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Dublin nights… NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
I am staying at the Clarence Hotel backing onto Temple Bar. The Clarence has a bit of a history to it. Although it was built in 1852, it was refurbished in the late 1930s in Arts and Crafts style. In the 1970s the Temple Bar area was earmarked by th...
Greenpeace "activists" arrested in Sweden and Finland NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Finnish and Swedish Police have done the only right thing: Swedish police said they arrested six Greenpeace activists who boarded an icebreaker in the Baltic Sea Thursday in a bid to block plans by Anglo Dutch giant Shell to drill for oil in t...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP US stocks closed down, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average knocked off its four-year high, after a recent bout of disappointing data. This has been reflected in the...
Elections 2012: election marathon NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
11.25: ¡Basta Ya! After nearly 26 hours, this liveblog is shutting down. Congratulations to all new councillors, and thank you to every candidate, whatever your party. Democracy is an honourable pursuit: don't let anyone tell you otherwise. The woo...
Il n'y a plus de bad guys (enfin presque) NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours ago
Souvenez vous, c'était il y a presque dix ans : Georges Bush reprenait la thématique reaganienne de l'empire du mal, et inventait l'axe du mal. Il y avait l'Irak et l'Iran et la Corée du nord ... B. Obama n'a pas tenu le même discours, et le...
Court of Auditors jokes NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
“The Court found … that out of the 27 transport projects audited 18 projects were clearly directed at transport objectives.” (page 17) I take this line as Court of Auditors humour, although it’s rather a sad kind of humour afte...
Un om care a dat masura umanului: Destinul lui N. Steinhardt (1912-1989) NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Karl Jaspers spunea ca exista oameni care dau masura umanului. Unul dintre acestia a fost N. Steinhardt. Intr-un timp al haosului moral, al abrogarii distinctiei esentiale dintre Bine si Rau, ori mai precis al falsificarii Binelui (Vladimir Soloviov)...
We refuse to waste a witty headline on Facebook’s S-1 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
1) It’s a punchy IPO pricing range.2) Ooh look at the insider seller amounts.3) Please can this not be all over CNBC for the next month.4) That’s about it. From the latest S-1 filing:...
I, as president of the Republic NEW
actupol 3.0_en 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
A three-hour-debate and a balanced match in which we’ve seen an offensive candidate and another on the defensive. This is the conclusion I draw the debate of yesterday between François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy. The two finalists for the French...
Obama´s handling of the case of Chinese dissident Chen Guangscheng NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
I am not in a position to know, but if what Mitt Romney suggests, is true - or even partially true - his description is right:"If these reports are true, this is a dark day for freedom and it's a day of shame for the Obama administration." Mitt...
Comment transformer son entreprise en incubateur d’innovation NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Une entreprise ne peut-elle envisager une autre façon, plus souple et plus rapide, de réagir aux changements d'environnement concurrentiel et de prendre des initiatives nouvelles ? Karl Stark et Bill Stewart, deux consultants américains spéciali...
Miss France on Twitter for a week: getting to the root of stereotypes NEW
Aurelie Valtat 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a new Twitter meme, the citizen curated location account, whereby citizens embody and represent their country or city during one week [...]...
Asien, Europa und die USA NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Asien erlebt Veränderungen. Es wird sowohl Sicherheit als auch Unsicherheit in der Zukunft der Region geben. Einerseits ist gewiss, dass sich Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung fortsetzen werden. Andererseits gibt es kein gemeinsames politisches und Sic...
Asien, Europa und die USA NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Asien erlebt Veränderungen. Es wird sowohl Sicherheit als auch Unsicherheit in der Zukunft der Region geben. Einerseits ist gewiss, dass sich Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung fortsetzen werden. Andererseits gibt es kein gemeinsames politisches und Sic...
Programul de guvernare al USL. Capitolul Educație NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Curiozitatea m-a dus direct la capitolul Educație al programului de guvernare al USL, pag. 44-46. Primul lucru care m-a lăsat fără grai: „Finalizarea procedurilor parlamentare pentru Codul Educației ” Codul Educației, pentru cine nu știe,...
François Bayrou : "Je rends possible l'union nationale et la vraie mobilisation des Français au service de la France" 03 mai 2012 NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Découvrez la déclaration d'entre-deux tours de François Bayrou, prononcée jeudi 3 mai. Seul le prononcé fait foi. "J’ai examiné depuis deux semaines l’évolution du deuxième tour de l’élection présidentielle, au trave...
