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epa05912816 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a rally after referendum victory, at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, 17 April 2017. Media reports Turkish President Erdogan won a narrow lead of the 'Yes' vote in unofficial results, 17 April 2017. The proposed reform, passed by Turkish parliament on 21 January, would change the country's parliamentarian system of governance into a presidential one, which the opposition denounced as giving more power to Turkish President Erdogan.  EPA/TUMAY BERKIN EU-Turkey energy partnership to continue after referendum
epa05013905 European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 06 November 2015. Malstrom spoke on the publication of EU proposal on sustainable development in the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the first detailed report on the latest negotiating round.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET EU Trade Commissioner heads to the US
epa05894860 Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives for the Informal Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers (ECOFIN) at the Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta, Malta, 07 April 2017. The informal meeting of EU Finance Ministers, taking place every six months according to the rotating Presidency of the EU Council, runs from 07 to 08 April. Malta took over the EU Presidency on 01 January 2017.  EPA/DOMENIC AQUILINA G20 finance ministers and central bankers discuss anti-terrorism financing
epa05774645 EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella from Malta gives a press conference on Environment Implementation at at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 6 February 2017  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Declaration on Blue Growth for the Western Mediterranean officially signed
epa05549977 Hungarian-American business investor, George Soros attends a Private Sector CEO Roundtable Summit for Refugees on the sidelines of the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 20 September 2016.  EPA/PETER FOLEY / POOL Juncker to meet Soros amid spat with Hungary over university
epa05854422 German Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks during the 'Going for Growth' report presentation during the G20 finance minister's meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany, 17 March 2017. The meeting is taking place ahead of the G20 summit scheduled in Hamburg in July.  EPA/THOMAS NIEDERMUELLER / POOL Schäuble wants a multi-speed Europe and his trade surplus.
03_Jina Miller Gina Miller launches tactical voting campaign against hard Brexit
epa05916790 British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani (L) sit for a meeting at N10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 20 April 2017. Tajani meets May to discuss on the so-called Brexit, one day after British MPs on 19 April 2017 voted almost unanimously at the parliament to hold a snap general election 08 June, for which British Prime Minister May had called on 18 April.  EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / POOL Tajani asks May to protect EU citizens’ rights
The power line at the Urmiberg mountain near Brunnen, central Switzerland, is seen on Monday, 29 September  2003. The Swiss company Aare-Tessin for Electricity (Atel), said powerful winds brought down a tree on a power line in Brunnen at around 3am on Sunday, September 28. The fall knocked out the transmission line that carries electricity over the Alps to Italy. However, Atel denied that the incident could have been the source of Sunday's massive power cut in Italy, which left the entire country without electricity for several hours. EPA PHOTO/KEYSTONE/SIGI TISCHLER// EU clears acquisition of a unit of Italy’s Energhe by Duferco
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hold a press conference after their meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on Feb. 6, 2017 Juncker to visit May in London next week

EU National News

epa04554139 Lega Nord party leader Matteo Salvini (C), Veneto Region Governor Luca Zaia (2-R), and the mayor of Musile di Piave (Venice), Gianluca Forcolin (2-L), during a rally against immigration organized by the municipal district of Musile di Piave, near Venice, Italy, 10 January 2015.  EPA/ANDREA MEROLA Veneto and Lombardia to hold autonomy referendums in October
epa05089608 Danish Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Inger Stojberg during a press conference at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 06 January 2016. Swedish Migration Minister Morgan Johansson, German State Secretary of the Interior Ole Schroeder and Stojberg were invited to Brussels to discuss the reintroduction of border controls between their countries in response to heavy migration flows, according to media reports.  EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE Danish immigration policy: works for the government, not for the economy
