Speaking Points of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Presentation of the 2015 Commission Work Programme to the European Parliament European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 16 December 2014 [Check against delivery] In the elections we heard people across the Union tell us they want change. They want Europe to act where it makes a difference. They want it to improve their lives.
EU-Montenegro: four chapters of accession negotiations opened European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 December 2014 Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations participated today in the ‘Fifth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro’ at Ministerial level.
IPA: €2 billion package to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey in 2014 European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has today finalised its 2014 package of pre-accession assistance programmes to support reforms in countries wishing to join the EU. The funding, totalling EUR 2 billion, comes under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA), and will be available...
State aid: Commission extends information enquiry on tax rulings practice to all Member States European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has enlarged the enquiry into the tax ruling practice under EU state aid rules to cover all Member States. The Commission will ask Member States to provide information about their tax ruling practice, in particular to confirm whether...
State aid: Commission approves Catalunya Banc's revised restructuring plan following its sale to BBVA European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the sale of the Spanish bank Catalunya Banc to BBVA and the proposed amendments to its original restructuring plan were in line with EU state aid rules.
Autumn 2014 Standard Eurobarometer: Confidence in the European Union is increasing European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 Today, the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey results are published. The Autumn 2014 Standard Eurobarometer is the first EU-wide opinion poll conducted since the Juncker Commission took office on 1 November 2014.
Daily News 17 / 12 / 2014 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 12 / 2014 Brussels, 17 December 2014 Statement by President Juncker ahead of the European Council on 18-19 December: Boosting Investment to create Jobs and Growth Speaking at the European Parliament ahead of the European Council tomorrow, President Juncker said: "Two...
Third quarter of 2014 - Annual growth in labour costs down to 1.3% in euro area - Stable at 1.4% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT 17 December 2014 Third quarter of 2014 Annual growth in labour costs down to 1.3% in euro area Stable at 1.4% in EU28 Hourly labour costs rose by 1.3% in the euro area (EA18) and by 1.4% in the EU28 in the third quarter of...
November 2014 - Annual inflation down to 0.3% in the euro area - Down to 0.4% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT 17 December 2014 November 2014 Annual inflation down to 0.3% in the euro area Down to 0.4% in the EU Euro area annual inflation was 0.3% in November 2014, down from 0.4% in October. A year earlier the rate was 0.9%.
Commission welcomes political agreement reached by European Parliament and Council on capping inter-bank fees for card-based payments European - Statement Commission Strasbourg, 17 December 2014 The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission proposal for a Regulation on Interchange Fees for Card-based Payment Transactions.