(03 May 2013) - As the United Nations marks World Press Freedom Day, a watchdog organisation has published its annual report today showing that three EU countries - Hungary, Greece and Bulgaria - saw a dramatic decline in press freedom.

(02 May 2013) - SMEs will drive the recovery in Europe, but they need improved and easy access to finance. This assertion is reiterated in a joint European Commission/European Investment Bank (EIB) Group report published today.

(30 April 2013) - In 2011, energy from renewable sources was estimated to have contributed 13.0% of gross final energy consumption in the EU27, compared with 7.9% in 2004 and 12.1% in 2010, according to Eurostat's latest figures.

(29 April 2013) - To boost the development of EU aquaculture, the European Commission has issued strategic guidelines, thereby cooperating with Member States and stakeholders in overcoming the challenges facing the sector.

(26 April 2013) - The European Commission has today proposed measures to ensure the better application of EU law on people's right to work in another Member State and so make it easier for people to exercise their rights in practice.