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 17:01

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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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 17:01

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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’Commission President von der Leyen must lead by example on transparency and integrity in EU’ big-plus
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Business ’Commission President von der Leyen must lead by example on transparency and integrity in EU’

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

The debate on the activities of the Ombudsman took place on Monday evening (14 February) and the vote takes place today (Tuesday). Alex Agius Saliba, vice-president of the S&D Group and S& ...

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Europe’s growing oligarch problem comes under scrutiny big-plus
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Business Europe’s growing oligarch problem comes under scrutiny

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

In a report, lawmakers in the parliament’s budget control committee said oligarchs and their networks act like states within states. Oligarchic groups rule in their own interests without ...

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Protecting biodiversity: EU takes action to prevent introduction of invasive alien species that would damage European nature big-plus
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Business Protecting biodiversity: EU takes action to prevent introduction of invasive alien species that would damage European nature

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

The infringement proceedings brought against Bulgaria, Greece and Romania also concern the failure to establish a surveillance system of invasive alien species of Union concern; the deadli ...

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European Commission grants the UK three additional years of equivalence for clearing big-plus
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Business European Commission grants the UK three additional years of equivalence for clearing

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

The decision has been taken in the EU’s interest, but in 2021 the Irish Commissioner for Financial Services Mairead McGuinness (pictured) said: “The Commission remains of the view that ove ...

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Commission approves prolongation of orderly liquidation scheme for small Italian banks big-plus
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Business Commission approves prolongation of orderly liquidation scheme for small Italian banks

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

The scheme enables the Italian state to support the sale of assets and liabilities of a failed bank to another bank. Under the scheme, the buyer will be selected on the basis of a competit ...

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Youth mental health and a global echo pandemic escalates demand for supportive adults big-plus
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Business Youth mental health and a global echo pandemic escalates demand for supportive adults

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

While COVID-19 physically impacts some, it has impacted mental health on a much broader scale. Youth mental health issues have caused a global echo pandemic of increased incidences of depr ...

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EU at the forefront of the global humanitarian response: €1.5 billion for 2022 big-plus
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Business EU at the forefront of the global humanitarian response: €1.5 billion for 2022

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

EU humanitarian aid in 2022 will be distributed as follows: €469 million will be allocated to sub-Saharan Africa; €351m of EU humanitarian aid will be allocated to needs in the Middle Eas ...

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Lisbon council fined for sharing protester details with foreign embassies big-plus
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Business Lisbon council fined for sharing protester details with foreign embassies

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

Portugal’s data commissioner said the mayor’s office had committed 225 breaches of demonstrators’ personal data between 2018 and 2021. He has apologised for the breaches. Advertisement S ...

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Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU state aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors big-plus
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Business Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU state aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 17:01

The Commission has conducted an evaluation of the existing rules applicable to the agricultural and forestry sectors and is also performing an evaluation of the rules applicable to the fis ...

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