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Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' to bailout

Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' to bailout

Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected international creditors' tough bailout terms in a historic referendum Sunday that immediately sent the euro plummeting out of fear it could trigger a "Grexit" from the eurozone.

Eurozone summit on Greece confirmed for Tuesday

Eurozone nations will hold a summit on Tuesday to discuss the Greek referendum result, EU President Donald Tusk said, after the German and French leaders called for a meeting.

EU foreign policy chief says Iran deal 'very close'

A nuclear deal with Iran is "very close" after almost two years of negotiations, the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Sunday.

Thai crackdown on illegal fishing threatens industry

Around 5,000 Thai fishing boats have stopped operating out of fear they will be prosecuted over new rules, as authorities crackdown to avoid a European Union ban on fish products.

EU hails 'historic' restoration of US-Cuba ties

The EU on Wednesday welcomed the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba after 54 years, calling it a "historic milestone".

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Greek diaspora looks to homeland

Oia-Santorini-Greece - Photo by Rambling TravelerFor millions of Greeks worldwide, fond memories of white-washed villages under azure skies have been overshadowed by images of street protests and panicked bank queues -- and fears about the country's European future.
FEATURES

EU reaches unambitious deal on Roaming charges and Net Neutrality

We cannot call it the end of roaming when there are in-built exceptions to allow providers to charge consumers when they go abroad if they fear it's too costly. It is critical that the EU and national governments observe the deadline and finally ban roaming - BEUC
PRESS

Director of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe

The Council of Europe in Strasbourg is looking to recruit a Director of Democratic Citizenship and Participation (Education and Youth Policy).
JOBS

Improving working conditions across Europe

EU-OSHA Annual report 2014In its 2014 annual report, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) demonstrates how it is helping to improve working conditions across Europe, particularly in micro and small businesses.
PUBLICATIONS

Deal for cheaper mobile calls and open internet

An informal deal to ban 'roaming fees, or surcharges for making mobile phone calls, sending text messages or using the internet while abroad in another EU Member State from 15 June 2017, was struck by MEPs and EU ministers on 30 June.
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