Famagusta Good Friday service sends symbolic message of reconciliation, says Androulla Vassiliou European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 April 2013 Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, has welcomed the decision to organise a Good Friday service at the Ayios Giorgos Exoronis church in Famagusta - the first such service since 1957.
New psychoactive substances: European Commission proposal gets green light from the European Parliament European Commission Press release Strasbourg, 17 April 2014 In its last plenary session before the May 2014 European elections, the European Parliament gave its strong backing (507 in favour of the Regulation, 37 against and 33 abstentions) to the Commission's proposal to tackle rapidly emerging new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs...
Commission welcomes Parliament's adoption of Maritime Spatial Planning legislation European Press release Brussels, 17 April 2014 Commission The European Parliament today endorsed a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible.
EU-wide hunt for top tech startups European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 April 2014 The European Commission is looking for Europe's best startups in this year's Tech All Stars competition. The lucky winners will have exclusive access to Europe's most prestigious startup events and will pitch to the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Chad Hurley and...
Antitrust: Commission welcomes Parliament vote to facilitate damages claims by victims of antitrust violations European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 April 2014 The European Parliament has approved a proposal for a Directive which will help citizens and companies claim damages if they are victims of infringements of the EU antitrust rules, such as cartels and abuses of dominant market positions.