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Latest update : 2014-03-18

Swiss referendum: What implications for the EU?

No more Erasmus programmes for Switzerland! Last month's referendum over tighter immigration laws is already affecting Switzerland's access to a number of European education programmes. Meanwhile, in Brussels, Switzerland has become the new darling of anti-EU politicians; they're using the Swiss vote as a way to promote their agenda.

By Christophe ROBEET

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Austrian MEP, European People’s Party

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2015-03-28 tax evasion

Fighting corporate tax avoidance: Will Brussels clamp down on sweetheart deals?

Is the EU serious about fighting tax avoidance? The Commission has presented its plans to clamp down on sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinationals. Brussels...

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2015-03-28 Ukraine

Aivaras Abromavičius, Ukrainian Economy and Trade Minister

Aivaras Abromavičius, the Ukrainian Economy and Trade Minister, speaks to FRANCE 24.

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2015-03-21 Piracy (copyright infringement)

EU copyright rules: Is it time for a revolution?

It’s become one of the most divisive issues in the European Parliament. The proposed reform of EU copyright law has led to vitriolic debates between different stakeholders....

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2015-03-21 eurozone

Spain's Europe minister: 'We are seeing the results' of reforms

Spain is witnessing a profound shake-up of its political scene, which could have far-reaching consequences for the rest of the eurozone. In recent months, two anti-austerity...

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2015-03-14 European Union

Illegal immigration to EU 'is not out of control', Frontex head says

The number of migrants who entered the EU illegally last year nearly tripled to 275,000 people compared to 2013. Fleeing conflict in the Middle East and North Africa, most...

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