IP/18/3505  23-04-2018 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Shazam by Apple under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services.
IP/18/3501  23-04-2018 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Italian State loan to Alitalia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Italy's bridge loan to Alitalia totalling €900 million constitutes State aid and whether it complies with EU rules for aid to companies in difficulty.
IP/18/3461  23-04-2018 - Shaping globalisation: Commission mobilises €9.8 million to help former workers of Air France find new jobs 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 Following a call from France, the European Commission is today mobilising €9.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help former workers of Air France, the French airline company, find new jobs.
IP/18/3441  23-04-2018 - Whistleblower protection: Commission sets new, EU-wide rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission is proposing a new law to strengthen whistleblower protection across the EU. © European Union 2018 Director: Catherine Vandezande Recent scandals such as Dieselgate, Luxleaks, the Panama Papers or the ongoing Cambridge Analytica revelations show that whistleblowers can...
IP/18/3427  23-04-2018 - Special Eurobarometer: How fair do Europeans think life in the EU is? 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 New poll shows most Europeans think life is generally fair, but have concerns over justice, political decisions and income inequality. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made fairness in the EU the cornerstone of his political priorities.
MEMO/18/3442  23-04-2018 - Frequently Asked Questions: Whistleblower protection 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 April 2018 The European Commission is proposing a new law to strengthen whistleblower protection across the EU. What is a whistleblower? The Commission's proposal defines a whistleblower as someone reporting or disclosing information on violations of EU law which they observe in their...
MEX/18/3506  23-04-2018 - Daily News 23 / 04 / 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 04 / 2018 Brussels, 23 April 2018 Whistleblower protection: Commission sets new, EU-wide rules The European Commission is proposing a new law to strengthen whistleblower protection across the EU.
SPEECH/18/3511  23-04-2018 - Speech by Michel Barnier at Hannover Messe 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Hannover, 23 April 2018 Dear Burkhard Balz, Ladies and gentlemen, Guten Abend! I would first like to thank Jochen Köckler and Carl Martin Welcker this opportunity to speak with you.
SPEECH/18/3510  23-04-2018 - 'The Transatlantic Economy Ten Years After the Crisis: Macro-Financial Scenarios and Policy Responses' 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] New York, 23 April 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, In a world economy which never sleeps, 10 years seems like an eternity. Indeed, much has changed in the world since the fall of Lehman Brothers.
STAT/18/3504  23-04-2018 - Provision of deficit and debt data for 2017 - first notification - Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 0.9% and 1.0% of GDP respectively - Government debt at 86.7% and 81.6% 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 April 2018 In 2017, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2016. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 1.5% in 2016 to 0.9% in 2017,...