15th Apr 2024


Commission wants more public data made available for reuse

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed changing the EU's directive on the reuse of public sector information, expanding the sectors in which reuse of data should be made easier, to include data generated by utilities, transport and publicly-funded research. "If it is made more available for reuse, that will help our data economy and bring more growth and jobs," said commission vice-president for digital single market Andrus Ansip.

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EU special summit, MEPs prep work, social agenda This WEEK

EU leaders gather in Brussels for a special two-day summit this week, while MEPs will prepare for the last plenary session of the legislature. In Italy, G7 foreign affairs ministers will convene from Wednesday to Friday.

UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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