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Le Conseil marque son accord sur le deuxième paquet "gouvernance économique" (Bruxelles, 21 février 2012) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 10 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Le Conseil a présenté ce jour1 sa position en vue des négociations avec le Parlement européen sur deux projets de règlements visant à renforcer davantage la gouvernance économique dans la zone euro : • un règlement en vue d'un...
Rally Monkey gets sucked into the self-referential vortex of psychologically important thresholds NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 9 Months, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Cue the already-deflating* bubble in a) people pointing out that the Dow hit 13,000, then b) people who point out the irrelevance of the Dow’s crossing 13,000, followed by...
Adoption du règlement sur la vente à découvert et les contrats d'échange sur risque de crédit (Bruxelles, le 21 février 2012) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 10 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Le Conseil a adopté aujourd'hui1 un règlement sur la vente à découvert et certains aspects des contrats d'échange sur risque de crédit, qui prévoit des exigences communes au niveau de l'UE en matière de transparence et harmonise les pouvo...
The fall of a princeling; the fall of the Chongqing model? NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
It could have been so easy: Bo Xilai, Chongqing Communist Party Chief quickly poised himself as a serious contender for a much-coveted position in the upcoming 18th National Congress of theRead more…...
Live blog: Greek bail-out NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Years, 9 Months, 10 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Welcome back to our continuing coverage of the eurozone crisis. After more than 13 hours of talks, a second bail-out for Greece was agreed early on Tuesday morning. We’ll be bringing you reaction to the deal throughout the day. All times are GMT. B...
Politik som dödar NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Nybloggat på Nyheter24:Politik som dödarOm den orimliga och ondskefulla svenska narkotikapolitiken.
Russian Activist’s Tweeting Puts Him on Trial NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
A Russian public activist faces a punishment for tweeting from a court hearing. He may become the first person sentenced for using Twitter in the country where social networks have become the opposition's channel to mobilize public dissent.
How not to write a letter – a lesson for Number 10 NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
You’re probably wondering how not to write a letter proposing important policy initiatives. We have the answer, in the form of a letter sent today by David Cameron and eleven other European leaders to two senior European civil servants whom the No...
Progress respond to anonymous “dossier” NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
In recent days an anonymous “dossier” emerged that asked a number of questions – and made a number of assertions – about the organisation Progress. This afternoon Progress have released the following statement in response: ...
Deniz Ergürel: Sosyal medya araçları nasıl para kazanır? NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Sosyal medya araçları nasıl para kazanır? from Deniz Ergürel – Medya Blogum by Deniz Ergürel Son yıllarda milyonlarca insanın iletişim biçimini değiştiren en önemli araç nedir diye bir tartışma başlatsak çoğumuzun vereceğ...
Ken challenges Boris to sign “One Job Mayor” pledge NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The fiercely contested Mayoral showdown between Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson heated up today,  after the challenger and Labour candidate heaped pressure on the incumbent by signing a pledge to be a “One Job Mayor”, subsequently chal...
PSI, the Greek details [updated] NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Some of them, at least. From the Greek finance ministry, and our own thoughts follow the excerpt:Co-Financing AgreementHolders of the New Bonds will be entitled to the benefit of,...
Smart Monti NEW
Europabloggen.no 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Time gjorde rett i å plassere Mario Monti på forsiden denne uken. Italia har vært kjent for å gjøre mindre av seg i Brussel enn landets størrelse tilsier, men Monti har på få måneder snudd opp ned på dette. Til tross for at reformene teknok...
Why right-wing extremism continues in east Germany NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
November 2011 saw seven people arrested in connection with a right-wing terror cell based in Zwickau in east Germany. The cell was allegedly responsible for ten murders over thirteen years. Since Germany’s reunification in 1991, the formation of ex...
Russian Election Observers Go Mobile NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
In a week's time Russians who have iPhone or Android phones will be able to become election observers in one click. Russian opposition party Yabloko and IT company Appsolute created a special application that according to Yabloko leader Sergey Mitr...
Conceptual bubbles and twittering echoes NEW
Europlay 2 Years, 9 Months, 11 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
It's unreal.
Security Jam 2012 NEW
ISIS Europe Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
ISIS Europe is a member of the Security Jam 2012 think tank coalition.  For more information and to register, click here Filed under: CSDP, EEAS, Transatlantic Security...
