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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

Article - Things we learnt in plenary: new Commission, Sakharov Prize and the EU budget

Institutional affairs, European Parliament | 24/10/2014 10:26

Statement by EU Commissionner Connie Hedegaard on 2030 agreement by European CouncilChoose translations of the previous link 

Environment, consumers and health, European Commission | 24/10/2014 01:40

Press release Transitional provisions for the application of minimum reserve requirements in...

Economy, finance, tax and competition, European Central Bank | 24/10/2014

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

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LIVE European Council - intermediary press conference

24/10/2014 11:24

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

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24/10/2014 11:24

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24/10/2014 11:24

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

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LIVE European Council - German national briefing

24/10/2014 11:24

German national briefing by Angela MERKEL, German Federal Chancellor

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24/10/2014 11:24

Departure doorstep by Ewa KOPACZ, Polish Prime Minister

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RECORDED European Council - Dutch national briefing

24/10/2014 11:24

Dutch national press briefing by Mark RUTTE, Dutch Prime Minister

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24/10/2014 11:24

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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24/10/2014 11:24

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

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24/10/2014 11:24

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

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24/10/2014 11:24

Doorstep by Matteo RENZI, Italian Prime Minister

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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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24/10/2014 11:08

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

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24/10/2014 11:08

Departure doorstep by Ewa KOPACZ, Polish Prime Minister

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24/10/2014 11:08

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

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24/10/2014 10:54

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

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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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Arrival and doorstep Stubb (FI)

24/10/2014 10:12

Arrival and doorstep by Alexander STUBB, Prime Minister of Finland, before the European Council taking place on 24 October 2014, in Brussels.

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