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hold a press conference after their meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on Feb. 6, 2017 / New Europe / Alexandros Michailidis French PM on Paris attack: “Obscurantism and intolerance must be fought”
epa05889427 Nigel Farage, British Member of the European Parliament and former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) smiles during a meeting of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 05 April 2017. The parliament is holding a key debate on Brexit negotiations.  EPA/PATRICK SEEGER Farage won’t stand in 2017 election, prefers to remain MEP
epaselect epa05918190 French people hold their hands in the air after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. Three police officers were shot on the avenue boulevard, according to reports with their suspected attacker killed by security forces.  EPA/IAN LANGSDON Man suspected of complicity in Paris attack turns himself in to Belgian police 

World News

epa05918857 Chinese Agriculture Minister Han Changfu (L) and EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan (R) pose during a signing ceremony of the 'EU-China Exchange Program for Young Professionals in Agriculture' in Brussels, Belgium, 21 April 2017. The program is aimed to promote cooperation between the EU and China in the agricultural and agri-business sector.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET EU and China launch young farmers exchange program
epa04787591 Officials wait for voters at a polling station in Diyarbakir, Turkey, 07 June 2015. According to reports some 53 million Turkish people are elligible to vote in the general elections on 07 June 2015 for the 550-seat parliament, with some sources adding that the Kurdish vote, important as Diyarbakir is the traditional heartland of Kurdish Turkey, could be crucial in terms of the ruling AKP's ability to maintain the supermajority it requires to effect consitutional change allocating more powers to the President.  EPA/SEDAT SUNA Erdogan’s remarkable victory of the Kurdish vote
epa05902396 Volunteers involved in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA soccer World Cup attend presentation of the volunteer training programme in Saint Petersburg , Russia, 11 April 2017. More than 30,000 volunteers will undergo training until March 2018.  EPA/ANATOLY MALTSEV Global brands stay away from the 2018 Russia World Cup
epa000250194 Over 12,000 Jehovah Witnesses congregated for a mass baptism that is held over three days in Sydney on Saturday, 14 August 2004. Approximately 100 people were baptised on Saturday alone. Pictured here is a elderly woman being baptised.  EPA/SAM MOOY AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia
epa05910192 (FILE) - An undated photo released on 24 April 2016 by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows an 'underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile' conducted at an undisclosed location in North Korea (reissued 16 April 2017). According to media reports on 16 April 2017 quoting the South Korean military, North Korea conducted a failed missile launch from its east coast, the South Korean military reported. North Koreans celebrated the 'Day of the Sun' festival commemorating the 105th birthday anniversary of former supreme leader Kim Il-sung on 15 April as tensions over nuclear issues rise in the region.  EPA/KCNA   EDITORIAL USE ONLY Russian moves troops to North Korea border over fears US could attack

French Elections

f24 post debate Fringe candidates ‘shake up’ second French presidential TV debate
F24 debate France’s second presidential TV debate more surreal than enlightening
epa05863500 Candidate for the 2017 French presidential elections for the 'Les Republicains' politial party, Francois Fillon, delivers a speech at a Mayors' Association of France (AMF) event gathering all the candidates for the upcoming election, held at Maison de la Radio in Paris, France, 22 March 2017. French presidential elections are planned for 23 April and 07 May 2017.  EPA/IAN LANGSDON France’s Fillon moves from ‘fake jobs’ to Russia ‘fantasies’
Valls f24 French presidential election: Betraying the party line
epa05825553 Leader of France's far-right Front National political party and candidate for the 2017 French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen (R), arrives to hold a news conference in Paris, France, 02 March 2017. Le Pen lost her EU immunity after a European Parliament vote on 02 March 2017 in connection with tweets of pictures showing so-called Islamic State (also known as IS or ISIS) violence. French presidential elections are planned for 23 April and 07 May 2017.  EPA/CAROLINE BLUMBERG Could Marine Le Pen become France’s next president?
