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No reason to celebrate Spanish wind power "record" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The European wind power lobby is celebrating the fact wind turbines in Spain at 1:37 in the early hours of 19 April accounted for 61% of the country´s energy demand:Last month wind power in Sclpain reached new heights. This extract from the Spa...
Those magnificent presidents in their flying bathrooms NEW
Global Dashboard 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
There was mild amusement yesterday when newly-minted President Hollande had to delay his arrival in Germany after lightning struck his government jet.  The jet in question (seen back on the tarmac above) looks quite modest from the outside.  Let...
Russia: State TV Justifies May 6 Police Violence, Cites Spanish Bill Criminalizing Online Protest Organization as Example NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
In the final segment of the report [ru] on the May 6 protest in Moscow, which ended in clashes with riot police, the Russian state-owned Channel 1 mentioned, among other things, a Spanish draft law [en] criminalizing online organization of public pro...
Russia: State TV Justifies May 6 Police Violence, Cites Spanish Bill Criminalizing Online Protest Organization as Example NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
In the final segment of the report [ru] on the May 6 protest in Moscow, which ended in clashes with riot police, the Russian state-owned Channel 1 mentioned, among other things, a Spanish draft law [en] criminalizing online organization of public pro...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
ROUND-UPThe S&P 500 dropped for a fourth day, its longest pace of declines for a month, closing down 0.4 per cent at 1,324.80. Bank shares led the way down (Bloomberg)....
Iranian trade unionist given six-year prison sentence NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Visit our website. www.justiceforiranianworkers.org Follow us on Twitter.   CAMPAIGN NEWSLETTER 14.5.2012   AMNESTY URGENT ACTION for Reza Shahabi and Zabihollah Bagheri TRADE UNIONIST GIVEN SIX-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE Iranian trade unionist Reza...
Iranian trade unionist given six-year prison sentence NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Visit our website. www.justiceforiranianworkers.org Follow us on Twitter.   CAMPAIGN NEWSLETTER 14.5.2012   AMNESTY URGENT ACTION for Reza Shahabi and Zabihollah Bagheri TRADE UNIONIST GIVEN SIX-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE Iranian trade unionist Reza...
Michael Gove’s £370,000 vanity bibles have reference to him on spine NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Bibles commissioned by Michael Gove and distributed to every state school in the country have a direct reference to him on the spine, Political Scrapbook can exclusively reveal. In an act of breathtaking hubris, the tomes bear the prominent wording
Framme i soligt Canada NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
OTTAWA: Efter en lång flygning över ett molnigt Atlanten har jag nu landat i den behagligt soliga kanadensiska huvudstaden och även lyckats ta mig till hotellet. Snart väntar middag med försvarsminister Peter MacKay och en del av hans medarbetar...
Global Voices Seeks Contributing Editor for RuNet Echo Project NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Global Voices is seeking a part-time Contributing Editor to support our coverage of Russian citizen media, as part of our RuNet Echo project. The project provides comprehensive and deep reporting on and analyses of the Russian-language online communi...
The man who could decide the future of Europe NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Who is Alexis Tsipras? What is Syriza? Can Greece find a way out of the crisis? A wide–ranging in-depth interview with the leader of the radical left party that could emerge as the largest force in the country’s June 17 elections. The int...
Loving comparisons NEW
eurotale 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
One French diplomat ridiculed David Cameron by describing him as “like a man who wants to go to a wife-swapping party without taking his own wife”. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: David Cameron, EU, Eurocrisis, Europe, politics, two-sp...
Keep the Internet open NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
It was a needed wake up call. Vinton Cerf, our Chief Internet Evangelist, recognised as one of "the fathers of the Internet", came to Brussels this week to talk about keeping the Internet open. At meetings at the European Commission and European Par...
A torch the Nazis lit | Guy Walters NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The Olympic flame that reaches Britain on Friday was initially a way of glorifying Hitler's regimeSeventy-eight years ago this month, two elderly Germans found themselves on a train to Athens. As they watched the scenery chuff past, they discussed ar...
“Rosneftegaz”: comeback of V.Putin’s adherents NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
The last of the published orders of the prime minister of the Russian Federation V.Putin contains information on inclusion of the acting vice-premier I.Sechin into the list of candidates for elections of board of directors in Rosneftegaz as represent...
Discuss among yourselves, inflation trend path comparison edition NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
A chart from Market Monetarist:And one from James Bullard (that’s US PCE below):Caveats related to commodity prices, the ECB’s actual inflation target, the differing time series,...
