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EU leaders close in on climate change deal

EU leaders close in on climate change deal

European leaders moved closer to a landmark climate change deal Thursday in spite of deep divisions over targets that will set the standard for a UN-backed global treaty in 2015.

EU appoints Ebola czar

EU leaders on Thursday named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus to coordinate the bloc's fight against Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa.

Italy angers EU in budget battle

European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso sharply criticised Italy on Thursday for publishing a letter from the EU requesting clarifications on Rome's rule-breaking budget.

Juncker wins green light for 'last chance' team

The Commission's incoming chief Jean-Claude Juncker vowed to seize the "last chance" for the EU as his team of Commissioners won parliamentary approval to start work on a stalling economy and foreign policy challenges.

Eurozone business activity picks up, worries remain

Business activity in the 18-nation eurozone strengthened slightly in October, a key survey showed Thursday, but overall the economy remained weak with new orders low and pressure on prices.

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EU tax probe spotlights Ireland's allure for multinationals

Apple store - Image John BraggAn EU probe into a tax deal between Ireland and Apple is raising pressure for a tightening of a controversial corporate tax system helping the country accelerate away from crisis.
FOCUS

EBF statement on CRS implementation in EU

The European Banking Federation wishes to share the concerns of European banks over a possible political agreement among EU member states that would pave the way towards adopting a revised version of the Directive on Administrative Cooperation. This revision is meant to implement internationally agreed Common Reporting Standards (CRS) in the European Union.
PRESS

Senior Associate, European Climate Foundation

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is recruiting a full-time Senior Associate to work on the International Policies and Politics Initiative (IPPI).
JOBS

Expats Health Insurance

International health insuranceWorldwide health insurance plans give you peace of mind.
TRAVEL

Solvency II Delegated Act

The European Commission has adopted delegated acts under the Solvency II Directive and the Capital Requirements Regulation which will help promote high quality securitisation, ensure that banks have sufficient liquid assets in testing circumstances and introduce international comparability to leverage ratios.
GUIDES

Annual Report on European SMEs 2013-2014 - A Partial and Fragile Recovery

Annual Report on European SMEs 2013-2014There can be no doubt that SMEs have had to navigate a difficult economic terrain in recent years. This Annual Report on the economic performance of European SMEs is a testament to those challenges - but also a window to the progress achieved by businesses across the EU 28 in spite of these challenging economic conditions.
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