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The tourists who could save Greece are the rich of China and India, not Europe | Ian Jack NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 1 Month, 14 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Contrary to what you might hear, Greece still welcomes German tourists. But they – and other Europeans – are just not coming in the numbers they used to"We had a splendid time at the Villa Paradiso," we wrote in the visitor's book after a&nb...
Yemen: Yemen Through Our Lenses Exhibition NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 14 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Yemeni journalist and blogger Afrah Nasser is using social media to raise funds to stage a photography exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden. Find out how you can help Afrah achieve her mission and support Yemeni photographers showcase their work and talen...
The Aurora Massacre NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
This evening we ate Beijing duck in Chinatown and then headed off to the cinema, as I had promised our party a viewing of The Dark Night Rises as my birthday treat. The film was completely sold out but it was only after I had bought tickets for the n...
Das konnte ja keiner ahnen! – Mythen der Krise Teil I: Die Welt wurde von der Krise überrascht NEW
EUtopia 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Sinn und Zweck dieser Postreihe ist es, einige der Mythen zu entlarven, mit denen wir von Medien und Regierungen gefüttert wurden. Der erste Mythos ist die Idee, dass die Krise unerwartet kam und die Welt überrascht hat. Wir unterscheiden hier nich...
Domanda NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Domanda: perche gli investitori dovrebbero puntare su una spa (Unione europea) alla quale i soci di maggioranza dicono di credere ma si comportano al contrario? Ci risentiamo tra qualche giorno...
Italy’s Constitutional Court delivers blow to privatisation of local services NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Italy’s Constitutional Court has declared  the privatisation of local public services unlawful  in a decision that has been hailed as a major victory by those campaigning against the sell off public services in the country. The court decide...
Britain and India - A malign influence? NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
As readers of this blog will know, I generally comment on books, articles and experiences which are enriching.But this week I've read a book which made me angry - Michael Wood's "The story of India", which accompanied a BBC television series of that...
Unterschrift: Dein Finanzamt, Hilfssheriff beim Verfassungsschutz NEW
... Kaffee bei mir? 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Es ist ja gerade Sommerloch, und es regnet. Da habt ihr sicher ein bisschen Langeweile, deshalb meine gute Tat für heute: Ihr könnt euch schon mal einlesen, damit ihr im September fit seid, wenn die Diskussion losgeht. Es hat sich nämlich “f...
Testul de etică al comisiilor de etică NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Plagiatul lui Victor Ponta a ajuns testul de etică  al comisiilor de etică din România. Să ne imaginăm că  o comisie de etică trezește suspiciuni în privința acurateței sale etice și deci asupra validității activităților ei. O ma...
Secularism and the role of religion in secular society [part 2] NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
European Week 2012, day 4 Lord Richard Harries, former Bishop of Oxford (UK) Afsin Yurdakul, freelance journalist based in Istanbul, writing for Foreign Policy and other publications (Turkey) Ghia Nodia, Professor, Director of International School fo...
The Free Syrian Army controls border areas NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Juan Cole (Informed Comment) writes: Free Syria exists along Syria’s borders with Turkey and Iraq.  The Free Syrian Army, somewhat to my surprise, is beginning to take and hold territory, acting more like a conventional army than like a guerrilla...
Building a civil economy NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 15 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
"The current crisis of global capitalism provides a unique opportunity to chart an alternative to the complicit collusion of central states and free markets that characterise liberal political economy. From this perspective, the proposed shift of...
The Weekender NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 16 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
This week on FT Alphaville,- More on Spain’s bail-in and the ECB’s U-turn, courtesy of Joseph…- … And while we’re on the subject, Finland scored an EFSF victory:...
Steps To Becoming A Veterinarian NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 16 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
In order to be a veterinarian Milwaukee WI, you should be a person who thoroughly enjoys being around animals and caring for them. You should be able to handle stressful situations when animals are critically ill or have been severely … Continu...
La cittadinanza: diritto o «fine»? Spunti dal passato NEW
Eurobull 2 Years, 1 Month, 16 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Il dibattito Recentemente il pubblico italiano, specialmente sui social network, si è nuovamente interessato alla questione dell'assegnazione della cittadinanza a chi – in un modo o nell'altro- è entrato a far parte di una comunità “nazionale
Eine konsolidierte Demokratie in Thailand? NEW
IFAIR 2 Years, 1 Month, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Der Besuch von Premierministerin Yingluck Shinawatra in Deutschland wirft ein Schlaglicht auf die Entwicklung der Demokratie in Thailand – trotz oder gerade ob unzähliger Putsche ist das Land tief gespalten zwischen sich gegenüberstehenden Lagern...
More on M-pesa and e-money NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 17 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
We wrote about Kenya’s M-pesa mobile money model on Wednesday, which we think is a really innovative and encouraging development in the world of money supply.The point...
