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Dr Maximilian Brandle OAM: champion of a multi-cultural Australia

  • March 10th, 2019
  • Posted by EU Australia

A standard bearer for multiculturalism and civilised values Dr Maximilian Brandle died from a heart condition at the end of February in Brisbane, Australia.

A Swiss-born linguist who migrated to Australia to teach languages, he was described this week by the Swiss Consulate General as “respected throughout his life at both ends of the Earth”. He was “forward-looking with a great capacity to reflect on the human condition”. … Read More »

Chacun a deux pays, le sien, et La France …

  • November 16th, 2015
  • Posted by EU Australia

Paris Tricolor Bridge Paris survivors 13.11.15Gestures of support have accumulated worldwide for Paris in response to the terror attack on the city on Black Friday 13.11.15. … Read More »

New Virus: “Chunder From Down Under?”

  • January 15th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

sydney-2012-nhsuk.jpg“Wotch out for the chunder from down under!”, British tabloids are screaming *; more prosaic but also to the point is this warning from the Eurosurveillance public health service:

“Healthcare institutions are advised to be prepared for a severe norovirus season.” … Read More »

Going To The Movies

  • February 14th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

bafta-logo.jpgLatest event with European fare at the movies saw BAFTA awards, in London, going to prominent Americans along with local industry leaders.

European cinema was being showcased in Australia in a touring festival. … Read More »

Money For Euro Films Under review

  • June 28th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

film-gamin.jpgThe money supply for European films is getting a fresh review. … Read More »

Rough Weekend Weather, For Picassos, FIFA, And The watch On Terror …

  • December 5th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

winter-storm-nasa.jpgTragic weather conditions, stolen paintings, recriminations over the FIFA World Cup decision, a terror threat to NATO  … … 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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