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ECJ tax rulings on Amazon & ENGIE - Quote from Kira Peter-Hansen MEP

The General Court of the European Court of Justice has ruled on the appeals against the Commission's investigations into tax deals with Amazon and ENGIE. The Commission's investigations into so-called 'sweetheart deals' with Luxembourg had found that the tax arrangements with ENGIE and Luxembourg were contra to EU state aid rules. However, the Court dismissed the Commission's decision on Amazon.

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MEPs vote to take Commission to Court over rule of law

The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament voted for the Parliament to take the European Commission to court for inaction on the Rule of Law Conditionality Mechanism. Despite numerous breaches of the rule of law endangering the proper use of EU funds, the Commission has failed to activate the mechanism. MEPs, led by the Gree…
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Greens/EFA call for massive expansion of renewable energies and compensation for worse-affected households

The European Commission unveiled its "toolbox" for EU governments to tackle the current energy price hike. The toolbox mainly includes short-term measures for member states by setting out options to target vulnerable households. The Greens/EFA Group calls for support for low-income citizens, ramping up energy renovations and the further d…
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EU GMO rules are under attack - and with them our food, our health and our environment

Benoît Biteau Eleonora Evi Martin Häusling Tilly Metz Michèle Rivasi Thomas Waitz Sarah Wiener
Opinion by Benoît Biteau & Eleonora Evi & Martin Häusling & Tilly Metz & Michèle Rivasi & Thomas Waitz & Sarah Wiener
The European Commission is trying to weaken the EU’s regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It plans to exclude some GMOs from the regulations. Like this, agricultural corporations could market them without GMO authorisation, traceability or labelling.
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A Right to Decent Housing: Why we need an EU-led removal of asbestos now

Sara Matthieu
Opinion by Sara Matthieu
Asbestos is often perceived as a problem of the past, but this harmful and largely invisible substance is still hiding in many buildings across the EU. We are calling for an ambitious renovation wave throughout Europe that includes the removal of asbestos in homes and buildings.
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The EU Ethics Body

This is why you need to join our campaign for politics free from conflicts of interest: In the EU, we have ethical standards that ahead of national and regional rules in the Member States.
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Be Part of A Welcoming Europe

In Europe, hundreds of municipalities are ready to welcome asylum-seekers and refugees. Yet, these initiatives are often ignored by governments, stating that they cannot welcome them into their countries. Be part of a welcoming Europe!

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