State aid: Commission approves resolution plans for four small Italian banks Banca Marche, Banca Etruria, Carife and Carichieti European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 November 2015 The European Commission has in separate decisions approved the resolution plans of four small Italian banks under EU state aid rules. The intervention by the Italian resolution fund will allow the orderly resolution of the banks while preserving financial stability.
Mergers: Commission clears Avago's acquisition of Broadcom European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by Avago Technologies Limited. Both companies are global manufacturers of semiconductors.
New EU funding for Palestine refugees and vulnerable Palestinian families through United Nations Relief and Works Agency European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The EU provides additional €10 million in support to UNRWA to keep schools open and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees. Furthermore, Austria and Portugal provide €1.525 million through PEGASE in support to vulnerable Palestinian families.
State Aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Hungarian investment support for Paks II nuclear power plant European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth state aid investigation into Hungary's plans to provide financing for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks.
The European Commission announces development support for Madagascar European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission today announced it will provide €518 million to Madagascar, as part of its development cooperation programmes to help reduce poverty in the African country covering the period 2014-2020.
Daily News 23 / 11 / 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 11 / 2015 Brussels, 23 November 2015 New EU funding for Palestine refugees and vulnerable Palestinian families through United Nations Relief and Works Agency The European Union will provide €10 million of additional support to Palestine Refugees through the United Nations...
Housing conditions in 2014 - 7 persons out of 10 in the EU live in a dwelling they own - 17% of the EU population live in overcrowded households European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 November 2015 In the European Union (EU), more than half (59.3%) of the population were living in houses and 40.0% in flats in 2014. A majority of people in the EU were owners of their dwellings, with over two-thirds (70.1%) of the population living...
Commissioner Moscovici's remarks at the Eurogroup press conference European Commission - Statement Brussels, 23 November 2015 Bien sûr, ce qui compte avant tout c'est que cette réunion ait pu se tenir. Parce ce que les attentats qui ont frappé Paris le 13 novembre et les suites de l'enquête, en France et en Belgique, tout ça, ça nous mobilise...
EU-Turkey Cooperation: A €3 billion Refugee Facility for Turkey European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 November 2015 EU-Turkey Cooperation: A €3 billion Refugee Facility for Turkey The European Council on 15 October welcomed the Joint Action Plan with Turkey as part of a comprehensive cooperation agenda based on shared responsibility, mutual commitments and delivery.
A stronger Banking Union: New measures to reinforce deposit protection and further reduce banking risks European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 24 November 2015 Today, the Commission has proposed a euro-area wide insurance scheme for bank deposits and has set out further measures to reduce remaining risks in the banking sector in parallel.