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How Bad is Youth Unemployment in Southern Europe? NEW
Eurovision 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Youth unemployment in Europe has captured worldwide headlines during the crisis, with new highs being reported almost weekly.  The current figures paint a daunting picture in the south of Europe: in May, 52.1% of young people in Greece and Spain...
Eurocrash: last ditch or ready to ditch? NEW
EU Referendum 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Following Drahgi's intervention, with a promise of "whatever it takes", then backed by the joint statement from Merkel and Hollande to like effect, we now get Die Welt reporting that the ECB is preparing a large-scale intervention, and has an "inexha...
The European Parliament tries to “save” YOUTH in Action… a bit at least NEW
kielspratineurope 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
The next generation of EU programmes is due to start after 2013 with the new financial period from 2014 to 2020. Already back in 2011 the Commission started with the shaping of the new programs. I became pretty clear that the very successful YOUTH in...
Grand Junction NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Grand Junction, as N° 1 sprog put it, is the sort of town where the main street is called Main Street. To be fair, it is the largest city in Western Colorado and is an outdoors sort of place – a base camp for those who wish to hike or bike in...
Europe Accepts A Little Reality NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Europe's top financial chieftains acknowledged a formerly unspeakable truth yesterday: Greece cannot, now or ever, fully repay the money it borrowed under false pretenses.The world did not end. There was no panic in the streets. In fact, markets rall...
The Harrogate Agenda – direct democracy, part I NEW
EU Referendum 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
There are good reasons for being cautious about direct democracy, when the primary instrument of this form of people power is the referendum. It was, after all Hitler who in 1938 used the referendum to cement single-party rule and confirm his dictato...
Syria: destruction and a dearth of diplomacy NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Outside powers, the US and Russia in particular, must consider restarting talks if the ruination of a country is to be avoidedPresident Obama's decision last year to call for the fall of the Assad regime, in which he was followed by Britain and other...
Olympic PR of the week NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
With companies falling over themselves to profit from the Olympics – but without breaching onerous legislation designed to protect official sponsors such as McDonald’s — we had to admire this bit of brinkmanship from Specsavers.
Parteienfinanzierung à la Europa NEW
Martin Ehrenhauser (MEP) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Von Alexander Sander Zusätzlich zu den nationalen Parteiförderungen fließen aus dem EU-Budget rund 77 Millionen Euro jährlich direkt oder indirekt an die europäischen Parteien. Medienberichte über Korruption und Steuergeldverschwendung im…...
Winning over Buba NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
This’ll surely liven up next Thursday’s ECB meeting…Via Bloomberg late on Friday (which was citing two central bank officials):Having secured the backing of governments in Spain,...
Estonia: The Euro Dream (Part II) NEW
European Student Think Tank 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
The Estonian dynamic and vibrant economy has survived the Euro crisis with remarkable resistance and recorded robust economic growth in times of looming austerity and monetary stagnation. This is the second and final part of Henri Erti’s analysis o...
Convergence, Crisis, and Capacity Building in Emerging Europe NEW
iMFdirect 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe has been through a lot. In two short decades, the region moved from a communist planned system to a market economy, and living standards have converged towards those in the West. It has also weathered major cr...
"Embrasser l'esprit olympique" pour Androulla Vassiliou NEW
Le Cercle des Européens 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 10 Minutes ago
A l'occasion des Jeux Olympiques, Androulla Vassiliou, Commissaire européenne chargée de l'éducation, de la culture, du multilinguisme et de la jeunesse, nous rappelle que dans ces temps de crise, l'UE a l'intention d'augmenter son soutien à des...
Noves sessions dels “Esmorzars Europeus” al setembre (CIDOB & CCME). NEW
eurolocal 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 16 Minutes ago
El dia 14 de setembre de 2012 tindrà lloc un Esmorzar Europeu, organitzat pel CIDOB i el CCME, amb el Sr. Iñigo Méndez de Vigo com a convidat especial. El Secretari d’Estat per a la Unió Europea reflexionarà sobre l’orientació de la polí...
So Long, and Thanks for all the Kleingebäck NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 23 Minutes ago
In the town of Breisbach on the Rhein river near the gateway to the Black Forest - in the most prosperous and Cutsie-poo part of Germany, we discover the success of European social solidarity and integration of outsiders, their tolerance for others,...
