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The EU is set to press for reforms in countries with high levels of joblessness among the young, including additional skills programs, an improved access to the labor market, and a decreased tax and social security burden for young workers. EU
The European Union has decided to change the date of next year's EU elections to boost voter turnout, officials said. The EU Council's working party on general affairs Friday agreed to reschedule the elections from June 5-8, 2014, to May 22-25, 2014,
Big Ben is the biggest chiming clock tower in the world and its bong measures 118 decibels. The minute hand is 14ft long (4.672m) and the hour hand 9ft long (2.7432M). Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Nearly half of British residents say they favor leaving the
The European Parliament on Wednesday (6 July) advised EU businesses to hire women in their executive boards by next year or face a mandatory quota of 40 percent modelled on the Norwegian experience. Women should make up 30 percent of top management
In a letter sent to the European Parliament's administrative services, Romanian MEP assistant Catalin Marin claims that he never received any payment from his boss Corneliu Vadim Tudor, for whom he worked as a locally employed assistant in Romania.
The European Commission is to propose cutting five percent of jobs in the EU institutions in line with austerity measures in member states...A high ranking EU official told EUobserver the commission will propose the cut on 29 or 30 June as part of
European environment commissioner Janez Potocnik has called on EU member states to support a package of recently proposed biodiversity targets amid concerns that a collection of countries led by France is seeking to water down the proposals in order
The Norwegian government has provoked the ire of the country's northern regions for deliberately concealing from parliament demands from Brussels that it radically alter its petroleum law to allow oil operations to be managed from outside Norway.
EU institutions are setting up a joint team of internet security experts some three months after the European Commission was hacked in a bid to get sensitive data on external relations and monetary issues...Hackers can leave 'backdoors' and '
David O'Sullivan come amid intense debate over the organisation's job description, with top official Catherine Ashton recently subject to criticism. "The high representative has difficulty expressing a common European view if one doesn't exist,"