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EU toughens rules to stop rigging of market benchmarks 18 May 2016, 12:35 CET
The EU adopted new rules Tuesday aimed at restoring trust in interest rate benchmarks and avoiding the kind of manipulation of such instruments seen in the recent Libor and Euribor scandals.

Better protection against cancer-causing chemicals 'could save 100,000 lives' 13 May 2016, 15:46 CET
New EU rules to limit exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals at the workplace could save 100,000 lives in the next 50 years, says Employment Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.

Greek debt relief moves onto EU agenda 10 May 2016, 00:30 CET
Eurozone finance ministers held 'positive and constructive' talks Monday on the state of play of the first review of Greece's macroeconomic adjustment programme.

Pope Francis receives EU Charlemagne Prize 06 May 2016, 23:11 CET
Pope Francis was awarded the prestigious 2016 Charlemagne Prize at a ceremony held at the Vatican Friday, at which the presidents of the three EU institutions delivered a joint eulogy.

MEPs vote to end manipulation of benchmark interest rates 28 April 2016, 15:58 CET
The European Parliament delivered a boost for financial market stability in the EU Thursday by voting in a new law to ensure robust and transparent benchmark setting.

EU puts forward new approach for handling refugees 26 April 2016, 16:36 CET
Self-reliance and dignity are the themes of a new approach set out by the European Commission on Tuesday for refugees and displaced people coming to the EU.

'Historic day for climate action': EU signs Paris climate deal 24 April 2016, 00:23 CET
The EU signed the global Paris climate agreement in a high-level ceremony in New York Friday. The agreement was concluded in December 2015 at the UN climate change conference in Paris.

Commission plans to digitise Europe's industry 19 April 2016, 19:08 CET
The European Commission set out plans Tuesday to help European industry make the most of new digital technologies and to boost investment in the sector.

Sustainable work and healthy ageing for all: EU launches major campaign 17 April 2016, 23:36 CET
A new EU campaign focuses on Europe’s enterprises and the need to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing from the beginning of working life.

European leaders seek Asian support on debt crisis 05 November 2012, 11:38 CET
European leaders flew to impoverished Laos Monday on a mission to reassure Asia they are finally getting a grip on the eurozone debt crisis during a major summit in the tiny landlocked nation.

Eurozone to launch ESM rescue fund 08 October 2012, 12:12 CET
The eurozone finally gets its 500 billion euro rescue fund on Monday when finance ministers meet amid growing uncertainty over Greece's tortuous debt bailout and whether Spain will need help in turn.

EU set to release more loans to keep Greece afloat 20 June 2011, 00:48 CET
Eurozone finance ministers, gathering in Luxembourg Sunday, were set to release more loans to keep Athens from default in the summer and mull the shape of a second major bailout to appease nervous markets.

UN report proves need to limit global warming: EU Commission 06 April 2007, 14:41 CET
A United Nations report on the potentially devastating effects of global warming provides new backing for the European Union's policy to limit climate change, the EU's executive body said Friday.

EU offers full market access to former colonies 04 April 2007, 17:55 CET
The EU offered on Wednesday to scrap most tariffs and quotas on exports from African, Caribbean and Pacific nations to boost talks on new trade pacts, but the proposition quickly met with scorn.

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