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24/08/2016 - Statistics

Today the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation on new, integrated ways to collect and use data from social surveys so as to better support policy making in general and social policy in particular.

19/08/2016 - External relations and foreign affairs
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18/08/2016 - Economy, finance, tax and competition / Statistics

Euro area annual inflation was 0.2% in July 2016, up from 0.1% in June. In July 2015 the rate was 0.2%. European Union annual inflation was also 0.2% in July 2016, up from 0.1% in June. A year earlier the rate was 0.2%.

29/07/2016 - Employment and social rights / Statistics
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27/07/2016 - Institutional affairs / Justice and citizens rights

The European Commission has today adopted a Rule of Law Recommendation on the situation in Poland, setting out the Commission's concerns and recommending how these can be addressed.

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22/07/2016 - Institutional affairs / Justice and citizens rights

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

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20/07/2016 - Employment and social rights

The College adopted a Communication re-examining its proposal for a revision of the Posting of Workers Directive in the context of the subsidiarity control mechanism that several national parliaments triggered in May. 

19/07/2016 - Business / Economy, finance, tax and competition / Transport and travel
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18/07/2016 - Economy, finance, tax and competition / Justice and citizens rights

The European Commission has reiterated its commitment to ensure the effective application of the whole range of European legislation and, in particular, the world's biggest single market of 500 million citizens.

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18/07/2016 - External relations and foreign affairs

In the aftermath of the attack in Nice, ministers discussed the fight against terrorism. EU ministers discussed the latest development in Turkey. The EU condemns the attempted coup in Turkey and reiterates its full support to the legitimate institutions of the country. 

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16/07/2016 - External relations and foreign affairs

At the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) in Mongolia on 15-16 July, with a reference to the terrorist attack in Nice, leaders reiterated their condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and reaffirmed their commitment to join forces to fight it.

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15/07/2016 - Energy and natural resources

Today EU Member States agreed on the European Commission's proposal to invest €263 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. The lion's share of the investment will support the building of gas infrastructure in the Baltic Sea region as well as supporting the electricity sector across Europe.

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15/07/2016 - Institutional affairs

‘France can count on the European Commission continuing to support it and the other EU countries in the fight against terrorism both within and outside the Union. We will remain as determined as we are united.’

Jonathan Hill © EU
14/07/2016 - Economy, finance, tax and competition

The European Commission has today proposed amendments to the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) and the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF) regulations, marking another step towards the creation of the Capital Markets Union. 

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14/07/2016 - Business / Economy, finance, tax and competition / Science and technology

The main findings are that EU innovation is catching up with Japan and the US, Sweden is once again the innovation leader, and Latvia has become the fastest growing innovator.

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