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A smooth euro changeover in Latvia

The European Commission today adopted a report on the introduction of the euro in Latvia. The report presents the most important aspects of the smooth and successful changeover and draws some conclusions for future changeovers in other Member States. ... read more

European Commission to propose tough new standards to regulate civil drones

The European Commission has proposed today to set tough new standards to regulate the operations of civil drones (remotely piloted aircrafts, RPAS). Drones are already being used in Europe in different sectors, but there are no clear general rules, at ... read more

President Barroso announces 7 Commissioners are to stand in European Parliament elections and sets out working arrangements for duration of campaign

Today President Barroso announced that 7 Commissioners will be standing for election and that 6 will be taking electoral leave from their duties in order to participate actively in the election campaign. The following members of the Commission have ... read more