Financer la croissance par la dette : la grande illusion du PS NEW
Au Café de l'Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Quelques remarques préalables me paraissent nécessaires, avant d’avancer mes arguments critiques à l’encontre du programme économique du candidat François Hollande.  Premièrement, la crise commencée en 2010 est différente de cell...
Blogi: Suurlähetystöharjoittelusta kansainvälistä työkokemusta ja eväitä työelämään NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Suurlähetystöharjoittelusta kansainvälistä työkokemusta ja eväitä työelämään Grüezi! Olen parhaillaan korkeakouluharjoittelussa Suomen suurlähetystössä Bernissä, Sveitsissä. Bern on viihtyisä pikkukaupunki Sveitsin sydämessä. Kaup...
How to Make the Best Use of Your European Tapestries NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
European Tapestries are wonderful addition to any home decorating scheme. This ancient textile art, with its intricate design, subtle colors and themes for every taste fit just about any interior decorating style.Tapestries are woven textile art piec...
WSJ: #Facebook kommt mit 85 bis 95 Mrd. Dollar Börsenwert NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Aktienkurs so um die 30 Dollar. Das meldet das Wall Street Journal soeben. Dann muss ich doch mal langsam meinen großen Facebook-Bewertungsartikel fertig machen … Facebook IPO to Seek $85 Billion to $95 Billion Value - WSJ.com...
WSJ: #Facebook kommt mit 85 bis 95 Mrd. Dollar Börsenwert NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Aktienkurs so um die 30 Dollar. Das meldet das Wall Street Journal soeben. Dann muss ich doch mal langsam meinen großen Facebook-Bewertungsartikel fertig machen … Facebook IPO to Seek $85 Billion to $95 Billion Value - WSJ.com...
Ett bredare piratparti... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
2014 är det val till så väl Europaparlamentet som riksdagen, med bara några månaders mellanrum. Detta sätter ljuset på piratpartiets dilemma...I Europavalet är det en fördel för piratpartiet att vara smalt. Internets frihet, integritet, en...
Russia: Crowdsourcing to Solve Local Urban Problems NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Solving problems at the local level, the kind encountered by inhabitants of big cities and regional centers, is becoming more and more feasible thanks to projects based on crowdsourcing technology. Crowdsourcing is getting groups of people involved i...
Basel III wirft VaR weg und nimmt ES? NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
OK; kleiner Lesehinweis für Finance Geeks. Das Basel Komitee, das die Richtlinien für die zukünftige Eigenkapitalausstattung festlegen soll, hat heute einen potenziell wichtigen Vorschlag gemacht. Sie wollen die Berechnung des maximalen Risikos de...
Basel III wirft VaR weg und nimmt ES? NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
OK; kleiner Lesehinweis für Finance Geeks. Das Basel Komitee, das die Richtlinien für die zukünftige Eigenkapitalausstattung festlegen soll, hat heute einen potenziell wichtigen Vorschlag gemacht. Sie wollen die Berechnung des maximalen Risikos de...
Are diamonds Israel's best friend? NEW
David Cronin - Campaigning Journalist 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for crimes against humanity this week prompted some journalists to recall how his trial was briefly glamorous. Evidence given by “supermodel” Naomi Campbell of receiving dirty gem stones...
Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in Griechenland bei 50%. Wirklich? NEW
Die wunderbare Welt der Wirtschaft 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
OK, das ist eins der Postings, die seit über einem Monat in der Queue hängen, weil ich Euch nicht nur den Sachverhalt darstellen, sondern auch erklären wollte. Die Antwort weiss ich zwar auch noch nicht, aber weil (fast) alle die Jugendarbeitslosi...
Talentatul politician Ponta NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Diversele forțe, diversele interese care au urmărit schimbarea de guvern se așteaptă să beneficieze într-un fel sau altul de pe urma ei. Dacă nu le dă satisfacție sau dacă îi răsplătește pe alții în dauna lor, dl Ponta riscă să se p...
Europe and Africa: Does the future lie in regional integration? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours ago
Since the 2008 financial crisis and its consequences in Europe, the African continent has been overshadowed by other concerns of European governments. Despite a renewed interest in the Maghreb from the Old Continent aroused by the 2011 Arab revolutio...
Europe and Africa: Does the future lie in regional integration? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours ago
Since the 2008 financial crisis and its consequences in Europe, the African continent has been overshadowed by other concerns of European governments. Despite a renewed interest in the Maghreb from the Old Continent aroused by the 2011 Arab revolutio...
