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Juncker survives confidence vote over tax scandal

Juncker survives confidence vote over tax scandal

Jean-Claude Juncker sailed through a European Parliament no confidence vote over the "Luxleaks" tax scandal Thursday, but the European Commission chief still faces awkward questions just a month into his new job.

European Parliament backs break-up of Google

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year stand-off between Brussels and the US Internet giant.

Weak growth potential threat to financial stability: ECB

Tensions within the eurozone's financial system have subsided in recent months, but weak growth could pose a potential risk to stability further down the line, the European Central Bank cautioned on Thursday.

EU adds 18 Ukrainian separatist groups, individuals to blacklist

The European Union on Thursday added five separatist groups and 13 individuals to a blacklist for their role in elections this month in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, diplomatic sources said.

EU takes France to task over protest death dam

The European Commission launched legal action against France on Wednesday over a controversial dam project that saw a young protester killed by a police grenade last month.

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Estonia aiming to be a global e-commerce superpower

Photo © Anatoly Vartanov - FotoliaThe small Baltic country of Estonia hopes digital innovation will turn it into a global superpower in e-commerce by offering foreigners e-residency IDs, and opening the door to doing business online throughout the European Union.
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TTIP: Big Opportunity for Small Business

According to a new report by the Atlantic Council conducted in both the United States and the European Union, small and medium businesses based in both America and Europe would benefit from passage of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).
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Data protection specialists, EDPS

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is looking for highly-talented data protection specialists with expertise and professional experience in the field of data protection in public administration.
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Expats Health Insurance

International health insuranceWorldwide health insurance plans give you peace of mind.
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EU budget "own resources" and proposed Commission changes

EU Member States invited the Commission to come forward with a proposal for a targeted and limited amendment of the part of the "own resources" legislation implementing the rules of annual adjustments of Member States' share in the EU budget. This fact sheet aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the proposal.
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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 in spite of challenging economic conditions.
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