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The EU’s new bank bailout agency: a preview NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 1 Year, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Barnier, standing at right, may be in for another tussle with Germany's Wolfgang Schäuble. With Brussels gearing up for tomorrow’s much-anticipated unveiling of the European Commission’s proposal for a new EU agency to take over resp...
#WENAG #69: iRock. Der Schaukelstuhl mit eingebautem iPad Halter... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
#WENAG #69: iRock. Der Schaukelstuhl mit eingebautem iPad Halter und iPad-Lademöglichkeit. Energiegewinnung durch Schaukeln versteht sich. (via Micasa)...
Let's be safe NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Part of consumer protection laws introduced in Europe deal with product liability and consumer safety. As of 1 November 2012 new set of such consumer safety rules came into force in the EU, concerning motor vehicles safety. (Regulation 661/2009) This...
Undvik fällorna med kortavgifter NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Risken är stor att konsumenterna blir de stora förlorarna när kostnaderna vid kortbetalningar ska regleras i EU.
Sprottiges aus Lettland: Russifizierter Fisch NEW
Lettland 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Woran liegt es eigentlich, dass lettische Produkte - oder sagen wir mal "Produkte aus Lettland" in Deutschland so schlecht vermarktet sind, gerade im Lebensmittelbereich? Gut, vielleicht kann man nicht verlangen dass es "lettische Abteilungen" in den...
Towards removing hurdles to single market NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The European Parliament adopted yesterday a non-binding resolution addressing consumers' concerns with regards to the single market. In the resolution the Members of the European Parliament point out specific cases in which the lack of sufficient, un...
Cypriot NRA finalises draft Decree on conumer protection NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
OCECPR has issued its final version of the draft Decree (in greek) on consumer protection, prescribing the info that operators have to include in their bills and make publicly available and providing measures for consumer protection as regards PRS.
Tackling food waste and losses in the EU NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Up to 50% of food gets wasted in EU households, supermarkets, restaurants and along the food supply chain each year, while 79 million EU citizens live beneath the poverty line and 16 million depend on food aid from charitable institutions. The public...
The Tory-led Coalition goes against Tory MEPs on food labelling NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 10 Months, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
 The British government today went against their own Tory MEPs and decided to recommend the ‘traffic light’ system for food labelling to retailers and manufacturers in the UK. It is tragic and to our great shame that obesity rates are &#...
Public affairs, sushi and dreams of England NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 1 Year, 10 Months, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
A little known fact about me is that for one dark summer I worked six nights a week over a ten week period making sushi for one of the UK’s leading supermarket chains. Yes, you’ve guessed it. I grew up in England’s sushi capital; Worksop, North...
Call to the PM Erdogan: Stop your government’s proposed “Death Camps” for stray animals! NEW
Turkish social democratic view - Brussels 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
I just signed the following petition addressed to: The Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan. —————- Stop Turkey’s proposed Death Camps for stray animals! Dear Mr Prime Minister We have been shocked and outr...
Global recall NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
A new OECD internet portal that was launched in Brussels today allows consumers to check information on products that have been taken off the market because of safety problems. The portal will be fed by the input of consumer authorities worldwide, wh...
Seduction by Contract NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours ago
NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill just published a book on the legal, economic and psychological aspects of consumer contracts. The introduction to the book, entitled 'Seduction by Contract', is available on SSRN and may be summarised as follows: 'Consu...
Policy Brief: Food Waste NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Tackling food loss and waste could make a significant contribution to combating hunger and increasing farm incomes where it is needed most. One-third of all food produced for human consumption worldwide is lost or wasted. That translates into 1.3 bil...
"When Policy ignores Evidence: Badgers and Austerity" by Simon Wren-Lewis NEW
Social Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
In the wood next to our house live at least one fox and maybe some badgers. We have seen badgers around, but it was only this summer that we first saw a badger walking (or more accurately sniffing) its way through our garden. It caused great exciteme...
Fur is only natural on the animal that was born with it | Mimi Bekhechi NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
It's wrong to defend this cruel industry in which suffering and abuse is rifeHannah Betts admits that her stance on fur "foxes people" (Happy to do skin, 19 September). It should. Betts's defence of the undeniably cruel fur industry includes numerous...
