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Better enforcing posted workers’ rights

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16/04/2014

Employment and social rights

Workers posted abroad temporarily to provide services would be better protected by a draft law already informally agreed with the Council, and endorsed by Parliament.

 
 

Special coverage

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.

 
Croatia joins the EU

Croatia joins the EU

On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU.

 
EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

EU Enlargement – State of play

 
 

Latest press releases and statements

Déclaration de Catherine Ashton et du Commissaire européen au développement Andris Piebalgs...pdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 18/04/2014 16:45

Statement by the Spokesperson of Catherine Ashton on recent developments in the West BankpdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 18/04/2014 12:40

Statement by President Barroso on the passing away of Gabriel García MárquezChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 18/04/2014 10:29

Updated Fact sheet on EU-Ukraine relationspdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 17/04/2014 20:01

Remarks by Catherine Ashton following the Geneva meeting on UkrainepdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 17/04/2014 19:39

Geneva Statement on UkrainepdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 17/04/2014 18:49

Famagusta Good Friday service sends symbolic message of reconciliation, says Androulla VassiliouChoose translations of the previous link 

Culture, education and youth, European Commission | 17/04/2014 17:54

Statement by Catherine Ashton on the Legislative and Presidential Elections in Guinea BissaupdfChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European External Action Service (EEAS) | 17/04/2014 17:30

Press release - Human rights: North Korea; persecution in Pakistan; vulnerable groups in Syria

External relations and foreign affairs, European Parliament | 17/04/2014 16:35

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Plenary's out: It's au revoir to some familiar faces

17/04/2014 18:45

Following final votes on rules to punish EU budget fraudsters and prevent future migrant tragedies at sea, we join MEPs as they bid goodbye to the 2009-2014 term.

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Nature's foe: Europe's plastic bag use to be culled

17/04/2014 18:45

Man’s addiction to plastic bags is polluting the environment and killing wildlife, but it’s now under fire with new rules to slash use by 80% in 5 years.

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An EYE for hearing young people

17/04/2014 09:41

Ahead of Parliament's special European Youth Event 9-11 May, online contributors and MEPs Karas and Podimata grapple with the topics topping the event's agenda.

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Basic banking / Invasive alien species / 100 years after WW1

16/04/2014 19:22

On a day when plenary reflects on WW1 and Europe's future, MEPs approve measures to combat invasive species and facilitate new open-for-all basic bank accounts.

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Safety first…but not quite yet

16/04/2014 19:11

MEPs want to strengthen product safety across the EU, but member state objections over a mandatory “made-in” labelling requirement could stall reforms.

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The din over Europe’s skies: should airports be forced to lower aircraft noise pollution?

16/04/2014 18:14

Two MEPs take opposing stances on new EU airport rules that may increase, not decrease, noise levels.

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EC Midday press briefing of 16/04/2014

16/04/2014 12:49

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Urging the EU to speak the same language on its multi-year budget

16/04/2014 11:56

Parliament had the last say in a hard-won 2014-2020 budget deal with the Council assures MEP Ivailo Kalfin, but he also calls for more focus on political goals in future.

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Saving failing banks: Who will foot the bill now?

16/04/2014 09:37

The crisis has somewhat debunked the 'too big to fail' idea. But our contributors question Sharon Bowles on the real strength of the Single Resolution Mechanism to save.

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EP press conference

16/04/2014 09:35

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Banking Union approval

15/04/2014 19:18

It's the end of a long road for MEPs pushing for banks to swallow their losses rather than Europe's taxpayers footing the bill.

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Posted workers / Food, animal and plant safety / Vehicle registration

15/04/2014 19:15

Voting sees loopholes in laws protecting temporary workers closed, moves to stamp out food fraud and cut red tape on re-registratering cars abroad.

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Foreign Affairs & Defence Council Roundup

15/04/2014 15:58

This is a video summary of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Councils in Luxembourg on April 14-15. The main topics are the conflict in Ukraine, and the EU's military operations in Mali and the Central African Republic.

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Joint Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) / EDA press conference

15/04/2014 14:50

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Joint Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) / EDA press conference

15/04/2014 14:46

Press conference opening remarks by Patrick de ROUSIERS, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC)

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