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Cheaper phone calls among EU countries, a reality from today

Cheaper phone calls among EU countries, a reality from today

| May 15, 2019

From today, Wednesday 15 May, phone calls among EU member states will be cheaper thanks to the European Electronic Communication Code, adopted by the European Parliament in November last year.    The new law, caps the price of calls at a maximum of 19 eurocents for both mobile and fixed calls (so-called ‘intra-EU calls’) and […]

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Upset Hindus urge Amsterdam brewery to remove #LordGanesh image from beer and apologize

Upset Hindus urge Amsterdam brewery to remove #LordGanesh image from beer and apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amsterdam (Netherlands) based Friekens Brewery (Friekens Brouwerij) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesh’s image for its I.P.A (India Pale Ale) beer, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or […]

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Jean-Claude Juncker awarded European Leader Of The Year Award

Jean-Claude Juncker awarded European Leader Of The Year Award

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (pictured) was awarded the European Leader of the Year Award at the second European Leadership Awards ceremony on 6 May, organized by the European Business Summit in partnership with international news channel Euronews. For the past five years, Jean-Claude Juncker has been at the helm of the European Commission at […]

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#Koezio for indoor adventure

#Koezio for indoor adventure

| April 29, 2019

They say good news travels far and news about one of the newer and more exciting visitor attractions in Brussels has stretched a long way – as far as Canada and Thailand. The indoor adventure park Koezio, located at the thriving Docks Bruxel shopping and leisure complex, sees about 150,000 visitors pass through its doors […]

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#CannesFilmFestival – Ken Loach up for Palme d’Or prize

#CannesFilmFestival – Ken Loach up for Palme d’Or prize

| April 23, 2019

British filmmaker Ken Loach’s new movie will premiere at Cannes next month, in what the film festival’s director Thierry Fremaux has described as a “highly political” year, writes the BBC. Loach, 82, who won the Palme d’Or prize in 2016 with I, Daniel Blake, returns this year with Sorry We Missed You. Quentin Tarantino’s Once […]

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At #Easter mass, Parisians pray for swift restoration of #Notre-Dame

At #Easter mass, Parisians pray for swift restoration of #Notre-Dame

| April 23, 2019

With no cathedral to go to, hundreds of Parisians gathered for Easter Sunday (21 April) mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church on the city’s right bank, and prayed for the swift restoration of Notre-Dame after its devastating fire, write Michaela Cabrera and Noémie Olive. The archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, began the service by drawing a parallel […]

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#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

| March 20, 2019

Trade Chief MEP Sajjad Karim (pictured) is attending the Parliament Magazine’s MEP Awards ceremony as the EU International Trade Award nominee. Dr. Karim – who chairs the European Parliament’s South Asia Trade Monitoring Committee – is nominated for an outstanding achievement award, recognizing his extensive work on EU International Trade, including EU-Pakistan trade achievements and will be […]

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