Kicking the car industry out of the driving seat NEW
David Cronin - Campaigning Journalist 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 23 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Imagine a band of brigands so depraved, it steals food from the poor and gives it to the better-off. Imagine that the band has been condemned by all kinds of "respectable" organisations but waits for several years before making any amends. The Euro...
Rungis by night : bienvenu au marché aux poissons NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Promenez-vous la nuit au marché aux poissons de Rungis. Rencontrez un chef anglais venu de Londres pour faire ses course, un négociant de poisson pour qu'il vous décrive son travail, ou flânez entre les étalages d'espadon, de crevettes et de req...
Eine Nacht auf dem Fischmarkt von Rungis NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Mitternacht. Paris geht ins Bett, Rungis steht auf. Wir haben uns auf dem zweitgrößten Fischmarkt der Welt (nach Tokio) umgesehen. Jahr für Jahr werden dort 145.000 Tonnen Fisch und Schalentiere weiter verkauft. Wir haben einen britischen Starkoch...
Meble do kuchni jak zakupić przez internet NEW
EuroLynx 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Kupienie szafek kuchennych jest przebiegiem zawiłym oraz pracochłonnym. Ktokolwiek kto chodź raz nabywał kolejne meble kuchenne internet wie ile to zaprząta czasu oraz nerwów, poruszanie się po salonach w poszukiwaniu salonu w jakim natrafimy...
Wymiana mebli kuchennych NEW
EuroLynx 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Wraz z upływaniem czasu w obrębie Warszawy zakładanych jest coraz to więcej salonów, w których istnieje możność nabycia szafek do własnej kuchni. Jest to toteż niezwykle ciekawe wyjście, dzięki któremu da się wybitnie wiele uzyskać. P...
Wenag #67: Hundekeks-Maker NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Wenag #67: Hundekeks-Maker: Hundekuchen zum Selberbacken. Ich möchte aber nicht wissen, wie danach die Wohnung riecht … The Dog Biscuit Treat Maker – Bow-Wow!
Boosting confidence and growth NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Today the Council of the EU adopted a resolution: "A European Consumer Agenda - Boosting confidence and growth" in reply to earlier Communication of the European Commission of 22 May 2012. (The New Consumer Agenda) The Council welcomes the...
Denial is not the right way to avoid troubles... NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 36 Minutes ago
... at least not for airlines. On October 4, the CJEU issued two decisions which help clarify the scope of Regulation 261/04 on Denied Boarding, also in relation to its predecessor Regulation 295/91 (repealed).While Regulation  295/91 was explicitl...
Amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire: l’Union européenne adopte une liste des substances aromatisantes autorisées NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
L’utilisation de substances aromatisantes dans les denrées alimentaires sera encore plus sûre et plus transparente grâce à deux actes législatifs adoptés aujourd’hui par la Commission européenne. Seules les substances aromatisantes fig...
Increasing food production in the poorest countries to reel in prices NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
According to recent updates by Reuters, EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs  has said that building strategic agricultural stocks to curb market volatility, as proposed by France, would not be the most effective way to tame food prices.
Cable Bill too High? Move to Europe NEW
Europe Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to migrate to Europe well then here is one more reason that you might not have considered: your cable bill, which is almost certain to be much cheaper if you’re living anywhere on the continent. And no...
The Importance Of Having Vets For Your Pets NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Vets Houston is health care practitioners who tend to animals which are inflicted with any kind of condition. They can diagnose and treat many types of illness and conditions which are likely to animals. It is also their duty to … Continue read...
How Your Vet Can Help in the Prevention and Treatment of Canine Distemper NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Apart from you, your dog has to have a second best friend. In most cases that friend is a vet Seattle. These doctors will do what they can to prevent diseases from inflicting your dog. When they do get inflicted, … Continue reading →...
What to Consider When Choosing a Vet NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
A Carmel vet is a type of doctor whose expertise is mainly on carrying out treatment for various types of animals. Many professionals of this career specialize their services to particular animals only. For instance, some restrict their services to &...
Maintaining the flavour NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
The European Commission adopted today two new regulations (No 872/2012 and No 873/2012) concerning the use of flavouring substances in the EU. Various flavouring substances are added to food to improve or alter the taste, odour and other attributes o...
Choosing the Right Pet Hospital NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 57 Minutes ago
When it comes to choosing the most excellent Santa Barbara pet hospital, it is necessary to find one before an emergency situation takes place. In case of emergency, the health care facility’s availability, hours, and location should be accessi...
