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#EU60: The awakening

#EU60: The awakening

On the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome (25 March), Etienne Davignon, president of Friends of Europe, launches an appeal for an awakening of a European ideal. A list of co-signatories can be found under the article. The European debate is confused, characterized by doubt, fear and disenchantment. Now we are […]

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Brussels warns French #economy is out of kilter and chides Germany, Italy

Brussels warns French #economy is out of kilter and chides Germany, Italy

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission warned France two months before elections that its economy was out of balance and in need of reforms as it also chided Germany and Italy. The European Union’s executive arm published in-depth reviews on Wednesday (22 February) of the economies of several countries identified last November as having “imbalances” or “excessive imbalances”, […]

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Out of pocket, Italians fall out of love with the #euro

Out of pocket, Italians fall out of love with the #euro

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

When the Italian central bank’s deputy governor joined a radio phone-in show last week, many callers asked why Italy didn’t ditch the euro and return to its old lira currency, writes Gavin Jones. A few years ago such a scenario, that Salvatore Rossi said would lead to “catastrophe and disaster”, would not have been up […]

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President #Tajani in Italy: ‘Our Europe is the Europe of citizens’

President #Tajani in Italy: ‘Our Europe is the Europe of citizens’

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Antonio Tajani made his first official visit to Italy as president of the European Parliament on 27-30 January. During the visit Tajani met Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano and Pietro Grasso and Laura Boldrini, the presidents of the chambers of the Italian parliament . While visiting a soup […]

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#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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All you need to know about the election of the new #EuropeanParliament president

All you need to know about the election of the new #EuropeanParliament president

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Parliament will kick off the second half of its five-year term with the election of a new president, 14 vice presidents and five quaestors during next week’s plenary session. On 17 January MEPs will elect a successor to current president Martin Schulz, who is stepping down and will then go on to decide on […]

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European stocks slip over #MontedeiPaschidiSiena bank bailout in #Italy

European stocks slip over #MontedeiPaschidiSiena bank bailout in #Italy

| December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

European stocks slipped Thursday (22 December), as Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA’s eleventh-hour bid to raise capital looked set to fail, dragging bank shares lower, writes Carla Mozee. The Stoxx Europe 600 index was down 0.2% at 359.73, with only the health care, oil and gas and financial sector notching small gains. The […]

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