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What will China's rise mean for Europe? NEW
The Eblana European Democratic Movement 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
For the past few decades we are witnessing a transformation on the global politics and a slow shift of power towards the East. With western economies declining and being in recession, opportunities arose for new economic powerhouses on the planet, on...
What will China's rise mean for Europe? NEW
The Eblana European Democratic Movement 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
For the past few decades we are witnessing a transformation on the global politics and a slow shift of power towards the East. With western economies declining and being in recession, opportunities arose for new economic powerhouses on the planet, on...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
ROUND-UPA slightly unusual ‘Dow up, Nasdaq down’ day in US stocks – with Apple down for a fifth day. Cue much worry over what – carrier subsidy cuts?...
Danish economy minister: Stop talking about ECB NEW
Beyond Brussels 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
In a discussion with the known investor George Soros tonight, the danish minister of Economic Affairs and the current chairwoman of the Ecofin minister meetings in the Council of the European Union during the danish presidency, Margrethe Vestager, l...
Breivik trial: Norway's troubled example to the world | Editorial NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Yesterday's remarkable court proceedings were the start of a long and harrowing - but necessary – phase for NorwayIn a variety of ways Norway offers a model of the kind of country that many would like Britain to emulate. On the left, there is envy...
Nuorilta potkua Pohjolaan NEW
Alex Stubb blogi (FI) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Tapasin eilen nuorten työryhmän, jonka olen kutsunut koolle pohtimaan pohjoismaisen yhteistyön tulevaisuutta. Ryhmä kokoontui nyt ensimmäistä kertaa mutta sain heti hyviä kommentteja ryhmän sanavalmiilta jäseniltä. On hienoa, että ryhmä...
A Scottish earthquake that could bury Ed Miliband | Ewan Crawford NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
If the Scottish National party takes Glasgow in May, the shock waves will go to the top of Labour's hierarchyIn days gone by there were some comforting certainties about Glasgow life. The Duke of Wellington statue always had a traffic cone on its hea...
Encouring news from Australia: Government to shed half of Climate Change Department staff NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Another encouraging piece of news from Down Under:The federal Department of Climate Change will shed nearly half of its Canberra-based staff within the next three years as it struggles with further deep budget cuts.Public service sources say the depa...
Breivik's toxic legacy | Aslak Sira Myhre NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Despite our hopes for unity, Norwegian attitudes to Islam and Islamophobia have hardenedThe terror of Oslo and Utøya has given us Norwegians a shared trauma that will stay with us for ever. We are also bonded by our sympathy for the survivors, and t...
Philippe Poutou (NPA) : “Mes propositions tournent le dos au chauvinisme, aux replis nationalistes” NEW
Europe 27etc 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
1. Les Cabris de l’Europe : Philippe Poutou, en une phrase pourquoi êtes-vous candidat à l’élection présidentielle française de 2012 ? Philippe Poutou (NPA) : Pour faire entendre la voix d’un salarié, pas celle d’un politicien professi...
Lt Col Shalom Eisner of Israel Defense forces shame on your Nazi style thuggery NEW
Libertas Nein Danke 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
The people of Israel will know that this blog has been at the forefront of exposing the dark face of global racism, neo Nazi thuggery  and Antisemitism. Therefore the people of Israel should take note that this blogger finds...
Philippe Poutou (“Des paroles et des actes”, France 2, 11 avril 2012) NEW
Europe 27etc 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
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Brussels v Budapest NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The Hungarian backlash against its bashing at the hands of Brussels...
Brussels v Budapest NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
IS BRUSSELS bullying Budapest? Andrea Hossó certainly thinks so. Last week Ms Hossó, a Hungarian-born economist who now works in London's financial district, wrote a blistering attack on the "bullies of Brussels" for the Daily Mail, a British Euros...
Parti pirate : un sens géopolitique ? NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
La percée du parti pirate en Allemagne témoigne-t-elle d’un mouvement géopolitique plus profond ? Constatons d'emblée que le mouvement est principalement européen, et pour tout dire nord-européen. Mais encore ? source 1/ Et to...
Die Piraten in Deutschland NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Als Angela Merkel 2005 an die Regierung kam, gab es sie noch nicht. Sieben Jahre später könnten sie sich als vierte oder sogar dritte Kraft in der deutschen Politik etablieren… Diese Vertreter der Internet-Generation, von denen (zunächst) nu...
