Ebola screenings at Heathrow to start Tuesday

14.10.14 @ 09:26

Spain says outbreak under control, but Belgium quarantines one traveller, while the UK expects a "handful" of Ebola cases in coming months.

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Glasgow: Ahead on Roma inclusion

13.10.14 @ 08:58

Glasgow is often held up as an example of how to integrate Roma, but community workers say this has nothing to do with an EU-funded project active there.

Future EU countries could face new migration curbs

09.10.14 @ 09:26

The EU commission has said future EU members could face extra controls on movement of workers in a concession to the UK.

EU urges stronger Ebola response from member states

16.09.14 @ 09:26

The EU is pressing member states to step up efforts against Ebola as the epidemic continues to spread through west Africa.

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Estonia same-sex law breaks taboo in former Soviet states

09.10.14 @ 17:14

Estonia on Thursday became the first former Soviet republic to grant equal rights to same-sex couples, amid a nasty atmosphere.

MEPs critical of 'underfunded' youth jobs plan

17.09.14 @ 20:52

Outgoing EU commissioner for employment Laszlo Andor defended EU-wide efforts to tackle youth unemployment amid critical remarks from MEPs.

One in three Europeans more educated than parents, research finds

09.09.14 @ 18:55

One in every three young Europeans has a higher level of education than their parents, according to new research.

Unemployment on slow downward trend, report says

04.09.14 @ 09:26

Unemployment has started to fall in Europe, but will remain next year at higher levels than before the euro-crisis, according to an OECD report.

Marijuana should stay illegal, young Europeans say

22.08.14 @ 12:40

A narrow majority of Europe’s youth would ban cannabis, according to new research published by Eurobarometer.

EU countries keeping wary eye on Ebola threat

15.08.14 @ 09:21

Africa's Ebola outbreak could see infected people enter Europe, but EU and UN experts say the risk of it spreading is “very low”.

Obesity could qualify as disability, says EU court

17.07.14 @ 13:15

Obesity may be considered a disability if it affects how a person does their job, the EU's top court said Thursday

Germany to ban EU citizens who abuse welfare system

27.08.14 @ 17:52

Berlin has approved draft legislation aimed at curbing "welfare abuse", including a five year ban for EU citizens who tricked the system in a potential breach of EU law.

Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'

20.08.14 @ 07:37

Industry lobbying saw EU institutions water down a new tobacco law between 2009 and 2014, a new study by British scientists has found.

Ebola risk in Europe 'extremely low'

30.07.14 @ 19:17

The risk of Ebola reaching the EU is “extremely low” but the possibility cannot be ruled out entirely.

Controversial maternity leave bill scrapped

16.07.14 @ 08:54

A bill to reform 20-year old EU laws on maternity leave is being withdrawn after being stuck at the member state level for too long.