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Europe House
20/10/2017

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

SME Funding
19/10/2017

UK SME Skipping Rocks Lab will receive €50.000 (£43.818) of EU funding to finance feasibility studies for a novel sustainable paper cup for take-away drinks. The SME will also receive up to three days of free business coaching.

Eurostat
19/10/2017

A new digital and interactive EU publication 'The life of women and men in Europe – a statistical portrait' (UK dataset) has been published ahead of European Statistics Day which is marked on 20 October each year. The publication presents easily understandable statistics through short texts, graphs and interactive visualisation tools and includes an interactive quiz. It covers topics such as education, employment, careers and earnings, but also childcare, health and nutrition habits, or cultural, sports and internet habits.

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Statistics
Julian King
18/10/2017

The European Commission has today proposed new operational and practical measures to better defend EU citizens against terrorist threats. They aim to address vulnerabilities exposed by recent terrorist attacks. The measures will help member states to better protect public spaces and to deprive terrorists of their means to act.

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External relations and foreign affairs, Justice and citizens rights
Europe House
13/10/2017

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

Urban Agenda
13/10/2017

Coventry City Council will receive close to €5 million (£4.3m) under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for its efforts to integrate migrants.

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Regions and local development
Europe House
06/10/2017

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

Marine pollution
05/10/2017

The EU has announced 36 initiatives to foster healthier, cleaner and safer seas at an international conference taking place today and tomorrow (5/6 October) in Malta. EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries are co-hosting the fourth edition of Our Ocean Conference and were joined by HRH The Prince of Wales who addressed the conference on the opening morning.

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Environment, consumers and health, Transport and travel
Europe House
29/09/2017

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 

Life
28/09/2017

Four UK projects will receive €13.8 million (£12.7m) of EU funding to support a more sustainable and low-carbon future. The funding comes from the LIFE programme, the EU's funding programme for environment, nature conservation and climate action projects.

Category:
Environment, consumers and health

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