Success in digital communications on issues: the three Cs NEW
Steffen Moller 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
A lot of digital issues comms may appear good at first glance, but does not tick enough Cs to succeed, the three being: content, community and campaign. Here’s a hypothesis representing pretty much any organisation that conducts online communicatio...
Menos mortalidad por cáncer en Europa NEW
Europa451.es 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 1 Minute ago
INFORMACI&O [...]...
FOMC minutes for April 24-25 meeting NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Yes, of course, there was a lot of stuff in the minutes about recent trends in the economy and the looming fiscal cliff and inflation forecasts and so on. The word “uncertainty”...
European Designer Jewelry NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
With the advent of computers and internet, the online business opportunities have exploded in the recent with the inclusion of many items in the online selling. The popularity online business has attracted many entrepreneurs to offer precious items i...
Zagreb – traditionsreich, jung und aufgeschlossen NEW
Im Herzen Europäer 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Seit gut 30 Jahren sind mein Mann und ich Kroatien-Fans. Keine vier Autostunden von unserem bayerischen Zuhause entfernt, können wir an Kroatiens Küste spontan entspanntes Sommer- und Meerfeeling auftanken, wenn Wolken und Regen Zuhause mal wieder...
Grateful to Meciar? NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
It's hard to argue with a recent IHT article that concluded that the Velvet Divorce "proved a boon to both countries that emerged from it."...
Greece: TEDxThessaloniki 2012, the Courage to Create NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Twelve hours long, with more than 20 speakers and performers, over 700 attendees and 5.000 livestream viewers from 57 countries; on Saturday May 12, TEDx Thessaloniki 2012 provided an inspiring intermission from the agonizing climax of the financial...
In Grecia si va a nuove elezioni NEW
Gli Euros 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours ago
Atene perde l'occasione (non si sa quanto prelibata) di una soluzione all'italiana: professori e cattedre a dirigere i banchi del governo. Logorata da pesanti contrasti interni, delegittimata da una popolazione stanca della soffocante cappa di auster...
Le ultime ed indecise mosse della Grecia NEW
Gli Euros 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
A seguito del fallimento delle trattative per la creazione di un governo, la Grecia torna alle urne a metà Giugno. I mercati, nell'attesa, tremano e spunta l'idea di un'uscita della Grecia dall'Eurozona. A dieci giorni dalle elezioni, la Grecia si r...
The Greek people now face a stark choice: in or out? | Timothy Garton Ash NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
It's just another election in the birthplace of democracy, but the future of Europe may turn on this oneWhen Germany's chancellor Hannelore Kraft met France's president François Hollande in a sunny Berlin earlier this week, they agreed on a compelli...
Un pas spre egalitate! La alții… NEW
Gabriela Cretu (MEP) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Noul guvern francez este compus dintr-un  număr egal de femei și bărbați. Este un punct din programul prezidențial îndeplinit. Nu sunt sigură că activitatea și prezența lor ar putea contrabalansa misoginismul unora pe care-i cunosc din ace...
Health claims NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Today the European Commission approved a list of 222 health claims - e.g. that calcium influences bone health - that may be used in advertising and on food labels, since they are based on sound scientific advice. Without such a list, producers and ma...
Norbert Röttgen: verspekuliert und alles verloren – ein politisches Drama! NEW
kielspratineurope 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Das ist einmal ein politischer Absturz in wenigen Tagen, der sagenhaft ist. Vor dem vergangenen Wochenende war Norbert Röttgen Bundesumweltminister, Vorsitzender des größten CDU-Landesverbandes, Spitzenkandidat für die Landtagswahl und heimlicher...
Merkel sacks the main architect of Germany´s controversial energy transition NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
German Chanchellor Angela Merkel today fired the main architect of the her government´s energy transition policy (Energiewende), Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen, who lost a major election for Merkel´s CDU party in North Rhine-Westfalia last S...
Grecia: El drama, el dracma y una novela negra NEW
Eurity 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Eugenio Hernández / Twitter: @ebarcalaLa fecha es el 17 de junio. Pero los griegos no parecen llamados a conformar sólo un gabinete estable ese día. La cita es un referéndum sobre su continuidad en el euro y, la parte por el todo, sobre el futuro...
Shining Path – not where Humala wants to spend time NEW
Foreign Policy Association - EU at 50 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
    In my first post as part of the Foreign Policy Blog Network, I summarized Peruvian President Ollanta Humala’s efforts to appease the markets through pro-business Cabinet appointments. In two well-respected placements, Luis Miguel Cast...
