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03 May 2017, 14:36 CET Q&A on the European Commission's draft negotiating directives for Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom, adopted on 3 May 2017. Commission draft negotiating directives for Article 50 negotiations with the UK - Q&A
03 May 2017, 13:22 CET The European Commission has set out a Single Market Compliance package, aiming to make it easier for people and companies to manage their paperwork online in th... Compliance and practical functioning of the EU Single Market - Q&A
27 April 2017, 22:51 CET The European Commission adopted on 27 April 2017 a new Action Plan to improve the protection of nature and biodiversity in the EU, for the benefit of its citize... Action Plan for nature, people and the economy
27 April 2017, 22:32 CET In its April 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply wit... April 2017 infringements package: key decisions
20 April 2017, 17:44 CET The European Commission launched on 19 April a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy
12 April 2017, 23:23 CET New figures confirm the EU and its Member States have consolidated their place as the world's leading aid donor in 2016. This data is based on results reported ... 2016 Official EU Development Assistance
10 April 2017, 17:11 CET The European Commission published on 10 April the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of j... 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard
08 April 2017, 23:05 CET While it becomes more and more common to book hotels and flights online, consumers are encountering a growing number of problems with online travel services. Th... Screening of comparison websites in the travel sector
05 April 2017, 18:52 CET Ranging from simple contact lenses and sticking plasters to sophisticated pacemakers and hip replacements, medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devic... New EU rules to ensure safety of medical devices
04 April 2017, 16:31 CET EU response to the Syrian crisis The war in Syria, one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II, continues to have devastating an... The EU and the crisis in Syria
30 March 2017, 17:34 CET Sixty years ago the leaders of the six founding member states gathered in Rome to put their signatures under the agreements that would create a European common ... 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
30 March 2017, 13:41 CET Main tax rates, employment laws, costs and incentives in each of the three biggest economies, the UK, France and Germany - designed for businesses in the UK con... Starting a Business in Europe
29 March 2017, 22:41 CET European roads remain the safest in the world: in 2016, the EU counted 50 road fatalities per one million inhabitants, against 174 deaths per million globally. 2016 road safety statistics
29 March 2017, 15:28 CET The UK government announce on 29 March 2017 that it was invoking article 50 of the Treaty of the EU, which serves as formal notification of its intent to withdr... Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union - determining the future of UK-EU relations
23 March 2017, 20:31 CET The European Commission presented on 23 March an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European consumers with greater choice and better access to financial... Consumer financial services action plan
16 March 2017, 16:59 CET The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted on 15 March a Joint Communication proposing a f... Joint Communication: Elements for an EU Strategy for Syria
15 March 2017, 22:40 CET The 2016 State Aid Scoreboard, published today by the European Commission, shows the benefits of the State Aid Modernisation package taking place. Around 95% of... 2016 State Aid Scoreboard
15 March 2017, 17:34 CET After successful negotiations between the European Parliament and the EU Member States in the Council, the new Official Controls Regulation adopted today will e... Official Controls Regulation - Enforcement of rules along the agri-food chain in the EU
14 March 2017, 17:28 CET The European Parliament approved on 14 March a report on the revision of the EU shareholders' rights directive. The final adoption step will take place in the E... Revised shareholders' rights directive
08 March 2017, 15:40 CET The 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) shows that the EU is making progress but the gap between top digital players and lower-performing countries is... Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017