AGENDA/16/2642  26-07-2016 - Wednesday 14 September: President Juncker delivers his State of the Union address at the European Parliament 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 14 September, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will deliver his State of the Union address at the European Parliament. The speech will be followed by a plenary debate.
AGENDA/16/2641  26-07-2016 - 4-5 September: The EU at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will represent the European Union at the G20 summit in Hangzhou (China), from Sunday 4 to Monday 5 September 2016.
IP/16/2683  29-07-2016 - State aid: Commission authorises alternative income tax regime for wholesale diamond sector in Belgium 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 July 2016 The European Commission has found that Belgian corporate tax provisions applicable to the wholesale diamond sector were in line with EU State aid rules. The provisions do not selectively favour certain companies and therefore involve no State aid within the meaning...
IP/16/2682  29-07-2016 - State aid: Commission finds Italy provided incompatible aid to airlines in Sardinia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 July 2016 The European Commission has found that public support granted by Italy's Sardinia region gave selected airlines working at Cagliari and Olbia airports an unfair advantage, in breach of EU state aid rules, which must be repaid.
IP/16/2665  29-07-2016 - Spring 2016 Standard Eurobarometer: Strong public support for Commission's political priorities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 July 2016 Europeans see immigration and terrorism as the major challenges facing the EU at the moment, and they support the political priorities of the European Commission.
MEX/16/2686  29-07-2016 - Daily News 29 / 07 / 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 29 / 07 / 2016 Brussels, 29 July 2016 Commission awards €11 million in emergency funding to Greece and Italy The European Commission has today awarded an extra €11 million in emergency funding to Greece and Italy under the Internal Security Fund (ISF)...
STAT/16/2685  29-07-2016 - Flash estimate - July 2016 - Euro area annual inflation up to 0.2% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 July 2016 Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.2% in July 2016, up from 0.1% in June 2016, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
STAT/16/2684  29-07-2016 - Preliminary flash estimate for the second quarter of 2016 - GDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28 - +1.6% and +1.8% respectively compared with the second quarter of 2015 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 July 2016 Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the second quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the...
STAT/16/2681  29-07-2016 - June 2016 - Euro area unemployment at 10.1% - EU28 at 8.6% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 29 July 2016 The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.1% in June 2016, stable compared to May 2016 and down from 11.0% in June 2015. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2011.
IP/16/2661  28-07-2016 - Facility for Refugees in Turkey: over €1.4 billion in support of education and health for Syrian refugees 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 July 2016 The EU is delivering on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey bringing the total amount mobilised to more than €2 billion to finance actions in the field of health, education, socio-economic support as...