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Policy: priorities for May European summit

Policy: priorities for May European summit

08/05/2013 - Commission calls for significant progress on completing the internal energy market and tackling growing tax fraud and evasion ahead of leaders’ meeting.

Speech: a blueprint for closer economic and monetary union

Speech: a blueprint for closer economic and monetary union

07/05/2013 - European Commission President José Manuel Barroso outlined the steps toward a genuine economic and monetary union (EMU) at a conference in Brussels, Belgium.

Interview: euro emerges stronger from debt crisis

Interview: euro emerges stronger from debt crisis

06/05/2013 - Finland’s Europe minister Alexander Stubb said the debt crisis and strong support for the euro paves way for 8 more countries to join the eurozone.

Report: regional funding working for regions

Report: regional funding working for regions

18/04/2013 - Regional funding is supporting growth where it is most needed, but governments need to speed up implementation, says assessment report.

Opinion: more investment in young people needed

Opinion: more investment in young people needed

18/04/2013 - The EU needs to invest more in programmes to help unemployed young people and engage them more in democracy says Peter Matjašič, president of the European Youth Forum.

Vote: Parliament appoves reforms to strengthen EU banks

Vote: Parliament appoves reforms to strengthen EU banks

16/04/2013 - MEPs approved a package to reform the supervision of the EU's banking sector. The new rules would also cap banker's bonuses, curb speculative risk-taking, and step up capital provisions to help banks cope better with crises.