EU research unveils water temperature incidence on aquaculture

European scientists have realised that warm water can trigger deformities in farmed fish. These findings are the result of the FINE FISH research project, funded under EU Sixth Framework Programme.

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512 former workers of NXP Semiconductors Netherlands BV to get €1.8 million from the Commission

The European Commission approved an application from the Netherlands for assistance from the EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). The application will now be put before the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union for decision. If approved, the 1.809.434 € million requested will help 512 workers made redundant by NXP Semiconductors Netherlands BV back into employment.

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EASA proposes new regulation for harmonised pilot licensing

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a proposal to the European Commission for a harmonised regulation on Flight Crew Licensing in the form of an ‘Opinion’. This new regulation will ensure that the same pilot licensing requirements and related high safety levels apply in all Member States.

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