EU Member States agreed on the European Commission (EC)’s proposal to invest EUR 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. According to the EC, the 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects will contribute to achieving the Energy Union’s goals by connecting European […]
This is good news for European Union (EU) citizens since negotiations between the EU institutions concluded with agreement that enables consumers to keep access to online content services from home when they travel in the EU. “The new rules will become applicable in all EU […]
With more than 500 million consumers looking for quality goods and 2 out of the 5 world’s largest economies, the European Union (EU) is by far the world’s most powerful economic unit, followed by the United States and China. In 2014, the European Commission (EC) […]
The next two rounds for the EU-Mexico trade negotiations will take place in April and June 2017. The European Union and Mexico will hold two additional negotiating rounds before summer as part of an accelerated negotiation schedule for a new, reformed Free Trade Agreement. In […]
Apple has not paid all the 13 billion euros owed to Ireland for receiving illegal tax benefits, according to EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager. “Well the recovery is not done yet, but we have been working with the Irish authorities, and we can see that […]
Following parliamentary validation to activate Article 50, the British government led by Theresa May published its Brexit White Paper. This document, based on 12 principles, aims to provide “Parliament and the country with a clear vision of what we are seeking to achieve in negotiating […]
The British House of Commons voted in favor of the activation of Article 50, allowing the United Kingdom to leave the European Union (EU) with 498 votes for and 114 votes against. Now MPs must agree on the timetable that financial markets will scrutinize with […]
Within just a few months, the context has drastically changed for the European Union (EU). The Brexit which the British people voted for in June 2016 has yet to be activated using Article 50, however this move may prove even more consequential for the EU […]
After 2016 that was really a year full of dangers in line with Cyceon’s assessment, 2017 could prove a year of both increasing risks and deep changes. Two most unexpected events took the world by surprise: the Brexit in June 2016 and Donald Trump’s election...
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union (EU)’s bank, has invested over EUR 162 billion across Europe and around the world, more than half the EUR 315 billion target set for the end of 2018, after it approved more than EUR 10.5 billion of...