Eurozóna | Mario Draghi klidní krizi NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 27 Minutes ago
„Draghi ujišťuje, že ECB zachrání euro,“ hlásá list Corriere della Sera, který dále upřesňuje, že milánská burza posílila v reakci na prohlášen&iacut...
In this photo, AKP MP’s son identifies the policeman he quarreled… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 30 Minutes ago
This photo was taken in Hatay’s Dörtyol district. The son of the MP identifies the policeman he quarreled in this line up…Not all citizens have the same opportunity… Related posts: Photo Gallery: Istanbul’s Gay Pride March &#...
Istanbul tours and more… An Istanbul news roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 39 Minutes ago
Istanbul in top 10 street food list Hurriyet Daily News From the visually-striking stalls selling döner (lamb, chicken, or beef on a vertical skewer) to the balık ekmek (fish sandwiches) sold off of boats, one of the greatest attributes of Istanbul...
Vacances... NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 53 Minutes ago
Elles sont imméritées, j'en conviens, mais le fait est là : je suis en vacances. Certes, on ne va pas en faire un fromage, surtout que le Tgv annonce une heure de retard. Toutefois, le billet de ce soir sera un peu réduit, pour marquer le co...
The Growing North – South Split in the Eurozone NEW
Rubicon Crossing 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago
The southern eurozone countries seem to want to blame all the economic ills on Germany and northern eurozone economies, the ECB and IMF in response for their strict austerity reforms. Yes the eurozone is largely in recession, as is most … Conti...
The Growing North – South Split in the Eurozone NEW
Rubicon Crossing 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago
The southern eurozone countries seem to want to blame all the economic ills on Germany and northern eurozone economies, the ECB and IMF in response for their strict austerity reforms. Yes the eurozone is largely in recession, as is most … Conti...
London Olympics: an “obscene totalitarian spectacle” NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 17 Minutes ago
A view from Canada, by Dr. Dawg (slightly edited and adapted by CC): Here you have England, host to the 2012 Olympics. First, the bill: The total Olympics budget is set at $14.7-billion (£9.3 billion to the taxpayer) - nearly four times the 2005...
Zona euro | O bálsamo de Mario Draghi sobre a crise NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 28 Minutes ago
"Draghi garante que o BCE vai salvar o euro", anuncia o Corriere della Sera, que destaca que a Bolsa de Milão ganhou 5,62%, após as declarações do presidente do Banco Central Europeu. E em 27 de julho, ...
Czech President: Eight measures that could save Europe NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 28 Minutes ago
Czech President Václav Klaus is just about the only European leader who dares to tell the truth about the present state of the euro and the European Union. And he knows what should be done in order to make the necessary changes: .. there i...
Londýn 2012 | Nadešel čas her | Karikatura (Al-Mustaqbal, Bejrút) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 44 Minutes ago
Více.
London 2012 | Zeit zum Spielen | Cartoon (Al-Mustaqbal, Beirut) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
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Roménia | A favor ou contra o “ditador Băsescu” (Jurnalul Naţional, Bucareste) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago
Em 29 de julho, os romenos vão às urnas para confirmar o recusar, em referendo, a suspensão do Presidente, votada pelo Parlamento no início do mês. A campanha foi virulenta nos dois campos políticos e na imprensa. Assim o testemunham estes dois...
Pour une équipe olympique européenne ? NEW
Vivre l'international 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 58 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous,Alors que les jeux olympiques 2012 sont sur le point de commencer à Londres, laissons-nous aller à rêver un peu.En 2008, la Chine triomphait à Pékin avec 51 médailles d'or (100 médailles au total) devant les États-Unis et la R...
Euro-Zone | „Mario Draghis Zauberworte“ NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 1 Minute ago
„Draghi sichert zu, dass die EZB den Euro retten wird“, meldet der Corriere della Sera und betont, dass die Mailänder Börse nach der Erklärung des Präsidenten der Europäischen Zentralbank 5,62 Prozent zugelegt h&a...
Rumunsku | Pro nebo proti „diktátoru Băsescovi“ (Jurnalul Naţional, Bukurešť) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Rumuni mají 29. července v referendu stvrdit či odmítnou sesazení prezidenta, které na začátku července odhlasoval parlament. Ostrá kampaň proběhla jak uvnitř obou politických táborů, tak v tisku, jak dokládají následující dva ú...
