Europe is catching up with the US and Japan in terms of innovation, but big gaps between countries need tackling, according to an EU report.
For the second year in a row European Equal Pay Day falls on the last day of February, marking the fact that women effectively work the first 2 months of each year for nothing, given the stark difference between women and men’s pay.
The European economy continues to recover in most EU countries, though at a different rate and strength. However, the legacy of debt and fiscal consolidation from the financial crisis mean the recovery will remain fragile.
New strategy aims to address challenges facing Europe’s growing tourism industry to help it develop and become more competitive.
Nearly 5 million jobs and €63bn could be added to the EU’s economy by 2018, says EU study.
As part of an intensifying battle against tax fraud, the EU plans to strengthen cooperation with neighbouring countries on VAT.
On 11 February, the EU is participating in worldwide celebrations of Safer Internet Day 2014 by presenting online awards and launching a youth manifesto and safety website.
Corruption remains a Europe-wide problem and more must be done to prevent it, according to an EU report published this week.
The EU is proposing to reinforce its healthy eating programmes in schools to help address poor nutrition among children.
The EU has proposed curbing the freedom of the largest banks to engage in the sorts of speculative trading that contributed to the 2008 global financial crisis.
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