Commission proposes the next generation of EU own resources big-plus
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Culture Commission proposes the next generation of EU own resources

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The new own resources proposed today will help to repay the funds raised by the EU to finance the grant component of NextGenerationEU. The new own resources should also finance the Social ...

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EU and UK set quotas that will continue overfishing of some much-loved fish big-plus
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Sport EU and UK set quotas that will continue overfishing of some much-loved fish

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

This is the second post-Brexit agreement on catch limits, known as Total Allowable Catches (TACs), which are adopted under the terms of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). “W ...

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Joint Research Centre: New PCR test detects Omicron variant big-plus
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Health Joint Research Centre: New PCR test detects Omicron variant

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said: “In order to continue tackling COVID-19, we need the most effective and updated tools provided by science. With the rapid spread ...

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Fair Taxation: Commission proposes swift transposition of the international agreement on minimum taxation of multinationals big-plus
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Sport Fair Taxation: Commission proposes swift transposition of the international agreement on minimum taxation of multinationals

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The proposal follows closely the international agreement and sets out how the principles of the 15% effective tax rate – agreed by 137 countries – will be applied in practice within ...

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Single Market Scoreboard 2021: Member states edging forward to a better implementation of Single Market rules for a more resilient Europe big-plus
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Business Single Market Scoreboard 2021: Member states edging forward to a better implementation of Single Market rules for a more resilient Europe

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The main findings are presented in the form of a ‘traffic light’ chart, by attributing red (below average), yellow (average) and green (above average) cards per tool or area, while the arr ...

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More than 150,000 Europeans call on EU to ban bottom-trawling to protect ocean and climate big-plus
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Business More than 150,000 Europeans call on EU to ban bottom-trawling to protect ocean and climate

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The tens of thousands of signatories are demanding that EU Commissioner Sinkevičius (responsible for the environment, ocean and fisheries) and EU Commission Executive Vice-president Frans ...

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Commission approves Austrian scheme to support production of electricity from renewable energy sources big-plus
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Business Commission approves Austrian scheme to support production of electricity from renewable energy sources

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This scheme will enable Austria to support renewable technologies, as it has set its goal to achieve 10 ...

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Week ahead: A Christmas Carol big-plus
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Health Week ahead: A Christmas Carol

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The December European Council used to signal the moment the jobbing journalist could down his or her tools and start to enjoy the festive season. For the past two years Brexit has proved r ...

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‘Roam like at home’ agreement to be extended to 2032 big-plus
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Interview ‘Roam like at home’ agreement to be extended to 2032

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The scheme means that people can continue to make calls, text and browse the web while travelling in other EU countries, without the fear of a shock when they get their bill, after the cur ...

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EU sources say no immediate plan for easing Omicron travel curbs on southern Africa big-plus
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World EU sources say no immediate plan for easing Omicron travel curbs on southern Africa

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

Late in November, EU states agreed to impose travel curbs on seven southern African countries after they reported several cases of the Omicron variant, which is considered highly infectiou ...

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EU’s new anti-coercion instrument would bypass need for unanimity big-plus
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Politics EU’s new anti-coercion instrument would bypass need for unanimity

Sunday, 03 July 2022 08:11

The proposal is particularly timely coming as Lithuania shipments appear to be being routinely blocked by Chinese customs. The suspicion is that the trading problems are linked to Chin ...

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