(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.

(14 October 2013) - Once the EU's 2014-2020 budget is confirmed by the European Parliament and EU member states, Cohesion Policy will invest € 325 billion in regions and cities.