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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Commission has proposed yesterday adjustments to its proposal for the 2014 EU budget. The changes mainly reflect the political agreement reached on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020 between the leaders of the European Parliament, Council and Commission on 27-28 June. Reflecting the need to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="8883" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" qode_css_animation="" img_size="large"][vc_empty_space height="20px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] On 11 September Europe saw the future of mobility at the Valkenburg airstrip in the Netherlands. With the vision of "intelligent mobility for Smart Cities", the iMobility Challenge event aimed to demonstrate how European cities can be provided...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The subject of gigaliners, the giant trucks about which so much has been written in recent months (for or against their crossborder circulation) still sparks impassioned debate, as seen once again in the European Parliament, on 5 September. In the Committee on Transport (TRAN), on 5...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The member states agreed, on 15 July, their negotiating position on the Union’s 2014 budget with the European Parliament. The Council’s figures are €141.7 billion in commitments (legal ceilings to spend money) and €134.8 billion in payments (money EU actually expects to pay). This initial...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The EU yesterday launched a challenge to Russia’s so-called “recycling fee” on vehicles by requesting consultations in the World Trade Organisation. The EU has repeatedly raised the issue of the fee in bilateral talks with Moscow but this has not brought any concrete solution. This leaves...