Monday October 05, 2015
The EU has failed to be transparent about its dealings with the tobacco industry, in breach of UN rules, the bloc's watchdog said today after a lobbying scandal claimed a top Brussels official.
Wednesday September 30, 2015
The European Commission will today launch a new initiative to encourage non-bank lending across Europe in a bid to boost the overall economy, especially the small and medium-sized business sector.
Thursday September 24, 2015
Dutch authorities have said there was no sign of militant groups systematically using Europe's asylum provisions as a way of smuggling attackers into Europe disguised as refugees.
Wednesday September 23, 2015
Europe's highest court has issued a key finding that the surveillance of citizens' data by the US intelligence services is "mass" and "indiscriminate" and, therefore, European national authorities are entitled to suspend the transfer of that data if there are concerns.
Tuesday September 22, 2015
Income levels are the primary source of concern for farmers, according to the Irish Farmers' Association and the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association.
Monday September 21, 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged European leaders to ensure refugees and migrants are treated properly as many of them have endured arduous journeys to flee persecution, conflict and human rights abuses.
Thursday September 17, 2015
Amid chaotic scenes at its border with Serbia, Croatia said this evening it could not cope with a surge of people seeking a new route into the EU after Hungary kept them out by erecting a fence and using tear gas and water cannon.
Wednesday September 16, 2015
The European Central Bank's vice-president has said Europe's ageing society is experiencing "demographic suicide" and needs immigrants to keep its workforce from shrinking further.
Tuesday September 15, 2015
Liberty Global has offered concessions in a bid to secure European Union competition approval for its €1.33 billion offer for KPN's Belgian mobile operator, the Commission said today.
Monday September 14, 2015
EU ministers failed tonight to break a deadlock over sharing out responsibility for sheltering some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have sought asylum in Europe this year, leaving the shape of a final deal in doubt.