Famine no more NEW
Kristalina Georgieva 2 Years, 1 Month, 17 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Number of View: 206 A year ago, in July 2011, I travelled to Dollow, a Somali border town, the last stop for refugees from war and hunger before they crossed into neighbouring Ethiopia. The severe drought, combined with chronic abject poverty and con...
Rapport Bockel sur la cyberdéfense NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 1 Month, 18 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Le sénateur Jean-Marie Bockel, ancien Secrétaire d’État aux anciens combattants, vient de rendre public son rapport d'information sur la cyberdéfense. Ce rapport fait partie d'une série de cinq rapports sénatoriaux, parus cette semaine, autou...
Case C‑171/11, Fra.bo SpA NEW
ECJBlog 2 Years, 1 Month, 18 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Can Article 28 EC be applied to a private-law certification body? Fra.bo was an undertaking established in Italy which manufactured and sold copper fittings. Copper fittings were connections between two pieces of piping for water or gas, with seali...
Case C‑171/11, Fra.bo SpA NEW
ECJBlog.com 2 Years, 1 Month, 18 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Can Article 28 EC (now Article 34 TFEU) be applied to a private-law certification body? >> Fra.bo was an undertaking established in Italy which manufactured and sold copper fittings. The DVGW was a non-profit body governed by private...
IOER, negative rates, and Ben NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 18 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The ECB’s recent decision to lower its deposit rate to zero raised speculation in the market that the FOMC might be considering the reduction or elimination of the 0.25 per...
Cine cu cine se va bate de fapt pe 29 iulie? Băsescu a trădat! De ce (nu) ne pasă? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 18 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Liviu Pop a putut sa demonteze din realizările lui Funeriu. Înainte de a ne apleca asupra întrebarii din titlu, hai sa încercăm să raspundem unei întrebări frământătoare: cum de a putut Liviu Pop să demonteze din structurile puse la punct...
Com utilitzar els programes d’ajut a la cultura de la UE? NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Els fons europeus i el desenvolupament a través de la cultura: El grup d’experts en indústries culturals dels estats de la UE ha publicat el manual ‘Com podem utilitzar estratègicament els programes d’ajuts de la UE, incloent-hi els...
Els reptes i les oportunitats per al turisme marítim i costaner a Europa. NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Oportunitats per al turisme marítim i costaner a Europa: La Comissió Europea obre un procés per consultar totes les parts interessades en el turisme marítim i costaner a Europa, ja que presentarà al llarg d’aquest 2012 una comunicació so...
Le modèle écologiste NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Contribution au dossier "Socialisme et écologie" de la revue socialiste Vendredi, à la veille des élections législatives de 1993. - L'alimentation soutenable / Écologie politique, Présidence Mitterrand 2, 1993...
Ecologia | Poluidores | Cartoon (Trouw, Amesterdão) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Ver mais.
Spain downgraded just after receiving bail-out confirmation NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
On the day Spain received formal confirmation from eurozone ministers of its €100bn bank bail-out to a backdrop of street protests, the country is downgraded by a ratings agency to just one notch above default...
Reino Unido | Espírito olímpico orwelliano (The New York Times, Nova Iorque ) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Enquanto atletas de todo o mundo se preparam para o início dos Jogos Olímpicos, a 27 de julho, os londrinos queixam-se de graves problemas de trânsito e atrasos nos transportes públicos, para além de uma presença prepotente de meios de seguran
Espanha | Em busca de um novo espírito de equipa (El País, Madrid) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
A 19 de julho, várias centenas de milhares de pessoas manifestaram-se contra a política de austeridade do Governo de Mariano Rajoy. Hoje, numa altura em que é necessário um grande salto, acabou a confiança dos espanhóis naqueles que os governam...
Open Government Data - Offene Daten für Wien NEW
facts and figures europe:. 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Wien hatte im Mai 2011 als erste österreichische Verwaltung einen Open-Government-Data-Auftritt. Freilich waren es noch vor allem "low hanging fruits", also Daten, welche ohnedies weitgehend öffentlich waren.Low hanging fruits. Aber immerhin: Am 17...
New Belgian Nationality Law: still something to celebrate? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group On 19 July, a proposed new Belgian Nationality law passed the Belgian Parliament’s Justice Committee with a large majority. Natu...
Der Test von Bukarest | Editorial NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Was passiert gerade in Rumänien? Aus Sicht von Brüssel und den meisten europäischen Hauptstädten begeht die Regierung von Victor Ponta Machtmissbrauch, weil sie ihre Männer in Schlüsselpositionen des Parlaments und der J...