Der größte Staatsbankrott in der Geschichte NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Der größte Staatsbankrott in der Geschichte ist noch nicht ganz komplett, aber bereits jetzt wird er als unzureichend gesehen, um Griechenland zu retten… Mit einem perfekten Timing wurde die Auswahlliste für den Wolfson-Preis für die beste Idee...
Danish PM: Denmark "the place to be" for wind energy - But is it? NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt today spoke at  the annual gathering of the European wind power subsidy beneficiaries - also known as the European Wind Energy Association’s Annual Event - in Copenhagen: “This is the pl...
Schita de arheologie a infamiei: Intelofobie si occidentofobie NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Mi se reproseaza, uneori, ca ma ocup prea insistent de comunism si nu dau destula atentie post-comunismului, cu ale sale dileme, sperante si patologii. Nu cred ca m-am ferit sa spun lucrurilor pe nume de cate ori mi s-a parut ca este cazul. Inca din...
The Diplomad Is Back NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Welcome to The Diplomad 2.0(thanks to Instapundit)...
PS host Fête du Progrès on 27 April NEW
Brussels Labour 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
On Friday 27 April the Parti Socialiste Bruxellois will host their annual Fête du Progrès. This year’s event is taking place at the Quai du K-Nal, from 19:00. Tickets are on sale at €9 (pre-sale, includes free drink) or €10 on the night.
Executive committee minutes NEW
Brussels Labour 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Executive committee minutes from the following meetings are now available: April 2010 | May 2010 | June 2010 | September 2010 | February 2011 | March 2011 | April 2011 | September 2011 | January 2012...
ICN: “The Objectives and Principles of Unilateral Conduct Laws” NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Die Unilateral Conduct Working Group des International Competition Network (ICN) hat das erste Kapitel des Unilateral Conduct Workbook: The Objectives and Principles of Unilateral Conduct Laws [PDF] vorgestellt. Unten die Gliederung. Ein interessan...
Looking for something? Last fortnight's Katposts NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
What Kats do on their holidays Here's a batch of posts that might have escaped the attention of even the sharpest reader, amidst all the feasting, sleeping-in, going out for long walks in the fresh air or escaping to the beach which have been known t...
Why a European pirate party should allow (and promote) individual membership NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
En français and auf deutsch The pirate parties want to promote transparency. This is only possible if everybody can check what is going on in the party. This calls for the possibility of any individual to participate. In this note I will...
Why a European pirate party should allow (and promote) individual membership NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
En français and auf deutsch The pirate parties want to promote transparency. This is only possible if everybody can check what is going on in the party. This calls for the possibility of any individual to participate. In this note I will...
Why a European pirate party should allow (and promote) individual membership NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
En français and auf deutsch The pirate parties want to promote transparency. This is only possible if everybody can check what is going on in the party. This calls for the possibility of any individual to participate. In this note I will...
Samtal med Sannikov NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Mitt på dagen idag fick jag per telefon kontakt med Andrei Sannikov i Minsk för att gratulera honom för att ha kommit ut ur fängelset och för att med de begränsningar som ligger i ett samtal som detta diskutera den fortsatta utveckli...
Samtal med Sannikov NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Mitt på dagen idag fick jag per telefon kontakt med Andrei Sannikov i Minsk för att gratulera honom för att ha kommit ut ur fängelset och för att med de begränsningar som ligger i ett samtal som detta diskutera den fortsatta utveckli...
Désintermédiation de l’information européenne : que faut-il en attendre ? NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Web et EuropeTags: communication européennePhénomène important à l’heure du web social, la désintermédiation – c’est-à-dire la réduction voire la suppression des intermédiaires (journalistes, experts
Helen Clark: Putting Resilience at the Heart of the Development Agenda | UNDP NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
"At UNDP, we see development challenges in the 21st Century as different in nature, scale, and scope from those of the past. If our world is to be one in which poverty is eradicated, and inequality reduced; and where growth is inclusive and produ...
Italy/Spain and US Treasury yields NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The correlation is back:That’s via RBC, which notes that this is the highest negative correlation between Spanish/Italian CDS and 10-year Treasury yields since last September,...
