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Taxation: Study confirms billions lost in VAT Gap Choose translations of the previous link 

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23/10/2014

Economy, finance, tax and competition

An estimated €177 billion in VAT revenues was lost due to non-compliance or non-collection in 2012, according to the latest VAT Gap study published by the Commission.

 

Parliament elects new European Commission

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22/10/2014

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MEPs approved the new college of 27 Commissioners, as presented by its President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker, with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions.

 
 

Special coverage

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EU response to Ebola

In response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the EU is contributing humanitarian aid, expertise, international coordination and longer-term development assistance.

 
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EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis

In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.

 
The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The economic crisis – The EU’s response

The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.

 
Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

Multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.

 
Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

Europe 2020 – Europe's growth strategy

The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.

 
EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Article - Schulz: “We need targeted investment to stimulate the economy"

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 23/10/2014 18:09

Economic governance and better connectivity: opportunities for Western BalkansChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 23/10/2014 18:03

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton following her meeting with Prime Minister of...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 23/10/2014 18:00

Death Penalty in Pakistan and the case of Asia BibiChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 23/10/2014 17:51

Situation in Hong KongChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 23/10/2014 17:51

Situation in KobanêChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 23/10/2014 17:50

Click and learn with the EMCDDA’s new-look Best practice portal

Justice and citizens rights, EMCDDA | 23/10/2014 16:15

October 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence IndicatorChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 23/10/2014 16:00

Statement by the Spokesperson on events in Canada on 22 October 2014pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 23/10/2014 13:10

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LIVE Tripartite Social Summit - arrivals

23/10/2014 22:36

Start of the arrivals

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23/10/2014 22:36

Oleg ORLOV, President of Memorial, Russian NGO

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23/10/2014 22:36

Vote on the Election of the Commission : extracts from the vote

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23/10/2014 22:36

Presentation of the College of Commissioners and Commission's work programme: MEPs debate

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LIVE Tripartite Social Summit - arrivals

23/10/2014 22:36

Arrival and doorstep (in Italian) by Giuliano POLETTI, Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies

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23/10/2014 22:36

Presentation of the College of Commissioners and Commission's work programme : extracts from the statement by Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President-elect of the Commission

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23/10/2014 22:36

Presentation of the College of Commissioners and Commission's work programme : general atmosphere

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23/10/2014 22:36

European IS fighters: extracts from the debate

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23/10/2014 22:36

Situation in Kobane and the threat of IS : extracts from the debate

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23/10/2014 22:36

Democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights in Hungary: extracts from the debate (21/10/2014)

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23/10/2014 22:36

Group photo of the Juncker Commission:

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23/10/2014 22:36

Election of the Commission: - statements by EP political group leaders

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23/10/2014 22:36

LEX signing : in presence of Martin SCHULZ, EP President and Benedetto DELLA VEDOVA Italian State Secretary for Foreign Affairs

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23/10/2014 22:36

Election of the Commission: - extracts from the press conference by Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament and Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President-elect of the Commission

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Press conference by EP President - Part 3 (Cutaways)

23/10/2014 19:43

Preliminary remarks by Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament, during the European Council Summit taking place on 23 October 2014, in Brussels.

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Press conference by EP President - Part 2 (Q&A)

23/10/2014 19:37

Preliminary remarks by Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament, during the European Council Summit taking place on 23 October 2014, in Brussels.

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Plenary zapping: A week of new starts

23/10/2014 19:33

While Juncker's new Commission and reflections on the Barroso era stole the plenary limelight, MEPs unveiled 2014's Sakharov laureate and hotly contested the 2015 Council budget.

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Press conference by EP President - Part 1

23/10/2014 19:19

Preliminary remarks by Martin SCHULZ, President of the European Parliament, during the European Council Summit taking place on 23 October 2014, in Brussels.

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European Council - press conference EP

23/10/2014 18:28

Recorded cutaways

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23/10/2014 18:05

Press conference by Martin SCHULZ, EP President

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