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May 2015 compared with April 2015 – Volume of retail trade up by 0.2% in euro area – Up by 0.3% in EU28

In May 2015 compared with April 2015, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail traderose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In … Continue reading

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Aviation: certifying third country operators to cut red tape and boost air safety

Today, the Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued the first single air safety authorisations to 22 third country operators. These certifications will be valid throughout the EU. By 2016, all non-EU airlines wishing to fly to the … Continue reading

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State aid: Commission approves €270 million in investment aid for the expansion of the Port of Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly … Continue reading

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Completing Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union – College of Commissioners discusses first steps

To mark Stage 1 of the Deepening of Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), which starts today (1 July 2015), the College of Commissioners had a first debate on the “Five Presidents’ Report”. The report entitled “Completing Europe’s Economic and … Continue reading

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EU gives €15 million to Ukraine for humanitarian assistance

The European Union is increasing its humanitarian response to help people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine, with a new aid package worth €15 million announced today by European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides during … Continue reading

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Tourism in the EU28 – New record level of 2.7bn tourism nights in the EU28 in 2014 – Nights spent by non-residents accounted for 44%

In 2014, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the EU is expected to have reached a new peak of around 2.7 billion nights, up by 1.7% compared with 2013. Following the decline observed in 2009 with … Continue reading

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