IP/15/5463  31-07-2015 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of TNT by FedEx 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx Corporation is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are major global players in the small package delivery sector.
IP/15/5461  31-07-2015 - New EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2015 The EU adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development.
IP/15/5458  31-07-2015 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigations into Romanian measures in favour of two airports and airlines 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2015 The European Commission has opened two separate in-depth investigations to examine if measures in favour of two publicly-owned airports in Transylvania, Romania (Cluj-Napoca International Airport and Târgu Mureş Transilvania Airport) and airlines operating there (notably Wizz Air) are in line with...
IP/15/5451  31-07-2015 - Spring 2015 Standard Eurobarometer : Citizens see immigration as top challenge for EU to tackle 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2015 More Europeans say they have a positive image of the European Union and trust in the EU has gone up since last November. In addition, citizens see immigration as the major challenge facing the EU currently.
MEX/15/5462  31-07-2015 - Daily News 31 / 07 / 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 31 / 07 / 2015 Brussels, 31 July 2015 New EU funding of €116.8 million to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia The EU has adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for...
STAT/15/5460  31-07-2015 - Flash estimate - July 2015 Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.2% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 31 July 2015 Euro area1 annual inflation2 is expected to be 0.2% in July 2015, stable compared with June 20153, according to a flash estimate4 from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/15/5457  31-07-2015 - June 2015 Euro area unemployment rate at 11.1% EU28 at 9.6% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 31 July 2015 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.1% in June 2015, stable compared with May 2015, and down from 11.6% in June 2014. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.6% in June 2015, also stable compared with May 2015 and down from...
STATEMENT/15/5444  31-07-2015 - Roma Holocaust Memorial Day: Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 31 July 2015 Statement of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on the occasion of Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, Sunday 2 August: "On 2 August 1944, around 3000 Roma women, children and elderly people were murdered in the gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
IP/15/5454  30-07-2015 - Safety net measures for dairy, fruit and vegetables to be extended 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 July 2015 Safety net measures for the European dairy, fruit and vegetables sectors will be extended into 2016. The European Commission is currently finalising the last details with a view to formally adopting the relevant legal decisions in the coming weeks as a...
IP/15/5453  30-07-2015 - EU increases humanitarian aid for Burundi refugees 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 July 2015 The European Commission is releasing €4.5 million in humanitarian assistance to help the increasing number of refugees from Burundi that have fled to neighbouring countries.