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“La troisième révolution industrielle est en marche” (lesechos.fr) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
La deuxième révolution a commencé à mourir en 2008. Pour remédier à cette crise de croissance, il faudrait une nouvelle matrice, une nouvelle convergence entre énergie et communication. Ce sera le mariage de nouvelles sources d’énerg...
Astonishing UK cabinet office blog post on round table NEW
Rebentisch Sköne Oke 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The UK cabinet office washes its dirty laundry in the open. They accuse the facilitator of their controversial round table on open standards, Dr. Hopkirk, of a conflict of interest: an advisory role for an American software manufacturer which is an o...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP US equity markets had a late-day rally despite early disappointing earnings from ExxonMobil and UPS and another weak reading in initial unemployment claims. (Financial...
Bra diskussion om EU-skatt – men fler EU-länder behöver ha den debatten NEW
EUNyheter 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
I måndags 23 april deltog jag i en diskussion på Timbro om EU:s jakt på att ta in egna skatter. Ett mycket allvarligt ämne. Martin Kyed från den danska tankesmedjan Cepos och Fredrik Sculte, riksdagsledamot (M), medverkade också. Den finns på...
ACTA är bara början NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Nybloggat på Nyheter24:ACTA är bara börjanEn betraktelse om varför Acta-avtalet måste stoppas. Det symboliska värdet är stort – då vi nu står inför en störtflod av förslag som hotar internets frihet i EU.
BBBasta — Spain cut to BBB+ NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
S&P late on Thursday night became the first agency to cut Spain’s sovereign credit rating from the As to the Bs. It’s a two-notch downgrade from A to BBB+. Outlook negative....
A chance for happiness for Europe’s unhappy family (*) NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours ago
Europe is an unhappy family. And like all unhappy families, its diverse forms of competing miseries, afflicting differently its different members, are the reason it cannot regain its poise. Divorce is looming. Only in Europe’s case, and this is whe...
A chance for happiness for Europe’s unhappy family (*) NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours ago
Europe is an unhappy family. And like all unhappy families, its diverse forms of competing miseries, afflicting differently its different members, are the reason it cannot regain its poise. Divorce is looming. Only in Europe’s case, and this is whe...
Israel’s Eyes and Ears on the Border NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
New Tool Fuses Data from See-Shoot Defense Network By BARBARA OPALL-ROME Tel Aviv — Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is introducing two technological tools to augment the proficiency of its growing force of young, female remote observers serving as the...
Greece did not cause the euro crisis NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Yes, my country was the spark, but it merely exposed the inherent flaws within the eurozoneDuring the recent debate in the parliaments of many eurozone member states regarding the approval of the new €130bn loan to Greece, some members questi...
1 Mayıs 2012 görselleri… Labor Day Imagery in Turkey NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
TweetShare via email   [View the story "1 Mayıs 2012 görselleri... Labor Day Imagery in Turkey" on Storify] TweetShare via emailRelated posts: Twitter’dan kreatif Fernandes görselleri… #manuelfernandes Labor Day imagery in Turkey...
Ce-ar trebui sa se intample la motiunea de cenzura? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Analizand interesele partidelor si actorilor politici, apropo de motiunea de cenzura, cred ca se pot trage urmatoarele concluzii: 1. PDL si coalitia nu au interes sa raman la guvernare. Ii asteapta o decredibilizare masiva, nu mai au o majoritate par...
When PSI is futile (but then again, Cyprus) NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Here’s a nice, Portugal-themed chart from Gabriel Sterne of Exotix.Only 15 per cent of a eurozone sovereign’s debt not held by senior creditors or by banks whose...
… Solutia MRU + guvern de tehnocrati. De ce nu? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
… uneori ne lasam orbiti de aparenta complexitate a problemelor si ignoram solutiile cele mai evidente : cele simple. De ce ? Tocmai pentru ca sunt evidente si simple, iar noi am devenit din ce in ce mai sofisticati intr-o lume tot mai sofisticat...
Budget chickens come home to roost NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The European Commission is struggling to justify an increase of nearly 7 per cent in the EU payments budget for 2013.  The timing could hardly be worse, with national budgets feeling the full force of austerity, governments facing fierce opposition...
Die Europaeische Schule, hat 2 Jahre nach dem Meeting mit Praesident Jerzy Buzek noch leider immer nicht ihre Pforten fuer Kinder mit Lernbehinderungen geoeffnet, wie im Artikel 24 UN BRK vorgesehen ! NEW
Inclusion means NOExclusion 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Die Europaeische Schule, hat 2 Jahre nach dem Meeting mit Praesident Jerzy Buzek noch leider immer nicht ihre Pforten fuer Kinder mit Lernbehinderungen geoeffnet, wie im Artikel 24 UN BRK... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
Budget chickens come home to roost NEW
Michael Berendt’s blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
The European Commission is struggling to justify an increase of nearly 7 per cent in the EU payments budget for 2013.  The timing could hardly be worse, with national budgets feeling the full force of austerity, governments facing fierce opposition...