L’industrie du divertissement est une bande de pillards. Plaidoyer d’économistes pour la suppression du droit d’auteur. NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Le partage de fichiers est souvent assimilé à du vol. C’est pourquoi, en Allemagne, des armées d’avocats s’acharnent à criminaliser bon nombre d’adolescents, et ce en circonvenant à la loi su...
Are You Registered to Vote? NEW
Stephen Spillane 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Its that time again to make sure that you are on the register to vote in the Referendum on the 30th Amendment to the Constitution (the Fiscal Compact) on May 31st. The deadline for the applying to be added to the supplementary register is Monday May...
100 milioni NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Dobbiamo dimostrare che vogliamo riformare davvero il sistema dei partiti, e possiamo farlo già ora rinunciando alla tranche del finanziamento di luglio. Quando dal Paese si alza un grido così unanime di insofferenza sarebbe grave supporre che bast...
Quod licet Janez, non licet Janez NEW
Turkov čas-opis 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Sindikati javnega sektorja so za 18. april 2012 napovedali splošno stavko, ki naj bi potekala tudi v vrtcih in šolah. O stavki sindikat že obvešča javne zavode in jim daje navodila o organiziranju, udeležbi in poteku stavke. V zvezi s tem sem...
Important notice NEW
Diana Wallis 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Thank you for visiting my website. You may have be aware I have now resigned as a Member of the European Parliament. A full statement can be found here This website will remain in place as a record of my work as an MEP. You can follow my latest activ...
Pour une Europe moderne NEW
Nouvelles d'Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Ecouter la chronique: link   Angela Merkel, lors du récent congrès de son parti, l’Union chrétienne-démocrate, a plaidé pour « plus d’Europe ». Elle a présenté un programme d’intégration europée...
Spain – sliding down the Greece-y pole NEW
Beckwith's Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
A condensed version of the Greek tragedy in recent years: 1) A new government comes to power and finds that the true state of the public finances is much worse than the previous government admitted to. 2) They want to stay in the Eurozone because the...
Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way NEW
A Fistful of Euros 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
From an interview of ECB board member Jörg Asmussen with the Wall Street Journal ($): WSJ: Until last December you dealt with the debt crisis from the German finance ministry. Since January you are with the ECB. How has this change affected …...
Portugalsko | Ostrov Madeira se topí v dluzích (The Daily Telegraph, Londýn) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Madeira má i přes svou nevelkou populaci 250 000 obyvatel obrovský dluh ve výši šesti miliard eur. Ostrov v Atlantickém oceánu patřící Portugalsku musí nyní platit za dlouholetou rozhazovačnou vládu excentrického prezidenta Alberta Jo...
Španělsko | Ohraná písnička | Cartoon (La Vanguardia, Barcelona) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Ohraná písnička (Cartoon)...
Death in Smolensk: Two years on NEW
Europe & Me: Sixth Sense 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 2 Minutes ago
Two years have passed since the tragic plane crash in Smolensk. 96 people, including the ruling President Lech Kaczyński and former President of the Polish Government in Exile Ryszard Kaczorowski were killed. We still do not know exactly what happen...
Spanje | Hetzelfde liedje | Cartoon (La Vanguardia, Barcelona) NEW
Presseurop Blog (NL) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Minutes ago
Hetzelfde liedje (Cartoon)...
From the horse's mouth: How the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights WAS to blame for higher insurance prices NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 24 Minutes ago
Over a year ago now, the ECJ ruled that, from December 2012, insurers can no longer offer different products and prices to men and women based on their sex, since it would constitute discrimination. We estimated that a 17 year old female driver will...
Monday miscellany NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 26 Minutes ago
ACTA: whether it's needed or not, it struggles to escape the shadow of its mysterious antecedents ACTA update. Earlier this month, on 4 April, the European Commission agreed on the form that would be taken by the question which, it was decided, shoul...
Romney sells $50k victory event tickets – six months before election NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 26 Minutes ago
The presidential election is six months away and the presumptive Republican nominee is 11/5 against with the bookies — but Mitt Romney is already planning his inauguration celebrations. In fact, he’s so arrogant that he’s already dishing ou...
Old-fashioned expropriation NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 39 Minutes ago
Though the Kirchner government called it ‘hydrocarbon sovereignty’ and ‘in the national public interest’ when making its move to nationalise YPF, in which...
Europocalypse Now NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 40 Minutes ago
The euro zone crisis has entered a dangerous new phase, some say...