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MEPs vote to close tax loopholes for online platforms

MEPs vote to close tax loopholes for online platforms

The European Parliament voted Thursday on measures specifying how large online platforms such as Amazon and Ebay are to contribute to closing existing loopholes that currently hinder the collection of VAT.

New labelling for European tyres to save energy

A new tyre labelling scheme for car and trucks, provisionally agreed Wednesday by EU institutions, aims to increase consumer awareness and fuel savings, improve safety and decrease noise pollution.

EU acts against UK for not nominating Commissioner

The European Commission sent a letter of formal notice to the United Kingdom Thursday for breaching its EU Treaty obligations by not suggesting a candidate for the post of EU Commissioner.


Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.

EU bank ends fossil fuel lending in world-first for climate

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has become the world's first public lender to commit to ending funding for coal, oil and gas.

Project Officer Emerging Digital Technologies, European Defence Agency

The Research, Technology and Innovation Directorate of the European Defence Agency has a vacancy for a Project Officer Emerging Digital Technologies.

Benelux Infrastructure Forum

Discover the future investment opportunities and successful financing methods in the region - the industry-leading event for the Benelux region; Benelux Infrastructure Forum, is returning to Amsterdam on the 20th and 21st November 2019 for its 18th consecutive year.


The European Commission has launched a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn about its cultural heritage, whilst developing their own knowledge and skills.

Poland's Malopolska region: an exercise in brand building

The Malopolska region is one of the growth engines of the Polish economy, boasting a favourable external environment for business, good infrastructure links with the rest of the country as well as with Germany and the Czech Republic, and a pool of well-educated workforce.
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