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2 science projects win up to $1.3 billion each NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 25 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — Two European science projects — one to map the intricacies of the human brain, the other to explore the extraordinary carbon-based material graphene — won an EU technology contest Monday, getting up to &euro...
EU Chides Iran Over Nuclear Talks Venue Proposals NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN and GEORGE JAHN BRUSSELS _ The European Union rebuked Iran on Wednesday in unusually direct language, suggesting it was willfully delaying new nuclear talks with six world powers by changing venues and setting preconditions on how the n...
WHY IT MATTERS: The EU budget debate NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN Europe’s leaders will gather in Brussels on Thursday to decide on how much the European Union, the political and economic partnership between 27 of the region’s countries, will spend in the next seven years. Compared to the...
As Europe plots closer ties, Britain mulls split NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 19 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — Goodbye Britain? For the European Union, a once-unthinkable question is looking more like a real possibility with each new grinding week of economic crisis. The reason is that bad times are forcing the 17 EU nations that us...
ExxonMobil executive gunned down in Belgium NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — So far, it’s still a mystery. A British oil executive gunned down in front of his wife in the Belgian capital of Brussels. Helmeted assailants escaping on a motorcycle. No arrests. A driver of a white van who has not...
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i on europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
  “Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.”    — Isaac Asimov...
Wine experts: worst grape harvest in half century NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS — Drought, frost and hail have combined to ravage Europe’s wine grape harvest, which in key regions this year will be the smallest in half a century, vintners say. Thierry Coste, an expert with the European Union farmers’...
Royal wedding gives Luxembourg turn in spotlight NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN LUXEMBOURG – (AP) — The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg doesn’t get a lot of turns in the spotlight. It’s an independent country tinier than Rhode Island, the smallest U.S. state, and it would fit inside Germany, its n...
Turkey’s long effort to join EU deferred NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
    By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — Turkey’s longtime goal of joining the European Union, like a mirage in the desert, seems to fade further into the distance as time goes by. On Wednesday, the goal receded a little further as the EU issued a repo...
EU wants $12B a year from US over Boeing aid NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — The European Union said Thursday it is asking the World Trade Organization to impose up to $12 billion per year in sanctions on the U.S. as part of a long-running dispute involving government subsidies to plane-makers A...
The great chestnut trees of Europe are dying NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
By RAF CASERT GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Visit the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris and chestnut trees greet you as you wander among graves of luminaries such as Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison. When Anne Frank was in hiding from the Nazis in Amsterd...
Belgian pedophile accomplice gets early release NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS (AP) — A woman who let two 8-year-old girls starve in a cellar and helped her pedophile husband carry out horrific abuse of other girls went from prison to a convent Tuesday, outraging Belgians who opposed the early release o...
Belgians fear pedophile’s ex-wife may be freed NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS — Even after all these years, the mere mention of the name “Marc Dutroux” can wipe the smile off the face of almost any Belgian. And now that the convicted pedophile and killer’s ex-wife — an accomplice wh...
Belgian official says possible new cracks in reactor vessels unrelated to those found in 1979 NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS (AP) — Cracks in the steel reactor vessels of two nuclear plants in Belgium were found in 1979, three years before they came online, but they are unrelated to possible cracks discovered this summer, a spokeswoman for the...
Belgian authorities share information with other countries on possible flaw in nuclear plant NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — The head of Belgium’s nuclear regulatory agency said Thursday that a nuclear plant near Antwerp, where tests revealed possible hairline cracks in the vessel housing the reactor’s core, may never come online...
Increasing stereotypes threaten European unity NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — Maybe the problem is those southerners lolling in the Mediterranean sun who overspent and tax-dodged their way to ruin. Or maybe it’s the northerners, rigid beyond reason, so gloomy in their own lives that they...
Ex-wife of Belgian pedophile set for early release NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
By ROBERT WIELAARD and DON MELVIN BRUSSELS (AP) — The ex-wife of a notorious pedophile who aided her husband’s horrific abuse and murder of young girls — and who let two children starve to death while her husband was in jail — was approve...
EU begins investigation of Microsoft for failing to offer choice of browsers NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — The EU’s executive body, the European Commission, announced Tuesday that it was opening an investigation into whether Microsoft has kept the antitrust commitments it made in 2009, and warned that penalties for non-com...
EU extends Spain’s deficit timeline by 1 year NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN and SLOBODAN LEKIC BRUSSELS — The European Union worked towards stabilizing Spain’s finances Tuesday as it backed up the blueprint for the country’s €100 billion bank bailout plan with plans to grant the country an extra...
European Parliament overwhelmingly rejects ACTA anti-piracy pact NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN The European Parliament overwhelmingly defeated the international ACTA anti-piracy trade agreement Wednesday after concern that it would limit Internet freedom mobilized broad opposition across Europe. The vote — 39 in favor, 478 agai...