Reuters journalist Kate Kelland is the 2013 UK finalist in the EU health prize for journalists competition. Kate received unanimous recognition for her special report looking at how vaccine scares cast shadows over science and is her third consecutive win in this annual competition run by the European Commission.
On 10 February the Vice-President of the European Commission, Vivianne Reding, will attend a Citizens' Dialogue event in Central London. This town-hall style event provides an opportunity to come and have your say about what you want the European Union to be doing for you in the future.
A new set of stronger EU consumer rights come into force today as the deadline passes for member states to introduce the EU's Consumer Rights Directive into national law. The new rules will protect online shoppers in particular, banning pre-ticked boxes on w...
UK media – for example the Daily Mail, Daily Express and the Times – yet again reported that the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has not signed off the EU accounts. Some media -this time including the Daily Telegraph – claim that UK taxpayers will be liable to pay back GBP 800 million. Both statements are simply false.
Do you know your EU consumer rights? Worried about buying goods from another EU country or not sure about your rights when buying online? Then join the twitter chat with EU Consumer Protection Commissioner Mimica, @MimicaEU) on Tuesday 17 December from 9:30- 10.30 GMT. Ask with #euchat!