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EU cybersecurity deal could trigger EUR 1.8bn investment

EU cybersecurity deal could trigger EUR 1.8bn investment

by EUbusiness — 05 July 2016, 19:34 CET

An EU deal to strengthen Europe's cybersecurity sector and provide stronger protection against cyber-attacks could trigger investment of EUR 1.8 billion by 2020, the Commission said on Tuesday.

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Brexit to overshadow Slovakia's EU presidency

Brexit to overshadow Slovakia's EU presidency

by EUbusiness — 05 July 2016, 19:32 CET

The result of the UK referendum overshadowed the launch of Slovakia's first-ever EU presidency on 1 July, as the College of Commissioners met the Slovak Government in Bratislava.

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Barcelona, Real Madrid 'in breach of EU state aid rules'

Barcelona, Real Madrid 'in breach of EU state aid rules'

by EUbusiness — 05 July 2016, 16:55 CET

Barcelona and Real Madrid were among seven Spanish football clubs deemed by the European Commission Monday to have been granted unfair advantage under EU state aid rules.

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2017 EU Budget prioritises growth, jobs and migrant crisis

2017 EU Budget prioritises growth, jobs and migrant crisis

by EUbusiness — 04 July 2016, 00:20 CET

A draft EU Budget for 2017 of EUR 134.9 bn, proposed by the EU Commission, focuses on supporting recovery of the economy and addressing Europe's border and immigration challenges.

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EU approves new rules on occupational pensions

by EUbusiness — 01 July 2016, 00:05 CET

The EU agreed new rules for work pension funds Thursday, in a bid to improve the way they are governed and to enhance clarity in the information that is provided to pension savers.

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Deep-sea fishing below 800 metres to be banned under outline deal

Deep-sea fishing below 800 metres to be banned under outline deal

by EUbusiness — 30 June 2016, 23:40 CET

MEPs and ministers struck a deal Thursday to ban fishing in the North-East Atlantic below a depth of 800 meters. The ban applies to bottom trawling and restricts deep-sea fishing to where it took place between 2009 and 2011.

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EU opens new chapter in Turkey membership talks

EU opens new chapter in Turkey membership talks

by EUbusiness — 30 June 2016, 23:38 CET

The EU opened a new chapter on financial and budgetary provisions in accession talks with Turkey Thursday - the twelfth meeting of the country's accession conference at ministerial level.

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No 'a la carte' single market for the UK

No 'a la carte' single market for the UK

by EUbusiness — 30 June 2016, 16:10 CET

There will be no single market 'a la carte', EU Council president Donald Tusk told Britain following an informal meeting of the leaders of the European Union in Brussels Wednesday.

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EU spending needs closer link between education and employment: EU auditors

EU spending needs closer link between education and employment: EU auditors

by EUbusiness — 30 June 2016, 13:23 CET

EU funding on education, while in line with EU objectives, does not always establish a clear link with its impact on employability, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.

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EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit

EU Parliament calls for swift UK exit

by EUbusiness — 28 June 2016, 17:20 CET

In a heated debate over the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership, MEPs called for a swift exit for the UK, by officially withdrawing from the EU before any new relationship arrangements can be made.

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Future of the European Union on summit agenda

Future of the European Union on summit agenda

by EUbusiness — 27 June 2016, 15:59 CET

EU leaders will meet at a summit on Brussels Wednesday to debate the future of the European Union, following the shock result of last week's British referendum on EU membership.

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Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain votes to leave the European Union

by EUbusiness — 24 June 2016, 09:12 CET

In a historic vote, voters in Britain voted to leave the European Union. 52% voted to leave, 48% to remain. England and Wales voted for Brexit, but Scotland, Northern Ireland and London backed staying in the EU.

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MEPs vote in new rules on property settlement in divorces

MEPs vote in new rules on property settlement in divorces

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 22:36 CET

MEPs approved Thursday new rules for deciding which country’s courts should settle property disputes in divorce or death cases involving international couples or registered partnerships.

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Single language invoice requirement breaches EU law: EU Court

Single language invoice requirement breaches EU law: EU Court

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 16:43 CET

The obligation to draw up cross-border invoices exclusively in a particular language, failing which they are null and void, infringes EU law, the European Court of Justice ruled Wednesday.

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Divided Britain votes on EU membership

Divided Britain votes on EU membership

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 12:32 CET

Britons went to the polls Thursday to vote on whether Britain should remain a member of the European Union, or whether concerns over immigration will push the country towards a future outside the European community.

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MEPs step up fight against tax evasion and tax havens

MEPs step up fight against tax evasion and tax havens

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 01:26 CET

MEPs on a special committee on tax rulings set up by the European Parliament produced a raft of tough measures Tuesday designed to make corporate taxation 'fairer and clearer'.

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UK referendum: ECB ready for contingencies

UK referendum: ECB ready for contingencies

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 01:26 CET

The European Central Bank is ready for all contingencies following the UK's EU referendum, ECB President Mario Draghi told MEPs as Britons prepared to vote on whether to remain in the EU.

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EU maps out closer relationship with China

EU maps out closer relationship with China

by EUbusiness — 23 June 2016, 00:32 CET

The EU adopted Wednesday a Communication entitled 'Elements for a new EU strategy on China', which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for the next five years.

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EU agrees deal to clamp down on corporate tax avoidance

EU agrees deal to clamp down on corporate tax avoidance

by EUbusiness — 21 June 2016, 22:23 CET

EU Member States agreed far-reaching new rules Tuesday to clamp down on the most common tax avoidance practices used by multinational companies.

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EU sends 'clear message' on climate change

EU sends 'clear message' on climate change

by EUbusiness — 21 June 2016, 16:56 CET

EU ministers meeting in Luxembourg sent out a 'clear message' of commitment to ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change and working for effective implementation of the deal as soon as possible.

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