Post Tagged with: "European Commission"

Greece Debt Restructuring Required To Recover From Overwhelming Crisis

February 20, 2015 12:43 pm0 comments
Greece Debt Restructuring Required To Recover From Overwhelming Crisis

The talks between the Greek government and the EU authorities over easing Greece’s debt burden in order to recover from recession have stalled during the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels held on Monday, February 16. Earlier, the new government at Athens after the victory of the Coalition of the Radical Left […]

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EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

September 18, 2014 4:22 pm0 comments
EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

The European Commission has launched its new initiative ‘Generation Awake’ to help educate the countries of Europe in how to deal better with residential waste removal, factory waste disposal and overall waste management. In a bid to make the EU a greener and more environmentally friendly place they have created […]

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EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

August 13, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
EU integration and economic recovery are key for new European Commission President

On July 15th Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, was elected new President of the European Commission. Winning the votes of 422 of the 729 MEPs, he will take up his office in November. Before the vote, the politician presented his “New Start for Europe” program, in which he […]

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Will 2014 be Greece’s year?

January 11, 2014 3:44 pm0 comments
Will 2014 be Greece’s year?

The European Commission sparked hope that Greece’s economy would grow by 0.6% in 2014. This is compared with figures for 2012 and 2013, where the economy was still receding by 6.4% and 4% respectively. Will this prospective growth meliorate citizens’ lives at a time of increased unemployment, as well as […]

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Editorial comment: A Google Gesture

July 24, 2012 9:30 am0 comments
Editorial comment: A Google Gesture

Search engine Google has offered to settle an ongoing antitrust investigation by the European Commission in an attempt to end possible proceedings against the web giant. Google’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, has sent a letter to European Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, expressing his hope that a deal could prevent a fully-fledged and […]

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Predatory pricing

July 5, 2012 2:08 pm0 comments
Predatory pricing

The holiday review website Trip Advisor has joined a growing number of internet companies that are complaining to the European Commission about US web giant Google. Trip Advisor belongs now to a group of 12 companies – among them the popular travel firm Expedia – that accuse Google of abusing […]

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