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New procedures regarding access to documents in the EU Council? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
It was back in October when I discovered that on 29 June 2011 the EU Ombudsman had opened an own-initiative case against the EU Council regarding the appeals procedure (‘confirmatory application’) for access to documents requests. In sho...
No por tener más dinero serás más listo NEW
[Soroll|] Álvaro Millán 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
A pesar de lo que generalmente se piensa, una mayor inversión (escrupulosamente gasto público, aunque en este caso es una inversión en futuro) en educación no siempre va acompañada de mejores resultados en cuanto a rendimiento académico se refi...
Gove under fire over “Anti-Gay” booklet used in schools NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
According to the Guardian: “Brendan Barber, the TUC’s general secretary, wrote to Gove in December expressing alarm that a booklet containing “homophobic material” had been distributed by a US preacher after talks to pupils at...
Warmist Schwarzenegger misinforming Indians about U.S. energy imports NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzegger gave an interview to India´s NDTV television company during his recent visit to Delhi. The transcript of the interview shows that the warmist ex governor seriously thinks that India is going t...
Ed Balls – tax cutter? NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
In an article for tomorrow’s Sunday Times, Ed Balls has reiterated his call for George Osborne to reverse his VAT hike: “the Chancellor should announce a temporary reversal of his VAT rise. This is part of Labour’s five point plan for j...
Rescue Package for Fundamental Rights: Comments by PETER LINDSETH NEW
Verfassungsblog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
I’d like to thank Alexandra, Max, and Christoph for inviting me to participate in this fascinating exchange.  As an American, I feel like the outsider here.  Moreover, I have just written a book (in part from an American perspective, but also dee...
ACTA and the EU: Dangerous bedfellows? NEW
Euro Trash 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Europe and beyond last weekend to protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).  Citizens in several cities including Vilnius, London, Sofia, Valetta and Tallinn rallied together and p...
ACTA and the EU: Dangerous bedfellows? NEW
Euro Trash 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Europe and beyond last weekend to protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).  Citizens in several cities including Vilnius, London, Sofia, Valetta and Tallinn rallied together and p...
ACTA and the EU: Dangerous bedfellows? NEW
The New Federalist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Europe and beyond last weekend to protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Citizens in several cities including Vilnius, London, Sofia, Valetta and Tallinn rallied together and par...
Interesting(?) development on jurisdictional issues in EU and Hungarian merger control NEW
Competition Law Research Centre - Blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
About three weeks ago the Hungarian Metropolitan Tribunal obliged the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (GVH)) to re-evaluate a merger decision. The interesting part comes here: the GVH decided that it has no jurisdiction sin...
It pays to scam, as typosquatters carry on after adverse ruling NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
This Kat admits to being guilty of the occasional screaming howler of a typographical error (but not in this instance -- as was cheekily suggested by a certain Blogmeister). It is not surprising then that she frowns upon others seeking to take advan...
Why I’m sending out Lynton Crosby’s emails NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
This evening I took the unusual step of emailing my campaign’s supporters today to tell them what Boris Johnson’s campaign director has been telling the Tory candidate’s own backers. In fact I went one step further and forwarded the Tory email...
Stratégie indirecte : introduction NEW
EGEA 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Un de mes fillots m'envoie une introduction et me demande ce que j'en pense. Au fond, peu importe le sujet (ici, la Stratégie indirecte) : mais la question est intéressante pour examiner les qualités d'une bonne introduction de devoir. Pour p...
In the mean time, German president quits in scandal, Germany vs. Greece tension continues… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
German president quits in scandal from BBC News | Europe | World Edition German President Christian Wulff announces his resignation, after prosecutors called for his immunity to be lifted amid a home loan scandal. Is the troika punishing Gr...
Austerity hits Italian agriculture as 20,000 businesses close NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The sector’s troubles are another blow to women Twenty thousand agricultural businesses closed in Italy last year and pessimism reigns among the survivors, according to Coldiretti, an organisation representing the sector. This is another blow t...
Gibraltar Parliament 'closer to the people' as records of proceedings now put online NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
In a bid to bring the Parliament of Gibraltar and its work closer to the electorate, full audio and written recordings of parliamentary proceedings are to be made publicly available online from today.In line with the policy of the Rock's new GSLP/Lib...
A.M.R. 10 zile. Ministrul Catalin Baba pune piciorul in prag NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
UPDATE 2: Ordinul nu se aplica si universitatilor private, care trebuie sa respecte doar prevederile LEN UPDATE1 Din informatii de la cititori 1. Exista universitati in care mandatul rectorului se termina dincolo de 1 martie, chiar si in aprilie. In...
