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Read a selection of the featured news from across the EU's institutions and bodies.

The EasyPASS system at Frankfurt am Main (Germany) Airport custom
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A recent survey showed many Europeans still feel that they lack sufficient information on their passenger rights. The Commission has published revised guidelines on air passenger rights, including the rights of persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air.

A child playing in water jets 
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Record-breaking temperatures are becoming ever more frequent and intense, and cities and urban areas are particularly vulnerable to extreme heat. The Joint Research Centre has identified strategies and best practices that local authorities can take to manage extreme heat in EU cities.

The soles of several shoes from manufacturing company Zamora
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An EU law has come into force that will enable the setting of eco-design requirements and information for almost all categories of physical goods that come onto the EU market. It aims to significantly improve circularity, energy performance and other environmental sustainability aspects.


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