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The Council has received 27 proposals by the member states, related to 23 cities, to host the EU agencies currently based in the UK. There have been 19 offers to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and 8 for the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The Commission substantiates its grave concerns on the planned reform of the judiciary in Poland in a Rule of Law Recommendation addressed to the Polish authorities.
The 9th Security Union progress report, published today, highlights the recent steps taken to prevent terrorist financing through trafficking in cultural goods and improve the interoperability of EU information systems.
The 2017 edition of the Consumer Conditions Scoreboard shows that more and more EU consumers are shopping online and that their trust in e-commerce has increased, in particular in buying online from other EU countries.
New figures released by the European Commission today show that customs authorities detained more than 41 million fake and counterfeit products at the EU's external border in 2016.
The European Commission and the High Representative are today reporting on actions taken and next steps to implement the 2016 Joint Framework on countering hybrid threats.
Globalisation has brought enormous benefits to the less-developed economies of the world and many opportunities for Europeans; but while the benefits are widely spread, the costs are often borne unevenly as the Commission's reflection paper on harnessing globalisation highlighted.
The Council discussed the latest developments in trade and the EU efforts to opening up new world markets and to promoting EU agricultural products.
Today, the Commission published the 2017 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review.
Meeting in Kyiv on 12-13 July, EU and Ukrainian leaders celebrate the ratification of the association agreement and the recent introduction of visa-free travel to the EU for Ukrainians.
The European Commission has today put forward new rules to clamp down on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods from outside the EU, often linked to terrorist financing and other criminal activity.
In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.
The United Kingdom triggered Article 50 on 29 March 2017. What has happened since then on the EU side?
The Council approved an action plan to address the problem of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking sector. Ministers also adopted conclusions on the Commission's review of the EU's capital markets union action plan.
Today the group of independent Cohesion Policy experts presented its final report for a simplified EU funds framework after 2020.
G20 leaders met in Hamburg, Germany, on 7-8 July. European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker represented the EU at the summit. The theme of this year's summit was 'shaping an interconnected world'.
This week’s plenary session dealt with issues such as Turkey, the first ever EU-Cuba deal and anti-dumping measures. MEPs paid tribute to Simone Veil, a noted French politician and the first president of the directly-elected European Parliament who passed away on 30 June.
Turkey’s EU accession talks should be suspended if proposed changes to the constitution go ahead, as these go against EU membership criteria, warned MEPs on Thursday.
On 6 July EU and Japanese leaders announced a political agreement on the EU-Japan free trade deal and closer political cooperation based on shared values.
MEPs urged the Commission to address the increase in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis cases in the EU and to develop long-term programmes.