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Brexit: Announcement and Negotiations

On 29 March, British Prime Minister Theresa May made the formal request to leave the EU. Now the future relations between the EU and London will be clarified. Although many things are still open, analysts of cep expects that Brexit negotiations could...

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Green light for the reform of waste legislation

A majority in the European Parliament voted for the reform of the European waste legislation. The Commission had already submitted its Proposal for a Directive in December 2015. In February, the vote took place in the European Parliament's...

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Tusk stays on as European Council President

The European Council re-elected Donald Tusk as its president for a second term of two and a half years.

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Brexit Bill: Passed

On Wednesday 8 February, the House of Commons approved the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill without amendments.

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End of EU roaming charges? - not quite

Phoning, sending SMS and using the mobile Internet abroad will be cheaper from June 15th but roaming charges will not be completely abolished

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UK Supreme Court rules on Brexit

Justices ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot lawfully bypass Parliament to start Brexit negotiations.

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Incentives for investment in ports

 A new set of rules to create clear and fair conditions of competition in the port services markets throughout Europe was adopted today by the Council of the EU on 23 January 2017. It will enter into force in spring.

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Tajani: An experienced European elected president of the European Parliament

Centre-right politician Antonio Tajani, who served six years as a European commissioner before joining the Parliament in 2014, is well acquainted with the procedures in Brussels and Strasbourg.

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Banking package of the EU Commission

The EU Commission presented a series of new regulations for banks in a comprehensive package of measures

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EU budget for 2017

On 17 November 2016, the Council and European Parliament reached agreement on a lower EU budget for the forthcoming year.

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