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Brian Paddick publishes personal details along with accounts NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Nobody expected the accounts and tax returns of the Liberal Democrat’s mayoral candidate to be of particular interest, but in what looks like a serious cock-up Brian Paddick seems to have published an unredacted scan- complete with personal inf...
The mystery of Morgan Stanley’s footnote unravels – Part 1 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Or, “This House believes all interesting things are in footnotes and FT Alphaville reader comments.”Allow us to make the case in favour of the motion. Beginning with:...
We need to start paying more attention to the European Parliament NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
I don't think I can say it any more clearly than the title: we really do need to start paying more attention to the European Parliament. Every so often there's a blog article about how the European Parliament is no longer a talking shop, but a strong...
Solidarity to play on European pitches NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
As we announced last month, this week saw the kick-off of "Professional Football Against Hunger", a campaign which has come to European football stadiums with the message that urgent action is needed to avert a humanitarian disaster in the Sahel r...
How the world views Europe: Sergei Utkin on Russia NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
As part of our 'Reinvention of Europe' project, ECFR co-organised* a conference in Prague to examine how Europe is seen by other important global powers. Six eminent academics and thinkers gaveRead more…...
Kopimistisk påsk NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Påsken är den mest religiösa högtiden inom kristendomen. Det skulle den kunna vara det inom kopimismen också, om vi väljer att kopiera. Den missionerande kopimismen är en utmärkt religion, men jag tror vi behöver fördjupa teologin lite för...
Kopimistisk påsk NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Påsken är den mest religiösa högtiden inom kristendomen. Det skulle den kunna vara det inom kopimismen också, om vi väljer att kopiera. Den missionerande kopimismen är en utmärkt religion, men jag tror vi behöver fördjupa teologin lite för...
Kopimism 0: I begynnelsen NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
I begynnelsen var jorden en illaluktande soppa av ammoniak, metangas, och otäcka giftiga kemikalier. Atmosfären sprakade av blixtar fyllda av ren energi. Någonting ville födas. På sätt och av skäl som ännu inte är utredda uppstod ribosomerna...
Kopimism 0: I begynnelsen NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
I begynnelsen var jorden en illaluktande soppa av ammoniak, metangas, och otäcka giftiga kemikalier. Atmosfären sprakade av blixtar fyllda av ren energi. Någonting ville födas. På sätt och av skäl som ännu inte är utredda uppstod ribosomerna...
Punished for telling the truth NEW
The Federal Union blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
An interview with Lib Dem cabinet minister Ed Davey in the New Statesman this week has provoked an astonishing reaction.  He comments on the experience in government of dealing with the EU and with the other member state governments within it: “In...
Deniz Ergürel (@denizergurel): Artıları ve eksileriyle FATİH Projesi NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Artıları ve eksileriyle FATİH Projesi by Deniz Ergürel Kısa bir süre önce tanıtılan FATİH (Fırsatları Artırma ve Teknolojiyi İyileştirme Hareketi) Projesi’nin pilot uygulaması 17 ayrı şehirde 52 okulda başladı. Artık bu okulla...
Some Significant Facts About Leather Sofa NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
It seems better with age and its attractiveness alone adds a contact of class to any area. Leather sofas are now available in chic and vivid shades as effectively as shapes and designs suit for city and modern really feel and modular dwelling.
La Comisión abrirá una investigación sobre discriminación fiscal NEW
Ciudadano Morante 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Aplicar diferentes cargas fiscales a los trabajadores transfronterizos en situaciones similares a las de trabajadores nacionales constituye un obstáculo a la libre circulación y, por tanto, choca frontalmente contra los principios y valores de la U...
Unfair dinkum in film copyright case NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
From the Federal Court of Australia, via Glyn Moody writing for Techdirt, the IPKat has learnt of a judgment in which a film maker has been awarded AU$147,000 plus costs in respect of a successful action for groundless threats of copyright infringeme...
Floored, but not unfloored NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
So…this is a follow up on the apparent collapse of the SNB’s 1.20 floor against the euro earlier this Thursday.Whilst the Reuters chart we presented shows that the...
Dimitris Christoulas and the legacy of his suicide for Greece | Maria Margaronis NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
It's hard to see a new movement emerging out of this awful death, but it serves to bring home the human cost of austerityEarly in February I tried to take the Athens metro and found it closed because of a suicide on the line. The cabbie who picked me...
