The European Commission announced on Sunday (3 January) that it would discuss the state of the rule of law in Poland after the country's hard-right government pushed through changes to the judiciary and media over the Christmas break.
Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger announced yesterday (26 November) that the Commission is getting ready to check upcoming changes in Germany's telecoms rules and determine whether they're anti-competitive.
It's unacceptable that the youth unemployment rates in some EU member states are massive, when the ICT sector has problems recruiting people, according to Günther Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.
Small telecoms, and consumers and civil liberties advocates launched the NetCompetition alliance on Monday (16 November), at the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) conference in Brussels.
European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and ten MEPs signed a joint declaration arguing for non-discriminatory, open internet access during this week's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil.
SPECIAL REPORT / A majority of member states have introduced coding classes to their educational curriculums, as education ministries across Europe increasingly view computer skills as essential to developing key "21st century competences".
EXCLUSIVE / Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sent a letter to all 27 Commissioners warning them not to skip the weekly College meetings, which is the executive’s most important decision-making body.
The European Commission puts the size of the investment required for building energy efficiency retrofits at around €100 billion per year. This is a significant opportunity for investors and businesses, writes Panama Bartholomy.