Editorial du N° 124 de Nea say. Le Royaume-Uni lance un audit sur l’Europe. Bientôt il sera face à un référendum ! et bientôt une Europe sans lui ? NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
En sept ans, jamais  Nea say n’a consacré un article auRoyaume-Uni, le moment est venu car l’heure de vérité est arrivée. Une redéfinition des liens avec l’Union semble inéluctable et peu importe le processus finalement choisi. Toujours...
Le Royaume-Uni lance un audit sur l’Europe: Bientôt un référendum, puis une Europe sans lui ? NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
En sept ans, jamais  Nea say n’a consacré un article auRoyaume-Uni, le moment est venu car l’heure de vérité est arrivée. Une redéfinition des liens avec l’Union semble inéluctable et peu importe le processus finalement choisi. Toujours...
Ecos de la columna de opinión Rue Wiertz, 60 NEW
Salvador Garriga 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours ago
http://www.nacionred.com/partidos-politicos/un-eurodiputado-del-pp-lamenta-la-derrota-del-acta-y-anticipa-el-exito-del-partido-piratahttp://www.gty.co/el-eurodiputado-del-pp-salvador-garriga-lamenta-la-derrota-del-acta-y-anticipa-el-exito-del-partido...
So, Euro-enthusiasts: still worried about Britain missing the train? NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Maybe it's all this talk of spending more money on rail infrastructure , or maybe it's my mounting irritation over the preposterous HS2 scheme, but I have train metaphors on the brain. Brussels has risen for the summer, and Eurocrats and MEPs are hea...
O teste de Bucareste | Editorial NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
O que se passa na Roménia? Sob o ponto de vista de Bruxelas e da maior parte das capitais europeias, o Governo de Victor Ponta abusa do seu poder ao colocar os seus homens em lugares-chave do parlamento e da justiça e tentando destituir...
Warren Buffet and Stock Analysis NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
When someone like Warren Buffett speaks, people listen. On any topic, it is stock news and it is followed closely by many. The stock market, in general, reacts to his words on most topics. An investor almost doesn't need to do any stock analysis if W...
More emails, a wholly unregulated Libor NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
This seems wholly inadequate– Mervyn KingThe Bank of England released another set of Libor emails on Friday. The emails were mostly fired off between the Bank, the New York Fed,...
Visita de Daniel Fernandez. PP San Martín del Rey Aurelio NEW
Salvador Garriga 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
La pasada semana, Daniel Fernández García, miembro de la Junta Local del Partido Popular de San Martín del Rey Aurelio, visitó el Parlamento Europeo y mantuvo una reunión con el eurodiputado del grupo del PPE, Salvador Garriga, para tratar la pr...
Introducing the AdvoKat: Does Neurim represent an important development in SPC jurisprudence? NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
 The AdvoKat:  the wig looks great, but is still not friendly for protruding Kat ears. The IPKat and AmeriKat have been cultivating the next guest Kat for several months, teasing readers as to the identity of the new guest Kat. The IPK...
Ekologie | Znečišťovatelé | Cartoon (Trouw, Amsterdam) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Více.
Novi novi NUK NEW
Turkov čas-opis 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Tole sem povedal ob otvoritvi razstave projektov za NUK II. Poudarjam, da sem to pisal prej, preden sem imel možnost za silo spoznati prvonagrajene projekte Zmagovalec drugega natečaja za NUK II (Bevk Perović arhitekti) Spoštovani NUK2 je gr...
Ökologie | Schmutzfinke | Cartoon (Trouw, Amsterdam) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Mehr....
Contra BIP: Human Development Index 2011 NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Index der menschlichen Entwicklung: Der Bericht 2011 trägt den Titel „Nachhaltigkeit und Gerechtigkeit: Eine bessere Zukunft für alle“ und berücksichgt viele Faktoren. Norwegen, Australien und die Niederlande führen die Weltrangliste im Inde...
Lumpen-politica şi costurile de exit NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Ce au în comun Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Nicolae Ceuşescu, Ion Diaconescu şi Adrian Năstase? Nu, nu e vorba doar despre faptul că au respectivii au fost la un moment dat cei mai importanţi oameni politici din ţara românească. Mai există înc
William Howard Taft NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
It is Trivial Pursuits for political anoraks time. Readers of this blog will know that I regularly illustrate entries about the European Economic and Social Committee’s ‘enlarged Presidency’ with a picture of William Howard Taft, wh...
A New Deal NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Another Washington memorial got me thinking about European parallels. The Franklin Delanoe Roosevelt Memorial is a pleasant and extensive collection of water sculptures and marbled gardens marking FDR’s unique four mandates. Excerpts from some...
Why Washington? NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
A good example of that mess is the way Washington became the capital city of the United States. As part of the new Constitution, the founding states agreed to have a capital city that was not governed by a state, which ruled out Pennsylvania and gave...