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EU must defend migrants' 'dignity' say leaders ahead of talks

EU must defend migrants' 'dignity' say leaders ahead of talks

European Union leaders on Sunday called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis.

Europe ministers call for more train patrols, named tickets after France attack

European ministers called on Saturday for more multinational patrols and tickets marked with passengers' names on major continental trains in the wake of last week's foiled jihadist attack.

Google rejects EU anti-trust charges as 'wrong'

US Internet search giant Google on Thursday rejected accusations by EU anti-trust regulators that it illegally abuses its market dominance, in its first formal reaction to allegations by Brussels earlier this year.

Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes poll lead

Greece geared up Friday for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout.

Eurozone inflation steady at 0.2 per cent in August

Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was unchanged at 0.2 per cent in August, official data showed Monday, slightly higher than analysts expected.


Divided Europe faces mounting migrant crisis

Refugees in MediterraneanFaced with its worst migrant crisis since World War II, Europe has many sensible options to deal with people fleeing conflict in Syria and elsewhere -- but can't agree on any of them.

EPO boosts its business with Patents on Life

A monopoly on specific tomatoes with a higher content of healthy compounds known as flavonols was granted by the European Patent Office to Swiss company Syngenta...The plants are not genetically engineered but derived from classical breeding..."By granting these patents, the EPO is ignoring the interests of the general public and simply serving the interests of the patent lobby."

Director International Legal Affairs, EPO

The European Patent Office - the second-largest public institution in Europe, with 7,000 staff members and a self-financed annual budget of EUR 2bn - is looking for a new director for its Directorate International Legal Affairs, PCT.

Developments in collectively agreed working time 2014

Developments in collectively agreed working time 2014The average collectively agreed weekly working time in the European Union of 38.1 hours did not change between 2013 and 2014. In both years, the working week also remained, on average, 30 minutes shorter than the EU28 average in the EU15 Member States, and more than 90 minutes longer in the more recent Member States.

European Stability Mechanism Programme for Greece

The Memorandum of Understanding with Greece for a new stability support programme was signed by the European Commission on 19 August. The ESM will be able to disburse up to EUR 86 bn in loans over the next three years, provided Greek authorities implement reforms to address fundamental economic and social challenges.

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