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PM accuses EU of 'dirty campaign' against Turkey

PM accuses EU of 'dirty campaign' against Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday accused the European Union of starting a "dirty campaign" against Turkey by criticising the arrests of opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

EU launches new trade dispute with US over Boeing subsidies: WTO

The EU launched Friday a fresh trade dispute at the World Trade Organization, charging that the United States was providing "billions of dollars" in unfair subsidies to help Boeing build its new 777X jet.

EU can't sign up to key rights convention, court rules

The EU's top court ruled on Thursday that the bloc cannot join the bedrock European Convention on Human Rights as planned because to do so would undermine its own laws.

EU court says obesity can be disability

The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.

Third of Italians back anti-immigrant Northern League

More than one third of Italians -- including many in the once-hostile south -- are ready to vote for the anti-EU, anti-immigration Northern League, a poll showed Sunday.

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Main points of investment plan to revive EU economy

Image © Pixel Embargo - FotoliaNew EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled a EUR 315 billion investment plan to "kickstart" the economy, saying it will show the world that Europe is back in business. Here are a few of the plan's main points:
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MEPs reject weak proposal for polluting transport fuels - Friends of the Earth comment

The Fuel Quality Directive obliges European fuel suppliers to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from their fuels by 6% by 2020. But the proposed implementation measures, despite recognising the high emissions of some fuels, especially tar sands, do not set out any measures to discourage their import.
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Experts in EU Energy Policy, COWI Belgium

COWI Belgium is seeking for Experts eager to participate in Impact Assessments and Evaluations (ex-ante, intermediate and ex-post) assignments in the field of energy within EU28.
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Expats Health Insurance

International health insuranceWorldwide health insurance plans give you peace of mind.
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Investment Offensive for Europe - 2,000 potential projects worth EUR 1.3 trillion

The EU Task Force on Investment has published a report showing that there is significant potential for investment in Europe. It identifies around 2,000 projects across Europe worth some EUR 1.3 trillion of potential investments, out of which over EUR 500 billion worth of projects could potentially be implemented over the next three years.
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The Census Hub: easy and flexible access to European census data

Census Hub: easy and flexible access to European census dataThis leaflet from Eurostat presents information on the Census Hub: a new, easy and flexible way to access population and housing census data from all EU countries.
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