EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

NICE joins project to make development of new treatments more efficient

ScotGov:  Forfar Bridie recognition bid

ScotGov:  Update on NPD and Hub programme

WAG:  New £17m project to grow world-class scientific research in Wales

EA:  Nonylphenol ethoxylates to be banned in imported clothing & textiles

techUK to respond to European Commission's Telecoms Framework Review

EU News:  CJEU - Journeys made by workers without fixed or habitual place for first & last customer of the day ~ CBI - Response to ECJ ruling ~ European Court ruling is welcome protection against excessive working hours, says TUC)

EC presses Member States on VAT revenue collection

Migrants put Europe to the test

EC presents a €500m package of measures to support European farmers

EU Children of Peace initiative: €1m to assist children affected by Ebola

Right2water citizens’ initiative: Commission must act, say MEPs

Mergers: EC clears GE's acquisition of Alstom's power generation & transmission assets, subject to conditions

Funding to main migration-related activities in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Council cuts are unacceptable and inconsistent, say MEPs

EP wants animal cloning ban extended to offspring and imports

Fundamental rights: MEPs highlight effects of deterring migrants and austerity

EC welcomes General Court rulings upholding TV & computer monitor tubes cartel decision

MEPs call for free, gender-equal public education for all children

EC supports better access to medicines in poorest countries

Human rights: Russia, Azerbaijan and Angola

MEPs press the EU to come up with a bold peace initiative for the Middle East

Committee of the Regions: EC emergency package won't resolve milk crisis

CJEU: Must notify the ECA when a substance of very high concern is in a concentration above 0.1%

Migration & refugee crisis: MEPs react to new Commission proposals ~ EU Trust Fund kicks off its actions to address educational & food security needs of Syrian refugees in Turkey ~ MEPs approve first emergency rules for distributing asylum seekers in the EU ~ Refugee Crisis: European Commission takes decisive action ~ Refugees: MEPs want Dublin rule changes, humanitarian visas and global strategy ~ Funding of migration-related activities in the Southern Neighbourhood region)

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