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Parliament set to reject EU budget proposals

Parliament set to reject EU budget proposals

| Veebruar 21, 2020

As EU leaders meet to discuss the next budget for the Union, it looks increasingly likely that MEPs will reject it. The European Parliament has demanded funds to take the EU forward, but the proposal being discussed at a Special Council in Brussels takes little account of that. Belgian Green MEP Philippe Lamberts says he’s […]

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Ireland lags behind the EU average for establishing new businesses

Ireland lags behind the EU average for establishing new businesses

| Veebruar 21, 2020

Ireland remains below the EU average when it comes to establishing new businesses. New figures from Eurostat show that only 8.2 per cent of businesses in Ireland are newly-formed. This is slightly behind the EU average of 9.3 per cent. Grace Bolton of the European Commission Office in Ireland says the figures show that the […]

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Ireland has greatest proportion of large family households in Europe

Ireland has greatest proportion of large family households in Europe

| Veebruar 20, 2020

Ireland has a greater proportion of households with three or more children under 18 than anywhere else in Europe. New figures from the Dublin-based Eurofound agency show that at seven per cent, that’s more than double the EU average. Grace Bolton of the European Commission office in Dublin says countries in southern Europe have the […]

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| Veebruar 19, 2020

AI is the future and could help all of us. That’s the view of the European Commission, which has unveiled its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all. It must be open, fair, diverse, democratic and confident, presenting a European society powered by digital solutions that put people first, opens up […]

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EU to unveil plans to protect online data privacy

EU to unveil plans to protect online data privacy

| Veebruar 19, 2020

The European Commission will unveil details today (Wednesday) of a major initiative to create greater protection for digital users. It is expected to address issues such as online privacy, artificial intelligence, security and operating standards. Gerry Kiely is Head of EU Representation in Ireland. He says the key objective will be to ensure that personal […]

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EL lubab abi Albaania taastamiseks pärast maavärinat

EL lubab abi Albaania taastamiseks pärast maavärinat

| Veebruar 18, 2020

Euroopa Liit on võõrustanud rahvusvahelist rahastajate konverentsi, et toetada Albaanias pärast 26. novembril 2019. aastal maavärinat tabanud maavärina ülesehitustööd. 51 inimest hukkus, nende hulgas kaks perekonda 8-st. Rahvusvaheline üldsus pidi ühinema päästejõupingutused ja päästis palju elusid. Konverents toimus […]

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Lääne-Balkani riigid peavad ELiga ühinema

Lääne-Balkani riigid peavad ELiga ühinema

| Veebruar 17, 2020

Euroopa Komisjon soovib sillutada teed Põhja-Makedooniale ja Albaaniale ühinemisläbirääkimiste alustamiseks ELiga, võimaluse korral enne eelseisvat tippkohtumist Zagrebis. Tippkohtumiseks ise koostab komisjon selle võimaldamiseks investeerimispaketi. Komisjoni president Ursula von der Leyen kohtus kõrge esindajaga […]

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