(21 October 2013) - Around 90% of city dwellers in the EU are exposed to one of the most damaging air pollutants at levels deemed harmful to health by the World Health Organization. This result comes from the latest assessment of air quality in Europe, published by the European Environment Agency.

(18 October 2013) - Water pollution caused by nitrates has decreased in Europe over the past two decades, but agricultural pressures are still putting water resources under strain.

(17 October 2013) - The European Commission has today published new maps showing the nine major corridors which will act as a backbone for transportation in Europe's single market. EU financing for transport infrastructure will triple for the period 2014–2020 to €26 billion.

(16 October 2013) - In response to the increasing difficulty to find funds and investors, the European Commission launched a single portal on EU finance, which provides easy, complete and up-to-date information on how entrepreneurs and SMEs can access more than €100 billion of EU financing.

(15 October 2013) - In the EU28 in 2012, 75% of individuals aged 16 to 74 had used the internet in the previous 12 months, and nearly 60% of these internet users reported that they had shopped online.