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Peter Taberner

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Higher education figures rising

The EU has a goal of 40 percent of people completing a higher-level course Eurostat figures have revealed that the European Union is edging closer to its Europe 2020 target in education. The share of people who have attended a tertiary education college or equivalent, has risen from 23.6 percent in 2002, when the series… Keep Reading

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Europe pushes green investment

EIB and EC put forward a plan to encourage local banks to support projects Combined proposals from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission hope to encourage more private investment for schemes that contribute to reducing energy use and conserve natural assets. The Private Finance for Energy Efficiency (PF4EE) aims to encourage local… Keep Reading

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EU seizes counterfeit goods from Far East

Items ranged from phones to pharmaceutical products A major joint customs operation code named ERMIS has seized 70,000 contraband goods, in an operation that was carried-out by the Greek Customs Administration, and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), after the European Commission released details of the customs raids. The 70,000 goods were taken in March in… Keep Reading

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