Springtime flowering along via Appia Antica (Rome) NEW
a curious Yankee in Europe's court 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Two images from a walk we took Sunday along a short stretch of the old Roman road, via Appia Antica.  ...
A New Europe NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
How it must rankle the Élysée to hear Czar Nicolas derided as "Angela's poodle." Alain Juppé has been dispatched to set things right. If Nicolas is re-elected, he says, there will be a new Europe, with France back in the driver's seat. "It's not a...
Third countries to comply with EU restrictive measures against Ivory Coast NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
High Representative Catherine Ashton has announced this week that certain third countries will comply with the recent Council Decision renewing restrictive measures against the Ivory Coast. The Acceding Country Croatia*, the Candidate Countries Tu...
Another terrific Express 'exclusive' NEW
Nucleus 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Thursday, 05 April 2012 Never let the facts get in the way of a good story! There used to be a joke among journalists that the perfect story combined religion, sex and mystery. The Daily Express has its own var...
Le mortier des Brics reste la souveraineté NEW
Telos 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Pour la quatrième année consécutive, les Brics se sont réunis au niveau de leurs chefs d’État à Delhi pour réaffirmer leurs positions communes et consolider leur autonomie politique face à l’Occident. Mais comment faire la part des choses...
Raad van State publiceert Jaarverslag 2.0 NEW
Publiekrecht en Politiek 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Vanochtend heeft de Raad van State zijn Jaarverslag over 2011 gepresenteerd. Anders dan in de voorgaande jaren is het verslag niet in boekvorm, maar uitsluitend als website uitgebracht. Misschien is daar wel voor gekozen omdat de jaarverslagen de afg...
Language mixing in youth language use – an exception or a rule? NEW
Language Rich Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
A couple of weeks ago I overheard an interesting conversation while sitting in the park. Afterwards, I started to wonder if what I heard was just a one off example of special kind of language use or nothing special these … Continue reading U...
Città stellata NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Una delle priorità per la Commissione europea, dopo il Trattato di Lisbona del 2007, è quella di differenziare l’offerta turistica privilegiando il turismo culturale. Palmanova, unicum nel panorama internazionale delle città ideali di fondaz...
La paradoja del orden público NEW
Traducción lengua de Europa 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Manuel Delgado Ruiz es Doctor en Antropología por la Universidad de Barcelona y director de las colecciones "Biblioteca del Ciudadano" en Editorial Bellaterra y "Breus clàssics de l’antropologia", en la Editorial Icaria. Ha trabajado especialmen...
Friday's on Thursday this week NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Since so many readers of this weblog will not be at their desks tomorrow, as various holidays take their toll on happy work routines, the IPKat and Merpel decided that they'd bring the Friday Fantasies forward to today. All the Kats are united i...
What should Europe’s labour market look like? NEW
Debating Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
What should the European labour market look like? Recently, László Andor, the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, proposed new rules to increase the protection of workers temporarily posted abroad. The proposal aims...
Sarajevo NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Vent’anni fa iniziavano i 1425 giorni di assedio di Sarajevo, una delle pagine più nere nella storia dei Balcani e dell’Europa. Oggi il progressivo ingresso nella Ue dei paesi dell’ex-Jugoslavia segna la possibilità di una pace du...
Crisis? What crisis? NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
(Thank you, Supertramp.) The Commission is already closed and the restaurants in the European quarter are empty. But not because of the crisis, as there is no crisis for Commission officials. It’s because almost everyone is on holidays. And eve...
Crisis? What crisis? NEW
Reuniting Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
(Thank you, Supertramp.) The Commission is already closed and the restaurants in the European quarter are empty. But not because of the crisis, as there is no crisis for Commission officials. It’s because almost everyone is on holidays. And eve...
The prize of eurozone breakup may soon slip from Eurosceptic clutches | John Palmer NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Austerity-itis suits those who want to see monetary union fail, but a more sensible eurozone strategy is in the ascendantIt would be ungracious to deny battle-hardened Eurosceptics their pleasure at news that the high Tory Lord Wolfson – boss of th...
Disgraced former Lib Dem council leader to stand as independent NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Warren Bradley, the former leader of Liverpool City Council, will be standing for the council’s local elections next month as an independent- despite having been convicted of perjury. Bradley initially quit as leader of the Lib Dem group last April...
