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The press releases listed below have been produced by the Representation specifically for British national and regional media.

To view press releases produced by the Press Service in Brussels, access the European Commission's Press Room. A searchable database will allow you to choose press releases according to subject or date. The Midday Express service offers a brief summary of the day's news.

20.05.2015  More UK bathing water sites met minimum EU water quality standards in 2014

02.07.2014  Higher EU recycling and packaging 2030 targets proposed to drive new jobs and sustainable growth in EU

30.06.2014  Environment: 95 per cent of UK citizens want their country to waste less

24.06.2014  EU roaming caps: data roaming 50 percent cheaper this summer

23.06.2014  Nine new UK partners join EU graphene project in a round that sees the partnership double its numbers

18.06.2014  REFIT – Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly

02.06.2014  EC makes policy recommendations to each EU Member State on creating growth and jobs

24.04.2014  Erasmus+: a EU programme that can help you get a job

25.03.2014  Faulty electricals spark most alerts for UK authorities: 10th EC report on dangerous goods

25.03.2014  Broadband users in UK only get 45% of advertised speed, EU study

25.03.2014  Future of Europe debate: Pan-European Dialogue in Brussels brings together citizens from all EU countries

17.02.2014  Roaming: 37% of Brits switch off their mobiles abroad, study shows

30.01.2014  Horizon 2020: GBP 2 billion up for grabs for UK researchers in two years

11.12.2013  Horizon 2020 launched with GBP 12.6 billion over first two years

03.12.2013  UK scores mixed in EU school report: improvement in reading, poor in maths and no change in science

25.11.2013  Tackling Tax Avoidance: Commission tightens key EU corporate tax rules

19.11.2013  Green light for Erasmus+: More than 4 million to get EU grants for skills and employability

23.10.2013  Standard VAT Return: Easing life for businesses and improving tax compliance

15.10.2013  Fenland Celery gets EU protection

23.09.2013  European Day of Languages: celebrating UK students' achievements in two international language awards

13.09.2013  Innovation: Is the UK getting enough out of it?

12.09.2013  Commission telecoms proposals: no to roaming premiums; yes to net neutrality

20.08.2013  VAMPIRE research led by Birmingham University awarded 50th European Industrial Doctorate grant of €1.5m

06.08.2013  774% difference in phone call prices across the EU, UK prices slightly above EU average

05.08.2013  Fake goods worth 1 billion euro (GBP 867m) seized at EU borders in 2012

24.07.2013  EC proposals on credit and debit cards will be good news for consumers and retailers

19.07.2013  UK universities top league for attracting star young researchers

16.07.2013  Bee Health: EU takes additional measures on pesticides to better protect Europe’s bees

10.07.2013  EU and industry to invest GBP 19 billion in research and innovation

08.07.2013  Commission eases customs formalities for ships

01.07.2013  New lower price caps for mobile roaming

25.06.2013  The UK prime destination for international students, second only to US

18.06.2013  EU high level group: train the professors to teach

17.06.2013  Strawberry Hill wins major EU cultural heritage award

11.06.2013  Tackling cross-border tax evasion: in build-up to G8, European Commission sets out plans for world's best system of information exchange

