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#WiFi4EU: European Parliament and Council strike a deal on EU scheme for free internet access

#WiFi4EU: European Parliament and Council strike a deal on EU scheme for free internet access

A scheme for more than 5,000 wireless internet connections in public areas across the EU were agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators on Monday evening (29 May). This informal deal includes: The creation of a single authentication system valid throughout the EU; funds to be deployed in a “geographically balanced manner” across member states and […]

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#EHHA: European Holiday Home Association submits official complaint to European Commission on rules ‘stifling short-term rental sector’

#EHHA: European Holiday Home Association submits official complaint to European Commission on rules ‘stifling short-term rental sector’

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some of the most popular city destinations in Europe are stifling the ability of householders to rent out accommodation to travellers by imposing excessive and often contradictory regulations, according to a complaint submitted to the European Commission by the short-term rental industry.  Examples of the restrictions range from outright bans, to effective bans via disproportionate […]

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Research and Innovation: CoR and European Commission to set up a ‘Regional Knowledge Platform’

Research and Innovation: CoR and European Commission to set up a ‘Regional Knowledge Platform’

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation have engaged to enhance the role of regions as drivers for research and innovation, thereby contributing to growth and job creation in Europe. Speaking at the CoR Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC), Research, Science […]

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Martin Schulz on abdication of King Juan Carlos

Martin Schulz on abdication of King Juan Carlos

European Parliament President Martin Schulz made the following statement on the abdication of King Juan Carlos of Spain: “King Juan Carlos has been a pillar for Spain in its successful transition to democracy, freedom and progress. He ensured peace and unity at a crucial time for his country, and managed to bring forward internal reforms […]

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