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Jubilee stewards director Molly Prince hits back in Guardian article NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
In the wake of the Jubilee stewards scandal, a sophisticated PR operation is under way to save the reputations of those involved, including the Tory peer Baroness Scott of workfare charity Tomorrow’s People, and training magnate Molly Prince &#...
France: Interview with Pirate Party candidates NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Framablog posts a long interview [fr] with 3 candidates from the Pirate Party for the upcoming French parliamentary elections of June 10/17. They explain their ideas about Internet freedom and a new way of doing politics. Written by Suzanne Lehn...
Al verde (smeraldo) NEW
Maldeuropa 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
A noi di Maldeuropa l’Irlanda piace tanto. E non solo per la straordinaria bellezza dell’isola di smeraldo, delle sue verdi colline, delle scogliere, della musica e dell’atmosfera. L’Irlanda ci piace perché, a suo modo, è u...
Tips In Selecting The Best Phone Systems NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Any form of business whether small or big needs very effective communication methods between it, its clients, creditors, debtors and suppliers. Effective communication therefore enhances easy making of deliveries, supplies and receipt or payments bei...
A note to Commission spokesperson Antony Gravili NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Dear Mr Gravili, I don’t know whether the EUobserver quoted you out of context, and whether you meant to say that only (or mostly) big corporation lawyers and “nutty NGOs” make use of the EU transparency rules. I don’t know wh...
A Common EU Asylum Policy NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Immigration and asylum are twin subjects that are guaranteed to get  Daily Mail columnists’  blood boiling; add the word Europe and the mix is toxic. Except that of course, in the real world, it isn’t. And indeed both the EU’s C...
Oro för Europa NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Arbetsdag i Stockholm som avslutades med sen arbetsmiddag kring de olika utmaningar vi står inför i EU-samarbetet inte minst inför toppmötet mot slutet av månaden. I det lite längre perspektivet och i det sammanhanget oroas jag stark...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
ROUND-UP The FT’s markets round-up: “Global stocks extended their biggest rally of the year as China cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, but US Federal...
La Francia senza Europa NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Il est sorti ! Tous ceux qui connaissent l'Italie et s'intéressent à la géopolitique connaissent Limes, LA revue italienne de Géopolitique, mélange d'Hérodote, Foreign Affairs et Politique étrangère, avec des cartes car ils ont le tropis...
The Honda CRZ - A New Car With a Very Unique Design NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The Honda CRZ is an impressive car in the line-up of Honda, and the abbreviation CRZ, refers to Compact Renaissance Zero. It is a hybrid gasoline electric automobile, which was planned and developed for production by the Japanese automaker Honda. The...
Die Sache mit der Bankenunion NEW
Der (europäische) Föderalist 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Vielleicht gelingt es Michel Barnier ja doch noch, Angela Merkel zu überzeugen.Seit ein paar Tagen ist das Europa-Vokabular um einen neuen Begriff reicher geworden. Die EU, so wissen wir jetzt, muss nicht nur eine Wirtschafts-, Währungs- und politi...
G8 & G20 Youth Summits in azione: la diplomazia parte da qui! NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Alla George Washington University, tra la 21esima e la H Street, le negoziazioni sono iniziate ufficialmente martedì ed hanno già prodotto i primi frutti: la delegazione italiana (Dario Mazzella, Caterina Bologni, Carmine Finelli, Fabrizio Ventrigl...
Boris Johnson meets Elmo from Sesame Street NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Quite a meeting of minds on the Today Show. One of them has childish tendencies and stupid hair; the other is Elmo from Sesame Street. Spot the muppet. Thanks to @Rich_Oglesby. Got a story? Let us know here.
The Price of Inequality – How innovative is the 1% NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
High income and wealth of the rich is ultimately the reflection of their higher productivity and innovativeness, says classic economic theory. More and more economists are questioning this paradigm, with some important potential implications for the...
PS / SP.a ‘Chicken Fair’ on Saturday 9 June NEW
Brussels Labour 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
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The euro gets off scot-free in this debacle – just like the black rat | Simon Jenkins NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
The eurozone suffers from the same folly that, in the 14th century, saw the Black Death blamed on everything bar its causeThe coming of the Black Death to 14th-century Europe meant the church needed someone to blame. Since God was exonerated ex offic...
La preuve par les faits serait plus convaincante que la répétition de messages ambitieux ! NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Dans un article intitulé Le bluff allemand ?, Jean-Guy Giraud, qui préside la section française de l'Union pour une Europe fédérale, s'interroge sur la réalité et/ou la force de la volonté des autorités allemandes à l'égard d'une...
Italian PD event on Friday 15 June NEW
Brussels Labour 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
The Brussels section of the Partito Democratico is pleased to invite you to an evening to present the Italian candidates who are on the list of the Parti Socialiste for the communal elections. To get to know our candidates, have a drink together and...
