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Thursday, 11 January 2018

EU Commission: 2/2018 : 11 January 2018 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-673/16

2/2018 : 11 January 2018 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-673/16
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Citizenship of the Union

According to Advocate General Wathelet, the term 'spouse' includes, in the light of the freedom of residence of citizens of the EU and their family members, spouses of the same sex
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Commission proposes to invest EUR 1 billion in world-class European supercomputers

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 January 2018 The European Commission unveiled today its plans to invest jointly with the Member States in building a world-class European supercomputers infrastructure. Supercomputers are needed to process ever larger amounts of data and bring benefits tothe society in many areas from health...

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High-Performance Computing and EuroHPC initiative

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 January 2018 Questions & Answers What do High-Performance Computing and exascale computing mean? High-Performance Computing (HPC) is a branch of computing that deals with scientific and engineering tasks computationally so demanding that calculations cannot be performed using general-purpose computers.

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Third quarter of 2017 - EU28 current account surplus €69.4 bn - €46.5 bn surplus for trade in services

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 January 2018 The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €69.4 billion (1.8% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2017, up from a surplus of €47.5 billion (1.2% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2017...

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November 2017 compared with October 2017 - Industrial production up by 1.0% in euro area - Up by 0.9% in EU28

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 11 January 2018 In November 2017 compared with October 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.9% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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