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Commission proposes new tools to combat VAT fraud
The EU Commission unveiled Thursday new tools to make the EU's Value Added Tax system more fraud-proof and to close loopholes which can lead to large-scale VAT ...
EU again delays decision on glyphosate renewal
The European Commission again postponed a vote on whether to renew the licence for the controversial herbicide glyphosate on Thursday, despite a WHO warning ...
Clearer, tougher EU energy labels on the way
A new, tougher, A to G scale showing the energy efficiency of household appliances is set to replace current energy labels, following agreement Tuesday by EU ...
Russian duties on EU vans illegal, WTO confirms
The WTO has dismissed Russia's appeal and upheld EU arguments in the dispute on the anti-dumping duties imposed by Russia in 2013 on imports of European light ...
Brussels mulls action on aggressive tax planning
The European Commission launched a public consultation Thursday to gather feedback on the way forward for EU action on advisers and intermediaries who ...
MEPs approve minimum rights for 'gig economy' workers
The EU Parliament approved minimum rights for workers in casual or short-term employment Tuesday, including workers with on-demand, voucher-based or platform ...
First EU funding call for free wireless internet hotspots
Municipalities can start applying on Tuesday for EU financing of free wireless internet hotspots in public spaces, under the first call for applications for ...
Global landmark deal to curb aviation emissions
The International Civil Aviation Organisation has agreed a landmark deal to reduce international aviation emission, the first-ever agreement to reduce CO2 ...
EU venture capital boost to help smaller firms
Better access to finance for small and growing companies and social enterprises will be the result of EU rules agreed Tuesday by the European Parliament, the ...
EU sends 'clear message' on climate change
EU ministers meeting in Luxembourg sent out a 'clear message' of commitment to ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change and working for effective ...
EU issues Brexit 'no-deal' checklist for European businesses
With 8 weeks to go until the possible withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU on 31 October, the Commission reiterated Wednesday its call for EU27 ...
Concern over interference in elections rises ahead of Euro-poll
Ahead of next year's European elections, a majority of EU citizens are worried that disinformation campaigns, data breaches and cyber attacks will interfere ...
EU states ease rules for dealing with bad loans
EU Member States agreed a softer position Wednesday on capital requirements applying to banks with non-performing loans (NPLs) on their balance sheets, in ...
Reprieve for EU nature protection laws
The EU ended uncertainty over the future of its flagship nature laws - the Birds and Habitats Directives - Wednesday by confirming these would be saved, and ...
EU agrees system to resolve double taxation disputes
EU finance ministers agreed Tuesday on a new system intended to help resolve disputes which arise between Member States from the interpretation of agreements ...
New EU e-certificates for organic imports into force
A new system of electronic certification for monitoring imports of organic products into the EU came into force Wednesday, improving the products' traceability ...
EU and US sign bilateral insurance deal
After 20 years of discussion and a year of formal talks, the European Union and the US signed a landmark bilateral agreement on insurance and reinsurance ...
'Solidarity principle' to prevent future EU gas supply crises
Negotiators of the Council and the European Parliament reached an agreement late Wednesday on a new security of gas supply regulation with the aim of ...
EU Court orders review of EUR 1.06 bn fine on Intel
The EU's top Court sent back for review Wednesday a previous General Court ruling which upheld a fine of EUR 1.06 billion imposed on Intel in 2009 by the ...
Commission recommends membership talks for Albania, Macedonia
The Commission's annual Enlargement Package, adopted Tuesday, recommends that the Council open accession negotiations with the former Yugoslav Republic of ...
Merck, GE and Canon in EU dock over merger rules
The European Commission sent three separate Statements of Objections to Merck and Sigma-Aldrich, General Electric and Canon Thursday alleging they breached EU ...
Trade tensions with US hitting EU growth
Growth is set to remain strong in 2018 and 2019, at 2.1 per cent this year and 2 per cent next year, according to the EU's latest economic forecast, but ...
EU urges China to play by the rules on trade
China needs to take responsibility for global problems of overcapacity in the steel and aluminium sectors, and conform to stricter rules on state aid, the ...
EU steps up monitoring of reforms as Greece moves to normalisation
The EU Commission activated an enhanced surveillance framework for Greece Wednesday to support implementation of reforms following the conclusion of its ...
EU takes legal action against Hungary over migrants
The Commission has referred Hungary to the EU Court of Justice for non-compliance of asylum and return legislation with EU law, and sent a letter of formal ...
EU signs largest ever free trade deal with Japan
EU and Japanese leaders signed a landmark free trade agreement Tuesday, removing nearly all tariffs paid by EU companies exporting to Japan and sending a clear ...
Brussels issues 12,000 more euro-travel passes for 18-yr-olds
The European Commission launched a second DiscoverEU competition Thursday, giving 12,000 young people aged 18 the chance to apply for a travel pass to discover ...
EU plans better protection for migrant children
With a growing number of children in migration arriving in the EU over the past two years, many without their families, the EU has set out actions to reinforce ...
Euro-MPs urge better use of trade tools to combat wildlife trafficking
MEPs call on the EU and its Member States Thursday to consider a full ban on trade in elephant ivory within and outside the EU, as well as making better use ...
Euro-MPs back trade deal with six African countries
The European Parliament approved an agreement Wednesday granting duty-free access to the EU for products from Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland and ...