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EU Recommendations for Corona Exit Strategy

EU Commission President Von der Leyen and Council President Michel have set out a European roadmap for the gradual lifting of the Corona measures.

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“SURE” European instrument for short-time working

In order to combat the impact of the Corona virus pandemic, the European Commission has proposed a new instrument to support short-time working

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The EU coordinates measures on COVID-19

On 17 March, the European institutions held a video conference to coordinate their measures aimed at combating the Corona virus COVID-19.

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Recommendations on the economic policy of the euro area

On 18 February 2020, the Council approved recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area for the year 2020. The recommendation will be formally adopted by the European Council at its March meeting.

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Brexit: Transition phase bears serious risks

With Boris Johnson's majority, the regulated Brexit will take place on 31.1.2020. However, the time and political risks in the transition phase until the Free Trade Agreement comes into force pose an economic threat to the UK and the EU. 

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Balance of Draghi's term

In the crisis year of 2012, Mario Draghi was able to use his ECB policy to overcome the fear that the euro would collapse given the bad state of some Euro countries' public finances. At high cost:

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Taxonomy on green investments

The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) decided by a large majority to start trilogue negotiations with the Council on the European Commission's proposal to...

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New Brexit deal

EU and UK negotiators agree on Brexit agreement

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Out for “Spitzenkandidaten” process?

Who would have thought that? Less than a month after the clear commitment of many Europeans to the EU and the highest turnout in 25 years in elections to the European Parliament, the euphoria has evaporated. However, one could have guessed that.

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Clean drinking water

The EU has updated its quality standards for drinking water

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