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Brussels raids online food delivery companies 21 November 2023, 18:18 CET
The EU Commission carried out unannounced inspections Tuesday at the premises of companies involved in the online ordering and delivery of food, groceries and other goods in two Member States.

MEPs vote to extend life of consumer products 22 November 2023, 23:55 CET
The European Parliament adopted rules Tuesday to encourage more sustainable consumption, reduce the environmental impact of mass consumption and strengthen consumers' right to repair.

Deal reached on stricter EU rules for waste shipments 17 November 2023, 16:54 CET
The EU Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement Friday to update the regulation on shipments of waste, with the aim of reducing shipments of problematic waste to outside the EU.

Protection of European craft and industrial products enters into force 16 November 2023, 21:51 CET
The Craft and Industrial Geographical Indication (CIGI) Regulation entered into force Thursday, marking a key milestone in the protection of the names of European craft and industrial products.

EU strikes deal on short-term rentals rules 17 November 2023, 16:55 CET
Parliament and Council negotiators reached provisional agreement Thursday on a draft regulation on data collection and sharing for short-term accommodation rental services such as Airbnb.

EU to strengthen criminal law response to environment crimes 16 November 2023, 20:49 CET
EU Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional agreement Thursday on an update of EU environmental crimes and sanctions rules to strengthen ecosystem protection.

EU go-ahead for UK participation in Horizon Europe, Copernicus 15 November 2023, 20:33 CET
The EU gave the green light Wednesday to UK participation in the EU’s flagship research programme Horizon Europe and the Copernicus Earth observation programme.

EU reaches deal on rules to cut methane emissions in energy sector 15 November 2023, 19:33 CET
The EU Council and Parliament reached a provisional political agreement Wednesday on a regulation on tracking and reducing methane emissions in the energy sector.

Europe's economic growth loses momentum, revised downwards 15 November 2023, 19:33 CET
The European Commission revised downwards its forecast for Europe's economy Wednesday, dragged down by the impact of Russia's war in Ukraine, weak global demand and higher consumer prices.

Interoperable Europe Act boost for public services 14 November 2023, 17:53 CET
The EU Parliament and Council reached provisional agreement Monday on legislation to boost public sector interoperability across the EU and improve online public services for people and businesses.

Skills shortages 'a serious problem' for majority of EU SMEs 14 November 2023, 17:51 CET
Skills shortages are one of the most serious problems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the EU, according to a new Eurobarometer survey released on Tuesday.

EUR 396m EU funding for LIFE environment projects 14 November 2023, 17:40 CET
The European Commission gave its approval Tuesday to 171 new projects across Europe under the LIFE Programme for environment and climate action, worth more than EUR 396 million.

EU strikes provisional deal to boost supply of critical raw materials 13 November 2023, 21:58 CET
The EU Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal Monday for a framework to ensure a secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials, known as the Critical Raw Materials Act.

Green light for revised EU fishing control rules to combat overfishing 13 November 2023, 21:57 CET
The EU Council gave its final green light Monday to a revised fisheries control system, with a view to modernising the way fishing is controlled, and ensuring the prevention of overfishing in EU waters.

Brussels asks Meta, Snap about measures to protect children 13 November 2023, 18:55 CET
The EU Commission requested information from Meta and Snap Friday on measures taken to comply with obligations under the Digital Services Act (DSA) related to protection of minors.

EU Parliament and Council agree Nature Restoration Law 13 November 2023, 22:01 CET
The European Parliament and Member States agreed Thursday to set a target for the EU to restore at least 20 per cent of its land and sea areas by 2030 and all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050.

75.8m employed by EU's micro & small businesses 09 November 2023, 22:56 CET
In 2021, 98 per cent of the EU's 31 million enterprises were micro and small businesses employing 75.8 million people, or half the total number employed, the EU statistics agency Eurostat reported Thursday.

MEPs support new Euro 7 rules to cut down pollutant emissions 10 November 2023, 18:17 CET
The European Parliament signalled its readiness Thursday to start talks with EU governments on new rules to reduce road transport emissions for passenger cars, vans, buses and trucks.

EU negotiators reach final agreement on EU-wide digital wallet 08 November 2023, 23:02 CET
European Parliament and EU Council negotiators reached provisional agreement Wednesday on an EU wallet to authenticate and access public and private services and e-sign documents.

EU's Growth Plan for Western Balkans could double economy in 10 years 08 November 2023, 17:56 CET
The European Commission presented a new Growth Plan for the Western Balkans Wednesday, including EUR 6 billion in grants and loans to accelerate economic convergence with the EU.

Brussels backs opening EU membership talks with Ukraine 09 November 2023, 22:33 CET
The European Commission recommended Wednesday the opening of EU accession negotiations with Ukraine, as it published the 2023 review of progress made by EU candidate countries.

EU agrees deal on regulation of political advertising 08 November 2023, 17:55 CET
EU Council and Parliament negotiators reached a provisional deal Monday on rules to make election and referenda campaigns more transparent and resistant to interference.

EU targets combined transport for more sustainable freight 07 November 2023, 22:53 CET
The European Commission set out plans Tuesday to shift transport of goods from road-only to use of two or more transport modes, aiming to make freight transport more sustainable.

Nearly half EU car imports in 2022 electric & hybrid 06 November 2023, 23:36 CET
Trade of electric & hybrid cars continued its strong rise in 2022, according to the EU's statistics agency Eurostat, with an increase of 35 percentage points compared with 2017.

EU sends more humanitarian aid to Gaza 07 November 2023, 22:56 CET
The European Union announced it was sending an extra EUR 25 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza Monday, with a quadrupling of EU humanitarian assistance to over EUR 100 million for Gaza this year.