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Chemicals: EU takes action for safer tattooing inks and permanent make-up


The Commission is taking an important step to protect EU citizens' health from hazardous chemicals contained in mixtures for tattoo inks and permanent make-up. With a new restriction adopted today under the EU chemical legislation, we aim to ensure that EU citizens are equally protected, irrespective of the country where they get  tattooed and whether the ink is manufactured in the EU or not.


Farm to Fork: Commission takes action to further reduce the use of dangerous pesticides


As part of the EU's commitment to make food systems more sustainable and to protect citizens from harmful substances, the European Commission has today decided to withdraw Mancozeb from the EU market.

European Film Awards: 4 EU-supported films won 7 awards


The 33rd edition of the European Film Awards(link is external) concluded on Saturday 12 December with the livestreamed ceremony of the event's 2020 Grand Finale.

Europe Direct Contact Centre: Brexit helpline for citizens


As we are approaching the end of the transition period on 1 January 2021, the Europe Direct Contact Centre (EDCC) – the EU's single phone number for citizens – will remain at the disposal of citizens, businesses and stakeholders to answer Brexit-related questions in all 24 official languages.