(31 October 2019) - The European Commission has approved the disbursement of almost €25 million in budget support assistance to help Moldova deliver key reforms in the areas of policing, the fight against corruption and money laundering, agriculture and rural development.


(30 October 2019) - The tax-to-GDP ratio, meaning the sum of taxes and net social contributions as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product, stood at 40.3% in the EU in 2018. In the euro area, tax revenue accounted for 41.7% of GDP.


(28 October 2019) - The European Parliament has voted in favour of using funds from the Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) in the event of a hard Brexit to help workers of the remaining EU-27 who will have lost their jobs as a result of the UK’s withdrawal.


(25 October 2019) - Yesterday evening, the European Commission announced the winners of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition.


(24 October 2019) - The European Commission announces it has successfully tested i-Portunus, a new scheme to promote the mobility of artists and cultural professionals.