Bruxelles veut savoir ce que les banques ont fait des 1 000 milliards d’euros de la BCE (lemonde.fr) NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
La Commission européenne entend demander des comptes aux banques sur l'utilisation des 1 000 milliards d'euros que leur a octroyés la Banque centrale européenne (BCE), en décembre 2011 puis février, à travers des prêts inédits à trois ans et...
Ireland is getting a vote on the bailouts – though you wouldn't guess it from the government's 'fair and balanced' guide to the FU Treaty NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Here's another example of the EU's hideous strength – the way, that is, in which, as well as being undemocratic in itself, it requires its constituent nations to sacrifice a measure of their internal democracy  to sustain the requirements of m...
Pedal Power NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Pedal on Parliament: a mass ride on Holyrood Gather at the Meadows on April 28th (2pm for a 3pm start) Pedal on Parliament will be gathering cyclists from across the nation to cycle on Holyrood to tell our politicians that cycling matters, to show ou...
Pedal Power NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Pedal on Parliament: a mass ride on Holyrood Gather at the Meadows on April 28th (2pm for a 3pm start) Pedal on Parliament will be gathering cyclists from across the nation to cycle on Holyrood to tell our politicians that cycling matters, to show ou...
Gastbeitrag Sebastian Peyer: Durchbruch für die private Kartellrechtsdurchsetzung im UK? Department for Business Innovation and Skills veröffentlicht Diskussionspaper zum private enforcement NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Ausgangssituation Das UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) hat sein mit Spannung erwartetes Diskussionspapier zur privaten Kartellrechtsdurchsetzung im Vereinigten Königreich veröffentlicht. Privatklagen zur Durchsetzung des Karte...
£120,000-a-year Tory ‘called nurse a “twat”‘ at public meeting NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
One of the highest paid councillors in the UK is under investigation after allegedly calling a member of the public “a twat”. Conservative Brian Coleman — an ally of Boris Johnson who is already the subject of a probe over accusatio...
Géopolitique de la Suède NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Egéa n'avait, curieusement (car je ne m'en aperçois que maintenant), jamais publié de billet sur la Suède. Voici pourtant un pays passionnant, avec lequel la France devrait avoir beaucoup de choses en commun. Pays scandinave autrefois dominant et...
Member of Hungary’s Fiscal Council Shrugs Off Tight Deadline NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
A new law that requires Hungary's Fiscal Council to issue a second opinion of the state budget within just 24 hours does not put the council in an impossible situation, according to one of its members.
Claims-ian economics, seasonality edition NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Here’s the scarier of two versions of what’s happening with initial jobless claims now:The chart is via Barclays Capital, which notes that after Thursday morning’s release,...
Council meeting in Luxembourg NEW
Cecilia Malmström 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
The rain was pouring down when we, a bit delayed, arrived to Luxembourg this morning. The road construction made the traffic slow down drastically. It was the first time the Council was held in the new Council building in Luxembourg, which is much ni...
Un paseo por los blogs europeos NEW
Bitácora 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Minute ago
Hace unos días estuve viendo uno a uno algunos de los blogs europeos en español para enlazarlos al proyecto Upgrading Europe. Fue entonces cuando descubrí el nuevo blog de Óscar Rodríguez, Peregrino Europeo y la fot...
Reding v Schulz NEW
The European Citizen 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 2 Minutes ago
EurActiv has reported that Viviane Reding, the current Justice Commissioner, may be positioning herslf to run as the European People's Party candidate during the 2014 European Elections. She's in her third term as a Commissioner (I've heard it said t...
Issue 21 - EU-28 NEW
SHIFT Mag 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 12 Minutes ago
How ready is Croatia for membership? War, religion and beaches – a short history.
Growth, sure, but ‘EU must stick with austerity’ NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 17 Minutes ago
"The European Union’s fresh push for growth must not compromise its drive for austerity, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said Thursday, as he joined leading EU politicians in defending the bloc’s sometimes unpopular belt-tightening...
Understanding Europe from the inside (Part 2) - Ski-ing, Carnival and autobahns NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 24 Minutes ago
One of the fundamental differences - often not understood in the UK - is the presumption underlying continental legal systems as compared to the common law system of the UK and Ireland.In continental legal systems there is a presumption that what the...