The O[deleted] G[deleted]s Begin! NEW
EuroSavant - Commentary on the European non-English-language pre 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Hooray! The London 2012 Olympic Games formally open today! Although of course some athletes have already been in action even from Wednesday, mainly the football players. Let me repeat, though, that this blog is generally not interested, certainly not...
Rumänien | Für oder gegen den „Diktator Băsescu“ (Jurnalul Naţional, Bukarest) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 14 Minutes ago

In einem angespannten Klima stimmen die Rumänen diesen Sonntag darüber ab, ob Präsident Traian Băsescu seines Amtes enthoben werden soll oder nicht. Die beiden politischen Lager lieferten sich einen scharfen Wahlkampf. Nachzulesen in zwei Komm...
CJEU to give pharma company branding a health-czech NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Even with his eyes shut, Oscar could alwaystaste which colour the swans were -- but heliked the black ones best ... All the way from the Nejvyšší správní soud - and you've got to believe the IPKat, it really is the Nejvyšší správní soud; t...
US heatwave: Wind energy powered 4000 blow dryers in Illinois when the demand was greatest! NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
During the recent heatwave in Illinois nuclear, coal and gas-fired plants were running at full capacity. But we did not see any reports by the otherwise so active "progressive" enviro-fundamentalists about the great contribution of the much touted wi...
Grécia | Apoio de Barroso mal recebido NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
“Já chega, Sr. Barroso”, lança o To Vima, um dia depois da visita a Atenas do presidente da Comissão Europeia, a primeira desde 2009. “A Grécia pertence à família europeia e a...
Time to treat farmers fairly on milk prices NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
A long-term solution to the dispute over milk prices in the United Kingdom would be for the country to free itself from the Common Agricultural Policy by leaving the EU – but in the meantime wholesalers and retailers should treat farmers fairly, ar...
Bail-ins, an exit consent challenge NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
On this quiet, Olympics Friday — some bank bail-in reading, courtesy of a judgement by the High Court of England and Wales.It’s come down surprisingly hard on a small,...
The upper Colorado River NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
For pretty much the rest of the day we followed the upper Colorado River as it slowly grew in size and steadily cut deeper and deeper into the surrounding rock. The scenery (like all of the Amtrak trains, there was an observation car) was just beauti...
Can Draghi bluff as well as Trichet? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
“Such a speculation [on whether Greece will default] would be a sure-fire way of losing money given the decisions taken last Thursday.”- Jean-Claude Trichet, in...
Tandem NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
La Cancelliera tedesca Angela Merkel e il presidente francese Francois Hollande hanno prodotto un comunicato congiunto nel  quale dicono che: «La Francia  e la Germania sono fondamentalmente attaccate all’integrita’ della zona euro. Sono deter...
Nous sommes tous des Grecs en crise ? Surtout pas ! NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
En temps de crise, il est important d’appeler les choses par leur nom. Et pour ce faire, on peut compter sur la classe politique, ironise la Süddeutsche Zeitung, qui livre un florilège de citations depuis le début de la crise … Continuer l...
Řecko | Barrosova podpora nebyla dobře přijata NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
„To stačí, pane Barroso,“ píše To Vima den poté, co předseda Evropské komise navštívil poprvé od roku 2009 Atény. „Řecko patří do evropské rodiny a do...
Griechenland | Barrosos unwillkommene Unterstützung NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
„Es reicht, Herr Barroso“, schimpft To Vima, einen Tag nach dem Besuch des EU-Kommissionspräsidenten, dem ersten seit 2009. „Griechenland gehört zur europäischen Familie und zur Eurozone, und wir wollen, dass das so b...
Cengiz Aktar: Kapsayıcı ve dışlayıcı dışpolitikalar NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Kapsayıcı ve dışlayıcı dışpolitikalar                       Ayın başında Dışişleri Bakanı Ahmet Davutoğlu’nun Paris çalışma ziyaretine katıldım. Bakanın bir Fransız düşünce kuruluşunda yaptığı ufu...
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EU Referendum 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
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Thermodynamic II and ice sculputers NEW
Europlay 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Some processes are reversible, some not. Some changes proceed gradually, some changes accumulate unnoticed for a while and then manifest dramatic effects all of a sudden.For example, let's take water. When we start heating a pot of water initially it...