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Free Christmas Ride For EU Employees

  • December 25th, 2008
  • Posted by Amelia Birnie

christmastravel.jpgThe European Union’s institutions in Brussels have been accused of squandering millions of Euros in taxpayers’ money by paying for their employees’ Christmas travel expenses at a time of economic crisis.

Once a year, EU employees are given a lump sum to cover their families’ holiday travel costs, which will vary according to how far they need to go to reach their country of origin. … Read More »

Mosques Shake Germany

  • October 27th, 2008
  • Posted by Grace Tobin

The building believed to be Eastern Germany’s first mosque celebrated its opening last Thursday in Berlin — and saw 150 citizens voicing theirorg-pic.jpg opposition.

More than 300 German officials and members of the Muslim community attended the gathering.

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Thumbs Down On Suburban Life

  • January 21st, 2008
  • Posted by EUEditor

brussels-street-cafe.jpgIf Belgium home of Europe’s “capital” is a litmus test, more Europeans are wanting to go back to the old way of living right in the heart of town. … Read More »

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