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UK 'about a thousand times' more important to Cameron than EU

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday (30 September) he would not be heartbroken if Britain left the European Union because he felt little attachment to a relationship he said was not serving British interests. Cameron,...more »


French MEP cries foul at attempt to curb Moscovici’s powers

MEP Sylvie Goulard, a spokesperson for the liberal ALDE group on Economic and Monetary Affairs, asked for clarification from Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker following a leaked document according to which the powers...more »


Governments lower roaming charges in Western Balkans

Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia signed an agreement in Budva on 29 September, reducing roaming prices based on the EU model. BETA/EurActiv Serbia reports.more »


Moedas makes impassioned plea for Europe, science and research

Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Commissioner-designate for Research, Science and Innovation, sailed through his confirmation hearing in the European Parliament today (30 September), sweeping aside criticism that he helped implement...more »


It's time for EU institutions to take measures to combat xenophobia and discrimination

In many EU member states, racist attacks and hate speech against migrants or ethnic minorities with a migration background are a daily reality. National migration and asylum policies lead to further exclusion, marginalisation and...more »


Günther Oettinger: 'We are in the midst of a revolution'

German Commissioner-designate for the Digital Economy and Society portfolio, Günther Oettinger, was grilled by MEPs on Monday (29 September) in the European Parliament, where he called on the EU to catch up with international...more »


EU Ombudsman: Clinical trials face new transparency challenges

Medical researchers in Europe are facing new challenges over access to clinical trials data, according to the European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly. The Ombudsman warning came just month after the EU adopted a new clinical trials...more »

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