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Asylum applications
20/06/2018

Asylum applications in the UK fell by 15% in 2017 compared to 2016. Britain received 4.6% of all EU applications and was the fifth largest recipient of people seeking protection in the EU, according to the 2017 Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European Union, published by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO).

Europe House
15/06/2018

Each week we sum up Commission news of particular interest for the UK while also summarising UK events on EU-related subjects. All comments welcome at COMM-UK-PRESS@ec.europa.eu

Events
The Power of Sympathy: The Photography of Dagmar Hochova

The first UK exhibition of the work of leading Czech photographer Dagmar Hochova (1926 – 2012) known for her humanist and documentary approach. Hochova’s powerful black and white images of ordinary people from 1960s to 1980s are complemented by unique images documenting the crucial events of recent Czech history including the 1968 Prague Spring and the 1989 Velvet Revolution building a complex picture of life in Czechoslovakia under communism while presenting everyday reality as something...

Date:
  • 20/06/2018 to 29/06/2018
Lehner 2 karl 2016

On the occasion of Austria’s EU Presidency, the 12 Star Gallery presents a special photo exhibition of works by twenty Austrian photographers who have, each in their own way, captured Austria in the year 2016.

Date:
  • 04/07/2018 to 13/07/2018