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Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

| September 22, 2019

Many see Vladimir Gusinsky as a victim – a man forced out for his liberal beliefs and strength to stand up to Vladimir Putin and his henchmen. But others believe that is far from the truth. Some say Gusinsky is still “welcomed” in the Kremlin – indeed, he has made hundreds of millions of dollars […]

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#Bristol is still one of the best for business

#Bristol is still one of the best for business

| September 21, 2019

When we think of cities in terms of business, investment and economic credentials, the ones that immediately come to mind include London, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle. There is no doubt these places are well suited for business, with some even making the case that cities like Manchester having the real potential of deposing London as […]

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#Europol – 11 arrested in child abuse network crackdown in Georgia

#Europol – 11 arrested in child abuse network crackdown in Georgia

| September 20, 2019

Law enforcement and judicial authorities from Australia, Georgia and the USA, supported by Europol, dismantled an organized criminal network involved in the production and distribution of child sexual exploitation material. Over the course of the past month, the Georgian Police arrested 11 alleged members of the group including the owners and employees of the photographic […]

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Online sellers are losing out to overseas competition on #Amazon

Online sellers are losing out to overseas competition on #Amazon

| September 20, 2019

This week, Belgian authorities cracked down on Chinese VAT fraudsters operating out of a Brussels airport. Using false invoices, the scammers were able to avoid paying VAT and then sell their products at a cut rate price online, undercutting their law-abiding competitors, writes Henry St. George This follows the news that, in the UK, MPs […]

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#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

| September 20, 2019

Welcome to EAPM’s latest health-care update, and let’s kick-off today with news that the evaluation of the orphan drugs and paediatrics regulations should be published at the beginning of 2020, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This according to soon-to-depart Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who said as much to the European Parliament during its […]

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Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

| September 20, 2019

The EU CYCLE Project kick-off meeting was held in Szombathely, Hungary, on 10-11 September. Five partners from different countries met to pave the way for a new and exciting Interreg Europe project that intends to boost wellbeing in Europe by improving the implementation of cycling policy instruments, enhancing cycling projects and sharing best practices to […]

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#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

| September 20, 2019

25 May is to be established as International Day of Heroes of the Fight against totalitarianism. All forms of Holocaust denial have to be counteracted, hate speech and violence condemned. Analysis of the consequences of totalitarian regimes to be  included in schools’ curricula and textbooks. On the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second […]

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