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Tyska konservativa kan svänga om homopar NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
En grupp tyska konservativa parlamentariker vill jämställa homosexuella par med heterosexuella i skattelagstiftningen. Något som oppositionen har drivit en länge tid men den konservativa svängningen har betecknats som ett paradigmskifte i Tyskla...
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
I found myself watching the 2011 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo this evening. The Stieg Larsson phenomenon had so far completely passed me by, perhaps because I am not the most avid of readers of crime fiction. I can imagine the book being quit...
The Closer NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
ROUND-UPThe S&P 500 eked out another day of gains, closing above 1,400, while the Dow rose for a fourth day, its longest stretch since June (Bloomberg).Lawyers for Standard...
The wheels on the car go Round and ... Metal NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
In what could be a new trend for this Kat, following her posts on food and slightly naughty things, she seems to be developing another niche in intellectual property: IP in the automotive industry. First, there was the alleged misuse of confidentia...
Useful Links for REACH Regulation NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Here's a collection of links about REACH that may be helpful.  Note that all links go to ECHA site or IUCLID site, should be straightforward which is which. Useful REACH links:New version of REACH-IT was released July 11, 2012. ECHA to publish m...
The Curse of Coltrane NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours ago
It’s Edinburgh Fringe time, folks, and radical comics from every corner of the the world have decended upon that fine city to purvey their wares, make their names and split our sides. Or not, as the case may be. Today’s Graun reviews one...
U.S. Fiscal Policy: Avoiding Self-Inflicted Wounds NEW
iMFdirect 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
In late 2012 or early 2013 the U.S. federal government will again reach a statutory borrowing limit and will not be able to issue additional debt. Why is this a problem? First, because the federal government is spending considerably more than it coll...
Tra parentesi NEW
BXLBLOG 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
(Dorando Pietri, Olimpiadi di Londra, 1908) ...mai come in questo momento il sottotitolo di questo blog è stato tanto azzeccato. Ed io, ad un metro dal traguardo, sono talmente stanca che forse non riesco neanche ad afferrarlo. O forse non me ne i...
Depression statt Wachstum NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Wiederholen sich die 30er Jahre in Europa? Die deutsche Wirtschaft geht auf Sinkflug, Frankreich droht sogar eine Rezession. Damit bewahrheiten sich die Prognosen vieler Ökonomen, dass der... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
D’oh! Mitt Romney part-owned company that trades with Iran NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Republicans have spent the last day attacking the Obama administration after a staffer was revealed to have given paid speeches to a company which traded with Iran. They even released an attack ad on the subject — which would all be pretty em...
Palestine: Swedish Ship Attempting to Break the Blockade Sails to Gaza NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Scandinavian ship SV Estella will attempt to sail to Gaza in an attempt to break the blockade on the Palestinian enclave. The ship sailed from Oslo on August 7, 2012, and is backed by mostly Swedish and Norwegian groups. Organizers hope that other sh...
Part 3 in Erkan’s adventures to go to Finland. Day 1. NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
I could finally got the passport, rushed back to my parents’ place, which was on the way, used their broadband I have been paying, dealt with some departmental issues online, went over some issues related to trip and here I am: In a Nilufer Sey...
Gun control: The USA has a longstanding history of a gun culture NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Aurora shooting and Sikh temple shooting happened in less than three weeks. Questions: Would you expect some debate on the gun control? Should America have this debate or would you say there is no link between the gun laws and recent and past
If you Yankees were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help; There was a great King somewhere in your life NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Althouse has a similar post (with the help of Meade), in text form (cheers to Instapundit): Lord North: Look, if you colonists have been successful, you didn't get there on your own. You didn't get there on your own. I'm always struck by colonists an...
L’embargo par les armes contre la Syrie de l’UE suivi par une dizaine de pays. Quid des « défections » ? NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Plusieurs Etats européens – candidats ou non à l’adhésion Union européenne ont adopté des mesures similaires à celles prises par l’Union européenne en juillet, visant principalement au renforcement de l’emb...
Systémique économique NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
On parle souvent des "prophéties autoréalisatrices" . Dans une prophétie, dès le départ on énonce ce qu'on craint, on parie contre, et c'est mon comportement qui va provoquer la crise qu'on a pensée dès l'origine. source Aujourd'hui, le...
