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"Taxpayers to be protected from having to bail out banks if they go bust"

The Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) has become fully operational on 1 January 2016

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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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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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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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Support in Finland for membership in the eurozone weakens further

Only 54 percent want to keep the euro, poll shows

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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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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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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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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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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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