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President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

President Tajani: Irish issue must be solved to secure European Parliament #Brexit deal approval

European Parliament President Tajani (pictured) made the following statement on Brexit at the EU leaders’ meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (18 October): “The first point is to defend the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, the second one is related to the UK honouring existing financial commitments. On the […]

| October 18, 2018

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Europe’s trade senses an east wind in its sails

Europe’s trade senses an east wind in its sails

It has been decades in the making, but a free trade agreement between the European Union and the Gulf Cooperation Council could now be within touching distance. Having established their own customs union, the six GCC countries are now aiming to create an internal market. This will no doubt help smooth negotiations with the EU, […]

| October 19, 2018
EU and Republic of Korea join forces in fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated #IUUFishing

EU and Republic of Korea join forces in fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated #IUUFishing

The EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing with a joint statement signed by Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Republic of Korea Oceans and Fisheries Minister Kim Young-Choon. The signing took place on the eve of a […]

| October 19, 2018
Commission invests €124 million in #InnovativeProjects

Commission invests €124 million in #InnovativeProjects

The Commission is supporting 38 projects to develop new ideas for radically innovative future technologies. The projects will receive nearly €3 million each for collaborative and inter-disciplinary research into topics ranging from quantum computing, removing space objects from orbit to fighting brain viruses. They have been selected under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot phase, […]

| October 19, 2018
Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

Four member states hit by natural disasters in 2017 – Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria – will shortly receive a total amount of €34 million of aid from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF), following approval of the Commission’s proposal by Parliament and Council. Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Creţu (pictured) said: “We had promised not to […]

| October 19, 2018
#EESC gives European Parliament, Commission and Council fresh input for improving economic governance in the EU

#EESC gives European Parliament, Commission and Council fresh input for improving economic governance in the EU

At its October plenary session, the EESC adopted a package of three opinions on EU economic governance, providing European decision-makers with new input for the ongoing discussions on deepening Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the next European Semester exercise. In its opinions on EMU the Committee endorses the European Commission’s proposals to establish a […]

| October 19, 2018
#ASEM Summit – Meeting of 54 leaders from Asia and Europe gets under way in Brussels

#ASEM Summit – Meeting of 54 leaders from Asia and Europe gets under way in Brussels

The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit began yesterday evening (18 October) in Brussels, with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Council President Donald Tusk representing the European Union. They are joined by EU High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini and Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen for a Summit of 51 countries from across Europe and Asia, in addition […]

| October 19, 2018
#EAPM – #Diabetes ‘spreading like wildfire’ across the globe: Join us in Milan for our congress

#EAPM – #Diabetes ‘spreading like wildfire’ across the globe: Join us in Milan for our congress

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are some 60 million people with diabetes in Europe, which equates to around 10.3% of men and 9.6% of women aged 25 years and above, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.     In every age group, however, diabetes is on the up. And […]

| October 19, 2018
#Brexit effect: Public opinion survey shows EU is more appreciated than ever

#Brexit effect: Public opinion survey shows EU is more appreciated than ever

The fieldwork of this survey was carried out between 8 and 26 September 2018 among 27 474 Europeans aged 16 or above  The latest EU public opinion survey, conducted in September 2018, reveals a clear and growing appreciation for EU membership, reaching a record high of 68%. The latest Eurobarometer survey, measuring public attitudes to […]

| October 19, 2018
Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

Capping #CO2Emissions – Away with dirty trucks

The members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament have voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission’s proposal, which for the first time in European history recommends capping CO2 emissions from trucks. The agreement reached between the political groups sets a 35% CO2 emissions reduction target for heavy-duty vehicles by […]

| October 19, 2018
#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

#Brexit and Spitzenkandidat procedure top EPP summit discussions

The European People’s Party (EPP) leaders met in Brussels on 17 October ahead of the European Council. In the margins of the meeting, the EPP President Joseph Daul said: “We owe clarity to the European and British citizens. More than two years after the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, it […]

| October 19, 2018

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People’s Vote march: Thousands expected for London protest

People’s Vote march: Thousands expected for London protest

Protesters calling for a referendum on the final deal will march before a rally in London.

| October 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Brexit EU summit: The week the talks got stuck in spinach

Brexit EU summit: The week the talks got stuck in spinach

This was to be the EU summit when a deal came into view. But that was not how it turned out.

| October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Facebook job not lobbying, says Sir Nick Clegg

Facebook job not lobbying, says Sir Nick Clegg

Sir Nick Clegg talks about how he got his new Facebook job and what he will be doing for the social media giant.

| October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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