The Euro’s First Decade: A Disaster in the Making? NEW
Europeanization 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The first few years of the Euro’s operation – beginning in 1999, with the irrevocable fixing of exchange rates and the entry into circulation of Euro coins in 2002 – hardly presaged the crisis to follow. For Italy, the convergence of interest...
Entre Belarus et Suédois, le torchon brûle (maj) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 1 Minute ago
(BRUXELLES2) La Biélorussie a décidé d’expulser tous les diplomates suédois en poste dans la capitale et de rappeler ses diplomates en poste à Stockholm d’ici le 30 août. Entre les deux pays, la situation est toujours tendue. Vendre...
Current online editorial trends NEW
Writing for (y)EU 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
It's been an interesting editorial season. Regular readers of this blog know well how I fight my frustration not working for a Hollywood TV Show by considering years from September to June, calling them "season", just like you'd do fo...
Turkish Airlines: Brutally Yours… NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
From LabourStart and the International Transport Workers Federation: We need your help to pile on more pressure on Turkish Airlines (THY) and the Turkish government to reinstate the 305 dismissed aviation workers and end the strike ban in the industr...
Degrowth, expensive oil, and the new economics of energy NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
"Expensive oil … does appear to be suffocating the debt-ridden, global economy, just as it is trying to recover … Unfortunately, mainstream economists, including those in government, seem oblivious to the close relationship between en...
Debate | Pelos Estados Unidos Repartidos da Europa (euobserver.com, Bruxelas) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Em economia, mas também na diplomacia ou simplesmente na administração, a dimensão dos países conta. E a dos Estados da UE, demasiado pequenos à escala global, já não é operacional. A solução? Aplicar à Europa o modelo dos Estados Unidos,...
The end of Catholic Ireland | Mary Kenny NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Many Irish people have ditched the religion of their ancestors, but the generous impulses of faith live onIn the historic sense, Ireland's long love affair with the Catholic church was, as Ella Fitzgerald once sang, "too hot not to cool down". Cathol...
Debatte | Für die Vereinigten Kleinstaaten von Europa (EUobserver.com, Brüssel) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Die Größe eines Landes ist entscheidend: wirtschaftlich, diplomatisch und auch in der Verwaltung. Im weltweiten Vergleich sind die EU-Staaten einfach zu klein. Die Lösung? Europa nach dem Vorbild der USA umbilden. Das zumindest schlägt der Journa...
Debata | Za Spojené státečky evropské (euobserver.com, Brusel) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
V ekonomice, ale i v diplomacii či státní správě na velikosti země záleží. Pro některé státy EU, zvláště ty, které jsou v globálním měřítku příliš malé, už stávající model rozdělení Evropy nefunguje. Je tu nějaké ře
September Will be a Doozy Again this Year NEW
Euro area debt crisis 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Before you take off for your August holiday, you should probably be aware of what you’ll be coming back to in the eurozone (EZ) in September (warning: the following may make you decide not to come back). For the second September in a row, developme...
Russia: Pussy Riot Doomed by Its Own Supporters? NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Recent online coverage of the Pussy Riot trial makes it seem as if all of Russia is mobilized in protest against the inordinately harsh treatment the three arrested band members have received. In fact, many well-wishing bloggers continue to aggravate...
September Will be a Doozy Again this Year NEW
Euro area debt crisis 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Before you take off for your August holiday, you should probably be aware of what you’ll be coming back to in the eurozone (EZ) in September (warning: the following may make you decide not to come back). For the second September in a row, developme...
Iceland must comply with EU rules if it is to join the club NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The EU should not lower its standards on whaling or fisheries whatever the economic rewards might be of allowing Iceland to join the European club - argues Stephen Tindale...
Brief from the AdvoKat: UK Disclosure - It’s not chickenfeed (EPO Decision T1839/11) NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The AdvoKat At the end of June, the Technical Board of Appeal (TBA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) issued its reasons for the decision revoking Novozymes's European Patent 18034592 which concerned the protection of enzymes added to animal feed...
Il Celeste nord NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Ieri il presidente della Lombardia, Roberto Formigoni, è intervenuto sul ‘Corriere della Sera’ per sostenere la necessità di creare “macroregione del Nord”, dicendosi pronto anche a discutere con il Governo per rivedere i confini amministra...
Les nouveaux maîtres de l’Europe : jeunes et un peu perdus NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
D’un clic, les jeunes traders de la City peuvent faire tomber des gouvernements ou menacer la survie de l’euro. Mais, de leur propre aveu, ils ont du mal à interpréter les signaux confus en provenance des dirigeants européens et jouent …...