'A huge change of mindset' NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
According to one article by EurActiv, manufacturers recognize  their failure to address concerns over the environmental and health risks of pesticides. Friedhelm Schmider, director general of the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA), said...
The future of Europe – towards the European dream? (19 April 2012) NEW
The Federal Union blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
EU Policy Seminar: “The Future of Europe – Towards the European Dream?” At The Office of the European Parliament in London, 32 Smith Square, SW1P 3EU Thursday 19 April, 5.30-8pm followed by a drinks reception How can we transcend th...
Markets Live transcript 5 Apr 2012 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Markets Live chat transcript for the chat ending at 11:04 on 5 Apr 2012. Participants in this chat were: Paul Murphy Bryce Elder/FT Izabella Kaminska PM MorningPM I’m...
The referendum in the United Kingdom (21 May 2012) NEW
The Federal Union blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Italian Cultural Institute and the Devolution Club invite you to the Seventh Italian-British Constitutional Conversation on “The referendum in the United Kingdom” Monday 21 May 2012 – 6.00 pm Foreword: Alessandro Torre, Chairman...
Croatian Operation Storm: “Serbs forced Serbs to flee” NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
On Wednesday 4 April the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has scheduled an appeal hearing in the case of Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac for May 14. Gotovina’s and Markac’s...
The Swiss franc floor is under attack NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
There’s been some exciting action in the CHF/EUR cross in the last few minutes:Looks like the SNB’s Swiss franc floor, which was set at 1.20 to the euro back in September 2011,...
MISE A JOUR: Peut-on en finir avec la mondialisation déloyale ? ACTA : la Commission européenne s’engage dans sa défense, le Parlement européen renonce à aller devant la Cour européenne de Justice. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Face aux critiques qui se font de plus en plus vives, le négociateur européen du traité Acta, (La Commissioneuropéenne) assure que le texte anti-contrefaçon  n’était ni flou, ni liberticide. Ce dossier pourrait recevoir une inflexion imp...
The (early) Lunch Wrap NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Good morning, New YorkFT ALPHAVILLEHannam, spun: Just when we were considering launching the Ian Hannam is Innocent OK? campaign, Hannam goes and gets himself all PR-ed up....
L'ÉCOLOGIE : LA SOLUTION NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Avec Philippe Delvalée, Alain Lipietz et les candidats aux législatives, Maud Navarre (Auxerre) et Thomas Guéret (Avallon) - Articles et débats / Développement soutenable, Crise économique mondiale, Alimentation, Présidentielle 2012,...
Bu 20.00-21.00′de Twitter’da #iksohbeti hashtag’inde Genç İK sohbeti varmış: NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Her Perşembe 20.00-21.00 ’de Twitter’da #iksohbeti hashtag’inde! Genç İK Profesyonelleri Platformu farklı şirketlerde İK alanında çalışan genç meslektaşların bir araya gelmesiyle ortaya çıktı. Kurulduğundan bu yan...
Clear priorities in a Commission Communication NEW
EASO Monitor 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
We would like to draw your attention to a semi-recent (December last year) Communication from the European Commission that deals with the solidarity measures that Member States have at their disposal.   It covers a range of elements, but what...
Cum (nu) se conduce un partid. Mic curs pentru dna Udrea și dl Preda NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
I. Ecuație cunoscută cu mai mulți necunoscuți Să facem un exercițiu mental. Să luăm un interviu unui locuitor al Capitalei. Un om care a optat pentru dl Prigoană în sondajul intern pe baza căruia s-a desemnat candidatul PDL la Primăria ge...
EC challenges Mail over English tests for health workers NEW
Tabloid Watch (Europe) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
On 31 March, the Mail published an article by John Naish under the headline: 'The doctor and nurses putting lives at risk because they can't speak English'. It included this passage:Yet, far from tackling this dangerous situation, the European Union...
‘Nudging’ energy users NEW
EU Energy Policy Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
For decades energy regulators have focused on means to facilitate access to energy supply in order to meet demand and reduce costs. The emphasis has mainly been on liberalisation and removal of market barriers. However, climate change has emphasised...
Rotary Peace Fellowship 2013 NEW
EPLO blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the world-competitive Rotary Peace Fellowship. The fellowship provides academic and practical training to prepare scholars for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world. Up to 110 f...
Spain spikes again… NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Maybe it was Mario Draghi pooh-poohing the idea that the ECB might start to withdraw its support for european banks. Or maybe it was just further consideration of Wednesday’s...