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07 Mar, 2018, 09:30 GMT European Commission: Some Voices Cannot Be Heard. Yours Can.

Every year, approximately 13 million women in the EU experience violence[1], but only 12% of bystanders or witnesses speak to the police about...


07 Mar, 2018, 07:00 GMT Ricky Gervais Joins Cruelty Free International and a Hundred Decision-makers, Influencers, Scientists and Businesses in Call for International End to Animal Cosmetics Testing

A host of celebrities including Ricky Gervais and Pixie Geldof have joined with Cruelty Free International alongside over 100 policymakers,...


06 Mar, 2018, 12:45 GMT ECTR President Dr Moshe Kantor Launches €1 Million Kantor Prize for Secure Tolerance

- HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Awarded 2018 European Medal of Tolerance, Dr Kantor praised his record for "tackling the challenges of...


28 Feb, 2018, 10:28 GMT European Bioplastics: EU Waste Legislation Recognises Benefits of Bioplastics

- Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) - The provisional agreements reached by the European Council and...


26 Feb, 2018, 16:41 GMT Tariffs for Healthcare Reimbursement in France 2018

The price reduction of 1.2% is slightly better than Capio's expectations for the French market for 2018. The final impact of the price reduction...


21 Feb, 2018, 11:00 GMT Senior Polish Official Says Poland Open to Immigrants on Its Terms

Anna Maria Anders, Poland's Secretary of State for International Dialogue and a Polish Senator laid out her country's immigration policy in a...


02 Feb, 2018, 07:48 GMT Europe's Global Role is a Matter of Political Passion and Will - Günter Verheugen at the DOC Research Institute New Year's Reception

"The European idea of peace, integration and sovereignty was already much more advanced in the past, than it is now," said former EU Commissioner...


24 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Tetra Pak Pledges Support for EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission's Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy....


18 Jan, 2018, 13:05 GMT EU Plastics Strategy Misses Chance to Fully Embrace the Benefits of Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastics

The European Strategy for Plastics, published on Tuesday by the European Commission, sets clear goals to curb plastic waste, increase resource...