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19 April 2007, 12:46 CET If a product on the European market causes a serious risk to the health and safety of consumers, action can be taken at three different levels to eliminate the ... Unsafe products in the EU - overview
12 April 2007, 23:58 CET Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road t... Driving time and rest periods - Regulation (EC) 561/2006
11 April 2007, 19:37 CET This April 2007, Europe's internet domain .eu celebrates its first year of being open to the public. Over 2.5 million domain names have been registered. This en... .eu one year on - questions & answers
29 March 2007, 15:22 CET Overview of new financial rules and funding opportunities 2007-2013. EU financial rules 2007-2013
28 March 2007, 15:17 CET The EU is looking to reduce unwanted catches and eliminate discards in European fisheries. Discarding is the practice of dumping overboard unwanted fish or othe... Eliminating discards in EU fisheries: Questions and Answers
13 March 2007, 19:11 CET The new proposal is based on the fact that existing tax differentials on diesel used by trucks ("commercial gas oil") create distortions of competition within t... EU excise duties on commercial diesel – Frequently Asked Questions
13 March 2007, 18:50 CET Commissioner Meglena Kuneva on 13 March set out more than 20 legislative and non legislative initiatives to boost the retail side of the European Union's Single... Questions and answers on EU Consumer Policy strategy 2007-2013
14 December 2006, 14:46 CET The European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) is a new instrument which will provide personalised support to workers who have been made redundant as a result... European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF)
14 December 2006, 13:28 CET Questions and Answers on the European Union's new Chemicals policy, REACH REACH EU chemicals policy - Q&A
27 October 2006, 12:30 CET RoHS is the acronym for Restriction of Hazardous Substances, the European Union (EU) directive (Directive 2002/95/EC) which bans new electrical and electronic e... Restriction of Hazardous Substances EU Directive
12 October 2006, 16:01 CET The issue of demographic ageing is not confined to older workers and pensioners. Europe's population structure is changing. Demographic ageing affects the whole... Meeting the challenge of ageing
20 September 2006, 22:11 CET The Community Trade Mark and the Community Design both grant their proprietors a uniform right valid in all Member States of the European Union by means of one ... European Community Trademark
20 September 2006, 22:11 CET We have assembled a group of business leaders worldwide to share their knowledge. These panellists are independent contributors to our reader comments, in their... Experts
20 September 2006, 22:38 CET The worldwide database enables you to search for information about published patent applications from over 72 different countries and regions. Worldwide patent database
20 September 2006, 22:20 CET Free access to more than 50 million patent documents from all over the world representing technical developments from 1836 to today. Guide to esp@cenet
28 August 2006, 13:56 CET The EU cooperates with Ukraine in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy and its eastern regional dimension, the Eastern Partnership. The key goal i... Ukraine country profile
28 August 2006, 14:49 CET The United Kingdom consists of England, Wales, Scotland (who together make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland. Great Britain entered the European Community ... United Kingdom country profile
28 August 2006, 14:41 CET Located at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Turkey has a rich cultural and ethnic diversity. Turkey is a candidate country for membership of the European... Turkey country profile
28 August 2006, 14:31 CET Switzerland is the EU’s closest neighbour, not only geographically, but also culturally and economically. It is its second trading partner (services included)... Switzerland country profile
28 August 2006, 13:22 CET Sweden has the largest population of the Nordic countries. The Kingdom of Sweden has been a member of the European Union since 1995. Sweden country profile