On 15 September 2018, the China Open House Day was held at the Chinese Mission, with the participation of about 800 people from all walks of life.
The European Commission is launching a call for applications for the scheme WiFi4EU. The call opens on 7 November at 13:00 (CET) and will be open only until 9 November afternoon.
A further Brexit referendum would, theoretically, see those favouring remaining in the EU win it by 54% of the vote.

EU mechanism for trade with Iran not ready

Monday, 05 November 2018 14:04
EU is still working on establishing a so-called special purpose vehicle or payment mechanism to enable trade with Iran and counter US sanctions against Iranian oil exports that entered into force today (5 November).
The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, denounced on Thursday “the hypocritical and hostile attitude of the European Union”  towards Israel.
The European Commission announced this week the results of the latest round for funding to innovative small and medium-sized companies in member states and associated countries.

EU moves closer to ban on single-use plastics

Thursday, 01 November 2018 16:33
After the European Commission and the European Parliament, representatives of EU Member States agreed at a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday on a common position with a view to banning or reducing consumption of single-use plastics that often litter oceans and beaches.
EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier denied on Thursday that an agreement had been concluded between the European Union (EU) and the UK on financial services after Brexit.
European ministers in charge of transport and environment, two sectors often at loggerheads over the environmental impact of vehicular traffic, on Tuesday recognized the urgency of steering the European Union (EU) into a new era of “clean, safe and affordable mobility” so as to improve air quality in urban areas.
A new 50 pence GBP coin will be minted when the UK leaves the European Union.