10.06.2013  European Commission and Gates Foundation join forces against malaria

29.05.2013  Moving Europe beyond the crisis: recommendations for UK included in country-specific recommendations 2013

17.05.2013  GBP 16 million EU funding for faster broadband in Cumbria

16.05.2013  Stronger EU cooperation leads to higher consumer safety

08.05.2013  Commission proposes new practical rights for all EU citizens

24.04.2013  UK researchers develop new malaria test tool

10.04.2013  Commission analyses economic imbalances in UK and 12 other Member States

09.04.2013  Environment: Helping companies and consumers navigate the maze of green information

26.03.2013  UK falls to 8th in EU-27 innovation ranking as Europe closes gap with US….but China catches up with both

11.02.2013  Manchester to get £23 million of EU funding for research into new "wonder material"

05.02.2013  Cardiff University research strikes gold with EU money

28.01.2013  UK scientists secure GBP 46 million for graphene research

24.01.2013  Driving green across Europe

09.01.2013  Interest in being self-employed drops in the UK

08.01.2013  Employment and Social Developments: Women paid less, youth lack the right skills

19.12.2012  Removing attractiveness of tobacco products central to Commission tobacco packaging reforms

13.12.2012  Shattering myths and glass ceilings: European Business Schools launch database of 'Board Ready Women'

11.12.2012  More than half of UK businesses provide portable devices to employees

06.12.2012  E-commerce : when purchasing games, books, videos or music on-line, look out for unfair terms, warns the EU

05.12.2012  Guarantee jobless youngsters work or training, EC tells Member States

03.12.2012  GMES: good for environment, good for jobs!

29.11.2012  EU space solutions: What space science brings to your life

29.11.2012  Using the single market to make parcel delivery cheaper

16.11.2012  Health data for the UK: more GPs, but more antibiotics and more obese people too

14.11.2012  Women on Boards: Commission proposes 40% objective

06.11.2012  EU accounts accurate, errors in applying rules affecting 3.9% of EU spending, says Court of Auditors

05.11.2012  British researcher wins new European Prize

23.10.2012  Statement from the European Commission regarding an article in the Mail On Sunday on 21 October

12.09.2012  A new Eurozone banking supervision system to help protect taxpayers across Europe

05.09.2012  UK biggest recipient of extra EU-funding for bringing innovative research to market

30.07.2012  Boosting Europe's security industry

25.07.2012  Libor scandel: Commission proposes EU-wide action to fight rate-fixing

24.07.2012  EU customs detain 115 Million fake products in 2011

17.07.2012  Triple good news from Brussels for Europe's researchers and innovators

13.07.2012  Tougher EU vehicle tests will help save lives

11.07.2012  Copyright: Commission proposes easier music licensing

09.07.2012  European Commission announces EU's biggest ever investment in research and innovation, worth £6.5 billion

04.07.2012  Your air passenger rights: free app launched

03.07.2012  New EC proposals to help protect consumers from mis-selling of personal finance and insurance products

27.06.2012  More European cooperation to fight tax evasion and stamp out loopholes

21.06.2012  EC study highlights weak foreign language skills in UK – but aspiration to get better

08.06.2012  EC sets out steps to move the single market up a gear

08.06.2012  Solidarity in hard times - Increased numbers of UK public show support for EU Humanitarian Aid

06.06.2012  New European Commission blueprint to avoid taxpayers having to bail out failed banks

30.05.2012  European Commission sets out the next steps for stability, growth and jobs

16.05.2012  Improved food labelling: EU register provides consumers with scientifically backed health claims

10.05.2012  More savings for mobile roaming services including cheaper data downloads

08.05.2012  UK among the four most popular destinations for ERASMUS studies

23.04.2012  Two UK research projects receive EU award

19.04.2012  UK 65 year olds will get more years of good health than most EU counterparts, says Year of Active Ageing survey

18.04.2012  EC aims to boost employment Europe wide and sets out specific steps for Greece

29.03.2012  UK road deaths lowest in the EU but still up slightly in 2011

28.03.2012  An EU Cybercrime Centre to fight serious online crime

28.03.2012  The European Commission and professional football sound the alarm on the Sahel crisis with the Match Day against Hunger (30 March – 2 April)

21.03.2012  Commission approves UK plans for Royal Mail Group pension relief and restructuring aid

21.03.2012  Giving UK and other EU firms a fair chance at state contracts worldwide – new Commission proposals

20.03.2012  Cultural heritage conservation awards for London projects

19.03.2012  Commission Green Paper seeks to shed light on shadow banking

16.03.2012  London student wins prestigious European prize

15.03.2012  EU institutions seek increase in UK recruits as selection process opens

13.02.2012  London researchers spearhead new EU diabetes drive

10.02.2012  112 emergency number saves lives – EU teams up with top airlines for campaign

02.02.2012  Surrey hi-tech company to play leading role in next phase of EU's Galileo satellite navigation project

19.01.2012  European Commission seeks quality upgrade of animal welfare

10.01.2012  Digital Agenda: London Universities help discover new "virtual liver" technology

10.01.2012  Consumer credit websites: EU-wide investigation finds a market underperforming for consumers

19.12.2011  Commission proposes update of rules on cross-border recognition of professional qualifications, including for medical practitioners

05.12.2011  Scottish biologist Professor Anne Glover named as EU's top science advisor, as science hits top of EU agenda to restore growth

29.11.2011  Commission proposes faster, easier and cheaper solutions to disputes with traders

23.11.2011  Erasmus for All: Commission proposes more funding for students to study abroad

17.11.2011  Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance: Commission unveils 12 concrete actions for the next five years

14.11.2011  EU cigarette safety standards will reduce risk of house fires and save lives

07.11.2011  EU funded project reveals lost cities of Libya

20.10.2011  EU funds UK research star to boost mobile phone security

18.10.2011  R&D Scoreboard: top UK and EU firms increase investment in innovation

30.09.2011  Eurobarometer: Vocational education and training boosts job prospects but needs an image makeover with young

28.09.2011  Financial Transaction Tax: Making the financial sector pay its fair share

02.09.2011  Entrants sought for 2011 EU translator contest

20.07.2011  Commission wants stronger and more responsible banks in Europe

19.07.2011  £6 billion boost for European research and innovation will create jobs and growth

