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Juncker's EU investment plan risks disappointing

Juncker's EU investment plan risks disappointing

New European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker has made a 300-billion-euro investment plan a centrepiece of his five-year agenda, but days before a highly awaited unveiling doubts are rife that it can deliver.

German finance minister wants EU to have budget veto powers

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Sunday the European economic and monetary affairs Commissioner should have veto powers over national budgets that breach eurozone criteria.

EU could give France until 2015 on budget: sources

The EU could delay a decision on France's budget overshoot until early 2015 instead of making a ruling next week as expected, sources said on Friday.

RBS admits European stress test blunder

The Royal Bank of Scotland has accepted that it got its sums wrong over the European Banking Authority stress tests last month.

EU learns lessons a year after start of Ukraine crisis

When Ukraine pulled out of its association agreement with the European Union a year ago, kicking off its revolution, it took Brussels by surprise.


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.

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).

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.

Expats Health Insurance

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

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.

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.