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The FINANCIAL -- Following up on the agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the EU's 2019 budget, the European Commission is proposing to add €100 million to the EU's flagship programmes Horizon 2020 and Erasmus +. This additional money will help strengthen the EU response to key challenges such as climate change and further adapting the education sector to the needs of ...

The FINANCIAL -- 32.6 million persons aged 15 to 74 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2018. They accounted for 14% of total ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.7% in March 2019, down from 7.8% in February 2019 and from 8.5% in March 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in ...

The FINANCIAL -- A live weight of almost 435 000 tonnes of tuna (including bonitos and billfishes) was caught by the European Union (EU) Member States in 2017 in the seven fishing regions covered by ...

The FINANCIAL -- In the European Union (EU) in 2016 there were 3 182 fatal accidents at the work place. This represents a standardised incidence rate of 2.2 fatal accidents per 100,000 workers, which ...