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Mid-Term Review of the Capital Markets Union

The EU Commission published a interim balance of its efforts to establish a Capital Markets Union by 2019.

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Brexit: EU Commission promises transparency

The European Commission’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, unveiled negotiating recommendations for forthcoming talks with the United Kingdom

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Europe will only succeed together! cep at Pulse of Europe

On the day of the first round of the presidential elections in France, cep-expert Urs Pötzsch called for a clear commitment to Europe.

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European Parliament on Brexit resolution

In its resolution adopted on Wednesday, the European Parliament stressed that negotiations on a new trade agreement with the United Kingdom should not begin until substantial progress has been made in the discussions on the exit agreement.

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European Parliament on Brexit resolution

On Wednesday 5th April, the European Parliament voted on a resolution in which they set out their conditions for a final approval of any withdrawal agreement with the United Kingdom.

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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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