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EU Parliament approves plan to overhaul carbon market

A so-called Market Stability Reserve will remove some of the surplus of carbon allowances that has depressed prices on the EU's Emissions Trading System

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Lagarde and Tusk stress need to make Greek debt sustainable

The IMF Managing Director says debt restructuring is needed in the case of Greece for it to have debt sustainability

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Eurozone leaders say final deadline for Greece is the end of the week

cep economist Bert Van Roosebeke: It's very open whether a solution that could keep Greece in the Eurozone can be found

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Greek Prime Minister Tsipras will present new reform proposals at euro summit

cep President Lueder Gerken, however, doubts that Greece will deliver on any reform promises

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Luxembourg has taken over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Trio Presidency pursues a joint work program

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EU Parliament and Council agree to abolish roaming surcharges in EU

cep expert Bert Van Roosebeke cautions that an important detail of the agreement remains unclear

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cep's Gerken believes that Greece and its creditors will come to an agreement

Lueder Gerken argues that both sides stand to lose too much in the case of a failure of the negotiations

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Cameron says he is delighted that EU reform talks are under way

The cep believes, though, that the chances for changes to the EU treaty ahead of Britain's in/out referendum are slim

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European Parliament approved investment plan with large majority

Parliament approved the fund’s rules by 464 votes to 131 with 19 abstentions. The vote marks the end of a rapid legislative process.

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European Parliament will vote this Wednesday on Juncker's investment plan

cep expert Eckhardt argues that the investment plan is solving none of the real problems which stand in the way of higher net investment

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