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EU takes action against UK and Germany over dieselgate

EU takes action against UK and Germany over dieselgate

The European Commission announced Thursday that it is to open infringement procedures against the 7 EU Member States for their handling of the dieselgate scandal.

Reprieve for EU nature protection laws

The EU ended uncertainty over the future of its flagship nature laws - the Birds and Habitats Directives - Wednesday by confirming these would be saved, and neither rewritten nor weakened.

One in four Europeans over 15 is a smoker

Nearly 1 in every 4 persons aged 15 or over in the EU was a current smoker in 2014, according to figures published Wednesday by Eurostat, the EU's the statistical office.

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Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on the result of the United Kingdom's referendum on EU membership.
BREXIT

EU lifeline to coal could derail renewable energy transition

A package of policy proposals released by the European Commission threatens to derail efforts to accelerate the roll-out of renewables, while prolonging subsidies for coal, warns Greenpeace.
PRESS

Lawyer for European Private Law/European Consumer Law

The Academy of European Law is looking for a Lawyer (Course Director) for European Private Law with special expertise in European Consumer Law.
JOBS

How to produce a winning proposal for Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020, the European Union's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, is one of the major areas of EU spending offering a multitude of funding opportunities for researchers, enterprises and the public sector.
EVENTS

Food waste in the EU - factsheet

Around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU – around 20 per cent of all food produced, with associated costs estimated at EUR 143 billion. The EU is looking for every opportunity to prevent food waste and strengthen sustainability of the food system.
GUIDES

Brexit: How Britain left Europe

Brexit: How Britain left EuropeHOW COULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED? On 23 June 2016, UK voters elected to leave the European Union. The result was perhaps the biggest bombshell in modern British political history. In Denis MacShane's best-selling history of the UKs relationship with Europe, the former Europe Minister reveals the full story behind Britains historic EU Referendum decision.
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