUSSELS: European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet search engine.

EU’s Almunia says could probe Google’s YouTube dominance

LONDON: Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday he could investigate Google's YouTube if he saw any attempt by the company to abuse its dominant position in online video searching. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia came as he wraps up a separate case against Google, the world's most popular search engine, which was triggered by complaints from Microsoft and others. "We are receiving more complaints, for instance the way Google leverages the search engine," Almunia told a Chatham House…