1st Jun 2023


EU data protection agencies concerned over budget: 'Too small'

EU data protection agencies (EDPB and EDPS) voiced concerns on Monday over the 2023 budget, arguing that "the lack of resources puts enforcement of individuals' data protection rights at risk". The agencies, which previously requested the commission an increase in staff and financial resources, said the proposed budget is "too small". "The public expects data protection authorities to deliver the promise of the GDPR," said EDPS chief Wojciech Wiewiórowski.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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