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#ClimateProtesters tell #Carmakers ‘the party is over’

#ClimateProtesters tell #Carmakers ‘the party is over’

| September 16, 2019

Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt’s IAA car show on Saturday (14 September) to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government prepares to unveil climate protection measures, write Ilona Wissenbach and Joseph Nasr of Reuters. Police in Frankfurt said some 15,000, […]

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#ECB must not delay rolling back stimulus: Weidmann

#ECB must not delay rolling back stimulus: Weidmann

| August 29, 2018

The European Central Bank should roll back its stimulus program now that inflation is consistent with its target, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann (pictured) has said, warning against a delay in normalization after years of central bank support, writes Michael Nienaber. The ECB agreed in June to end massive bond purchases by the close of the […]

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#ProtectedFood: Commission approves two new Protected Geographical Indications from Germany and Spain

#ProtectedFood: Commission approves two new Protected Geographical Indications from Germany and Spain

The Commission has approved today the addition of two new products to the register of Protected Geographical Indications (PGI). From Germany, ‘Frankfurter Grüne Soße’ or ‘Frankfurter Grie Soß‘ (pictured) is a fresh herbal blend made of fresh leaves, stems and buds. The seven types of herb used to make ‘Frankfurter Grüne Soße’/‘Frankfurter Grie Soß’, whether grown […]

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#ProtectedFood: Commission approves two new Protected Geographical Indications from Germany and Spain

#ProtectedFood: Commission approves two new Protected Geographical Indications from Germany and Spain

The Commission has approved today the addition of two new products to the register of Protected Geographical Indications (PGI). From Germany, ‘Frankfurter Grüne Soße’ or ‘Frankfurter Grie Soß‘ (pictured) is a fresh herbal blend made of fresh leaves, stems and buds. The seven types of herb used to make ‘Frankfurter Grüne Soße’/‘Frankfurter Grie Soß’, whether grown […]

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100 European cities sign up to action on climate change

100 European cities sign up to action on climate change

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today (16 October) marks a major milestone for the European Commission’s Mayors Adapt initiative, with 100 European cities now committed to take action to tackle climate change. Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard welcomed mayors from across Europe at an official signing ceremony pledging their commitment to the scheme. During the day-long event, participants will have an […]

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ReAct in Frankfurt: The value of investing in European values

ReAct in Frankfurt: The value of investing in European values

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament recently approved the EU’s multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020, providing €960 billion for European budgets over the next seven years. But what is the added value of investment flowing from the EU budget back to member states? What values should this investment support? These are the questions that will be debated on […]

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