F24  in the papers French Guiana: ‘A powder keg abandoned by the state’
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Germany bus attack: police arrest Russian speculator  epa05918586 (FILE) The team bus of German soccer club Borussia Dortmund is seen on a street after it was hit by three explosions in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017 (reissued 21 April 2017). Media reports on early 21 April 2017 state that a suspect in connection with the explosives attack on the club bus has been arrested near Tuebingen, Germany. The German General Prosecution is set to hold a media conference about the developments in the investigations of the attack, in Karlsruhe later on 21 April.  EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL

German police arrested a man on Friday suspected of planting explosives targeting the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund last

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Energy

epa05912816 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a rally after referendum victory, at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, 17 April 2017. Media reports Turkish President Erdogan won a narrow lead of the 'Yes' vote in unofficial results, 17 April 2017. The proposed reform, passed by Turkish parliament on 21 January, would change the country's parliamentarian system of governance into a presidential one, which the opposition denounced as giving more power to Turkish President Erdogan.  EPA/TUMAY BERKIN EU-Turkey energy partnership to continue after referendum
Exxon ExxonMobil reportedly seeks US consent to resume project in Russia
The power line at the Urmiberg mountain near Brunnen, central Switzerland, is seen on Monday, 29 September  2003. The Swiss company Aare-Tessin for Electricity (Atel), said powerful winds brought down a tree on a power line in Brunnen at around 3am on Sunday, September 28. The fall knocked out the transmission line that carries electricity over the Alps to Italy. However, Atel denied that the incident could have been the source of Sunday's massive power cut in Italy, which left the entire country without electricity for several hours. EPA PHOTO/KEYSTONE/SIGI TISCHLER// EU clears acquisition of a unit of Italy’s Energhe by Duferco
A lone gas flame is seen in the desert at Khurais oil field, about 160 km from Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 23 June 2008. A top executive at Saudi Aramco said that the company's plans are on track for its Khurais project south of Riyadh which puts put 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), Gulf Daily News reported. A statement said the project is valued at $10 billion and would be on time giving another major boost to capacity from the Khursaniyah oil field. The processing facility will handle oil from the Abu Jifan and Mazalij fields, as well as Khurais.  EPA/ALI HAIDER China steps up for a chunk of the Saudi oil business
epa05747105 (FILE) - A file picture dated 21 March 2012 shows piping to be used for the Keystone XL pipe line from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico, as they sit stacked at a storage yard in the TransCanada Pipe Yard near Cushing, Oklahoma, USA. US President Trump on 24 January 2017 signed an executive order that allows the disputed Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, under the precondition that US-American steel was used. Former president Obama's administration in 2015 halted the controversial Keystopne XL project.  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH Canadian pipeline infrastructure facing hurdles
epa05728419 Scott Pruitt, US President-elect Donald Trump's nominee  to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), testifies at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 18 January 2017.  Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has faced criticism from receiving contributions from the fossil fuel industry and  questioning climate change science, according to reports.  EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS EPA to reconsider oil and gas industry emissions requirements
Wintershall Wintershall starts first oil production in Danish North Sea
Belarus Gazprom WEB Gazprom, Belarus ink gas pricing protocol
epa02231603 Anti-nuclear activists, some dressed as nuclear waste barrels, gather around a 'Monument to selfishness' in front of the Finnish Parliament House in Helsinki, Finland, on 01 July 2010. Anti-nuclear demonstrators plan to engrave the names of the Members of Parliament who voted for new nuclear power plants and set up the stone somewhere in Helsinki city. Despite the protests the Finnish Parliament accepted two new permits for nuclear power plant units.  EPA/MARKKU OJALA Finland’s Green Party goes nuclear
epa05668829 A Logo inside the headquarters of the Opec building in Vienna, Austria, 10 December, 2016. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meet non-OPEC nations in Vienna on Saturday aiming to cut back oil supply to increase prices.  EPA/LISI NIESNER OPEC production cut deal appears to be holding

Internet & ICT

epa04889734 British Neil Harbisson, the world's first certified cyborg, speaks to the media in Brisbane, Australia, 20 August 2015. Mr Harbisson, who is completely color blind, has an antenna with a camera at its end permanently implanted in his head that allows him to perceive colors as different sounds.  EPA/DAN PELED AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT Swedish cyborgs increase tenfold in two years
Swift Belgium-based SWIFT to introduce service tracking suspicious payments
