IP/18/3522  24-04-2018 - Mergers: Commission fines Altice €125 million for breaching EU rules and controlling PT Portugal before obtaining merger approval 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release before obtaining merger approval Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Commission has imposed a €124.5 million fine on Altice, the multinational cable and telecommunications company based in the Netherlands, for implementing its acquisition of the Portuguese telecommunications operator PT Portugal before notification or approval by...
IP/18/3521  24-04-2018 - State aid: Commission clears Ireland's sugar sweetened drinks tax 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Commission has concluded that Ireland's sugar sweetened drinks tax does not involve State aid. In particular, the Commission found that the measure's scope and design are consistent with the health objectives pursued by Ireland, namely tackling obesity and other...
IP/18/3503  24-04-2018 - Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR): 2017 Annual Report 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have adopted their latest annual report to the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers on political and economic developments in the Macao SAR, covering...
IP/18/3502  24-04-2018 - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR): 2017 Annual Report 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have adopted their annual report to the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers on political and economic developments in the Hong Kong SAR in...
IP/18/3444  24-04-2018 - Dangerous substances: EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work launches Europe-wide awareness-raising campaign 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Dangerous substances: Dangerous substances: Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its 2018-19 EU-wide campaign, Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances.
MEX/18/3526  24-04-2018 - Daily News 24 / 04 / 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 24 / 04 / 2018 Brussels, 24 April 2018 Second Brussels Conference “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” kicks off today 24 and tomorrow 25 April the EU is hosting the second Brussels Conference "Supporting the Future of Syria and...
SPEECH/18/3523  24-04-2018 - Speech by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at City Week in London 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 24 April 2018 Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here in London for the second day of the City Week 2018. Thank you for the invitation.
STAT/18/3529  24-04-2018 - Fourth quarter of 2017 - Seasonally adjusted government deficit unchanged at 0.6% of GDP in the euro area - Down to 0.6% of GDP in the EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 24 April 2018 In the fourth quarter of 2017, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 0.6% in the euro area (EA19), stable compared with the third quarter of 2017.
STAT/18/3528  24-04-2018 - Fourth quarter of 2017 compared with third quarter of 2017 - Government debt fell to 86.7% of GDP in euro area - Down to 81.6% of GDP in EU28 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 24 April 2018 At the end of the fourth quarter of 2017, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 86.7%, compared with 88.1% at the end of the third quarter of 2017.
STATEMENT/18/3525  24-04-2018 - Statement by President Juncker following the attack in Toronto, Canada 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2018 It is with shock and sorrow that I learnt of the tragic attack in Toronto on Monday afternoon. I send my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims, as well as to Prime Minister Trudeau and...