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From France: Espionage – They Do It To Us Also …

  • January 7th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

renault-fluence.jpegA day after the publication of Wikileaks documents calling France the “evil empire” of commercial espionage, news that Renault is acting against a leaking of information about its new electric car. … Read More »

Earth Lobby’s Attack On Deep Drilling And Truck Exhausts …

  • September 28th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

deepwater-ablaze.jpegGreenpeace Europe has started a lobbying campaign, telling Members of the European Parliament they should outlaw deep sea oil wells like the Deepwater Horizon – and it is accusing MEPs of planning to weaken air pollution laws governing trucks. … Read More »

Saab: Last, Last Ditch

  • January 9th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

saab-turningnews.jpegLast- minute bidders emerged to try to save the Saab car company on the final date formally declared for offers (7.1.10), by the parent company General Motors. … Read More »

‘Green Capitals’ In Europe

  • February 25th, 2009
  • Posted by Daniel Challis

Hamburg and Stockholm have been named Europe’s first-ever “green capitals”, in a new award incentive designed by the European Commission to promote environmentally-friendly city living.

Budapest was the winner of the 2008 European Mobility Week award in acknowledgement of its efforts to promote green transport…

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Economy: More Stress And Strain

  • February 6th, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-flag-site.pngAnother week of economic strain has ended with the European Central Bank (ECB) again setting out prospects for a difficult 2009 – and holding off from any change in currently low-pitched interest rates.

The trouble in the economy was expressing itself also in strikes and demonstrations; while European law-makers considered a brace of projects which, crisis or not, would be bringing more aspects of life under one set of laws. … Read More »

French Government Steps In For Car Industry

  • December 17th, 2008
  • Posted by Daniel Challis

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked his Industry Minister Luc Chatel to formulate a plan by the end of the month to revive France’s struggling car industry.

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Sarkozy met with car executives on Monday at the Elysee Palace to talk about one of the hardest hit industries affected by the global economic slowdown…

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Change The Oil Market, says Europe

  • June 20th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

europ-council-brown-reduced-19608.jpgChanging the world oil market became the focus of an extended session of the EU leaders’ summit at Brussels on Thursday night (19.6.08) – displacing some of the wrangling over future government of the multi-national body. … Read More »

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