epa01233240 Petrochina workers drill an oil well in the outskirts of Shenyang in northeast China's Liaoning province, 24 January 2008. China's economy expanded by 11.4 percent in 2007, its fastest growth in 14 years, according to the government statistics released Thursday. The total value of China's GDP in 2007 was estimated at 24.66 trillion yuan (3.43 trillion dollars), following growth of 11.1 per cent in 2006, Xie Fuzhan, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, told reporters.  EPA/YANWEN KU EU and Algeria to discuss energy in Brussels
epaselect epa05624173 A protester lights a flare as he takes part in an european steel workers protest against China's dumping price in Brussels, Belgium, 09 November 2016. The demonstration of European Steel Association (EUROFER) and workers of steel industry has been organized following a severe downturn in the price of steel caused by a flood of imports into Europe from China.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU Commission gets tough on cheap Chinese steel
pepper2 Robots could secure Belgium’s airports
epa04243326 Brazilian girls take shelter in a phone box because of rain in front of the stadium Arena Corinthians, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 06 June 2014, which is one of the 12 venues of the tournament. The FIFA World Cup 2014 will begin on 12 June.  EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU Death of roaming: EU Parliament clears final hurdle
epa05675620 A woman walks in front of London's financial district Canary Wharf in London, Britain, 14 December 2016. Tens of thousands of banking jobs could be lost to continental Europe from next year if ministers do not agree a transitional deal on single market access with the EU, a Lords report on financial services after Brexit is expected to warn.  EPA/HANNAH MCKAY European Medicines Agency: the gem London will lose and 11 states want
thesmokestac EU Court warns Bulgaria on pollution
epa05858513 A Volkswagen logo on a 'Budd.e' concept car is pictured at the CeBIT computing trade fair in Hanover, northern Germany, 19 March 2017. Reports state that more than 3.000 exhibitors from 70 countries are showing their products and solutions at the fair which expects to see about 200.000 visitors from 20 to 24 March 2017.  EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN EU Parliament adopts new tough car approval rules after VW scandal
epa05432190 A photo made available 19 July 2016 shows a mobile phone featuring the WhatsApp messenger application, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17 December 2015. Reports on 19 July 2016 state that a judge in Brazil has ordered Brazilian mobile phone carriers to block the free messenger application WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, the third such ban in eight months. The ban has reportedly been imposed because of Facebook's alleged refusal to share private user information with Brazilian authorities for a police investigation.  EPA/MARCELO SAYAO Pressure mounts for a “backdoor” to encrypted communication

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ISIS claims responsibility for attack at Champs-Elysees, Paris – epa05918126 French Police officers search the area after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. Three police officers were shot on the avenue boulevard, according to reports with their suspected attacker killed by security forces.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Developing story ISIS claims responsibility for attack in Champs Elysees shopping district, less than a week before France’s presidential election

By Irene Kostaki Journalist, New Europe

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EU Commission
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly 18:57 Feb 8, 2017
Political agreement reached on Structural Reform Support Programme – a new tool to help Member States implement reforms 18:25 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the killing of six Red Cross staff in Afghanistan 18:10 Feb 8, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Vestager on a Commission decision fining companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 12:49 Feb 8, 2017
Daily News 08 / 02 / 2017 12:41 Feb 8, 2017
The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy 12:36 Feb 8, 2017
€1 billion to maximise private investment in European transport infrastucture 12:34 Feb 8, 2017
Relocation and Resettlement: Member States need to build on encouraging results 12:33 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market – Portability of online content services 12:00 Feb 8, 2017
Further shaping and consolidating the European Solidarity Corps 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Improving the implementation of European environmental policy 11:52 Feb 8, 2017
Antitrust: Commission fines three companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 11:30 Feb 8, 2017
Investment Plan for Europe: Over €168 billion in new investments across the EU 09:45 Feb 8, 2017
Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree on new rules allowing Europeans to travel and enjoy online content services across borders 18:54 Feb 7, 2017
Statement by Commissioner Creţu following the roundtable on how to strengthen the integration of migrants with mayors of European cities 16:00 Feb 7, 2017
Daily News 07 / 02 / 2017 12:17 Feb 7, 2017
Malta Summit: Reaffirming our values and stabilising the Central Mediterranean route 12:01 Feb 7, 2017
#TellMyStory: Commission launches 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
L’Union européenne renforce son soutien post-ouragan Matthew à Haïti avec 35 millions d’euros supplémentaires 12:00 Feb 7, 2017
Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy 11:23 Feb 7, 2017
Health research: Commission awards €1 million to breakthrough test which distinguishes between viral or bacterial infections 17:00 Feb 6, 2017
Daily News 06 / 02 / 2017 12:19 Feb 6, 2017
Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy 12:00 Feb 6, 2017
Commission launches public consultation to further shape the European Solidarity Corps 11:50 Feb 6, 2017
Wednesday 8 February: The Commission publishes the 9th Report on Relocation and Resettlement 18:17 Feb 3, 2017
Daily News 03 / 02 / 2017 12:13 Feb 3, 2017
The EU tackles growing aviation emissions 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
CALENDRIER du 06 février au 12 février 2017 12:00 Feb 3, 2017
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EU Parliament
Press release – EU job-search aid: €1.8m for 800 former retail workers in the Netherlands – Committee on Budgets 09:42 Feb 9, 2017
Press release – Deal on voluntary EU help scheme for growth-enhancing reforms – Committee on Regional Development 18:24 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Schengen: Civil Liberties MEPs to debate new extension of internal border checks – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs 16:00 Feb 8, 2017
Article – Robots take over the Parliament 12:42 Feb 8, 2017
Press release – Accessing online films and TV while abroad: deal with Council – Committee on Legal Affairs 19:05 Feb 7, 2017
Article – EU-Russia relations: a key strategic challenge 15:51 Feb 7, 2017
Article – Gender equality: time to close the gap 17:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Björk: “Female genital mutilation way to control women’s bodies and sexuality” 15:46 Feb 6, 2017
Article – In Parliament this week: cleaner cars, border checks, tax avoidance 12:04 Feb 6, 2017
Press release – Defence MEPs to debate dire situation in eastern Ukraine – Subcommittee on Security and Defence 11:58 Feb 6, 2017
Article – Priorities for Europe: EU leaders set objectives for 2017 11:31 Feb 3, 2017
Press release – ‘Less bureaucracy and more politics’ message by Tajani to Summit in Valletta 11:16 Feb 3, 2017
Article – Share your story on My House of European History 16:21 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Georgia visa waiver approved by Parliament 12:09 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs call for automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions 12:01 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs to DRC and Gabon presidents: “Respect the rule of law” 11:56 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – MEPs back import surge safeguards for EU banana growers 11:52 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean debated with Ms Mogherini 10:04 Feb 2, 2017
Press release – State of the Energy Union debate 18:15 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – MEPs firmly condemn US travel ban in debate with Federica Mogherini 17:10 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Opening – debates added on US travel restrictions, migration and Romania 16:26 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Migration in the central Mediterranean and crises in South Sudan, DRC and Gabon 15:33 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – US travel restrictions to top plenary agenda: debate with Federica Mogherini 12:00 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Euroscola – 09/02/2017 (AM) 11:34 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – End of mobile roaming charges: deal on lower wholesale price caps – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 00:54 Feb 1, 2017
Press release – Protect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPs – Committee on Foreign Affairs – Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety 19:26 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign Affairs and Development MEPs deeply concerned about “US travel ban” – Subcommittee on Human Rights – Committee on Development – Committee on Foreign Affairs 18:15 Jan 31, 2017
Press release – Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform efforts in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina – Committee on Foreign Affairs 17:54 Jan 31, 2017
Background – Q&A: New rules on automatic cross-border recognition of adoptions? 15:02 Jan 31, 2017
Article – President Tajani in Italy: “Our Europe is the Europe of citizens” 15:09 Jan 30, 2017
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EU Council
Presentation of letter of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:45 Feb 8, 2017
Structural reforms in the member states: Presidency and EP agree on support programme 16:19 Feb 8, 2017
Last step to end roaming fees: Council approves wholesale deal 15:59 Feb 7, 2017
Portability of digital content services: EU Presidency-Parliament agreement 13:52 Feb 7, 2017
Schengen area: Council recommends prolongation of internal border controls 09:26 Feb 7, 2017
European Public Prosecutor’s Office : Council takes first step towards a possible enhanced cooperation 09:17 Feb 7, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev 15:34 Feb 6, 2017
Libya: Council adopts conclusions 11:34 Feb 6, 2017
Indicative programme – General Affairs Council of 7 February 2017 14:29 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Declaration by the members of the European Council on the external aspects of migration: addressing the Central Mediterranean route 12:45 Feb 3, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 12:11 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the informal summit in Malta 11:56 Feb 3, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk ahead of the informal summit in Malta 17:27 Feb 2, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj 11:43 Feb 2, 2017
Indicative programme – Foreign Affairs Council of 6 February 2017 14:07 Feb 1, 2017
End of roaming charges: informal deal on wholesale market reform 17:37 Jan 31, 2017
“United we stand, divided we fall”: letter by President Donald Tusk to the 27 EU heads of state or government on the future of the EU before the Malta summit 12:22 Jan 31, 2017
