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Roaming charges ended in the European Union on 15 June 2017. Europeans travelling within EU countries will 'Roam Like at Home' and pay domestic prices for roaming calls, SMS and data.

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Jonathan Hill © EU
30/09/2015 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro / Institutional affairs

The European Commission is launching the Capital Markets Union Action Plan today to help build a true single market for capital across the 28 EU Member States.

30/09/2015 - Asylum and migration

The European Commission has today made a first set of concrete proposals for €1.7 billion of EU funding in 2015 and 2016 in order to address the refugee crisis – money EU Heads of State and Government committed to matching last week.

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28/09/2015 - Economy and the euro / Enlargement, external relations and trade

At the High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue in Beijing today, China announced its intention to contribute to the Investment Plan, as well as closer cooperation with the EU on investment issues in general.

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25/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade

The 2030 Agenda, a universal framework for all countries to help eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development by 2030, includes an ambitious set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals and will be adopted today at a special UN Summit.

European Court of Justice building © EU
24/09/2015 - Institutional affairs / Justice and citizens’ rights

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.

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23/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade / Institutional affairs / Justice and citizens’ rights

The EU, together with the member states, has taken a range of measures to address the challenges created by migration. The Council and European Council are intensifying efforts to ensure an adequate and appropriate response to the current refugee crisis and establish a credible European migration policy.

23/09/2015 - Asylum and migration

The College of Commissioners today set out a set of priority actions to be taken within the next six months. President Juncker will present these to European Heads of State and Government tonight at an informal Summit.

From left to right: Mr Dimitrios AVRAMOPOULOS, Mr Frans TIMMERMANS and Mr Jean ASSELBORN © EU
22/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade

The Council adopted a decision establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece.

Afghani journalist © EU
22/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade / Justice and citizens’ rights

The European Commission and the European External Action Service adopted a new framework for the EU's activities on gender equality and women's empowerment in EU's external relations.

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21/09/2015 - Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro / Consumer affairs and public health

The 2015 edition of the Consumer Scoreboard shows that cross-border e-commerce is still an under-developed market in Europe: 61% of consumers feel more confident buying online from their own country (61%) than from another EU country (38%).

18/09/2015 - Energy, environment and climate

The Council adopted conclusions establishing the EU's position for the UN climate change conference in Paris later this year.

Marianne Thyssen © EU
17/09/2015 - Employment and social rights

The European Commission has today proposed guidance to Member States to better help long-term unemployed return to work.

Cecilia Malmström © EU
16/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade / Justice and citizens’ rights

The European Commission has approved its proposal for a new and transparent system for resolving disputes between investors and states – the Investment Court System.

From left to right: Mr Donald TUSK, President of the European Council; Ms - PARK GEUN HYE, President of South Korea © EU
15/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade

The 8th bilateral summit between the European Union and the Republic of Korea (ROK) took place on 15 September in Seoul. Leaders discussed the positive state of EU-ROK bilateral relations, cooperation on foreign and security policy and regional issues and global challenges, such as climate change and counter-terrorism.

From left to right: Mr Dimitrios AVRAMOPOULOS, Mr Frans TIMMERMANS, and Mr Jean ASSELBORN © EU
14/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade

The Council adopted a decision establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece.

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14/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade / Institutional affairs

The Council adopted a positive assessment that the conditions to move to the first step of phase two on the high seas of EUNAVFOR MED have been met. It also prolonged by six months EU sanctions over actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence.

Parliament building in Strasbourg © EU
11/09/2015 - Institutional affairs

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, gave his first State of the Union speech in plenary on Wednesday morning, focusing on migration and the situation in Greece.

refugee camp in Traiskirchen © EU
09/09/2015 - Enlargement, external relations and trade

Delivering on the European Agenda on Migration from May, the European Commission is today putting forward a comprehensive package of proposals which will help address the refugee crisis.

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