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State aid: Commission approves £110 million aid for three sports stadia in Belfast

The European Commission has concluded that Northern Irish plans to grant £110 million (around € 133 million) for the reconstruction of three sports stadia in Belfast is consistent with EU State aid rules. The Commission found that the proposed funding contributes to urban regeneration and social cohesion, in line with EU objectives, without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.

The Commission's Vice President in charge of competition policy, Joaquín Almunia, said that:

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State aid: Commission approves £110 million aid for three sports stadia in Belfast

Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Our Lady and St. Patrick's College, Knock win EU debating competition

Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Our Lady and St. Patrick's College, Knock win EU debating competition

Students from across Northern Ireland became MEPs for the day at the European Youth Parliament Forum, which was held at Belfast Metropolitan College at its Titanic Quarter Campus on Thursday 3 April 2014. 

Royal Belfast Academical Instituti...

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European Parliament debate: Globalisation risks leaving young people in Northern Ireland behind. Is the answer more Europe?

European Parliament debate: Globalisation risks leaving young people in Northern Ireland behind.  Is the answer more Europe?

The European Parliament invites you to an evening debate with the award-winning TV and radio presenter, Connor Phillips.  Join Connor and guests for a discussion on Europe's role in Northern Ireland's future.  Speakers include:

Sam Bowman: ...

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Access City Award 2014 - Belfast awarded special mention

 

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