Xénophobie néerlandaise : insupportable dans l’UE ! Un site néerlandais appelle à la délation des Polonais, Roumains et Bulgares. Le gouvernement néerlandais esquive ses responsabilités. Le Parlement européen se saisit de l’affaire. La responsabilité des NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Le leader du parti xénophobe néerlandais PVV, Geert Wilders, a lancé un site invitant ses concitoyens à dénoncer les “nuisances” causées par ces populations établies aux Pays-Bas. Selon la commissaire Viviane Reding, l’intol
Belgian murder mystery: Young lord slain in castle NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS – It seems a mystery worthy of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie’s fictional Belgian detective: A lord goes missing from his chateau, leaving behind a spent cartridge and a trail of blood. His body is discovered 15 d...
Do they Realize that this Involves Genetic Modification? NEW
¡No Pasarán! 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
They tried to give us “the new man,” and it failed. Now they’re working on “the new cow.”Scientists from across Europe are gathering in Aberdeen this week to draw up a programme of research aimed at mitigating some of the causes of climate...
Good Reads - Author Special 21/02/12 NEW
Europe & Me: Sixth Sense 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
This week, two of E&M's best writers share their favourite European reads. From blog posts to essays, it can be anything that amused them, worried them or got them thinking about Europe. Ziemowit Jóźwik Not only for par...
Good Reads - Author Special 21/02/12 NEW
Europe & Me 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
This week, two of E&M's best writers share their favourite European reads. From blog posts to essays, it can be anything that amused them, worried them or got them thinking about Europe. Ziemowit Jóźwik Not only for par...
Krugman's economics of the welfare state classes NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
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Eurozone: changes to the EU Treaty create fresh conflict between the institutions NEW
The Euros 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Can the new fiscal agreement save the Eurozone? - 1. Analysis / European Commission, European Parliament, European Council & Council of the European Union...
Serbia’s Russian bases alternative NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 1 Minute ago
It is a well-known geopolitical fact that from 1914 to this day, Serbia has received military support or security guarantees from Russia. The latest such support was in evidence during NATO’s intervention in Kosovo, when Russian troops were present...
Entre la Grèce et la France, combien de temps ? Ou, un bilan de l'euro. NEW
La lettre Volée 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Le billet ci-dessous résume la plupart des reproches que l'on peut adresser à l'euro, et explique clairement en quoi il est un problème y compris pour des pays différents de la Grèce. J'ai, du coup, souhaité qu'il reste en évidence !
La nouvelle course aux ressources, par Hervé Kempf (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Durant les années 1990 et le début des années 2000, la géopolitique des ressources avait quasiment disparu de l'horizon intellectuel des décideurs. Mais la montée progressive du prix de l'énergie, qui a culminé en 2008, et les émeutes de...
Polish Immigrant Hotline: Geert Wilders and the PVV shame the Netherlands again! NEW
Yellow Stars blog 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
We have sat and watched how Geert Wilders and his PVV “political party” have again embarrassed the Netherlands with a webpage-hotline that is intended to “report bad behavior of Polish immigrants.” This action by the PVV has now angered many...
La bonne mine des matières premières, par Alain Faujas (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
S'il fallait une preuve que les minerais sont promis à un avenir radieux, la fusion proposée le 7 février entre le premier négociant mondial de matières premières, le suisse Glencore, et le quatrième groupe minier mondial, le suisse Xstrat...
EFF states that Bloggers under fire all over the world…Western technology companies helping torturing dictators… A cyberculture roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
EFF Unveils New Project: Bloggers Under Fire from EFF.org Updates by jillian 2011 was by many accounts ‘the year of the protester.’  From Tunisia to Oakland, activists took to the streets—and to social networks—to express themselves and thei...
Sticking. NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
“As for you, I tell you what the epitaph on you Scottish dissenters will be – pure but impotent. Yes, you will be pure all right. But remember, at the price of impotency. You will not influence the course of British politics by a hair’s...
Per Kirkeby at the Bozar NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
To the Palais des Beaux-Arts this morning, to a major retrospective, scheduled to coincide with the Danish Presidency of the Council of the EU, of Per Kirkeby’s work, together with an intriguing exhibition of Kurt Schwitters’  ‘for...
Securing a legacy for Michael Foot NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Minutes ago
It’s almost two years since former Labour leader and writer Michael Foot died. It seems relevant to question his political legacy for both current and future generations. One cannot see many existing members of the current Shadow Cabinet as rep...
Intervistë me poeten nga Tetova-Vjollcë Berisha ! NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 29 Minutes ago
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MEPs again vote in favour of a single seat for the European Parliament NEW
La Treizième Étoile 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 37 Minutes ago
This week in Strasbourg a majority of MEPs have again voted in favour of creating a single seat of the European Parliament in order to cut operating costs.In a report giving the Parliament's views on the Guidelines of the 2013 EU budget, a majority o...