Radical Simplicity and the Middle-Class – Exploring the Lifestyle Implications of a ‘Great Disruption’ NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition “How would the ordinary middle-class consumer – I should say middle-class citizen – deal with a lifestyle of radical simplicity? By radical simplicity I essentially mean a very low but bi...
Endlich: Klaus von Extra 3 erklärt Designer-Outlet-Center NEW
Blick Log 1 Year, 11 Months, 21 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
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How To acquire Your Photo Taken For A Polish Passport NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
A Polish passport is a vital record that shows you are really a citizen of the European Union. This is probably one of the greatest factors why you should get a passport if you are a dual citizen because you can benefit from all the legal rights as w...
EU vill införa kassettavgift på molntjänster NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Varje gång du köper en ny hårddisk för att spara dina egenproducerade hemmavideos och semesterbilder på, måste du betala en avgift till insamlingssällskapen (typ STIM eller SAMI). Den är inbakad i priset på hårddisken. Samma sak gäller min...
Plain packaging and the European Commission: is there a mixed message? NEW
The IPKat 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Plain packaging but no need for a health warning? Christo's Reichstag Proposals for standardised packaging of tobacco products, which not so many years ago were regarded as little more than a distant threat, have become reality in Australia and look...
Slovak Telekom Scraps iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Ahead of Friday Launch NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Slovak Telekom AS, a unit of Deutsche Telekom AG and owner of one of Slovakia's two leading cellular operators, Thursday said it has scrapped plans to allow its clients to pre-order the iPhone 5 before the high-profile smartphone by Apple Inc. goes o...
More justice (and money) for consumer protection? NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
This month BEUC published an interesting position paper on Re-directing Justice. This paper encourages the European Commission to redirect portions of fines that it collects when monitoring infringements in EU competition law. Some of this money shou...
Che Guevara on Everything From Beer Mugs and Flip Flops to Santa Hats and Russian Dolls Through Dog Jackets and Pink Underpants NEW
¡No Pasarán! 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
From Switzerland, Le Monde's Michel Guerrin brings back an article on René Burri, the Swiss photographer whose photo of Che Guevara has been pilfered on a thousand objects, from curtains to bikinis, 160 of which have been assembled in a Vevey exhibi...
Från konsument till undersåte NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Jag har just varit på en workshop om "paketering av ohälsosamma produkter" här i Europaparlamentet.Som jag skrev förra veckan planerar EU att följa Australiens exempel med "plain packaging" för cigaretter. Det vill säga paket i neutral f
Mein erstes Handy NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Die Mitglieder der Redaktion vom Blogger erinnern sich an ihre ersten Bekanntschaften mit Handys Ende der 1990er Jahr. Zwei Minuten pure Nostalgie: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku-iiM5JB4k&feature=colike[/youtube]...
Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
According to the Directive 2001/18/EC genetically modified organism (GMO) “means an organism, with the exception of human beings, in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating and/or natural re...
Consumer trust in an ever more complex landscape NEW
MHP Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
As with fashion, interiors, technology and baby names, PR and marketing strategies and tactics tend to move in cycles. However, whilst the past few years have been about brands delivering engagement, creating advocacy and driving credibility, one of...
Back-and-forth discussion on Food Security NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Just weeks before the European Development Days 2012 is set to take place, Debating Europe raises awareness over food security. The platform, which aims to provoke as much back-and-forth discussion as possible between the readers and experts, asks:
Men drive car insurance prices up NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Last month we mentioned that the new interpretation of the Gender Directive of 2004 forces the insurers to abandon their current rules on calculating insurance premiums on the basis of gender. (Is living longer still worth it?) While women could and...
Learn more about self employed mortgage NEW
Land Next Door 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Nowadays, there are so many people who are struggling with their problems. They need to be focus for solving those problems. Well, what is your biggest problem? Do you need the best solution for purchasing a new home? Some people who don’t need bud...
EU court case says EU bloc already approved GMOs NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Last week, in a ruling  from the European Court of Justice, it was determined that genetically modified crops cannot be subject to individual nation’s authorization because the European bloc already approved their use and marketing.
Cette semaine : Cher portable ! NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Après avoir éteint son cellulaire, le Blogueur enquête en Italie, où l’on jongle souvent avec deux portables et toujours avec les tarifs ; en Grande-Bretagne, où de jeunes gentlemen apprennent la bienséance téléphonique ; dans le sud de la...
