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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 ...
Paris climate agreement enters into force
The Paris Agreement on climate change entered legally into force Friday following the EU's ratification, just days before the start of the UN climate ...
New EU rules against tax evasion, money laundering enter into force
New rules which oblige EU Member States to give tax authorities access to data collected under anti-money laundering legislation entered into force on 1 ...
eGovernment plan to transform public administration in the EU
With the wider public often losing out to the private sector on the digital innovation front, EU Member States have agreed new, open and inclusive standards ...
Italy's draft budget plans rejected again by Brussels
The EU Commission confirmed its rejection of Italy's budget Wednesday, as it set out the EU's economic and social priorities for 2019, and presented Opinions ...
EU hits car safety equipment suppliers with EUR 368m cartel fine
The EU Commission fined Autoliv and TRW EUR 368,277,000 for breaching EU antitrust rules Tuesday. Autoliv, TRW and Takata took part in two cartels to supply ...
EU & UK will have "full control" of their own legislation
As the EU reaches a "decisive moment" in the Brexit process, both the EU and the UK will have "full control" of their own legislation and rule-making, ...
Pesticides must be checked for harmful chemicals: MEPs
MEPs at a public hearing Wednesday discussed the EU risk assessment of the herbicide glyphosate, demanding that pesticides be checked for endocrine disrupting ...
New EU rules tell truck drivers to work less, take more breaks
New EU-wide regulations have come into force restricting the working week for lorry and coach drivers and requiring longer rest stops.
Trump threatens EU's future: Tusk
As EU leaders prepare to meet at a summit on Friday, Council president Donald Tusk listed the Trump administration alongside Islamic extremism as a major ...
EU steps up WTO action against China over technology transfers
The EU is stepping up its challenge in the World Trade Organisation to practices that force European companies to give up sensitive technology and know-how as ...
Brussels intensifies preparedness for Brexit no-deal scenario
The European Commission published detailed information Tuesday on its ongoing preparedness and contingency work in the event of a no deal scenario in the ...
EU Council authorises start of Brexit talks
The EU Council of 27 Member States formally authorised the beginning of talks with the UK Monday, following the notification of its intention to leave the EU. ...
MEPs back 35 pct CO2 emissions cuts for trucks by 2030
The EU Parliament has backed plans for lorries to cut CO2 emissions by 2030, adopting a higher target (35%) than the Commission (30%) for new lorries to reduce ...
Unfair burden on the young: EU employment review
An annual review of employment and social developments in Europe, published Monday, finds a particularly high burden, exacerbated by demographic ageing, being ...
Brussels sets out strategy on hormone disrupting chemicals
The EU Commission unveiled a long-awaited strategy on endocrine disrupting chemicals Wednesday, with the aim of protecting consumers against harmful chemicals ...
EU strikes deal for safer medical devices
Safer medical devices and fast patient access to innovative devices are the aim of a provisional deal on new rules for medical devices and in vitro diagnostic ...
Brussels objects to VISA inter-regional fees
The European Commission sent a supplementary Statement of Objections to Visa Inc. and Visa International Thursday, focusing on inter-regional fees on ...
Work-related accidents cost EU EUR 476 bn a year
Work-related ill-health and injury costs the EU 3.3 per cent of its GDP, or EUR 476 billion every year, according to new estimates of the cost of poor ...
Brussels approves German rescue aid to Air Berlin
The EU Commission endorsed Monday under state aid rules Germany's plans to grant Air Berlin a temporary EUR 150m bridging loan to allow for the orderly ...
EU pledges EUR 300m for cleaner, safer oceans
The EU Commission announced EUR 300m of EU-funded initiatives Monday, including projects to tackle plastic pollution, make blue economy more sustainable and ...
EU on track for 2020 CO2 emissions targets
Greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union were reduced by 23% between 1990 and 2016, while the economy grew by 53% over the same period, according to the ...
New EU push for safer, more repairable appliances
The EU Commission proposed Tuesday new 'eco-design' measures to improve the repairability and recyclability of household products such as refrigerators, ...
EU confirms deal on energy savings and governance
EU decision-makers have reached agreement on a 32.5 per cent target for energy savings by 2030, as well as a new instrument to help EU Member States deliver on ...