- Greek exports drop 6.8% year on year and imports drop 4.1%. What recovery?
- Average new wages continue to fall in Slovenia, making it more attractive to seek work abroad
- Poland’s 1 minute tribute film to the EU cost €220,000
- The EU tells Hungary it is concerned how funds are used, but says that it will carry on paying anyway
- The 4 leading (unelected) candidates for the (unelected) post of European Commission President are holding a debate
- EU Grants Visa-Free Travel to Moldovans
- Italian PM’s office says no more budget cuts are necessary (despite debt being 133% of GDP)
- Spanish unemployment grew by 184,600 in the first three months of 2014. What recovery?
- 2 top Bulgarian judges are accused of embezzling EU funds
- Greece will need another €12.3 billion in 2015
- The EU leans on Morocco to ratify a deal that will allow Spanish fishermen plunder their waters
- The EU hands another €365 million to Ukraine
- The EU calls for an EU-wide Prosecutor
- 26% of EU youth feel that the crisis is obliging them to go abroad to seek work
- More than four in ten young Europeans (43%) said that they would like to work, study or undergo training in another EU country
- Romania applies only 46% of the European Anti-Fraud Office’s recommendations in 7 years
- The UK has LOST its first challenge to the EU’s proposed Financial Transaction Tax
- The number of corruption probes into staff at the EU institutions is on the rise, according to the EU anti-fraud office Olaf.
- Moldova’s Prime Minister Iurie Leanca on Tuesday said the country aims to join the EU by 2019
- Number of illegal immigrants trying to get into Spain rose by 50% in 2013
- The EU hands out €282.6 million to environment and climate projects.
- The European Commission says more women should play football.
- The EU’s new army takes control of Bangui airport
- Russia lodges second complaint at WTO against EU
- NATO is urging Bulgaria to modernize its army using Western units and equipment.
- Unemployment in Italy remains at record level
- The EU hands Romania €28 million to conduct a feasibility study for a new road project
- 400 migrants make mass fence jump into Spain
- Less than 20% of Catalans aim to vote to stay as part of Spain
- Only 44% of French people believe the EU is a good thing
- EU funded metro extension in Romania (€465 million) has bought trains that are too wide for the tunnel
- Only 5% of Poles firmly support the idea that their country should join the Eurozone, a survey by the GfK Polonia Institute has shown.
- India threatens to take EU to WTO over mango ban
- Eurovision Song Contest gets higher TV billing than European Commission Presidency debates