Eurozone: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Lowers Expectations for Quick Fix ahead of European Union Summit NEW
EU Pundit 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The Spiegel Online has the story at Merkel Lowers Expectations ahead of European Union Summit, writing inter alia about Merkel's Thursday morning interview on German TV: "Ahead of a crucial European Union summit at the end of the month, Merkel once...
Christine Lagarde's perverse praise for Latvia's economic 'success' | Mark Weisbrot NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The IMF chief surely knows better than to believe Latvia's disastrous internal devaluation is a good plan for the eurozoneIMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has made conflicting remarks in the last few months indicating that she might have doubt...
Italian workers, students block trains over labour reforms NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Piaggio workers blocked trains Thursday morning in protest at regressive labour reforms being proposed by the government of Mario Monti. A sit-in, organised by the local branch of metalworker union FIOM took place between 9.10 and 9.30 at Pontedra s...
Spain , Fitch, pain , fools and complacency NEW
Eurozoneremarks opinion 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Dear reader,just after the latest punitive action by Fitch as you can read here: A three notch cut for Spain (and a deteriorating view of those banks…)the author asks himself, what are economists for when obviously those in charge (governments,&nbs...
Wisconsin Conference NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Back in April, between the 2 rounds of the presidential election, I took part in a conference at the U. of Wisconsin in which I spoke about French politics and its implications for the euro. Today, over at Econbrowser, Menzie Chinn, who also particip...
My return to blogging: A mission statement NEW
Nosemonkey's EUTopia 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
There’s infinitely more being written about the EU these days than when I started this blog 9+ years ago. Some of it is excellent, some of it interesting, some of it utterly fatuous. My aim with this blog has always … Continue reading ...
La OCDE estrena su Estrategia de Habilidades NEW
Construyendo Capital Humano 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
En su número reciente Civil Society Newsletter la OCDE ha dado a conocer su Estrategia de Habilidades - Skills Strategy. Según la OCDE las habilidades se han convertido en la moneda global del siglo 21. Sin una adecuada inversión en habilidades, l...
Solidarity Euro-Style: Finnish loans, ECB bond purchases, EFSF tough love and assorted horror stories from the postmodern Euro-Workhouse NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The world seems convinced that Europe, perhaps under duress, put together a large Solidarity Fund (the EFSF) for the purposes of helping the fiscally-stricken Eurozone member-states avoid bankruptcy once they were frozen out of the money markets. The...
Solidarity Euro-Style: Finnish loans, ECB bond purchases, EFSF tough love and assorted horror stories from the postmodern Euro-Workhouse NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The world seems convinced that Europe, perhaps under duress, put together a large Solidarity Fund (the EFSF) for the purposes of helping the fiscally-stricken Eurozone member-states avoid bankruptcy once they were frozen out of the money markets. The...
Euro2012 - Poland's Wasted Investment NEW
Beyond the Transition 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
‘Bah, Humbug’ I hear you cry. Just as Poland and Ukraine take centre stage in hosting the Euro 2012 football championships yet another negative article is written to spoil the fun. Well let me set one thing straight. I am actually looking forward...
Promoting Anarchy and “Social Justice” Have Their Very Own Bundesministerium NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) is getting into the business of resource redistribution and „ global justice “. Meh, that’s nothing. The telling feature is that these preachers of the apocalypse for hire are forming li...
L’Allemagne va-t-elle encore une fois conduire l’Europe à sa ruine ? NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Joschka Fischer, l'ancien (Ecologiste) ministre des affaires étrangères allemand (entre 1998 et 2005, dans les gouvernements du socialiste Gerhard Schröder), n'y va pas de main morte en accusant Angela Merkel...
Euro : dernier verre au bar du "Titanic" ? par Alain Frachon (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Qui parle pour l'euro ? Qui incarne l'union monétaire européenne ? Quelle personnalité de stature internationale court d'un média à l'autre pour rassurer investisseurs et épargnants ? Personne.   On n'en veut ici ni à Herman V...
For Sequana, an issue of crumpled paper NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
We will claim a direct hit on this one.Sequana, the French paper manufacturer that takes in Arjowiggins, has announced a rescue rights issue aimed at raising €150m —...
Visualizing the Mosaic of Languages in the Caucasus NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
The mapmakers' challenging goal: show where languages are spoken, not depict dominant languages or ethnicities.
The rise and fall of European banking NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Banking in Europe boomed upon the creation of the euro and the global expansion of credit in the 2000s. In the US, banks were also riding high on strong assets growth and accompanying...