Promoting the quality of EU products inside and out NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours ago
Agriculture ministers were brought up to speed on the communication on promotion measures and information provision for agricultural products: a reinforced value-added European strategy for promoting the tastes of Europe. This communication should be...
French elections 2012: the view from Brussels NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
France will wake up to a new president on Monday morning, assuming Sunday's presidential election goes the same way as the latest polls, which hand 53 per cent of the vote to Socialist, Francois Hollande. I am in Brussels at the moment, where EU offi...
Subsidiarity: Federalism Over Catholic Social Ethics? NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
In the E.U., the principle of subsidiarity functions in theory like the Tenth Amendment does in the U.S.—again in theory. In both cases, public authority on a given domain or policy-area is preferentially to be exercised at the state rather than fe...
La Comisión Europea amaga con un sucedáneo de flexiseguridad NEW
Europa451.es 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
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Killing VaR NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Hopefully that headline gets your attention for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s latest review of capital rules for banks’ trading books.There is a lot in it —...
France's presidential debate was a test of character | Christine Ockrent NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Both Sarkozy and Hollande were eloquent, media-savvy performers – but it was the Socialist challenger's nightForget about the polls, the analysis, praise and criticism pouring in from all sides about the candidates' performance. For almost three ho...
The stand-off worsens NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
A GROWING number of EU leaders are threatening to boycott the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine over the government's treatment of imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko read more...
Zaměstnání | Budoucí povolání | Cartoon (Le Vif/L’Express, Brusel) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
(Cartoon) (Cartoon)...
Intellectual Property - Breaking the Rules... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Eftermiddagens bloggpost är på engelska – och ligger därför på The Embedded Citizen:Intellectual Property - Breaking the Rules...Här ställer jag frågan om "intellektuell egendom" (upphovsrätt, patent m.m.) verkligen kan betraktas som en r
Evropská unie | Může Evropa zbavit Angelu moci? (Die Zeit, Hamburg) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Francie, Řecko, Nizozemí, Německo: volby, které se uskuteční v těchto státech se navzájem velice liší. Spojuje je však skutečnost, že by mohly vynést verdikt nad protikrizovou politikou Angely Merkelové. A Německá kancléřka by se...
The Sage (or not) of Abbottabad NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Is it permitted to invest funds in the stock market, buying and selling shares, for the goal of supporting jihad, or investing some donation-derived funds in stock markets and...
Should the EU boycott Euro 2012? NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
SHOULD European Union leaders boycott Ukrainian-hosted matches in the Euro 2012 football championship, which begins next month in Poland and Ukraine? The question has gathered momentum this week after Der Spiegel, a German weekly, reported that Angel...
UK MEP Dan Hannan: Energy crisis? What energy crisis? NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
UK conservative MEP Daniel Hannan once again asks the right question: The US is showing the way with regard to the shale gas and oil revolution. Europe should follow. Sadly, the Europeans, with the exception o...
Basel III bunfight: Is this the beginning of the end? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
On Wednesday, as FT Alphaville has already illustrated, European finance ministers failed to agree legislation that would enshrine Basel III bank capital rules into law. This despite...
Beschäftigung | Job mit Zukunft | Cartoon (Le Vif/L’Express, Brüssel ) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
(Cartoon) (Cartoon)...
Wird Warren Buffett zur lahmen Ente? NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Wird Warren Buffett zur lahmen Ente?: 2011 ist das dritte Jahr in Folge, in dem Warren Buffetts Firma Berkshire Hathaway dem S&P 500 hinterherhinkt. “Jahr” bedeutet dabei jeweils das Jahr vor der Hauptversammlung von Berkshire Hathaway, die diese...
Wird Warren Buffett zur lahmen Ente? NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Wird Warren Buffett zur lahmen Ente?: 2011 ist das dritte Jahr in Folge, in dem Warren Buffetts Firma Berkshire Hathaway dem S&P 500 hinterherhinkt. “Jahr” bedeutet dabei jeweils das Jahr vor der Hauptversammlung von Berkshire Hathaway, die diese...
Lusi NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
La procura di Roma ha chiesto l’autorizzazione all’arresto in carcere per l’ex cassiere della Margherita, il senatore Luigi Lusi, accusato di aver sottratto dai fondi dei rimborsi elettorali del partito oltre venti milioni di euro.
Greek elections: Be afraid, be very afraid NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Greece goes to the polls this weekend. And it looks like it’s going to be messy. The potential for the “wrong” result to wreak havoc in the markets on Monday morning is real....