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Policy debate on the Digital Single Market Strategy

Today, the European Commission will hold a policy debate on its digital single market strategy and will exchange first concrete ideas and suggestions.

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European Council adopts framework for Energy Union

cep energy expert Moritz Bonn says bundled gas purchases will help to strengthen the bargaining position of EU member states towards Russia

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"German government is deliberately entering a legal dispute at the ECJ"

cep traffic expert Goetz Reichert believes Germany's passenger car toll system will be stopped by the European Court of Justice

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"We won't keep Greece in the eurozone at any price"

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Moscovici in an interview with German daily Die Welt issues a severe warning to Greece's new government

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"An exit of Greece from the euro is not without risk"

cep economics expert Kullas: Nobody can predict how capital markets would react to a 'Grexit'

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European Council president Tusk warns vividly against risk of a 'Graccident'

cep economics expert Kullas believes risk is being exaggerated: "A 'Graccident' will not happen"

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ECB says it is well on track to reaching its intended bond buying goal

cep financial market expert Van Roosebeke: German Bundesbank will make losses due to the program. However, sharing of profits and losses between the central banks of the eurozone has not been finally settled yet.

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EU Transport Ministers to discuss opening up domestic rail transport services

cep traffic expert Nader: Will be especially interesting to see under which conditions vertically integrated rail companies will be allowed to further operate

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European Parliament backs cap on credit and debit card processing fees

cep financial market expert Eckhardt says cap is not a wise measure: May even obstruct market entry for new card schemes

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EU Energy Commissioner Canete urges Germany to move on with grid extension

cep energy expert Bonn: EU internal energy market requires a well developed energy infrastructure both inside Germany as well asl towards its neighbours

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