A Two-Tier Commission? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
In light of the arrival of 34 new French ministers, I thought it might be worth reposting my suggestion for a two-tier Commission: Is it possible to create a two-tier Commission without changing the Treaties? Firstly: What do I mean by a two-tier Com...
Lech Wałęsa - Trade Unionists Should Be Beaten with Truncheons NEW
Beyond the Transition 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Lech Wałęsa is of course most famous for being leader of the Solidarność movement in the 1980s. The man who stood up to the Communist authorities, led a social movement that claimed 10 million members and eventually paved the way for the end of t...
Zur Firmung ins Puff NEW
RandomInsights (AT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Eine wunderschöne Geschichte hab ich heute im Standard entdeckt: In der Steiermark ist es offenbar gang und gäbe, als Belohnung zur Firmung vom Firmpaten einen Besuch im Bordell gesponsert zu bekommen. Respekt. So mit 12, 13 Jahren den männlichen...
Zur Firmung ins Puff NEW
RandomInsights (AT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Eine wunderschöne Geschichte hab ich heute im Standard entdeckt: In der Steiermark ist es offenbar gang und gäbe, als Belohnung zur Firmung vom Firmpaten einen Besuch im Bordell gesponsert zu bekommen. Respekt. So mit 12, 13 Jahren den m&au...
L’enjeu: repositionner la construction européenne NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
La campagne présidentielle très franco-française avait occulté l’Europe. Au lendemain de l’investiture du président Hollande l’Europe revient au premier plan de l’actualité. La Grèce inquiète l’Union. Les élus de la législative ne...
The Geopolitics of Overconsumption, Where Less is More NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
People around the world observe North American and European consumption habits and desire to emulate them. But if everyone were to consume like a typical North American, we would need five planets.
Bütis Woche, 16.Mai: Worüber Straßburg kommende Woche berät NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Eine Übersicht der Themen auf der Tagesordnung im Plenum der kommenden Woche in Straßburg. Beschäftigen wird sich das Europäische Parlament insbesondere mit dem anstehenden EU-Sondergipfel, auf dem ein Wachstumspakt angenommen werden soll. Pho...
The state of foreign bank branches in Korea NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Authors: Christopher Byungho SuhForeign bank branches in Korea have gradually gained importance, increasing their share of the total assets of the Korean banking industry from 6.3 percent in 2000 to 14.2 percent in 2009. But recently, both their grow...
The state of foreign bank branches in Korea NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Authors: Christopher Byungho SuhForeign bank branches in Korea have gradually gained importance, increasing their share of the total assets of the Korean banking industry from 6.3 percent in 2000 to 14.2 percent in 2009. But recently, both their grow...
Michel Barnier and the future of the French right NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
In our interview published today with Michel Barnier, the silver-haired Frenchman who oversees the EU’s financial system, he talks in great depth about the future of banking regulation and his relationship with François Hollande. EU commissioner M...
Jeu concours sur EGEA NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
J'ai déjà signalé le magazine guerre et histoire, lancé à l'automne dernier et qui rencontre un succès mérité. Je signale d'ailleurs le dernier numéro sur la légion romaine, tout à fait remarquable. Dans leur nouvelle mouture, ils on...
Physical Therapy Assistant Career Information NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The person who assists and helps a physical therapist providing physical therapy to patients is a physical therapy assistant. Physical therapy assistants typically follow the orders of the senior therapist while treating patients. They help the physi...
Interview: Der europäische Normungsprozess NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Mein Interview vom 16.5. mit dem DIHK zur Europäischen Normung und diesbezüglichen Herausforderungen für KMUs...
Hootsuite vs. TweetDeck NEW
Waltzing Matilda 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
From the Owly Gallery Did you know, Belgians organise one of the most bizarre contests? We judge the twitter of birds and call it a sport; “finch sport” to be exact. Prizes go to the bird that tweets a particular mating call the most time...
Is the ECB trying to push Greece out of the euro? We’re not so sure… NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
A story seems to have taken hold today that suggests the ECB may be indirectly trying to push Greece out of the euro by reducing its liquidity support to its banks which, the theory goes, would threaten a banking collapse and cause Greece to leave th...
Maastricht NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 1 Minute ago
To Maastricht this morning, to the European Institute of Public Administration, for a business meeting. Once the meeting was over we had to wait a few minutes for our minibus back and so we nipped into the ancient church opposite, the Onze-Lieve-Vrou...
Justiça internacional | Mladić enfrenta as suas vítimas | Cartoon (Danas, Belgrado) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
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Justiça internacional | Mladić enfrenta as suas vítimas | Cartoon (Danas, Belgrado) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
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