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EU’s Access City Award scheme promotes accessibility in the urban environment for older people and people with disabilities

The EU’s Access City Award scheme was launched in 2010 to promote accessibility in cities for Europe’s growing population of older people and people with disabilities. Every year since then, the award has received competing entries from all ... read more

My country in a bubble: EU’s statistical arm Eurostat launches new online infographic tool to allow comparisons between EU and EFTA countries across 50 indicators

How do EU countries compare? To help citizens visualise the similarities and differences between their country and others, Eurostat has produced a new online infographic tool called My country in a bubble. The application enables comparisons to be ... read more

Commission proposes ‘new deal’ for energy consumers, redesign of electricity market and revision of energy label for more clarity

The package is an important step towards implementing the Energy Union strategy with a forward looking climate change policy, launched as one of the political priorities of the Juncker Commission in February 2015. Today's proposals give prominence ... read more