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European Parliament elects Juncker Commission

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 00:00

22/10/2014 00:00:00

The European Parliament gave its strong support to the new European Commission with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. ...

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EU may ban fish from Sri Lanka over illegal fishing concerns

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 00:00

15/10/2014 00:00:00

The EU has proposed a ban on fish imports from Sri Lanka over concerns about illegal fishing. It is satisfied, however, that several other countries are committed to tackling the problem. ...

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2014 EU Prize for Literature – winners announced

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 00:00

08/10/2014 00:00:00

The winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Literature have been announced, honouring 13 new and emerging writers from across Europe with a €5000 award. ...

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Europe’s top young scientists feted at awards ceremony

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 00:00

25/09/2014 00:00:00

A competition where Europe’s most promising young scientists presented their research projects to an international panel concluded this week at a glittering awards ceremony in Warsaw. ...

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Worker mobility key to tackling EU skills challenges

Tue, 23/09/2014 - 00:00

23/09/2014 00:00:00

Improving labour mobility – workers' willingness and ability to switch jobs or move to other regions to work – is crucial for European economies, according to a recent joint Commission-OECD report. ...

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Transforming European cities through greener transport and planning

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 00:00

16/09/2014 00:00:00

Hundreds of events promoting sustainable transport across Europe will take place over the next seven days as the 13th edition of European Mobility Week gets underway. ...

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The Juncker Commission: A strong and experienced team standing for change

Wed, 10/09/2014 - 00:00

10/09/2014 00:00:00

President-elect Juncker unveiled his team and the new shape of the next European Commission. ...

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European Council: No military solution to Ukraine crisis, says President Barroso

Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:00

30/08/2014 00:00:00

President Barroso has insisted that that there can be no military solution to the crisis in Ukraine, and that time is quickly running out to reach a compromise. ...

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Erasmus university exchanges – record-breaking year

Tue, 19/08/2014 - 00:00

19/08/2014 00:00:00

Nearly 270,000 students from across Europe took part in the EU's Erasmus exchange programme in 2012-13, the highest number in its 27-year history. ...

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European consumer market performance on the rise

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

12/08/2014 00:00:00

New figures show improved conditions across all markets in Europe, though services and the energy sector give cause for concern. ...

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EU slashes data roaming price caps

Tue, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

05/08/2014 00:00:00

The EU has more than halved mobile data roaming charges for people travelling within Europe this summer and aims to eliminate roaming charges entirely by 2016. ...

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Shaping the future of Europe’s cities

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 00:00

30/07/2014 00:00:00

How can EU policy best cater for the needs of cities? The EU wants to hear your views. ...

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Protect small food suppliers from industry giants, says EU

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 00:00

23/07/2014 00:00:00

The EU is calling for action to protect small food companies from unfair practices used by some of the bigger manufacturers and supermarkets in the industry. ...

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MH17: EU aviation crisis cell to ensure full coordination

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 00:00

18/07/2014 00:00:00

Following the crash of the Malaysian Airlines plane in Ukraine, Vice-President Kallas today activated the EU aviation crisis cell to manage the effects on airspace and to guarantee the safety of flights. ...

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A travel essential: the European Health Insurance Card

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 00:00

17/07/2014 00:00:00

When you're in another EU country, the European Health Insurance Card makes seeing a doctor or going to hospital easier. It can save you time and money.  ...

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A new start for Europe - Jean-Claude Juncker's Political Guidelines

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 00:00

15/07/2014 00:00:00

Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected President of the European Commission by a strong majority of 422 votes in the European Parliament plenary session. ...

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EU aims for zero-waste economy with higher recycling targets

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

10/07/2014 00:00:00

The EU has proposed higher recycling targets in a bid to transform Europe's economy into one where nothing is wasted, supporting sustainable growth. ...

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Italy takes over presidency of the EU

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 00:00

04/07/2014 00:00:00

Growth and employment, strengthening citizens’ rights and a stronger role for Europe in the world will be Italy’s priorities during its 6-month presidency of the EU. ...

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We must make the most of “green” job opportunities, says EU

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

02/07/2014 00:00:00

The EU has outlined a plan to maximise job opportunities in environment-friendly sectors and support workers as the economy becomes “greener”. ...

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European Council, 26-27 June

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 00:00

27/06/2014 00:00:00

EU leaders met in Brussels, where they signed Association Agreements with Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine and designated Jean-Claude Juncker as next Commission President. ...

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