Diese Woche: Handy – lieb und teuer NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Ein Blick auf die letzte Handyrechnung war klar: Wir machen eine Sendung über Kosten und Kultur der Mobiltelefonie.
Pamper Your Locks While Visiting Spain NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Many people find that they have so many day-to-do commitments that there just isn't the time in their busy schedule to fit in hair and beauty treatments. This coupled with the fact that many spas and beauty salons in the UK are over-priced, is perhap...
How can we ensure global food security? NEW
Debating Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Ultimately, what matters most is “bread and butter” politics. It’s easy to obsess about the current state of Europe’s economy, but there’s no shortage of other challenges facing the world right now; issues like energy s...
Guest blogger: Monique Clark on the Italian-American “Gravy” vs. the American “Sauce”! NEW
Title of the blog ...Sempre Sicilia: Immigration , Migration and 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
At my invitation on one of my former posts (August 12) for guest bloggers who want to share an aspect …Continue reading »...
Kroes seeks cure for constipation over Twitter NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
When your ducts are outdated, the increase in content can create blockages. The solution? More fibre, natch. Europe's commissioner for telecoms stuff passed that message on this week over that there twitter, giving momentum to an "I WANT FIBRE" cam...
New regulations on food labelling coming up: further protection for traditional and regional products NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
European Parliament has accepted new regulations for food labelling. The regulations aim to better protect and give clearer information, particularly on the issues of traditionally manufactured and regionally manufactured products. The regulations...
Why Hair Extensions Are Important To Women NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours ago
Do you want to see and experience the feeling wearing the hair extensions? Do you have that admiration on women who are so stunning with their respective long and natural hair? If you are indeed left in awe by these gorgeous looking women, then you c...
Unfair gas prices increase even if properly notified? - AG Trstenjak in RWE Vertrieb (C-92/11) NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
13 September 2012: Opinion AG Trstenjak in RWE Vertrieb (C-92/11) Advocate General Trstenjak issued an opinion today on the interpretation of the provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Directive 93/13. Unfortunately, it is not yet available in En...
The role of water accounts in water resources management NEW
Taking stock on water issues in the EU 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Water accounting is the ultimate step in the implementation of water resources management system. It goes further that modeling which is aimed at understanding better the problems and the interactions. As for as business bookkeeping, water accounts h...
No such thing as 'easily digestible' wine - CJEU in Deutsches Weintor C-544/10 NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
6 September 2012: CJEU judgement in Deutsches Weintor (C-544/10) Last Thursday the CJEU decided that wine producers may not label or market their wine as 'easily digestible' even if that 'health claim' is correct. In order to protect consumers...
Ministers to discuss possible measures to tackle water scarcity NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
This week Cyprus hosts the Informal Agriculture meeting.  Ministers will especially discuss on water scarcity and land abandonment, both linked to adverse climate conditions. As the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy is ongoing, the attent...
Sharp price increases for food products can be avoided NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Following sharp price increases for some food products such as maize, wheat and soybeana, fears are mounting of a repeat of the 2007-2008 world food crisis. In light of some uneasiness, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of...
Deeming food waste a major issue NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Following some intensive discussion in Germany about discarding food, Ulrich Koester, examines the methodology of identification of food loss and the magnitude of estimated quantities and values. The post, published at the website ‘CAP reform’, q...
Factors to Consider When Picking an Animal Hospital NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
One of the most important decisions you can make as a pet owner is to choose the right animal hospital in San Jose. By being choosy during the process of selection, you make sure that your pet will receive the … Continue reading →...
EU reglerar vidare... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
EU har planer på att följa Australiens exempel, vad gäller att lagstifta om "neutrala" cigarettpaket. Och man kan tycka att det är märkligt att förbjuda företag att exponera sina egna varumärken på sina egna, lagliga produkter.Men det stanna...
Bart: A Belgian Lightweight NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
A prominent Belgian politician spills the beans on how he lost 60 kilograms.
How citizens changed EU law… NEW
Europeans for Fair Roaming 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Get the amazing Info Graphic about the FairRoaming campaign here! Europeans for Fair Roaming has been instrumental in once again bringing down roaming charges in Europe, as the campaign evaluation done by us over summer has shown. Over the time ̷...
Talking about money NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Last week the Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament announced its doubts as to the sufficiency of the budget proposed for the 2014-2020 Consumer Programme. So far, 197 million euro was budgeted for proposed developments, mainly as far...