Invitation letter from President Donald Tusk to the EU heads of state or government before the Malta summit 12:18 Jan 31, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Ministers Ratas, Kučinskis and Skvernelis 12:08 Jan 31, 2017
Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 15:25 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on the 2017 alert mechanism report 12:06 Jan 27, 2017
Council conclusions on macroeconomic and fiscal guidance to the member states (annual growth survey) 11:11 Jan 27, 2017
Eurogroup Statement on the updated Draft Budgetary Plans for 2017 of Spain and Lithuania 19:30 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by J.Dijsselbloem following the Eurogroup meeting of 26 January 2017 18:55 Jan 26, 2017
Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to Ognyan Gerdzhikov on his appointment as Prime Minister of Bulgaria 17:29 Jan 26, 2017
Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković 16:55 Jan 26, 2017
Fishing vessels: agreement on modernised legislation 16:10 Jan 26, 2017
Indicative programme – Economic and Financial Affairs Council of 27 January 2017 10:30 Jan 26, 2017
Presentation of letters of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk 16:24 Jan 25, 2017
Tunisia: Council extends freeze on the assets of 48 persons for another year 14:40 Jan 25, 2017
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ECB
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Le Parisien 00:00 Feb 7, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament 00:00 Feb 6, 2017
Speech Vítor Constâncio: Resolving Europe’s NPL burden: challenges and benefits 00:00 Feb 3, 2017
Press release Extended publication of Securities Holdings Statistics 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Security through unity: making integration work for Europe 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Maintaining price stability in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Outlook for monetary policy in the euro area 00:00 Feb 2, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Roland Straub as Counsellor to the President 00:00 Feb 1, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Welcome address 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital transformation: Europe’s integrated market of tomorrow 00:00 Jan 31, 2017
Press release Euro banknote counterfeiting remains low in second half of 2016 00:00 Jan 27, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Ructions in the repo market – monetary easing or regulatory squeezing? 00:00 Jan 26, 2017
Press release Results of the December 2016 survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives markets (SESFOD) 00:00 Jan 25, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Towards Banking Union 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Sabine Lautenschläger: The test of progress – Europe, the euro and the future 00:00 Jan 24, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Premio Cavour 2016: Commemorazione 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Entretien avec Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Speech Mario Draghi: Cavour Prize 2016: commemoration 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with Radio Classique 00:00 Jan 23, 2017
Press release Results of the Q1 2017 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Speech Peter Praet: Is secular stagnation the new economic reality? 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Interview Benoît Cœuré: Interview with CNBC 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates) 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Speech Benoît Cœuré: Productivity and Growth: Innovation and Diffusion 00:00 Jan 20, 2017
Press release Monetary policy decisions 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press conference Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB appoints Frank Smets as Director General Economics 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release ECB provides further details on APP purchases of assets with yields below the deposit facility rate 00:00 Jan 19, 2017
Press release Results of the January 2017 euro area bank lending survey 00:00 Jan 17, 2017
Speech Yves Mersch: Digital Base Money: an assessment from the ECB’s perspective 00:00 Jan 16, 2017
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ECJ
69/2016 : 29 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-486/14 10:18 Jun 29, 2016
68/2016 : 28 June 2016 – Judgments of the General Court in Cases T-208/13, T-216/13 09:56 Jun 28, 2016
67/2016 : 22 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-557/14 09:55 Jun 22, 2016
66/2016 : 21 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-15/15 09:54 Jun 21, 2016
65/2016 : 16 June 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-12/15 10:32 Jun 16, 2016
37/2016 : 7 April 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-160/15 10:11 Apr 7, 2016
36/2016 : 5 April 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-404/15, C-659/15 PPU 10:02 Apr 5, 2016
35/2016 : 4 April 2016 – Information 17:33 Apr 4, 2016
34/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Information 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
34/2016 : 18 mars 2016 – Informations 10:23 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
33/2016 : 18 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-501/13 10:03 Mar 18, 2016
32/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans l’affaire C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
32/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-695/15 10:19 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 mars 2016 – Arrêt de la Cour de justice dans les affaires jointes C-145/15,… 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
