IP/14/430  16-04-2014 - European Parliament approves new provisions for the return of national treasures 
European Commission - Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 European Today the European Parliament voted in favour of a new directive to help EU countries organise the return of cultural objects that were unlawfully removed from their state and are currently located in another EU country.
IP/14/433  15-04-2014 - SMEs find it hard to obtain feedback on their loan applications 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 A new evaluation published today confirms that the smaller a firm, the larger the likelihood that its credit application might be declined by a financial institution.
IP/14/432  15-04-2014 - Commission welcomes European Parliament vote for safer products and better market surveillance 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 Commission The European Commission welcomes today's European Parliament vote in favour of new rules to improve the safety of consumer products circulating in the EU's internal market - including those imported from outside the EU - and to step-up market surveillance concerning all...
IP/14/431  15-04-2014 - European Commission welcomes European Parliament's approval of new rules for pressure equipment 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 European Commission The European Parliament today voted in favour of a Commission proposal to streamline and simplify the rules for pressure equipment products enhancing the internal market and make life for business easier at the same time.
MEMO/14/287  14-04-2014 - Social Innovation Prize: who will meet the Job Challenge? 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 14 April 2014 Fresh ideas are urgently needed in Europe to restore our social and economic welfare. Millions of people are unemployed or have few opportunities on the job market. Social innovation can stimulate a more dynamic, inclusive and sustainable social market economy.
IP/14/393  09-04-2014 - Business services crucial for keeping Europe's industry fit 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 The importance of Business Services should be adequately reflected in the Europe 2020 Strategy according to a report which the High Level Group on Business Services delivered today.
MEMO/14/265  09-04-2014 - High Level Group on Business Services: frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 April 2014 1. What are business services? Business services are services where one business supports another in the execution of its activities. They are also known as “business to business” activities.
IP/14/380  04-04-2014 - Earth observation: Copernicus satellite lifts off successfully 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 April 2014 Today’s successful launch marks a major milestone for EU’s Earth observation programme Copernicus. Sentinel 1A, the first satellite dedicated to the programme, was put into orbit after a successful launch at 23:02 on 3 April from Europe’s spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana.
IP/14/357  03-04-2014 - Earth observation: Copernicus satellite ready for launch 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 April 2014 The European Commission is looking forward to the launch of Sentinel 1A, the first satellite dedicated to Copernicus, today from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Lift off is scheduled for 23:02 Brussels time.
MEMO/14/251  03-04-2014 - Earth observation: first Copernicus satellite Sentinel 1A 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 April 2014 Copernicus (formerly known as GMES, Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) is the European Union's Earth observation and monitoring programme, a user driven programme, building on the existing national and European capacities and establishing new infrastructure and services.