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Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland breaching their legal obligations

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6.9.2017-In four progress reports adopted today, the Commission is calling on all parties to sustain and further accelerate the good progress made in managing irregular migration flows, protecting the EU external borders and supporting the frontline Member States under pressure. With 27,695 persons relocated so far, the EU relocation mechanism is working and delivering results. [...]

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Car emissions and safety – stricter rules

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29.5. 2017 – The Commission welcomes the agreement reached today by Member States on its legislative proposal to ensure that car manufacturers comply strictly with all EU safety, environmental and production requirements. Proposed by the Commission in January 2016, the new rules represent a complete overhaul of the so-called car type approval framework: the system [...]

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The September infringements’ package

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To help citizens and businesses benefit fully from the internal market, the European Commission continuously engages with and, if necessary, initiates infringement procedures against Member States which do not respect European law. The European Commission also closes pending cases where the Member State concerned, in cooperation with the Commission, has solved the problem and ensured [...]

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The July infringements’ package

infringement procedure

To help citizens and businesses benefit fully from the internal market, the European Commission continuously engages with and, if necessary, initiates infringement procedures against Member States which do not respect European law. The European Commission also closes pending cases where the Member State concerned, in cooperation with the Commission, has solved the problem and ensured [...]

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Cameron refuses to pay EU budget bill

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European Council discussions were overtaken by a row over an EU budget bill presented to nine member states. David Cameron, the prime minister of the UK, said on 24 October, that he will not pay a €2.1 billion bill to top-up the EU budget by a deadline of 1 December. Member states were told during the [...]

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