31/2016 : 17 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-145/15, C-146/15 10:17 Mar 17, 2016
28/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-484/14 10:42 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
30/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-100/15 10:24 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
29/2016 : 16 March 2016 – Judgment of the General Court in case T-201/14 10:23 Mar 16, 2016
27/2016 : 10 March 2016 – Judgments of the Court of Justice in Cases C-247/14 P, C-248/14 P,… 10:03 Mar 10, 2016
26/2016 : 8. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
26/2016 : 8 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-431/14 P 10:01 Mar 8, 2016
24/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-26/15 P 09:53 Mar 3, 2016
23/2016 : 3 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-179/15 09:52 Mar 3, 2016
22/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in den verbundenen Rechtssachen C-443/14,… 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
22/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-443/14, C-444/14 12:16 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1. März 2016 – Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
21/2016 : 1 March 2016 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-440/14 P 12:13 Mar 1, 2016
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EESC
The euro can only survive if political leaders recognise that we Europeans belong together and start building upon a common sense of purpose 10:39 Feb 6, 2017
Visite du Président du Comité économique et social européen en Côte d’Ivoire (clone) 14:47 Jan 30, 2017
In a debate with Commissioner Moscovici, EESC members call for completing the architecture of the euro to ensure lasting prosperity and stability for the whole of Europe 16:16 Jan 26, 2017
Europe’s economic future is digital 11:13 Jan 26, 2017
The European Pillar of Social Rights must be a positive project for all, says EESC 18:17 Jan 25, 2017
Your Europe, Your Say! 2017 kicks off 12:24 Dec 20, 2016
European society should transition from a throw-away culture toward a more sustainable, job-rich era 19:17 Dec 15, 2016
EESC calls upon Commissioner Katainen to operationalise investment plan without delay 18:55 Dec 15, 2016
EESC Civil Society Prize rewards most outstanding examples of solidarity with migrants 17:37 Dec 15, 2016
Commission must push for greater Solidarity in Europe in 2017, says EESC 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
Pour 2017, le CESE demande que la Commission fasse avancer la solidarité en Europe 16:16 Dec 15, 2016
EESC 2016 Civil Society Migration Prize to reward inspiring and successful examples of human solidarity 12:46 Nov 29, 2016
EESC and the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum addressed migration policies and the situation of civil society in the EU and in Russia 3rd edition – joint seminar 23.11.2016 10:43 Nov 25, 2016
COP22 –It’s now time to act! 11:10 Nov 16, 2016
Globalisation, climate change, technological advances and rising inequality: European social partners and civil society to discuss the future of work 12:48 Nov 15, 2016
Statement by the President of the European Economic and Social Committee on the situation of fundamental rights in Turkey 10:00 Nov 14, 2016
We cannot accept the declining of rural areas 13:41 Nov 11, 2016
The European Economic and Social Committee is fully behind the European steel industry 11:25 Nov 9, 2016
EESC President Dassis and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras at the EUROMED Summit 2016 in Greece 12:21 Oct 25, 2016
Innovation essential to create more jobs and generate growth in Europe, says Commissioner Moedas at the EESC Plenary 19:30 Oct 19, 2016
EU anti-money laundering measures need to cover all high-risk third countries 17:03 Oct 19, 2016
EESC – Europe needs to do better for consumers on Geo-blocking, Roaming & Parcel delivery 15:51 Oct 19, 2016
Civil Society proposes to step up measures to fight money laundering and terrorist financing 11:39 Oct 10, 2016
1ª Reunión del Comité Consultivo Conjunto de la Sociedad Civil UE-Chile 4 y 5 octubre de 2016 Santiago, Chile 15:41 Oct 3, 2016
EESC urges the EU to adopt a more comprehensive nuclear strategy (PINC) 11:29 Sep 22, 2016
EESC pushes for lowering of multinational tax disclosure threshold to below 750 million Euros 11:06 Sep 22, 2016
EESC shines spotlight on vital role of live-in carers 15:34 Sep 21, 2016
Tax (clone) 14:39 Sep 21, 2016
EESC delegation to Moscow in support of a continued dialogue with Russian civil society organisations 10:03 Aug 30, 2016
EESC calls on EU Commission to strengthen economic and social cohesion and citizens’ ownership of EU 17:43 Jul 18, 2016
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Com. of Regions
Regional and local leaders to debate investment for a smart and green Europe 19:40 Feb 3, 2017
Malta Informal Summit: citizens and political leaders from national, regional and local levels support President Tusk and the Maltese Presidency’s call to regain faith, reunite and stand up for a strong European Union 14:27 Feb 3, 2017
Priorities for the Commission for Natural Resources 13:21 Feb 3, 2017
Organic, local and fresh food can deliver new jobs and better environment 19:13 Feb 2, 2017
A new Ambassador in town: the European week of Regions and cities gets Brussels’ Capital Region’s award 18:40 Feb 1, 2017
Common front to boost the circular economy in Europe 16:38 Feb 1, 2017
Interregional cooperation needs to be at the core of smart specialisation strategies 13:30 Feb 1, 2017
eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 – Guidance document for implementation at Regional and local level 20:00 Jan 31, 2017
