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Embracing Multilingualism

  • February 6th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

european-union-flag.jpgIn a year dedicated to intercultural dialogue the EU is preparing for its inaugural ministerial conference on multilingualism which begins next Friday (15.2.08). … Read More »

Aalst Well That Ends Well At Carnival

  • February 5th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

aalst-carnival.jpgFloats poking fun at politicians, men parading through town dressed as women, and a giant burning bonfire doll, it can only mean one thing – the Carnival season has begun, with special focus on a little town in Belgium.
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Spanish Steps Transformed In Artistic Protest

  • January 17th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

spanish-steps.jpgVisitors to Rome’s famous Spanish Steps may have had a little trouble walking them yesterday (16.12.08) after up to a million multicoloured balls cascaded down, filling the Piazza di Spagna and La Barcaccia fountain. … Read More »

EU Scientists: Cloned Animal Products Fit for Consumption

  • January 16th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

cow.jpgThe European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have both released reports concluding that meat and dairy products from cloned animals are safe for human consumption. … Read More »

International Media Heavy Weights Meet Over Press Freedom

  • January 8th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

jan-hoek.jpgThe heads of five of the world’s largest international broadcasters (BBC World Service, Deutsche Welle, Radio France Internationale, Radio Netherlands Worldwide and the Voice Of America) have called upon all governments to honour press freedom. … Read More »

EU Join Forces To Fight Fire

  • January 8th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

greek-fire.jpgThe European Union is working to launch a multinational fire fighting force by the start of the Summer fire season – hoping to head-off a crisis like the devastating fires in Greece last year … Read More »

Big Brother Is Watching

  • January 4th, 2008
  • Posted by Sian Graham

privacy-map.jpgLondon-based human rights group Privacy International last week (28.12.07) released its 2007 report on the state of privacy protection in 47 countries.

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