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29 January 2015, 16:14 CET The European Commission proposed on 29 January to allow UN rules on transparency for Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) to apply also to existing inves... Proposals to improve transparency in Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement
27 January 2015, 15:18 CET A new version of the EU Transparency Register was launched on 27 January following joint work by the European Commission and the European Parliament. This 'seco... EU Transparency Register - new version
18 January 2015, 14:58 CET The European Central Bank unveiled Thursday an eagerly-awaited programme of sovereign bond purchases, known as quantitative easing or QE, to ward off deflation ... Quantitative easing, deflation explained
15 January 2015, 21:38 CET Countries providing high quality jobs and effective social protection as well as investment in human capital have proved to be more resilient to the economic cr... Employment and Social Developments in Europe 2014
15 January 2015, 11:15 CET 50 days after announcing its ambitious Investment Plan for Europe to boost jobs and growth, the European Commission has adopted the legislative proposal for the... European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI)
13 January 2015, 16:26 CET The European Commission published on 13 January its analysis of the almost 150,000 replies to its online consultation on investment protection and investor-to-s... Consultation on investment protection in EU-US trade talks
07 January 2015, 15:19 CET The European Commission published on 7 January a raft of texts setting out EU legal proposals in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) it is... Commission publishes TTIP legal texts
27 December 2014, 18:55 CET Croatia goes to the polls Sunday to elect a new president at a time when its economy is among the weakest in the European Union. Here are key facts about the ... Facts about Croatia
17 December 2014, 11:29 CET The European Commission adopted on 15 December its Work Programme for 2015 - setting out actions the Commission intends to take over the next 12 months to make ... 2015 Work Programme
12 December 2014, 16:36 CET The European Commission adopted on 12 December its first 'equivalence' decision for the purposes of credit risk weighting under Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 ('Ca... Implementing Act on Equivalence under Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)
11 December 2014, 22:27 CET More than 97% of all samples analysed as part of the latest Europe-wide monitoring programme of pesticides in foods contain residue levels that fall within lega... 97% of foods in EU contain pesticide residues within legal limits
11 December 2014, 18:13 CET The European Commission has updated the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union (EU air safe... Updates to the EU air safety list
11 December 2014, 13:40 CET New EU food labelling rules come into force on 13 December to ensure that consumers receive clearer, more comprehensive and accurate information on food content... Food Information to Consumers - new labelling rules
09 December 2014, 20:18 CET The EU Task Force on Investment published a report on 9 December showing that there is significant potential for investment in Europe. It identifies around 2,00... Investment Offensive for Europe - 2,000 potential projects worth EUR 1.3 trillion
04 December 2014, 22:04 CET Investment in research and development by companies based in the EU grew by 2.6% in 2013, despite the unfavourable economic environment. However, this growth ha... 2014 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard
04 December 2014, 10:56 CET The 2015 Access City Award has been won by the Swedish city of Borås, the European Commission announced on 3 December. The Award recognises Borås's comprehens... Access City Award 2015 for disabled-friendly cities
04 December 2014, 10:47 CET The European Commission has announced the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-15. The awards recognise companies that combine compe... European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-2015
03 December 2014, 18:18 CET The European Commission and the OECD on 3 December unveiled a report entitled Health at a Glance: Europe 2014 on the comparative data on health and health syste... Life expectancy in the EU still on the rise: OECD - EU report "Health at a Glance: Europe 2014"
30 November 2014, 14:45 CET Moldova, which holds parliamentary elections on Sunday, is a former Soviet satellite that has struggled to break free from persistent political crisis. Moldova: One of Europe's poorest lands
28 November 2014, 18:04 CET The 2015 Annual Growth Survey (AGS) published by the European Commission today focuses on putting Europe firmly back on a path of sustainable job creation and e... EU Annual Growth Survey 2015