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Investment Plan for Europe: More than €100 billion of investments less than one year into Fund

The European Investment Bank - the European Commission's partner in the Investment Plan, approved eight more projects, taking the total of approved investment projects to 64, and the number of Member States to benefit from the Plan to 26. This also ... read more

Reduction of CO2 emissions from new vans slowed in 2015

The fuel efficiency of new vans registered in the European Union (EU) increased slightly in 2015 compared to the previous year. Average emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) fell by less than 1 gramme (g) of CO2 per kilometre, according to preliminary data ... read more

Plenary highlights: Europol, asylum reform, Turkey visa liberalisation

New powers for Europol to fight terrorism and international crime were approved by MEPs during May's plenary session in Strasbourg. They also called for any reform of EU asylum rules to be based on solidarity among member states and warned that ... read more