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EU says Apple's Irish tax deals breach rules

EU says Apple's Irish tax deals breach rules

The European Union said Tuesday that Apple's sweetheart tax deals with Ireland breached rules on receiving state aid, in a case which could cost the US tech giant billions if it is found at fault.

Eurozone inflation hits 5-yr low in challenge to ECB

Eurozone inflation dropped to the lowest level since the worst of the global financial crisis, EU figures show, heaping pressure on the European Central Bank to go even further to avert the threat of deflation.

EU keeps Russia sanctions in place

The European Union decided Tuesday to keep a tough package of economic sanctions against Russia in place, saying that the peace plan in Ukraine was not yet fully implemented.

EU gives more aid to farmers hurt by Russia sanctions

The European Union introduced a new aid package on Tuesday worth 165 million euros to help farmers hit by Russian sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but tightened up on dubious compensation claims.

French public debt over EUR 2 trillion for first time

France's public debt has topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion euros for the first time, putting Paris on a fresh collision course with the European Union as the government prepares to unveil its annual budget.

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Cash-strapped Europe looks to investment 'sleeping beauty'

European Investment Bank - EIBWith the eurozone's moribund economy once more sparking global fears, the region's cash-strapped leaders are now hoping the EU's investment bank can pull the bloc out of the doldrums.
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European banks and Europol join forces to fight cybercrime

The European Banking Federation and Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, known as EC3, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which paves the way for intensifying cooperation between law enforcement and the financial sector in the EU.
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Senior Communications Officer, EBU

The European Broadcasting Union, the world's foremost alliance of public service media, has a vacancy for a Senior Communications Officer.
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Expats Health Insurance

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

EU funds Open and Disruptive Innovation

The European Commission is committing EUR 90m to Open and Disruptive Innovation over the next 12 months. ODI is an ICT-dedicated funding scheme under Horizon 2020 that aims to transform disruptive ideas into concrete, innovative solutions and create new markets with a European and global impact.
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Erasmus Impact Study

Erasmus Impact Study - Effects of mobility on the skills and employability of students and the internationalisation of higher education institutionsThis new study on the impact of the European Union's Erasmus student exchange programme shows that graduates with international experience fare much better on the job market.
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