Eurocommissaris Kroes ondermijnt netneutraliteit NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Eurocommissaris Kroes geeft ruim baan aan het voorstel van Europese telecombedrijven voor een tolweg op internet. Dit voorstel ondermijnt de netneutraliteit en verdient een duidelijke afwijzing. De Nederlandse regering moet in Brussel gaan knokken vo...
Estlands Vogelzug NEW
Estland 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Unaufhaltsam wird es Herbst. Das ist an den kürzer werdenden Tagen zu merken. Oder daran, dass die Zugvögel sich wieder auf den Weg Richtung Süden machen.Estnische Vogelschützer haben einige Vögel mit Sendern ausgestattet, so dass genau nachvoll...
Vers une révision des systèmes de qualité des produits agricoles NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Le recours à des dénominations de qualité permet aux agriculteurs de valoriser l’excellence ou l’authenticité de leurs productions. La politi-que européenne qui promeut la qualité des produits agricoles et alimentaires de par leurs...
FAO fordert sinnvollen Umgang mit dem wertvollen Gut "Lebensmittel" NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Die Studie FAO (2011): Global Food Losses and Food Waste zeigt noch einmal auf, wie verschwenderisch mit Lebensmittel umgegangen wird. Ein Drittel aller weltweit produzierten Lebensmitteln wird nach UNO-Angaben von der Produktion bis hin zum Kon...
Tricks to Finding Good Veterinarians NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours ago
Locating good Dallas veterinarians is a necessary part in keeping your pet healthy and happy. They are trained to conduct routine checkups to assess the general health of the animal and will be able to provide treatment if he is … Continue read...
Factors to Consider When Searching for a Veterinary Clinic NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
There are several factors that you may need to consider when trying to choose a Fishers veterinary clinic where you can take your pets. Among the most common considerations are the location, offered services, payment methods, reputation, and the type...
'Everything must go' - on pre-requirements to announce sale - AG Trstenjak in C-206/11 Köck NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
6 September 2012: Opinion of the Advocate General Trstenjak: C-206/11 (Köck) Yesterday, there was also an opinion issued in consumer law related case C-206/11 (Köck). The case concerned interpretation of the scope of the Unfair Commercial Pra...
The Neighbours - In Ravioles we trust NEW
Vivre l'international 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous,Si vous n'êtes jamais venus en Drôme-Ardèche et dans les environs proches, alors vous êtes passés à côté de l'une des merveilles du monde culinaire, une spécialité divine : les ravioles !Ne surtout pas confondre les ravioles...
Timex tut in style NEW
MHP Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Media, fashion bloggers and retailers came together for a fashion first from Brand at MHP’s client Timex last night. Brought on board to help make a younger audience think differently about the brand and showcase the watchmaker’s style credential...
Biosprit: Teller statt Tank NEW
INSM BLOG 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Nachdem die Vereinten Nationen die US-Regierung dazu gedrängt hat, die staatliche Förderung für die Produktion von Ethanol auszusetzen, hat nun Bundesentwicklungsminister Dirk Niebel einen Verkaufsstopp für den Biosprit E10 in Deutschland geforde...
WENAG #60: Cocktail-Maschine Das brauche ich. Glaube ich. Auch... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
WENAG #60: Cocktail-Maschine Das brauche ich. Glaube ich. Auch wenn einige der üblichen Zutaten bei mir in der Flasche schlecht werden würden … Nicht der Alkohol, die Säfte natürlich … gefunden beim Kraftfuttermischwerk...
Ensuring integrity of financial benchmarks NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The European Commission opened today a new public consultation related to the production and the use of indices serving as benchmarks in financial and other contracts. (Consultation on benchmarks and market indices launched following LIBOR manipulati...
Travel agents may not automatically include insurance NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
A travel agent may not automatically include travel insurance when selling airline tickets. Such “optional extras” may only be offered on an “opt-in” basis. The EU Court of Justice followed its advocate-general, Jan Mazák, in...
Duty to warn clients in construction sector NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Imagine you are building a house for your family. You've hired a builder and an architect. After months of work, you are about to move in when after a storm you discover your roof is leaking. Let's say the architect made a mistake and forgot to add a...