Extremadura kicks off its year as European Entrepreneurial Region 19:40 Jan 31, 2017
Brexit: EU and UK local governments cooperate to assess impact on towns, cities and regions 14:00 Jan 31, 2017
It is time for a systematic action for the development of our rural areas” 16:08 Jan 27, 2017
Message from Joseph Cordina, Head of the Maltese delegation 14:49 Jan 27, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 18:04 Jan 25, 2017
30th anniversary of the Erasmus+ Programme – a milestone for Europe 18:11 Jan 24, 2017
Migration tops agenda at Mediterranean assembly 10:48 Jan 24, 2017
URBACT good practices call: promote your city on a European platform 18:53 Jan 23, 2017
Investing in Europe: building a coalition of smart cities & regions- a high level seminar with Jeremy Rifkin 14:09 Jan 23, 2017
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 – Time to get involved 13:57 Jan 23, 2017
Calling Europe’s Youth: Join the European Committee of the Regions at Yo!Fest in Maastricht! 11:49 Jan 23, 2017
President Markkula on earthquake in central Italy 18:02 Jan 19, 2017
Statement by the European Committee of the Regions’ President Markku Markkula on the earthquake in central Italy 16:17 Jan 19, 2017
European Committee of the Regions’ President Markkula congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as European Parliament President 11:14 Jan 18, 2017
CoR stands side-by-side with Maltese EU Presidency to rebuild trust in Europe 19:09 Jan 16, 2017
President Markkula on the priorities of the Maltese presidency 11:33 Jan 16, 2017
Cohesion policy is delivering €130bn of quality investment, proving it is irreplaceable for all EU regions 11:54 Dec 22, 2016
President Markkula statement on the attack in Berlin 15:04 Dec 20, 2016
How EU’s cities and regions are integrating immigrants 13:42 Dec 16, 2016
Europe’s local leaders call for the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy to be regionalised 18:04 Dec 13, 2016
Europe’s local leaders propose an operational solution for making better use of the potential of tourism 17:16 Dec 13, 2016
Highlights from the December plenary session 13:23 Dec 13, 2016
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EEAS
Page not found – 404 error – eeas – European Commission 12:30 Nov 15, 2016
Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of the 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference in Myanmar 06:07 Aug 30, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the terrorist attack in Yemen 20:20 Aug 29, 2016
Déclaration de la Haute Représentante/Vice-Présidente Federica Mogherini sur le nouveau gouvernement en Tunisie 12:32 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation of Crimean Tatar leader and deputy Chair of the Mejlis Ilmi Umerov 08:40 Aug 27, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova 16:55 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on today’s attack in Cizre, Turkey 13:42 Aug 26, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the death in custody of Gambian opposition member Ebrima Solo Krummah 17:43 Aug 25, 2016
Phone calls between the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the President and Chief Executive of Afghanistan 13:29 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the HRVP on the announcement of an agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP on a definitive and final peace agreement 03:55 Aug 25, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the 25th Independence Day of Ukraine 12:18 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the reported Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile launch by the DPRK 11:13 Aug 24, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today’s adoption of Coordination Mechanism by Bosnia and Herzegovina 20:32 Aug 23, 2016
EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia signs agreement to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy 18:04 Aug 23, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole à l’occasion du procès devant la Cour pénale internationale sur la destruction des mausolées de Tombouctou au Mali 11:48 Aug 22, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks in Somalia 20:24 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey 12:36 Aug 21, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the release from prison of the Kazakh activist Vladimir Kozlov 10:32 Aug 20, 2016
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Syria and the situation in Aleppo 16:18 Aug 18, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala 19:43 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the EU Delegation and the Embassies of EU Member States in Kyiv on the launch of an e-declaration system without certification in Ukraine 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the arrest of Natiq Jafarli in Azerbaijan 00:00 Aug 17, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the recent judicial decision in Nicaragua 23:08 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the attacks of an MSF hospital and a school in northern Yemen 20:53 Aug 16, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the general elections and referendum on the Constitution in Zambia 12:01 Aug 16, 2016
Déclaration du Porte-parole sur la violence en République Démocratique du Congo 00:00 Aug 15, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the bomb attacks in Thailand 15:06 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on Chad and the International Criminal Court 09:41 Aug 12, 2016
Statement by the Spokesperson on the resurgence of demolitions in Area C of the West Bank 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
Statement High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest terrorist atrocities in Syria 00:00 Aug 12, 2016
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