J'étais l'invitée du JT de LCP ce mardi 21 février à 13H30 pour débattre du Mécanisme Européen de Stabilité NEW
Marie-Noëlle Lienemann MEP 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
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Rette sich, wer kann! NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Nichts wie raus aus Griechenland!? Nach der Rettung ist vor dem Untergang: So ließe sich die Reaktion vieler Beobachter auf das zweite "Rettungspaket" für Griechenland zusammenfassen.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
Dyp lettelse, dyp usikkerhet NEW
Europabloggen.no 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Nattens møtemaraton endte med enighet om kriselån på 130 milliarder euro til Hellas (se WSJs oppsummering). Ingen — absolutt ingen — tror avtalen løser Hellas’ eller eurosonens problemer en gang for alle. Men utover hovedpoenget...
Some Arguments Against ACTA NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
It is true that some claims made by some opponents to ACTA have been exaggerated, which is perhaps natural, but is still unfortunate. There is no need to paint ACTA as being worse than it actually is. There are enough things about ACTA to raise conce...
Some Arguments Against ACTA NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
It is true that some claims made by some opponents to ACTA have been exaggerated, which is perhaps natural, but is still unfortunate. There is no need to paint ACTA as being worse than it actually is. There are enough things about ACTA to raise conce...
Crêpe Europe NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Sweet, savoury, with butter, flambéd… when it’s the christian holiday of Candlemas, Dia de la Candelaria in Spain or la Chandeleur in France, crêpes are unavoidable. What about the rest of Europe?
Sverige nekar EU-kommissionen ansvarsfrihet NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Sverige ger inte EU-kommissionen ansvarsfrihet för budgeten 2010 – helt oacceptabelt att felen ökat, menar Anders Borg (M).I Europeiska revisionsrättens årliga rapport över hur EU-kommissionen genomför unionens budget har antalet fel i fr...
Wilders' New Anti-Immigrant Campaign NEW
Beyond the Transition 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
The far-right Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) - led by Geert Wilders - has once again attempted to build hostility towards immigrants from Poland and other Central-Eastern European countries. The PVV has set up a new website that encourages people to post...
Cheeky Ken pledge puts part-time Mayor on the spot NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Ken Livingstone has signed a pledge promising to be a one job, full-time Mayor of London – and at the first hustings on the contest, offered Boris Johnson the opportunity to sign it too. Johnson of course has a £250,000 a year column with The...
Liberal Democrats trail UKIP by 3% in YouGov poll of northern voters NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Years, 9 Months, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The latest YouGov poll on voting intentions in the North of England has put the embattled Lib Dems on just 4%. This is some 26% behind their Conservative allies (who are hardly known for their popularity in the region) but, perhaps more notably, 3%...
Nyt kriselån til Grækenland sikrer ikke græsk økonomi NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Selv med et kriselån på 130 milliarder euro er der stadig en risiko for at Grækenland går statsbankerot. - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Spansk demonstration mod nedskæringer endte med politivold NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Gymnasielever fra Valencia blev udsat for groft vold af politiet til en demonstration mod blandt andet politivold. - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
StanChart camps out at the securitisation BISTRO – Part 2 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In Part 1, FT Alphaville described what ‘synthetic securitisation’ deals done by Standard Chartered in the second half of 2011, looked like:Now, let’s talk...
Tratatul fiscal – obligaţia unei dezbateri publice serioase NEW
Corina Cretu 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
         Acum câteva zile, a avut loc la Palatul Parlamentului o dezbatere, organizată de Consiliul Național al PSD pe tema noului Tratat de Stabilitate Fiscală. În chiar aceeași zi, cei care compun actuala coaliție guvernamentală, î...
The unions have a stranglehold on the NHS and the education system. Labour's latest quango will help no one NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
It is not at all surprising to see that no fewer than ten organisations representing medical professionals have ganged up to oppose the government’s proposed NHS reforms.
The Strauss-Kahn saga becomes ever more sordid – where was the French press? NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
To be questioned by police once on an alleged sex offence may be a misfortune, but to be interrogated twice within the space of a year begins to look careless. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund and one-time presid...
Austerity is not working and will not work, say Europe’s trade unions NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The European Trade Union Confederation sets out  the alternatives to the Troika’s diktat as the latest figures confirm the Eurozone has entered recession More...