Mutinerie dans l’Est Congo, l’UE préoccupée. Le Rwanda en embuscade NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
(B2) « L’UE condamne fortement la rébellion de certains éléments de l’armée congolaise ». C’est en ces mots que Catherine Ashton a condamné, aujourd’hui (jeudi 7 juin), la mutinerie dans les forces armées de la Répu...
The sovereign debt crisis: towards fiscal union in Europe? NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
All day today the European Economic and Social Committee and, in particular, its ‘ECO’ Section has been holding a high-level conference on the theme of a possible fiscal union in Europe. The conference, opened by our President, Staffan Ni...
Football legend Beckenbauer joins Putin´s Gazprom team NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Franz Beckenbauer will join former Stasi  agent  Matthias Warnig  in  Putin´s  Gazprom team(image by wikipedia)Germany´s soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer is probably in a great need of cash. Otherwise it is difficu...
A three notch cut for Spain (and a deteriorating view of those banks…) NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Fitch has just cut Spain’s rating to ‘BBB’ from ‘A’… Outlook Negative. (That’s the same rating as Kazakhstan, for those keeping score)....
Le principe pirate essentiel : la neutralité NEW
Politique du Netz 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Celui qui veut comprendre les Pirates ne doit donc pas se réduire à la Politique du Netz mais doit la comprendre...
Greece: Inspiration Behind the Shocking ‘Modern Maenad' Photo NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
A photo showing a young naked woman, a modern Maenad (a mythological female follower of Dionysus) bleeding from her navel and holding in her hands like a newborn baby, the Greek flag, has travelled around the world. For the photographer, it underline...
EU-Kommission greift mit Konsultationen zu Urheberrecht im Internet in laufenden ACTA-Prozess ein NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
MITMACHEN: A clean or open Internet? Online-Konsultation zwischen 4.Juni bis 5.September 2012. Schon die Überschrift der Online-Konsultation ist mehr Propaganda denn Bürgerbefragung: "A clean and open Internet!". Bei dem Konsultatuonsmechanismus s...
Europe : la France doit parler NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Barack Obama, Christine Lagarde, Mario Draghi, David Cameron et tous nos grands partenaires mondiaux, demandent à l'Europe une vision claire de son avenir pour surmonter la défiance dont elle fait l'objet. Angela Merkel, Mariano Rajoy, Mari...
Fitch senkt Spanien um 3 Stufen auf BBB NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Vorher noch A. Hauptgrund für die Änderung: Kosten der Bankenrettung wird jetzt auf 60 bis 100 Milliarden Euro geschätzt. Das wären 6 bis 9% des BIPs. Bei Annahme der Kostenhöhe von 60 Milliarden wird der Gipfel der Verschuldung bei 95%/BIPs (vo...
Fitch senkt Spanien um 3 Stufen auf BBB NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Vorher noch A. Hauptgrund für die Änderung: Kosten der Bankenrettung wird jetzt auf 60 bis 100 Milliarden Euro geschätzt. Das wären 6 bis 9% des BIPs. Bei Annahme der Kostenhöhe von 60 Milliarden wird der Gipfel der Verschuldung bei 95%/BIPs (vo...
Un-lululemon-ed? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
At the risk of mangling metaphors, we should share this chart…Shorts, used to getting squeezed in lululemon, finally had something negative to celebrate on Thursday:...
Španělsko | Vykolejený vlak | Cartoon (Khaleej Times, Dubaj) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Více.
Digging for answers: getting to the bottom of the Tohoku earthquake NEW
Euroscientist Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
On the 11th March 2011 the Tohoku earthquake struck off the north-eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. An area of seafloor larger than Greater Tokyo moved eastwards by 5 metres and some parts of the fault moved by up to 50 metres. A total...
Portugalsko | Pod drtícím palcem trojky (ABC, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Už čtrnáct měsíců se Portugalsko nachází pod dohledem MMF, ECB a Evropské komise, které zemi půjčily peníze na splácení dluhu. Zatímco vyslanci mezinárodních institucí tu dohlížejí na to, aby byly zavedeny potřebné reformy, Po...
Crisis calls for Fiscal Stability Union backed by Eurobonds - Statement by Staffan Nilsson NEW
Staffan Nilsson's Comment | European Economic and Social Committ 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
On the margins of a conference organised by the European Economic and Social Committee on 7 June, the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Staffan Nilsson, stresses the need for a Fiscal Stability Union in Europe, backed by Eurobo...
La chancelière allemande affirme qu'il ne faut pas trop attendre du sommet européen de la fin juin et qu'elle est favorable à une Europe à 2 vitesses NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Dans un entretien à la chaîne ARD en date du jeudi 7 juin, Angela Merkel affirme qu'il ne faut pas trop attendre du sommet de Bruxelles des 28 et 29 juin. Le débat s'inscrira dans le long terme : " nous n'avons pas seulement bes...