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VLT observations of neutron star may confirm 80-year-old prediction about the vacuum By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetised neutron star using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers may have found the first observational indications of a strange quantum effect, first predicted in the 1930s. The […]

First Signs of Weird Quantum Property of Empty Space?


The European Commission proposes a European Defence Fund and other actions to support Member States’ more efficient spending in joint defence capabilities, strengthen European citizens’ security and foster a competitive and innovative industrial base. The European Commission proposes a European Defence Fund and other actions to support Member States’ more […]

European Defence Action Plan: Towards a European Defence Fund



Access to education for children in emergency situations among top priorities for humanitarian funding in 2017 Today the European Commission is announcing a further increase of the share of its humanitarian aid budget to lead the way in supporting education projects in emergency situations around the world. The increase from […]

EU boosts 2017 commitment to education for children in emergencies


EU producers will receive an increased budget of €133 million in 2017 to promote EU agricultural products outside and inside the EU and to continue finding new markets. The Commission adopted the 2017 promotion strategy for EU agricultural products with a total budget of €133 million compared to the €111 […]

The Commission increases the budget for promoting EU agricultural products


First ever Eastern Partnership formal ministerial meeting dedicated to Environment and Climate Action. The first ever Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change took place today in Luxembourg with the participation of Commissioners Karmenu Vella and Johannes Hahn. The EU and the Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, […]

EU and Eastern Partners to step up cooperation on environment ...