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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

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

Reforms and competitiveness in the Western BalkansChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, European Commission | 23/10/2014 13:03

Press release - MEPs prolong Ukraine's duty-free access to the EU market

External relations and foreign affairs, European Parliament | 23/10/2014 12:29

Press release - Human rights: closing down of Russian Memorial NGO; Uzbekistan; Mexico

External relations and foreign affairs, European Parliament | 23/10/2014 12:23

Antitrust litigation – The way aheadChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 23/10/2014 12:15

Daily News of 2014-10-23Choose translations of the previous link 

European Commission | 23/10/2014 12:06

European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 millionChoose translations of the previous link 

External relations and foreign affairs, Science and technology, European Commission | 23/10/2014 12:00

VAT gap: Frequently asked questionsChoose translations of the previous link 

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Commission | 23/10/2014 12:00

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LIVE Tripartite Social Summit - arrivals

23/10/2014 14:52

Start of the arrivals

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23/10/2014 14:52

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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23/10/2014 14:52

Group photo of the Juncker Commission:

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

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

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LIVE Tripartite Social Summit - arrivals

23/10/2014 14:52

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

Oleg ORLOV, President of Memorial, Russian NGO

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23/10/2014 14:52

European IS fighters: extracts from the debate

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

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

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23/10/2014 14:52

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 14:52

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

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Tripartite Social Summit - press conference

23/10/2014 13:42

Recorded cutaways

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Youth employment: can Europe dream big?

23/10/2014 13:41

With the new Youth Guarantee, can Europe look ahead to creating long-term employment or is this a pipedream? We ask MEPs Cristian Dan Preda and Patrick Le Hyaric.

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Tripartite Social Summit - press conference

23/10/2014 13:31

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Tripartite Social Summit - press conference

23/10/2014 12:45

Press conference by- Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the European Council - José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC - Giuliano POLETTI, Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies - Emma MARCEGAGLIA, President of Confindustria - Bernadette SEGOL, General Secretary ETUCin presence of- Hans-Joachim RECK, President CEEP - László ANDOR, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - Markus J. BEYRER, Director General BUSINESSEUROPE- Gunilla ALMGREN, President UEAPME

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EC Midday press briefing of 23/10/2014

23/10/2014 12:15

Recorded cutaways:

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EC Midday press briefing of 23/10/2014

23/10/2014 12:10

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