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Economy & Jobs 23-07-2018

Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

Like most big ports, Marseille has seen its fair share of crime and smuggling. The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now.
Global Europe 22-03-2017

One year after the Brussels attacks, the city remembers those lost

Wednesday (22 March) marks the first anniversary of the Brussels attacks, which took over 30 lives and injured many more, shocking the capital of the European Union
Economy & Jobs 14-09-2016

Letta: EU leaders must leave ‘business as usual’ at home before going to Bratislava

In Bratislava this week, EU heads of state and government should show clear resolve that they are departing from business as usual, and President of the Commission Jean Claude Juncker should raise the bar, said Enrico Letta in a Citizens’...
Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker after Brussels terror attacks: ‘We need a Security Union’

“We feel we need a Capital Market Union, Energy Union, Economic and Monetary Union but we also think we need security union”, stressed Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday (23 March), after terrorist attacks killed 31 and left over 200 injured on Tuesday (22 March) in Brussels.
Kristalina Georgieva

Commission calls for closer cooperation between EU countries after Brussels terror attacks

“The Commission staffs are ready to contribute to the fight in Europe against what has become so frequently an enormous stress for our people,” said EU Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva.
Minute of silenece for victims of Brussels attacks

Commission, Belgian PM, and King hold a minute of silence for Brussels terror victims

Belgium’s King Philippe, together with his wife, joined European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Prime Minister Charles Michel, on Wednesday (23 March) at Berlaymont, to observe a minute of silence for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks (22 March).
Metro evacuation

Footage from the tunnels of the Brussels metro, moments after the terror attack

EURACTIV's Evan Lamos was in the metro between Arts-Loi and Maelbeek stations this morning when the explosion happened.
Evan Lamos

EURACTIV’s Evan Lamos: I was in the metro between Maelbeek and Arts-Loi when the explosion happened

Our colleague Evan Lamos was in the metro between Arts-Loi and Maelbeek stations this morning when the explosion happened.
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EU leaders attend Paris anti-terror march

European leaders joined a silent march in Paris on Sunday, after 3 days of terrorist attacks in France left 17 people dead.
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Parliament holds minute of silence for Charlie Hebdo victims

EU lawmakers gathered outside the European Parliament on Thursday to hold one minute of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the attack on the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
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Languages & Culture 08-01-2015

EU leaders condemn ‘barbaric’ terrorist attack in France

EU leaders condemned on Wednesday the terrorist attack on the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, calling it an “act of barbarism.”