Commission approves 2022-2027 regional aid map for Cyprus big-plus
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Business Commission approves 2022-2027 regional aid map for Cyprus

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

The revised RAG, adopted by the Commission on 19 April 2021 and in force since 1 January 2022, enable member states to support the least favoured European regions in catching up and to red ...

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European Parliament approves reform of road haulage charging  big-plus
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Breaking news European Parliament approves reform of road haulage charging 

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

Parliament gave the final green light to an agreement with EU governments on the update of the rules defining the charges member states can impose on trucks and lorries, but also buses, va ...

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Investment Plan for Europe supports new fund to finance energy efficiency in buildings across the EU big-plus
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Interview Investment Plan for Europe supports new fund to finance energy efficiency in buildings across the EU

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

EFSI is the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe, which has so far mobilized €546.5 billion of investment, benefitting over 1.4 million SMEs. A press release is available here. Ad ...

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EU progress towards its 2020 climate change goals big-plus
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Breaking news EU progress towards its 2020 climate change goals

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

Fighting climate change is a priority for the EU. It has committed to a series of measurable objectives and taken several measures to reduce greenhouse gases. What progress has already bee ...

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The decision of Russia’s president is a serious violation of international law say MEPs  big-plus
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World The decision of Russia’s president is a serious violation of international law say MEPs 

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

The Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs David Mcallister (EPP, DE), the Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee Witold Waszczykowski (ECR, PL ...

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European digital COVID certificate: Recovery certificates can now also be issued based on rapid antigen tests big-plus
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Culture European digital COVID certificate: Recovery certificates can now also be issued based on rapid antigen tests

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

In order to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the certificate, the rapid antigen test used must be on the EU common list of rapid antigen detection tests for COVID-19 and be performed ...

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Travel during the pandemic: Commission welcomes adoption of updated framework further facilitating travel to the EU big-plus
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Health Travel during the pandemic: Commission welcomes adoption of updated framework further facilitating travel to the EU

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

Under the updated framework agreed today, Member States should now reopen also to those vaccinated with a vaccine having completed the World Health Organization emergency use listing proce ...

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Germany halts certification of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline big-plus
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Sport Germany halts certification of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

In a tweet the chancellor wrote: “There has been a dramatic change in the situation, and we must now reassess, this will include #NordStream2. I have asked our Economic Affairs Ministry to ...

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EPP Group calls to re-evaluate Switzerland as high-risk money-laundering country big-plus
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Business EPP Group calls to re-evaluate Switzerland as high-risk money-laundering country

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

For Markus Ferber MEP, the EPP Group’s Spokesman in the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee : “Bank privacy laws must not become a pretext to facilitate money laundering and tax evasio ...

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Week ahead: Improving Europe’s data access for the digital age big-plus
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Interview Week ahead: Improving Europe’s data access for the digital age

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

The big Commission announcement this week (23 February) will be the Data Act (incl. Review of the Database Directive). The Data Act is described as a major new initiative to ensure fairnes ...

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Fifteen years in: Romania’s EU story big-plus
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Health Fifteen years in: Romania’s EU story

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

January 2022 marked the 15 year anniversary of Romania joining the European Union, along with Bulgaria. The two countries were three years later to the party than the countries that formed ...

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COVID: Austria and Germany decide to ease rules big-plus
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Politics COVID: Austria and Germany decide to ease rules

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:44

Although unvaccinated people will still face restrictions, Germans are being promised a "freedom day" on 20 March while most measures will be dropped in Austria on 5 March. ...

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