Diagnóstico de la Unión Europea NEW
El Blog de ECFR Madrid 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Por Cristina Casabón La revista especializada en temas internacionales, Foreign Policy, ha publicado hace unos días la nota “The Sick Man of Europe Is Europe”, escrita por Justin Vaïsse, que analiza con detalle la edición 2012 de la Scoreca...
Diagnóstico de la Unión Europea NEW
El Blog de ECFR Madrid 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Por Cristina Casabón La revista especializada en temas internacionales, Foreign Policy, ha publicado hace unos días la nota “The Sick Man of Europe Is Europe”, escrita por Justin Vaïsse, que analiza con detalle la edición 2012 de la Scoreca...
Is Cameron about to face a Joe McCarthy moment? NEW
Labourlist 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
In many ways, it’s a little strange that US Senator Joe McCarthy is still so widely known today. American politics hasn’t exactly been bereft of fire and brimstone individuals over the years. How many of the current Tea Party crowd will be rememb...
Wilders: populisme "uit een handboek" NEW
Presseurop Blog (NL) 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Nederland lijkt zich steeds minder geliefd te maken bij de oosterburen. Eerst was er de tulpenoorlog in Roemenië en het afgezegde bezoek van Mark Rutte aan Bulgarije, na het Nederlandse veto tegen toetreding van beide landen tot de Schengenruimt...
Resurrecting the dead: what an Ice Age plant's revival means (and doesn't mean) NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
After 30,000 years' slumber, a seed has germinated, and a flower has bloomed. Russian scientists have found the ancient fruit of an Ice Age plant, called Silene stenophylla, in the frozen nest of a long-dead squirrel, and brought it back to life R...
Greece secures bailout to avoid debt default NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER and SARAH DiLORENZO Greece won a second massive financial bailout in the early hours of today when its partners in the 17-country eurozone finally stitched together a 130 billion euro rescue, meant to avoid a potentially disas...
The European External Action Service one year on NEW
EPLO blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
On 22 December 2011, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton presented a report to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the ‘functioning of the [European External Action] Service  in the first year of  its operation as...
Lavoro, fate presto, vi scongiuriamo! NEW
Lo Spazio della Politica 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
La riforma del mercato del lavoro entra nel vivo. Il presidente Monti con il Ministro Fornero stanno premendo sulle parti [...]...
Workers control in Greece: Eleftherotypia NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The workers at Eleftherotypia have taken over one of the biggest and most prestigious Greek daily newspapers. In the words of one of the journalists More...
StanChart camps out at the securitisation BISTRO – Part 1 NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
A month ago, FT Alphaville took a closer look at a particular transaction that Barclays completed in order to decrease the amount of regulatory capital it was required to hold...
Languages with no future better for the future? NEW
Language Rich Blog 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
According to a recent article Yale researcher Keith Chen is “currently working on a paper in which he examines the effect of future tense in different cultures’ future-oriented behavior.” He distinguishes between the so-called strong future...
‘Patient information’: a case study in EU bureacracy NEW
Finnegan’s Take 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Three years after it was proposed the EU Information to Patients Directive is in limbo European health ministers have poured cold water on a long-standing EU proposal to allow pharmaceutical companies to provide information on medicines directly to p...
‘Patient information’: a case study in EU bureacracy NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 9 Months, 13 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Three years after it was proposed the EU Information to Patients Directive is in limbo European health ministers have poured cold water on a long-standing EU proposal to allow pharmaceutical companies to provide information on medicines directly to p...
Valencia: Polizeigewalt gegen Minderjährige – Teil 2 NEW
Demokratie 4.0 2 Years, 9 Months, 14 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
<< Zum ersten Teil des Berichts »Valencia: Polizeigewalt gegen Minderjährige« (15.-20.02.2012) Leider ist schon wieder ein Update für den Bericht über die Schülerproteste in Valencia fällig. Der gestrige Montag endete mit 26 Festnahmen...
Robert Holland, “Blue Water Empire: the British in the Mediterranean since 1800″ NEW
New Books in European Studies 2 Years, 9 Months, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
I have always found something distinctly ‘un-British’ about the Mediterranean. I grew up thinking of the British empire – and British spirit – as being founded upon the open ocean: unconfined, stormy and there to be mastered.