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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 24211

EU To Put End To Tax Avoidance by MNCs

The Finance Ministers of EU member-states have agreed to close loopholes in tax legislation allowing multinational companies to avoid paying taxes on dividends, reported Reuters.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1200

Juncker: Great Britain Will Pay Stiff Price for Brexit

Great Britain will pay a stiff price for leaving the European Union, warned in a speech to the Belgian Federal Parliament the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1274

3 EU Countries Demand That Lower-Quality Foods Not Be Sold in Eastern Europe

The Czech Republic has joined the initiative supported by Hungary and Slovakia calling on the European Commission to adopt a law banning food and beverages companies from selling products of different content and quality under the same label and brand.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2171

EC Threatens To Sue 5 Countries Over Air Pollution

The European Commission has warned for the final time Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK about systematic violation of the restrictions of the European Union regarding air pollution, announced the press centre of the commission.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1277

EU Grants EUR 18 M in Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

The European Union has announced that it will allocate EUR 18 M in humanitarian aid for the population that suffered from the war in the eastern regions of Ukraine.

World » EU | February 20, 2017, Monday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgaria Pays EUR 1 M for Court of Human Rights Verdicts

Bulgaria has paid nearly EUR 1 M for verdicts ruled by the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg in 2016, showed data from the Justice Ministry, reported BGNES.

World » EU | February 20, 2017, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1558

Schulz Overtakes on Merkel in Chancellor Race by Big Margin - Poll

Social democrat candidate Martin Schulz has better prospects to become Germany's Chancellor in the election this autumn, a new poll shows.

World » EU | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2167

14 EU Member-States May Still Thwart CETA

Half of the member-states of the European Union may hold referendums on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada, in spite of the fact that the European Parliament has already approved it, reported Brussels-based electronic

World » EU | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1889

328,000 Illegal Migrants Enter Europe in 2016

A total of 328,000 illegal migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa entered Europe in 2016, reported the European Border Agency Frontex.

World » EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 21:25 | Viewed: 2018

Bulgarian Woman Dies in Chain Crash in Hungary

A Bulgarian woman has died in a chain crash on a highway in Hungary earlier on Wednesday morning.

World » EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1604

European Parliament Approves CETA

The European Parliament has given its agreement for the implementation of the trade agreement with Canada.

World » EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1257

Holland Refuses To Hand Over Turkish Officers

Holland has refused to satisfy Ankara’s demand that it hand over the Turkish officers who requested political asylum and has granted them temporary residence of 18 months, reported BGNES.

World » EU | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1435

Bad Odour Shuts Down Hamburg Airport

The airport in Hamburg, northern Germany was shut down and all flights were suspended for nearly an hour after bad odour left a number of passenges incapacitated.

World » EU | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1877

Germany's Ex-FM Steinmeier Elected President

Germany's outgoing Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected President of the country, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports.

World » EU | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2168

EU Commission President Juncker Rules Himself Out for 2nd Term

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced he does not intend ro run for another term in 2019.

World » EU | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1804

Germany's Social Democrats Closing In on Merkel's Party, Poll Shows

The Social Democrats (SPD) are narrowing the edge of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) of German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the general election in September, a survey shows.

World » EU | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1783

Germany To Expedite Deportation of Migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the minister – presidents of German provinces have agreed on the accelerated deportation of migrants who have requested but have not received asylum status in the country.

World » EU | February 10, 2017, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1653

British House of Commons Approves Start of Brexit

With a majority of 372 votes, the House of Commons have started the process of Great Britain leaving the EU.

World » EU | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 1486

Survey: Emmanuel Macron Could Be Next French President

Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron has every chance of becoming the next president of France, showed data from a sociological survey, cited by Reuters.

World » EU | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1625

Germany’s Schäuble: Greece Needs To Reform Or Leave Euro Zone

German Finance Minister and ideologue of the rescue programme for Greece Wolfgang Schäuble has stated that the country needs more reforms.

World » EU | February 9, 2017, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2152

EC Could Start Penal Procedures Against States Which Do Not Relocate Refugees

In March, the European Commission will decide whether to start penal procedures against the countries which do not admit a sufficient number of refugees under the mandatory quotas.

World » EU | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 21:28 | Viewed: 1766
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