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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

Institutional affairs

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

Daily News of 2014-10-24Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 24/10/2014 12:07

Commissioner Hahn completes his tour of Greece's 13 regions with North Aegean and Western MacedoniaChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, Regions and local development, European Commission | 24/10/2014 12:04

CALENDRIER du 27 octobre au 2 novembre 2014Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 24/10/2014 12:00

Environment: 12 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2017Choose translations of the previous link 

Environment, consumers and health, European Commission | 24/10/2014 12:00

Milan Declaration: EESC calls for innovation in the Union's welfare systems to adapt to the...

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 24/10/2014 11:40

Milan Declaration: EESC calls for innovation in the Union's welfare systems to adapt to the...

Employment and social rights, European Economic and Social Committee | 24/10/2014 11:40

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RECORDED European Council - doorstep

24/10/2014 13:06

Doorstep by Matteo RENZI, Italian Prime Minister

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LIVE European Council - intermediary press conference

24/10/2014 13:06

Press conference opening remarks by Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council

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24/10/2014 13:06

Departure doorstep (in Finnish) by Alexander STUBB, Finnish Prime Minister

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24/10/2014 13:06

Departure doorstep (in Luxembourgisch) by Xavier BETTEL, Prime Minister of Luxembourg

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24/10/2014 13:06

Departure doorstep (in German) by Werner FAYMANN, Austrian Federal Chancellor

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NEWS - EbS SPECIAL

24/10/2014 13:06

European Council: extracts from the intermediary press conference by Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council, and José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC

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RECORDED European Council - departures

24/10/2014 13:06

Departure doorstep by Ewa KOPACZ, Polish Prime Minister

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LIVE European Council - intermediary press conference

24/10/2014 13:06

Arrivals at the press conference

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LIVE European Council - German national briefing

24/10/2014 13:06

German national briefing by Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor

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RECORDED European Council - Dutch national briefing

24/10/2014 13:06

Dutch national press briefing by Mark RUTTE, Dutch Prime Minister

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24/10/2014 12:53

Departure doorstep (in Finnish) by Alexander STUBB, Finnish Prime Minister

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24/10/2014 12:53

Departure doorstep (in Luxembourgisch) by Xavier BETTEL, Prime Minister of Luxembourg

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24/10/2014 12:53

Departure doorstep by Ewa KOPACZ, Polish Prime Minister

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Environment Council Preview

24/10/2014 12:42

This is a video preview of the Environment Council on 28 October 2014 in Brussels. The main issues on the agenda are greening the European Semester and the mid-term review of the Europe 2020 Strategy, and revising waste management rules.

Council TV

 
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RECORDED European Council - departures

24/10/2014 12:37

Departure doorstep (in Luxembourgisch) by Xavier BETTEL, Prime Minister of Luxembourg

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Arrival and doorstep Faymann (AT)

24/10/2014 11:20

Arrival and doorstep by Werner FAYMANN, Prime Minister of Austria, before the European Council taking place on 24 October 2014, in Brussels.

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Arrival and doorstep Cerar (SI)

24/10/2014 10:12

Arrival and doorstep by Miro CERAR, Prime Minister of Slovenia,, before the European Council taking place on 24 October 2014, in Brussels.

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Arrival and doorstep GrybauskaitÄ— (LT)

24/10/2014 10:12

Arrival and doorstep by Dalia GRYBAUSKAITÄ–, President of Lithuania, before the European Council taking place on 24 October 2014, in Brussels.

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Arrival and doorstep Löfven (SE)

24/10/2014 10:12

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Arrival and doorstep Michel (BE)

24/10/2014 10:12

Arrival and doorstep by Charles MICHEL, Prime Minister of Belgium, before the European Council taking place on 24 October 2014, in Brussels.

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