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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
02 March 2017, 23:14 CET The EU Commission presented on 2 March a renewed EU Action Plan on Return and a set of recommendations to Member States on how to make return procedures more ef... European Agenda on Migration new measures
02 March 2017, 23:03 CET The European Commission and the High Representative/ Vice-President presented on 2 March the third Progress Report on the Partnership Framework with third count... Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration - progress report
27 February 2017, 17:45 CET Trade agreements have helped to boost EU agricultural exports and have supported jobs in the agri-food sector and other sectors of the economy, according to a n... Trade agreements boost for EU agri-food exports
23 February 2017, 13:28 CET The European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council implementing decision on 22 February for Austria to pay a fine of EUR 29.8 million for the misrepresent... Austria misrepresentation of government debt data
22 February 2017, 23:06 CET The 27 Country Reports (for all EU Member States except Greece, which is under a dedicated stability support programme) provide an annual analysis by Commission... Country Reports: findings from in-depth-reviews by Member State
21 February 2017, 13:50 CET The European Union is intent on supporting Mongolia in its continued political and economic reform path, as a valuable partner for the EU in Asia. EU-Mongolia Framework agreement - factsheet
16 February 2017, 15:35 CET The European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada on 15 February 2017, concluding the r... Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada
16 February 2017, 00:41 CET In its February 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply ... February 2017 infringements package: key decisions