How to Evade the Constitution: The Case of the Hungarian Constitutional Court’s Decision on the Judicial Retirement Age NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Kim Lane Scheppele On Monday 16 July, the Hungarian Constitutional Court handed down its biggest decision of the year. It held that the sudden lowering of the retirement age for judges is unconstitutional because it gave the judges no time … Co...
Reino Unido | Passou um ano | Ilustração (The Independent, Londres) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
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Großbritannien | Das Jahr danach | Cartoon (The Independent, London) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
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Make Your Tour Experience with The Help Of Tour Operators NEW
ECJWatch 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
In this busy world it will be nice top go for a tour in the holidays since it helps the travelers to get a life that is free from their regular works along with the advantage of free from their … Continue reading →...
All eyes on asset encumbrance in Europe NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Fitch has published an in depth analysis of encumbrance on EU bank balance sheets on Wednesday — a key talking point given the market’s current focus on such senior debt,...
Utopianism and its’ Limits NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
With a history of extremist utopianism, European elites once again might be dreaming their populations into social failure again. Take for example the fetish for redrawing maps, exemplified by the bleatings of one who assumed that not just people, b...
Hur vi vann ACTA NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
När EU-parlamentet röstade nej till ACTA-avtalet den 4 juli 2012 var den en riktigt stor seger.  Vad var det vi gjorde rätt, och hur kan vi göra det igen? Det är frågor vi behöver diskutera, för vi kommer att behöva göra det igen. ACTA-avt...
Hur vi vann ACTA NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
När EU-parlamentet röstade nej till ACTA-avtalet den 4 juli 2012 var den en riktigt stor seger.  Vad var det vi gjorde rätt, och hur kan vi göra det igen? Det är frågor vi behöver diskutera, för vi kommer att behöva göra det igen. ACTA-avt...
Paris, exerciţii de admiraţie | Blog NEW
Ochiul Europei 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Nu fugiţi din faţa titlului! Ştiu că veţi zice "oh, încă un articol adormitor despre capitala franţujilor". Vă jur că nu e aşa. Este doar o re-descoperire a unui oraş pe care, ca şi localnică, l-am uitat şi l-am în...
Earth is NOT too big to fail NEW
Keeping Cool 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Does it also annoy you when climate sceptics, or even just those who suffer from a sparsely furnished upper storey, tell you they don’t care about human impact on nature, because “the Earth is just sooo big. There is no way human life could hurt...
Krize eurozóny | Banky přestávají ze strachu z rozpadu eurozóny půjčovat NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
V Evropě se tříští jednotný trh s finančními službami, protože regulátoři kvůli rostoucím obavám z rozpadu eurozóny tlačí na banky, aby se stáhly za své st&aa...
Návrat do Španělska (1/3) | Vše se točí kolem krize (Der Spiegel, Hamburk) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Co se to vlastně ve Španělsku děje?, táže se Evropa a především Německo. Der Spiegel vyslal jednoho ze svých reportérů, syna španělských gastarbeiterů, aby se vydal do země svých rodičů pátrat po příčinách krize. Více.
De volta à Espanha (1/3) | Tudo gira à volta da crise (Der Spiegel, Hamburgo) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
O que se passa em Espanha?, questiona a Europa e sobretudo a Alemanha. "Der Spiegel" pediu a um dos seus jornalistas, filho de trabalhadores imigrantes espanhóis, que regressasse ao país dos seus pais e que descobrisse a origem da crise.
The TeamEU versus China debate NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
There’s been a lot of chatter on twitter and elsewhere about the fact that were all 27 member states of the EU competing as TeamEU at London2012 then we’d be way ahead of China in the Olympics medals table. That is of course statisticall...
Zurück nach Spanien (1/3) | Alles dreht sich um die Krise (Der Spiegel, Hamburg) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Was ist in Spanien los?, fragt sich ganz Europa, allen voran die Deutschen. Der Spiegel hat seinen Reporter, Sohn eines spanischen Gastarbeiters in Deutschland, zurück in die Heimat seiner Eltern geschickt — auf der Suche nach den Ursachen für di...
EU behåller trycket på Rumänien NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Den politiska turbulensen i Rumänien fortsätter. På onsdagen kände sig EU-kommissionär Viviane Reding nödgad att uttrycka sin oro över påtryckningarna mot landets författningsdomstol. EU:s justitiekommissionär Viviane Reding har ännu...