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MEPs approve safeguards for EU banana growers against Ecuador imports
The European Parliament approved Thursday rules to protect EU banana growers against any surge in imports from Ecuador after its accession to the ... last modified 02 February 2017, 21:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels looks to close gap on equal pay
The Commission has presented a proposal on pay transparency to ensure that women and men in the EU get equal pay for equal work, including a right to know pay ... last modified 09 March 2021, 23:28 CET — filed under: , , , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU bank stress test too feeble: auditors
The latest bank stress test by the European Banking Authority should have been more demanding in testing banks' resilience to systemic risks across the EU, the ... last modified 11 July 2019, 22:34 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European culture capitals offered extensions
Croatian city Rijeka and Galway in Ireland could extend their year as 2020 European Capitals of Culture until 30 April 2021, because of the effects of the ... last modified 21 August 2020, 00:00 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU aims for net-zero emissions Europe by 2050
The EU Commission set out a strategic long-term plan Wednesday for a 'climate neutral' economy by 2050, to meet Paris objectives and in response to recent ... last modified 29 November 2018, 23:01 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Polish retail tax comes under Brussels scrutiny
The EU Commission opened an in-depth probe into a Polish tax on the retail sector Tuesday, concerned that the progressive rates based on turnover give ... last modified 20 September 2016, 23:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU fines Coroos, Groupe CECAB EUR 31m for canned veg cartel
The EU Commission has fined Coroos and Groupe CECAB a total of EUR 31,647,000 for breaching EU antitrust rules. Bonduelle was not fined as it revealed the ... last modified 30 September 2019, 22:51 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU mulls update for mortgage credit directive
The European Commission launched a public consultation on the Mortgage Credit Directive review Monday, seeking views on the functioning of, and possible ... last modified 23 November 2021, 18:35 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU agrees sanctions over Belarus 'international scandal'
EU leaders at a two-day summit Tuesday strongly condemned the forced landing of a Ryanair flight in Minsk and the detention by Belarus authorities of ... last modified 26 May 2021, 18:19 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Big variations in jobless across EU regions
While unemployment rates fell in the majority of EU regions in 2015 compared with the previous year, figures from Eurostat show a huge variation in the levels ... last modified 28 April 2016, 12:28 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Increased EU budget for Covid-hit creative Europe
The European Commission adopted the 2022 work programme for Creative Europe Thursday, with an increased budget of around EUR 385m to help support the Covid-hit ... last modified 19 January 2022, 00:23 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU legislators strike provisional deal on European climate law
EU co-legislators set a target of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 per cent by 2030 Wednesday, laying down a framework for EU ... last modified 26 April 2021, 23:51 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Price caps introduced on international calls within the EU
A new maximum price for all international calls and SMS within the EU applies from 15 May, when consumers calling another EU country will pay a maximum amount ... last modified 15 May 2019, 18:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU launches in-depth probe into Monsanto Bayer merger
The EU has opened an in-depth probe into Bayer's proposed acquisition of Monsanto over concerns that the merger may reduce competition in pesticides, seeds and ... last modified 29 August 2017, 00:26 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
First phase of new EU import control system in operation
A new import control system, reinforcing the EU Customs Union's 'first line of defence' against security and safety threats posed by illicit traffic in goods ... last modified 15 March 2021, 23:35 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Eurozone trade surplus up to EUR 28.6 bn in March
First estimates for March show a surplus in international trade in goods for the Eurozone of EUR 28.6 bn and a EUR 7.2 bn surplus for the whole EU, according ... last modified 17 May 2016, 12:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Council sets fishing quotas for 2022
European Union fisheries ministers reached agreement Tuesday on catch limits for over 200 commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic, the North Sea, the ... last modified 15 December 2021, 17:13 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Commission unveils upgrade for EU VAT system
Europe's VAT rules are to be made simpler, more fraud-proof and business-friendly as a result of European Commission plans to reboot the current EU VAT system. last modified 12 April 2016, 00:58 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU aims for resilience with new foresight strategy
Resilience is the keyword of a new strategic policy direction outlined by the EU Commission Wednesday, pointing to more evidence-based strategic choices that ... last modified 10 September 2020, 18:42 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
G7 to provide one billion vaccine doses over next year
At the end of the three-day summit in Cornwall, UK, G7 leaders committed to improving global access to COVID-19 vaccines, strengthening the global health ... last modified 16 June 2021, 14:24 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
UK issues its approach to Future Relationship with the EU
Britain issued its own approach for the future partnership talks with the European Union Thursday, setting out a suite of proposals in response to the EU's ... last modified 02 March 2020, 16:26 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Rubik's Cube trade mark invalid: EU Court judge
The EU trade mark representing the shape of a Rubik’s Cube must be declared invalid, according to the Opinion of the European Court of Justice' ... last modified 25 May 2016, 18:14 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Requiring removal of Islamic headscarf at work 'discrimination'
A company policy requiring an employee to remove her Islamic headscarf when in contact with clients is unlawful discrimination, according to the opinion of the ... last modified 14 July 2016, 00:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Digital rights open up for holidaymakers across EU
Following the end of roaming charges across the European Union last year, holidaymakers are now able to travel with their online TV, film, sports, music or ... last modified 03 August 2018, 12:26 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Banks fined over EUR 1bn for foreign exchange cartel
The EU Commission fined five banks - Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG - EUR 1.07 billion Thursday for taking part in two cartels in the Spot Foreign ... last modified 21 May 2019, 00:49 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU sets out green finance package
The EU Commission adopted measures Tuesday to improve the funding of sustainable projects, with an EU Green Bond Standard to facilitate capital flows to green ... last modified 08 July 2021, 16:30 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU looks to protect journalists against abusive lawsuits
The EU Commission launched a consultation Monday on action against abusive lawsuits lodged against journalists to prevent them informing the public and ... last modified 06 October 2021, 18:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Size of Euro-Parliament to shrink after Brexit
The European Parliament should shrink from 751 to 705 MEPs when the UK leaves the EU, whilst leaving room for possible new countries joining in the future, ... last modified 07 February 2018, 18:19 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU gives conditional approval to Nordic Capital buy of Intrum Justitia
The EU Commission approved Tuesday the acquisition of Intrum Justitia by Nordic Capital, conditional on the divestment of overlapping debt collection and debt ... last modified 13 June 2017, 22:51 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels signals overhaul of EU intellectual property system
The EU Commission published an action pan on Intellectual Property Wednesday, to help smaller firms in particular make the most of their inventions and ... last modified 01 December 2020, 22:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%