7th Dec 2023


EU set to miss 1m electric charging points by 2025 target

A report published by the European Court of Auditors on Tuesday revealed the EU is still far from reaching its Green Deal target of having one million charging points for electric vehicles by 2025. EU auditors recommend the European Commission to set out a strategic roadmap to meet charging infrastructure targets since 150,000 new charging points would be needed each year (almost 3,000 a week) to close the gap.

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Spain's Nadia Calviño backed to be EIB's first female chief

With less than a month to go before the start of a new leadership of the European Investment Bank, the world's largest multilateral lender, the path seems finally clear for one of the candidates, Spanish finance minister Nadia Calviño.


Is there hope for the EU and eurozone?

While some strengths may have been overlooked recently, leading to a more pessimistic outlook on the EU and the euro area than the truly deserve, are there reasons for optimism?

Polish truck protest at Ukraine border disrupts war supplies

Disruption at the Polish-Ukrainian border by disaffected Polish truckers is escalating, potentially affecting delivery of military aid to Ukraine. A Polish request to reintroduce permits for Ukrainian drivers has been described as "a shot to the head" during war.

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