Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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[Ticker] Commission needs time to assess German Dieselgate fine

Added: 19.06.2018 9:55 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Commission's infringement procedures against EU states that - according to the commission - are failing to uphold car emissions legislation, remains ongoing for now. A spokeswoman told EUobserver that the commission needed time to assess Germany's against Volkswagen, handed out last week. Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the UK have until 17 July to respond to 'letters of formal notice' related to Dieselgate.

EU farms face subsidy cuts in new budget plans

Added: 16.06.2018 16:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

European Commission unveils budget plans for Common Agricultural Policy

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[Ticker] EU free wifi portal hit by 'technical issue'

Added: 15.06.2018 8:22 | 8 views | 0 comments

The European Commission has cancelled the first call for applications for funding of public wifi hotspots, after the EU portal where municipalities had to apply experienced "a technical issue", . "During the investigation, the commission identified a flaw in the software supplied by contractors," it said. Municipalities can apply again in autumn, and the commission said there will be no "significant delay to the programme."

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European Commission hopes for big science funding uplift

Added: 14.06.2018 16:51 | 11 views | 0 comments

The European Commission sets out how it wants to spend €100bn (£87bn) on science in the next EU budget.

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REAL STUFF: 'European Pillar of Social Rights' in your pocket

Added: 14.06.2018 16:44 | 13 views | 0 comments

A new world of work means updating rights and protections in Europe for all workers. European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen believes Europe must address the need for convergence in social protection for all, in order to avoid generational gaps or the risk of poverty among citizens

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[Ticker] Malta joins EU prosecutor office

Added: 14.06.2018 14:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Malta is to join the European Public Prosecutor Office (EPPO), an office established in 2017 to investigate EU fund and VAT fraud. In a letter to the European Commission, Maltese justice minister Owen Bonnici said Thursday that EPPO was "a major development for safeguarding the economic interests" of the EU. The commission will now launch the procedure to have Malta join the other 20 states taking part in EPPO.

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[Ticker] EU agrees higher 2030 renewable energy target

Added: 14.06.2018 9:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

In 2030, 32% of the EU's energy should be from renewable sources, the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Council agreed on Thursday. Negotiators reached a compromise in behind-closed-doors discussions. The 32% goal is higher than the "at least 27%" target agreed by EU leaders in 2014. The parliament had wanted 35%. EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said it will help the EU meet its Paris agreement promises.

Poland urged to halt 'purge' of top court

Added: 14.06.2018 8:22 | 12 views | 0 comments

Next month Supreme Court judges could be removed in Poland - due to a controversial reform seen as a judicial purge by a government that wants to control the courts. The European Commission wants Warsaw to act now.

European Commission seeks to boost space spending

Added: 13.06.2018 17:59 | 9 views | 0 comments

The European Commission wants to expand its space activities, and will set up a new agency to support them.

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The Brussels Economic Forum 2018 - watch live

Added: 12.06.2018 16:45 | 8 views | 0 comments

Watch the flagship economic event of the European Commission.

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