14.07.2011  Fight against fakes: Increased customs actions boost protection of intellectual property rights

12.07.2011  UK broadband consumers most dissatisfied with contract delivery

06.07.2011  Better deal for roaming: Commission tackles lack of competition to lower prices for mobile phone users abroad

05.07.2011  Statement by the European Commission on Bombardier/Siemens and the role of EU public procurement rules

05.07.2011  EU road deaths fell by 11% in 2010

30.06.2011  Lower roaming prices as of 1st July

29.06.2011  EU journalist award: "Together against discrimination"

24.06.2011  Media advisory: EU/South Korea Free Trade agreement takes effect on 1 July

22.06.2011  EU professional qualifications directive to be modernised

22.06.2011  Strong impetus for energy savings and energy efficiency

21.06.2011  Federation of Small Businesses supports Europe-wide legal contracts for small firms that trade within the single market

21.06.2011  How should EU governments support the film sector in the future – public consultation launched

10.06.2011  Two British winners of the 2011 EU Cultural Heritage Prize

09.06.2011  Commission report highlights Europe's innovation emergency, UK needs to focus on R&D investment

06.06.2011  Record number of students received EU grants for study and training

01.06.2011  UK leads European peers on eCommerce

24.05.2011  Statement by Vice-President Siim Kallas on Volcanic Ash disruption – Grimsvotn

24.05.2011  Commission sets out "blueprint" on intellectual property rights

23.05.2011  New telecoms rules benefit citizens and businesses across Europe

18.05.2011  Felixstowe port gets EU funding for new rail terminal

18.05.2011  European Commission ensures better protection for crime victims

04.05.2011  Commission proposes better management of migration to the EU

19.04.2011  EU-funded breakthrough in malaria treatment

19.04.2011  EU education report: good progress, but more effort needed to achieve targets

19.04.2011  European Commission underlines commitment to ensure open internet principles applied in practice

18.04.2011  Children in the UK lead their EU peers in social networks use, but many are unaware of basic privacy risks

15.04.2011  European Commission to recover €530 million of CAP expenditure

13.04.2011  European patents costs to be radically reduced

11.04.2011  Commission sets out next steps to strengthen the enforcement of air passenger rights

11.04.2011  European Arrest Warrant fights cross-border crime, but EU Member States can improve how it is used, Commission report says

01.04.2011  EU health prize for journalists launched

31.03.2011  Mortgages: better protection for European consumers

30.03.2011  Commission makes GBP 21 million available to the development of electromobility in Europe

28.03.2011  European Commission is not preparing a ban on cars in city centres

28.03.2011  Transport 2050: Commission outlines ambitious plan to increase mobility and reduce emissions

24.03.2011  European Commission opens public consultation on online gambling in Europe

23.03.2011  European Commission approves £180m of government support to the UK Post Office Ltd

23.03.2011  EU to reinforce citizens' rights to consular protection and assistance in third countries

22.03.2011  British specialities among the first to receive recognition in China

16.03.2011  European corporate tax base: making business easier and cheaper

14.03.2011  16 March: the starting point for a career with the EU

04.03.2011  British inventors nominated for European awards

02.03.2011  New European satellite navigation service increases aviation safety

23.02.2011  Small Business Act review will strengthen small businesses and drive growth

16.02.2011  EU funded research provides new evidence of 'asthma gene' in children

14.02.2011  Mobile phone users still worry about costs when travelling abroad

11.02.2011  UK lags in emergency number 112 awareness

09.02.2011  EU research and innovation funding: how to change

03.02.2011  Cancer: new EU guidelines on colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis

03.02.2011  Reforming Europe's fisheries policy: Commissioner Damanaki welcomes contribution by WWF/Industry Alliance

02.02.2011  Tesco wins major European road safety award

01.02.2011  New Innovation Union Scoreboard: main competitors outpace the EU

27.01.2011  Commission seeks end to pay discrimination of non-UK seafarers

27.01.2011  European Commission opens debate on the reform of European public procurement rules

19.01.2011  Statement by Vice President Kallas on snow disruption across Europe

18.01.2011  Helping consumers settle disputes without going to court

14.01.2011  Tim Hunt of Cancer Research UK appointed to European research body

13.01.2011  UK leads Europe in parental control use

07.01.2011  Commission seeks views on professional recognition system

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