Investment Plan for Europe: GBP 525m European backing for Beatrice windfarm off Scottish coast in the UK European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2016 This project is the single largest investment in an offshore wind farm by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The investment is supported by new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe.
Mergers: Commission approves AB InBev's acquisition of SABMiller, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of SABMiller, the world's second largest brewer, by AB InBev, the world's largest brewer.
Commission awards exemplary projects protecting nature across Europe European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 May 2016 Commissioner Vella announced the winners of the 2016 Natura 2000 Awards. The six winners include projects from Bulgaria, Latvia, Spain, the United Kingdom and cross-border projects from Belgium, France, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Finland and Norway.
Daily News 24 / 05 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 24 / 05 / 2016 Brussels, 24 May 2016 Commission awards €25 million in emergency funding to the European Asylum Support Office for capacity building in Greece The European Commission has awarded €25 million in emergency funding to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) to enhance...
Avoidable deaths in 2013-One death out of three in the EU could have been avoided in the light of current medical knowledge and technology-Heart diseases main category European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 24 May 2016 In the European Union (EU), 1.7 million persons aged less than 75 died in 2013. Among them, around 577 500 deaths (or 33.7% of total deaths) could be considered as premature, as they could have been avoided in the light of medical...
Joint Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum following their meeting in Toronto on 23 May European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2016 European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum met yesterday in Toronto, Canada to discuss matters of common interest.
Joint Statement on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2016 On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey, Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, have issued the...
Antitrust: Commission fines Pometon € 6.2 million for participation in steel abrasives cartel European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 May 2016 The European Commission has found that Italian abrasives producer Pometon S.p.A. breached EU antitrust rules by participating in a cartel to coordinate steel abrasives prices in Europe for almost four years.
14 new primary health care centres to be built across Ireland, supported by the Investment Plan for Europe European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 May 2016 Fourteen new Primary Care Centres are to be built across Ireland following a new EUR 70 million, 27-year loan from the European Investment Bank. The loan benefits from support from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the...
Commission proposes new e-commerce rules to help consumers and companies reap full benefit of Single Market European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 May 2016 The European Commission today tabled a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the EU.