Comentario en Los sistemas de pensiones: el verdadero reto de las sociedades europeas por Alex OC NEW
europamerode 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 45 Minutes ago
Dos puntos de reflexión... 1- Seguro que habrá muchos que piensen que ante la subida de impuestos, decrecimiento de las ventas y la disminución de servicios públicos ¿Para qué pagar estos impuestos? Si no...
Budgetkürzungen stellen Europa auf die Probe! NEW
Inclusion means NOExclusion 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 47 Minutes ago
Mangelnde soziale Inklusion hat Europa in eine tiefe Sozial- und Vertrauenskrise geführt. Ursache hierfür liegt im Mangel an EU Richtlinien, die den Zusammenhalt der Europäer fördern und die den... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
Für eine europäische Armee NEW
European Union Affairs - de 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 51 Minutes ago
Der Fall Libyen macht deutlich, wie dringend notwendig eine fähige, vereinte EU-Armee ist. Neben dieser machpolitischen Überlegung gibt es noch zwei weitere Argumente: finanzielle Einsparungen und die europäische Identitätsbildung.
An international atmosphere in my life! NEW
Europe & Me: Sixth Sense 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 59 Minutes ago
Two years ago my life could be described pretty easily: I was a young girl from a town in Southern Germany dreaming about discovering the world, travelling to Africa or Latin America. But thinking about it more, I realised that I didn't even know Ger...
An international atmosphere in my life! NEW
Europe & Me 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 59 Minutes ago
Two years ago my life could be described pretty easily: I was a young girl from a town in Southern Germany dreaming about discovering the world, travelling to Africa or Latin America. But thinking about it more, I realised that I didn't even know Ger...
Solidarity is good – But a new Greek state is Better NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 9 Minutes ago
People in Europe and across the world are mobilizing to show solidarity to the Greeks who have been hardly hit by the greatest economic depression in the history of their country. Being a Greek myself I can only express my gratitude to those who unde...
Solidarity is good – But a new Greek state is Better NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 10 Minutes ago
People in Europe and across the world are mobilizing to show solidarity to the Greeks who have been hardly hit by the greatest economic depression in the history of their country. Being a Greek myself I can only express my gratitude to those who unde...
Institutul Revolutiei. O propunere NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 14 Minutes ago
A trecut si revolutia. Nu mai zice nimeni nimic. Ca si cum nu mai departe de luna trecuta intregul popor dezlantuit n-ar fi strigat prin reprezentantii sai la Bucuresti: „Cine nu sare/ Cine nu sare/ Ori e gabor/ Ori e prost de moare” etc. Desigur...
Nimic nu valoreaza cat o viata de om: Solidaritate cu Doru Maries si colegii sai NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 14 Minutes ago
M-am gandit adeseori la semnificatia cuvintelor lui André Malraux: “O viata de om nu valoreaza nimic, dar nimic nu valoreaza cat o viata de om”. Unul dintre acesti oameni exemplari este Doru Maries, presedintele Asociatiei “21 Decembrie”, un...
Ca pe tine însuți sau despre homleși pe bune NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 16 Minutes ago
‘Ca pe tine însuți’ nu e chiar o piesă veselă (sub nicio formă să nu vă asteptați la ceva tragic) și în niciun caz comodă. Lecția e că lumea asta trăiește lângă noi, printre noi sau sub noi, dar în mod evident fără noi și oar...
Le russe deviendra-t-il une langue officielle dans l’UE ? NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 35 Minutes ago
Ce 18 février, les Lettons votent pour attribuer ou non le statut de seconde langue officielle au russe. Héritage de l’ère soviétique, la question divise le pays, toujours à la recherche d’une identité commune, écrit le quotidien estonien...
"L'action réelle s'accomplit dans les moments de silence" (Ralph Waldo Emerson) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 37 Minutes ago
"L'action réelle s'accomplit dans les moments de silence" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)  ...
Operation Atalanta NEW
European Union Affairs - de 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 39 Minutes ago
Seit 2008 patrouillieren vor Somalias Küste Kriegsschiffe unter EU-Flagge. Operation Atalanta ist mehr als der Kampf gegen die Piraterie. Die Mission zeigt, dass die EU Potential hat, eine Militärmacht zu werden.
The BBC reruns Jonathan Dimbleby´s uncritical "An African Journey" NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 46 Minutes ago
The BBC is currently rerunning Jonathan Dimbleby´s  "An African Journey". The three part series  shows Dimbleby uncritically praising "not a continent of beggars but of industrious people".  Barely a word about dictatorship, corr...
Greece can rescue the EURO? NEW
john clark berlin 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Even at this last minute, there is still time for Greece to rescue the Eurozone, by walking away from the acrimonious ‘Troika’ led negotiations and taking action independently, both to reform the Greece, to save its economy and rescue the...