Navigation path

eu calender
What's in it for me?
Europe in the UK
President José Manuel Barroso
The commissioners
EP in the UK
Office in Northern Ireland

Condolence message from EC President José Manuel Barroso on the death of Ian Paisley, Lord Bannside

"I was very saddened to hear of the death of Ian Paisley. Throughout his career as a domestic and European parliamentarian as well as in his ministry, he held strong views and expressed them with passion. In 2007 as First Minister of Northern Ireland he led a historic power sharing partnership which set the province on a path to a lasting peace. When I visited Northern Ireland in May that year, I saw for myself Ian's personal drive, energy and commitment to peace and stability. I am ple...


Condolence message from EC President José Manuel Barroso on the death of Ian Paisley, Lord Bannside

€11.9 billion to improve European transport connections

€11.9 billion to improve European transport connections

EU member states have until 26 February 2015 to propose projects to take advantage of the €11.9 billion of EU funding being made available to improve transport connections across Europe. The funding is earmarked for projects concentrated along nin...


Students to take Stormont by storm

Students to take Stormont by storm

Pupils from 29 schools across Northern Ireland will take Stormont by storm next month, when they participate in a Mock Council of the European Union.  The annual event, which is not in its tenth year, is organised by the European Commission Office...


Other news


European Commission announces emergency market support measures for the milk sector


UK SMEs earmarked for EU grants to help them innovate


EU develops new driverless car parking system


Huge cuts in mobile data roaming price caps from 1 July


Northern Ireland wins "European Entrepreneurial Region of the Year 2015"


European Network of Women from Rural Areas


New EU consumer food safety portal


European Commission launches 5th Access City Award competition


European Commissioner highlights EU's 'Youth Guarantee' to tackle under 25s unemployment


Statement by President Barroso on the 10th anniversary of the reunification of Europe


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


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


President Barroso at the extraordinary meeting of EU Heads of State and Government on Ukraine


Commission kicks off consumer awareness campaign


Commission says yes to first successful European Citizens' Initiative


Last update: 05/09/2013  |Top