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26 August 2014, 17:09 CET Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation programme, on 21 August sent two more satellites into space, reaching a total number of 6 satellites in orbit. The lift-o... GALILEO, the EU's satellite navigation programme
23 July 2014, 22:24 CET New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas impor... Energy Efficiency Communication
17 July 2014, 15:46 CET The European Commission published on 17 July guidelines to help EU Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector information (... Guidelines on the re-use of public sector information
17 July 2014, 15:36 CET EU Member States must step up their work to prevent, detect and report fraud affecting EU funds, according to the European Commission's annual report on the pro... Annual Report on the Protection of the EU's Financial Interests
16 July 2014, 23:17 CET The Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), has published the first comprehensive report on school food policies in Europe, as p... Study maps EU school food policies
15 July 2014, 22:41 CET The European Commission launched on 15 July a Green Paper consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication protection to non-agricultural product... EC consults on protection of geographical indications for non-agricultural products
15 July 2014, 22:17 CET The European Commission adopted on 15 July a Communication encouraging EU Member States to look for ways to improve protection of small food producers and retai... Unfair trading practices in the food supply chain
14 July 2014, 18:36 CET The European Commission, Germany, France and the Netherlands are to set up the first European Union Trust Fund, the aim of which is to promote the stabilisation... European Trust Fund for the Central African Republic
14 July 2014, 17:04 CET The European Commission adopted on 14 July a Recommendation on online gambling services. It encourages EU Member States to pursue a high level of protection for... Commission Recommendation on online gambling
10 July 2014, 14:09 CET The European Commission launched on 10 July launches the "Connected Communities" initiative – an umbrella for several systems designed to connect towns, citie... Connected Communities
09 July 2014, 23:41 CET The European Commission has revised its rules for assessing Member States' support measures to rescue and restructure companies in difficulty. The new guideline... Revised guidelines for supporting firms in difficulty
09 July 2014, 23:00 CET Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's EU... EU-industry partnerships boost for innovation
09 July 2014, 18:30 CET The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposals to improve merger control at EU level outlined in a White Paper. EU merger control rules improvements
09 July 2014, 18:27 CET The European Commission has adopted a Communication identifying areas for action to enhance the enforcement of EU antitrust rules by national competition author... Enforcement of EU competition rules
09 July 2014, 18:19 CET The Maritime Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) seeks to further enhance and promote relevant information sharing between authorities involved in mar... Maritime surveillance: Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) and its contribution to maritime security
09 July 2014, 00:12 CET The EU's Council of Ministers on 8 July adopted a new Nuclear Safety Directive. It provides more power and independence for national regulatory authorities, a h... Amended Nuclear Safety Directive
08 July 2014, 23:18 CET Following the election of a President, Vice-Presidents and Quaestors of the European Parliament in Strasbourg last week, parliamentary committees have now elect... Chairs and vice-chairs of European Parliament committees
08 July 2014, 16:04 CET The European Commission has awarded EUR 1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programm... NER 300 - funding clean energy projects across Europe
07 July 2014, 17:46 CET The European Commission launched on 7 July an EU-wide interconnection of national insolvency registers by linking up databases from seven Member States: the Cze... Connecting EU insolvency registers
07 July 2014, 17:36 CET The European Commission has presented a proposal setting specific rules on working time for the inland waterway transport sector. This proposal would implement ... Rules for inland waterway workers