AGENDA/17/94  18-01-2017 - Wednesday 15 February: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 15 February 2017, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
AGENDA/17/65  13-01-2017 - Tuesday 17-Friday 20 January: College Members participate in World Economic Forum in Davos 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 2017 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos will take place from 17 to 20 January. This year's meeting will put the focus on “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”.
IP/17/98  19-01-2017 - EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy This programme is expected to provide access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity services to at least 63,000 households, or about 300,000 people, to social and public infrastructure and...
IP/17/97  19-01-2017 - Antitrust: Commission welcomes steps taken by Amazon/Audible and Apple to improve competition in audiobook distribution 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission welcomes an agreement to end all exclusivity obligations concerning audiobook supply and distribution between Amazon's subsidiary Audible and Apple. This step is likely to improve competition in downloadable audiobook distribution in Europe.
IP/17/86  19-01-2017 - Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
IP/17/84  19-01-2017 - EU boosts emergency assistance in Africa's Lake Chad region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian aid of €40 million to help the populations in the Lake Chad basin. The crisis in the region is escalating and humanitarian needs are growing rapidly.
IP/17/103  19-01-2017 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Morpho Detection by Smiths, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Morpho Detection, the threat detection equipment business of Safran of France, by Smiths of the UK.
STAT/17/101  19-01-2017 - Third quarter of 2016 compared with third quarter of 2015- House prices up by 3.4% in the euro area- Up by 4.3% in the EU 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 January 2017 House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3.4% in the euro area and by 4.3% in the EU in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.
STAT/17/100  19-01-2017 - First estimate for November 2016- EU28 current account surplus €15.8 bn- €11.8 bn surplus for trade in services 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 January 2017 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €15.8 bn in November 2016, compared with surpluses of €15.0 bn in October 2016 and €10.1 bn in November 2015, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical...
STATEMENT/17/106  19-01-2017 - Statement by President Juncker following the earthquakes in central Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 19 January 2017 It is with great sadness that I learnt this morning of the many people who lost their lives following the latest earthquakes to strike Italy and the hardship caused by severe weather conditions in the affected areas.