Rådsmöte i Luxemburg NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 24 Minutes ago
Regnet öste ner när vi något försenade äntligen kom fram till Luxemburg i morse. Vägarbeten gjorde att trafiken i princip stod stilla. Det var första gången rådsmötet hölls i den nya byggnaden i Luxemburg och den är betydligt trevligare
Open data Journalism: una nuova opportunità per imparare a “Informare” NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 32 Minutes ago
Si sa, i tempi cambiano, si evolvono e con essi si sviluppano nuove abilità, competenze, modi di fare ma anche e soprattutto nuove tecnologie. Sono proprio quest'ultime a condizionare sempre di più le nostre vite: se qualche anno fa era per noi nor...
At U.N. Happiness Summit, A Coal Pile in the Ballroom NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 36 Minutes ago
“The fact that economists were at the podium questioning the equivalence of happiness and GDP is a hopeful sign, a sign of a deep crack in the foundation of the economics discipline. But it is one thing to say there is more to happiness than econom...
Republishing Mein Kampf is a good idea | David Cesarani NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 48 Minutes ago
Elements of Hitler's rant still hold some power, but it has lost its relevance even to the far rightThe decision by the Bavarian state to bring out a carefully annotated edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf – before the copyright expires in 2015 and anyo...
The conflict between east and west in the EU NEW
Beyond Brussels 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 49 Minutes ago
This is the third post in our series “A united Europe?”. Have a look at the others. Since last week’s post in this series of posts, “A united Europe?”, quite some things has happened in politics around the European Union...
Approvato rapporto su sicurezza interna Ue NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 52 Minutes ago
Il rapporto è stato approvato in Commissione con 47 voti favorevoli e 2 contrari, a maggio sarà votato dal Parlamento europeo in seduta plenaria. Con questa misura sarà adottata una nuova strategia comune nei Paesi membri dell'Unione; il provvedim...
Your Europe, Your Say NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 55 Minutes ago
In the evening I joined the President, Vice-President Anna Maria Darmanin, the Group Presidents and various members to welcome the youthful participants in this year’s edition of Your Europe, Your Say!. Selection of the lucky participants took...
Auf Fahrt nach Straßburg – zu Besuch im Parlament NEW
Franziska Brantner (MEP) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 58 Minutes ago
Für die diesjährige Straßburgfahrt einer bezuschussten Besuchergruppe aus der Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar ging es am frühen Morgen des 19. April von Mannheim aus los.  53 Europa-Interessierte brachen auf Einladung von Franziska Brantner in Richt...
EU Funds to help the most vulnerable districts of Gambia NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 59 Minutes ago
Following the agreement reached by the EU and the government of Gambia, the European Union will allocate €365,000 to the World Food Programme (WFP), as part of the rapid response to the food crisis in the country.  According to the latest update...
Eurozone | Wie sagt man „Basta" auf Deutsch? (El País, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
Trotz der sozialen und politischen Folgen preisen die Bundesbank und Angela Merkel nach wie vor den Sparkurs, der seit zwei Jahren in Europa gesteuert wird. Es sei Zeit, den Schaden zu begrenzen, protestiert der spanische Politologe José Ignacio Tor...
Global poll: One in four thinks that the free enterprise system needs to be replaced NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 4 Minutes ago
GlobeScan Chairman Doug Miller commented: The broad and deepening sense of economic unfairness seen in this poll will continue to shape the political agenda in many countries and fuel further protests. Question: Would you say that political leaders a...
Global poll: One in four thinks that the free enterprise system needs to be replaced NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 4 Minutes ago
GlobeScan Chairman Doug Miller commented: The broad and deepening sense of economic unfairness seen in this poll will continue to shape the political agenda in many countries and fuel further protests. Question: Would you say that political leaders a...
Ive received most votes as "visionary innovator" NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Jonathan Ive, that is. In a vote to find the "Favourite British Visionary Innovator 2012", he received nearly half of all votes cast in a field of ten nominees. Sir Jonathan Ive, KBESenior VP of Industrial Design with Apple, Inc. If you don't k...
França | Marine, a boia | Cartoon (24 heures, Lausana) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Marine, a boia (Cartoon)...
Frankreich | Rettungsring Marine | Cartoon (24 heures, Lausanne) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 36 Minutes ago
Rettungsring Marine (Cartoon) (Cartoon)...
London Mayoral election: still too close to call NEW
MHP Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
With one week to go until the London Mayoral election, the race couldn’t be tighter. read more...
L’OCDE donne quelques leçons à l’UE NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
(B2) « Bien mais peut mieux faire », c’est un peu la sentence de l’OCDE qui a évalué l’action de l’UE en matière d’aide au développement depuis son dernier rapport en 2007.  L’UE doit encor...
Mayers Europa-Blog - AKW-Stresstest: EU-Kommissar Oettinger lässt Vorlage im Juni platzen NEW
Mayers Europa-Blog (Der Standard) 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 51 Minutes ago
Energiekommissar verlangt mehr AKW-Prüfungen vor Ort durch internationale Teams...