Sharing radio spectrum would benefit consumers NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
While internet is growing, the regulations that allow to maximise its use have sometimes some catching up to do. For example, in order to introduce and use wireless broadband services a certain radio spectrum needs to be used. The problem is that the...
Tierquälende Litauer? NEW
Litauen 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Litauen gilt als eines derjenigen Länder in Europa, wo noch mehr naturgemäße Landschaften erhalten sind als im restlichen Europa. Gerade aus den dichter besiedelten Metropolen fahren Menschen gerne nach Litauen, auch um selten gewordene Tiere und...
Diese Woche wieder: Übergewicht, eine Staatsaffäre NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Der Blogger hat diese Woche schwer verdauliche Kost für euch. Nach der Sendung hat man erst mal Lust, joggen zu gehen… Die Sendung Der immer auf die schlanke Linie bedachte Blogger ermittelt in Dänemark, dem Königreich der Milchprodukte, wo...
Cette semaine : obésité, de quoi l’État se mêle ? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Retrouvez dans l’émission : Attentif à sa ligne, le Blogueur enquête au Danemark, royaume des laitages qui s’attaque à coups de fat tax à son industrie agro-alimentaire ; dans la pourtant svelte Italie, où les ciccioni, jeunes obèses d...
Beauté débordante NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Pour les femmes qui dépassent la taille 44, il est toujours aussi difficile de se vêtir à la mode. Merci pour elles, la blogosphère a pris le relais. Il arrive que les magazines féminins défient le conformisme filiforme en présentant en couver...
L’obésité animale : un problème de plus en plus pesant NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Alors que les Terriens sont de plus en plus obèses, leurs animaux domestiques ont une fâcheuse tendance à les imiter. Un problème qui pèse sur leur santé, leur portefeuille et plus généralement la société toute entière. L’obésité menac...
Revue du oueb : wesh gros ! NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
42 % de la population nord-américaine obèse d’ici 2030 D’après une vaste étude épidémiologique qui vient d’être rendue publique Outre- Atlantique à l’occasion de la seconde édition de la conférence sur l’obésité, intitulée « L...
Régime crétois : les enfants trinquent au ketchup NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Le régime crétois, autrement dit : l’absorption massive d’huile olive au quotidien, a longtemps fait office de recette miracle pour mourir très vieux et très en forme. Mais il semblerait que les enfants du pays préfèrent les nuggets aux sal...
Quand les Américains défendent la malbouffe NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Alors ça, c’est le ponpon de la pom pom girl. Avec un tiers de la population obèse, les Etats-Unis sont pourtant en haut de la pyramide de qui se moque des injonctions à mieux se nourrir. Selon une étude de chercheurs américains, le pays d...
En Italie, on perd ses kilos contre quelques euros NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
C’est un sujet savoureux et terrifiant à la fois. Un maire, de la Ligue du Nord (parti populiste et xénophobe, s’il vous plaît), dans une petite ville italienne s’est réveillé un matin avec une idée géniale : offrir un (mini...
Chef, une recette pour “manger bon”? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Forcément, il est français et les plaisirs de la table, c’est sa grande passion. Christian Etchebest est cuisinier et propriétaire de plusieurs restaurants dont “la Cantine du troquet” (du bar du zinc ? ) à Paris, où Anthony l&...
Revue du web : Dukan la joie ! NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Devenu le premier auteur français en 2010, avec près de 2 millions de livres vendus, Pierre Dukan, pape du régime, tente d’étendre sa sphère d’influence. Dans une interview au Parisien, il livre les idées phares de son livre, écrit pour «...
A sad day for Europe: "We are heading for a dictatorship of bureaucrats" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Warning: You are a criminal if you import one of these to an  European Union  member country!Yesterday was a sad day for Europe. Since September 1, 2012, it is illegal to manufacture or import traditional incandescent light bulbs in EU memb...
Cola'rdèche - Le coca-cola venu du 07 NEW
Vivre l'international 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 8 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous, Je croyais que c'était une blague. Lors d'un repas de famille, on m'a dit qu'il existait un coca cola fabriqué en Ardèche et qui porte en ainsi le nom "Cola'rdèche".Puis je l'ai vu aujourd'hui en faisant des courses. Il exis...
No Guilt at Citibank NEW
The Worden Report 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Minutes ago
In the days leading up to Labor Day 2012, Citigroup announced that the bank would pay $590 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by stockholders who contended that the bank’s management as well as some directors had misled the stockholders about...