Thursday

27th Apr 2017

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NGOs received billions in EU funding in 2013

The European Commission handed out some €4.49 billion in 2013 to some 8,275 NGOs, according to German centre-right MEP Ingeborg Grassle, a member of the budgetary control committee. "NGOs cannot demand transparency from others and withhold information about their own accounts," said Grassle in a statement Thursday.

EU telecom watchdog plan dead on arrival

The European Commission wants to upgrade the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications into an agency, but both the parliament and member states are against it.

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