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#EuropeanAviation – No more delays, the time for action is now

#EuropeanAviation – No more delays, the time for action is now

| July 16, 2018

Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc and Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism Karima Delli have issued a joint statement calling for action to tackle delays in air traffic in Europe. In it, they note that “2018 is expected to be the busiest year so far in terms of air traffic, with 11 […]

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#SingleDigitalGateway – A time saver for citizens and companies

#SingleDigitalGateway – A time saver for citizens and companies

| July 13, 2018

The single digital gateway will help citizens and firms to access information and administrative procedures online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car. A provisional deal struck with the Council on 24 May to set up a single digital gateway, to make it easier to find information, forms and assistance for people […]

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#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

| July 12, 2018

European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle has welcomed ESA Director General Jan Wörner to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organizations. The Joint Statement puts forth the intention of the two organizations to co-operate on supporting increased investment in the European space sector, thus helping create a level playing field […]

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#CybersecurityAct – Build trust in digital technologies

#CybersecurityAct – Build trust in digital technologies

| July 12, 2018

A new certification framework for connected devices, together with a stronger role for the EU Cybersecurity Agency, were backed by Industry Committee MEPs on Tuesday  (10 July). The EU cybersecurity scheme will certify that an ICT product, process or service has no known vulnerabilities at the time of the certification’s release and that it complies […]

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Copyright rules for the #DigitalMarket: Plenary to decide on opening of negotiations

Copyright rules for the #DigitalMarket: Plenary to decide on opening of negotiations

| July 5, 2018

All MEPs will be called to vote on the negotiation mandate proposed by the Legal Affairs committee to hammer out digital copyright rules. The vote will be on Thursday (5 July) at noon. According to the European Parliament’s rules of procedure, at least 76 MEPs (10%) are needed to object to opening of negotiations with the […]

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#Bulgaria: Still too soon for the #eurozone

#Bulgaria: Still too soon for the #eurozone

| July 3, 2018

Despite misgivings across the European Union, Bulgaria was, until recently, poised to join the eurozone ‘waiting room’. The Balkan nation hoped that a highlight of its six-month EU presidency would be its entrance into the Exchange-Rate Mechanism, known as ERM-2—in which eurozone hopefuls must participate for at least two years, without severe economic tensions, before qualifying to […]

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#TFL – High Court set to rule on London disused tube station scheme

#TFL – High Court set to rule on London disused tube station scheme

| June 29, 2018

In 2009 Ajit Chambers gave up a normal life to work solely on opening London’s disused tube stations as tourist attractions and multipurpose venues. His journey has been nothing short of extraordinary after he discovered an old map showing 26 disused London tube stations and then presented his detailed plan to Boris Johnson the Chairman […]

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