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Berlaymonster 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Thus Spake Berlaymunstra.OK, not quite.Uber the top: Neelie Kroes, EU commissioner for Taxi Servi... oh, hold on...But could we pause a moment, Eurovillageois, and take a time-out from the breathless vilification of a Brussels court decision to...
Crazy court decision to ban Uber in Brussels. Show your anger. NEW
Neelie Kroes 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
I am outraged at the decision today by a Brussels court to ban Uber, the taxi-service app.The court says Uber drivers should have €10,000 fines for every pick-up they attempt. Are they serious? What sort of legal system is this?
2014 Pulitzer Prizes honor NSA revelations NEW
Power&Politics Weblog 1 Week, 3 Days, 42 Minutes ago
Fans of Edward Snowden can be satisfied. As expected, The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret docume...
Starkt i Luxembourg NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
LUXEMBOURG-STOCKHOLM: Även om det också var åtskilligt annat som stod på vår dagordning på ministermötet i dag var det rätt uppenbart att det var Ryssland och Ukraina som var det dominerande och viktiga &a...
The EU, the British media, the BBC, and “balance” NEW
Nosemonkey's EUTopia 1 Week, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
An email comes in – I thought I may as well turn the response into a post: “I’m a journalism student working on an article about British press coverage of the EU. I’m particularly interested in the spiral of scant … Con...
#ep2014 journalism: How to report the European Parliament elections NEW
Kosmopolito 1 Week, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
First things first: The European Parliament elections are not – and I repeat – NOT like national elections. So what does that mean for journalists? Well, first of all familiarise yourself with the EU decision making process – no, re...
Making it seem achievable – Ukraine NEW
OdessaTalk 1 Week, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Over the past few weeks I have met with a great many Ukraine based senior diplomats passing through Odessa trying to get a feel for how stable things are and the general mood of the city – that, and my thoughts upon the local politics and mayor...
Can unemployed EU citizens be expelled and banned from re-entry? NEW
EU Law Analysis 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
As detailed in today’s Open Europe blog post, the idea of expelling unemployed EU citizens has recently been mooted in Germany, and is therefore interesting the critics of EU free movement in the UK. It is therefore a good time to examine in de...
“More Europe” – the next term to banish from the EU framing lexicon NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 4 Weeks, 8 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The words “More Europe” are essentially used a shorthand for needing EU action in an area where the EU does not currently act, like current efforts to complete the Digital Single Market for example. But take a step back and think about th...
Zelo Street: Russia – No Longer A Gas NEW
zelo-street.blogspot.co.uk, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Time for some policy-based evidence-making – how the Jacques Delors Institut Berlin ought to work NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Back in my days as a civil servant one phrase dominated UK government-speak: evidence-based policy-making. The essential idea was to gather adequate evidence about a problem, and how various solutions could work, and determine a policy choice based o...
Inside the Belgeway | Gareth Harding NEW
garethharding.com, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Can Europe survive without Russian gas? NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Month, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Authors: Georg ZachmannEuropean Union leaders meeting last night in Brussels explicitly envisaged future trade, energy and financial sanctions against Russia in case of an escalation of the Ukraine situation (see the cost of escalating sanctions in o...
Sound, fury and nothing significant NEW
There Willby Blood 1 Month, 1 Week, 15 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
"Good lord ... Is that it?" That was my immediate reaction to reading David Cameron's Telegraph article. Barely a few days after Carl Bildt admitted that he had no idea what it was that London wanted from Europe, we were told the Prime Minister...
Claims new law will destroy economy or end life on earth probably overcooked NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
A company or group of companies has spotted that a planned new law for their sector might be a bit of a nuisance or cost a bit of money up front in order to change their business practices a bit.The businesses are considering pointing this out to the...
Same EU directive – completely different national debates NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
One of the cases I am currently studying for my PhD is the new EU tobacco directive and more specifically how the regulaton of e-cigarettes got in there. Although I have not spent too much in the EU bubble over the last years, I saw some attention to...
Non-Schengen compliant border control between Rzepin and Frankfurt (Oder), 11th March 2014, 2156 NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
3 police officers or border guards, 2 Polish and 1 German as far as I could tell (the one who spoke to me was Polish) boarded train EC 40, the Warszawa – Berlin express, at Rzepin on 11th March 2014. I was in the front carriage of the train, wh...
Cameron’s double blackmail NEW
Richard Corbett 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Last night, in a debate at Leeds University, I described the Prime Minister’s strategy on Europe as double blackmail — first of fellow EU members and then of the British electorate. There is nothing democratic about a plan to renegotiate...
The UK’s opposition to the EU is driven by a lack of information and undirected hostility NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
The UK has always had a contentious relationship with the European Union. John McCormick argues that this relationship has been hampered by popular misunderstandings, driven by a lack of credible information and general hostility towards European int...
Ten things you should know about Crimea NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
1. The new Crimean authorities were established at gunpoint. Despite Russian rhetoric about a “coup” in Kyiv, the real coup was in Crimea. The Crimean Assembly building was taken over at gunpointRead more…...
Ukraine and the west: a international legal primer NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Nato's secretary general, before a meeting Sunday on Ukraine Even though Ukraine is not a member of Nato – and therefore is not covered by the alliance’s mutual defence treaty – the west has signed a series of...
RFE/RL Live Blog: Ukraine Crisis NEW
www.rferl.org, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 13 Minutes ago