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Safer lorry designs approved by MEPs

Published on 15-04-14

Proposals to make lorries safer and greener have been endorsed by MEPs.  The revised lorry standards, put forward by the Commission in 2013, will allow for rounded shaped cabs to improve drivers' field of vision and cut the tragic number of deaths on Europe's roads every year.  Aerodynamic modifications will also mean a reduction in fuel consumption as well as cut greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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Safer lorry designs approved by MEPs

EC London Office weekly round-up

EC London Office weekly round-up

Published on 11-04-14

We are trialling this new weekly round-up of EU news. Each week, we will sum up the main news from Brussels, more relevant to a UK audience as well as events which took place at Europe House. On top of that, we will pick out one of the week's most interesting EU stories or comment pieces –, a fact about the EU, as well as our quote of the week, tweet of ...

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New era in earth observation to lift off with UK technology aboard

New era in earth observation to lift off with UK technology aboard

Published on 03-04-14

The first satellite in the EU's earth observation programme Copernicus is scheduled to be launched on a SOYUZ rocket from Europe's spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana, later today.  Data provided by the satellite will have many More...

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Sun corrects false story on MOT tests

Published on 14-04-2014

The Sun on Saturday 12 April published the following correction: “In an article MoT fix axe fears (March 30) we quoted a letter from UKIP containing claims that thousands of MoT test centres could close under EU proposals forcing motorists whose cars fail to go to a different garage for repairs. We have been informed […]

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