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Angry Cameron vows not to pay new British EU bill

Angry Cameron vows not to pay new British EU bill

David Cameron furiously rejected a demand from Brussels for more than two billion euros in backdated charges at a summit Friday, setting up a new showdown over Britain's place in the EU.

Frustration at UN climate talks despite EU deal

A European deal on curbing carbon emissions yielded a rare concrete input Friday to UN climate talks, but did little to ease frustration among negotiators demanding progress on a global pact in Bonn.

Russian banks take EU to court over sanctions

Three of Russia's biggest lenders said Friday that they are taking the EU to court over sanctions imposed on them as part of measures aimed at forcing Moscow's cooperation in the Ukraine crisis.

French news website unveils confidential EU budget letter

A confidential letter sent to France by the EU Commission demanding clarifications on its 2015 budget, which will break EU spending rules, was unveiled Friday by news website Mediapart.

Russia seizes banned EU meat disguised as chewing gum

Russian customs officers are struggling to digest a new smuggling scam after some 600 tonnes of banned meat from Europe were discovered disguised as other items such as chewing gum.

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EU tax probe spotlights Ireland's allure for multinationals

Apple store - Image John BraggAn EU probe into a tax deal between Ireland and Apple is raising pressure for a tightening of a controversial corporate tax system helping the country accelerate away from crisis.
FOCUS

EBF statement on CRS implementation in EU

The European Banking Federation wishes to share the concerns of European banks over a possible political agreement among EU member states that would pave the way towards adopting a revised version of the Directive on Administrative Cooperation. This revision is meant to implement internationally agreed Common Reporting Standards (CRS) in the European Union.
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Senior Associate, European Climate Foundation

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is recruiting a full-time Senior Associate to work on the International Policies and Politics Initiative (IPPI).
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Expats Health Insurance

International health insuranceWorldwide health insurance plans give you peace of mind.
TRAVEL

Solvency II Delegated Act

The European Commission has adopted delegated acts under the Solvency II Directive and the Capital Requirements Regulation which will help promote high quality securitisation, ensure that banks have sufficient liquid assets in testing circumstances and introduce international comparability to leverage ratios.
GUIDES

Annual Report on European SMEs 2013-2014 - A Partial and Fragile Recovery

Annual Report on European SMEs 2013-2014There can be no doubt that SMEs have had to navigate a difficult economic terrain in recent years. This Annual Report on the economic performance of European SMEs is a testament to those challenges - but also a window to the progress achieved by businesses across the EU 28 in spite of these challenging economic conditions.
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