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Communications

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Communications

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12/31/2015

Frontex head: "Border management will not make much of a difference"

Fabrice Leggeri tells German daily Die Welt that it is more important to address the root causes of the refugee crisis

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12/30/2015

EU border agency Frontex sends 293 officers and 15 boats to Greece

Greek government sources indicated however that the size of the Frontex force is still insufficient to deal with the refugees crisis, Kathimerini reported

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12/29/2015

We want a better Europe, not a British Europe, says EPP parliamentary leader

Manfred Weber makes remarks in interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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12/24/2015

Support in Finland for membership in the eurozone weakens further

Only 54 percent want to keep the euro, poll shows

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12/23/2015

EU Court of Justice stops minimum alcohol pricing legislation in Scotland

ECJ reasons that "a tax measure might provide additional benefits and a broader response to the objective of combating alcohol misuse"

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12/22/2015

EU Court of Justice to deliver verdict on minimum alcohol pricing tomorrow

Foreign wine producers claim that Scottish government proposal on minimum pricing would distort the market

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12/14/2015

EU Commission's border protection proposal seen running into resistance

The proposal to give the EU Commission the power to send forces unbidden into member states to defend the common European frontier will face resistance from some countries, EurActiv reports

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12/11/2015

Reports: EU plans to introduce permanent border control force

The European border control force could be deployed even without the respective EU member state’s consent, the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal reported

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12/10/2015

EU Commission presents action plan to modernise EU copyright rules

cep expert Iris Hohmann tells German business daily Handelsblatt that the Commission's proposals are rather disappointing

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12/09/2015

EU Commission takes first steps to broaden access to online content

The proposed regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services addresses the current restrictions in order to allow EU residents to travel with the digital content they have purchased or subscribed to at home

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