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Football: Women’s World Cup tussle moves focus off FIFA, back onto the ball

  • June 24th, 2015
  • Posted by EU Australia

World Cup canada 2Exciting times at the World Cup in Canada, even if Sepp Blatter, “Mister Football” now under a huge dark cloud, might be missing from the stands on Final day.

Among the excitement, the Matildas, from Australia, have also got into the top billing. … Read More »

Roads to Rome: slavery, human rights and cleaning up the Vatican finances …

  • April 2nd, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

romePope Francis’s diary of late has noted two Australian items, billionaire Andrew Forrest stepping up his anti-slavery campaign, and Cardinal George Pell about to start work as the Vatican head of finance. One other visit of special note, the first to the new Pope by President Barack Obama.

 

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Belgium’s euthanasia law, now for children …

  • February 15th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Bxl  flag mapThe legal right to have your life ended has been given to terminally ill children in Belgium.

The national parliament voted late on Thursday, 86-44, with 12 abstentions, to extend an existing law for adult sufferers of terminal illness, and it is to come into effect after receiving Royal assent. … Read More »

EU Crisis Moves for Young Jobless

  • July 6th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

Youth Jobs europaA summit on jobs for young people at Berlin this week (3.7.13) agreed to expand and speed up spending on special assistance, boosting it 25% to €8-billion (A$11.3-billion; xe.com, 6.7.13).. … Read More »

One Europe: One Driver’s Licence!

  • January 21st, 2013
  • Posted by 7thmin

drivers-licences-eu.jpgCommon Euro drivers’ licences: One more benefit being put forward by the European Commission for the 500-million people of the EU to be under the one top level of government.

Saving the lives of young people on the roads is being given as a prime reason for brinigng in the new plastic permits. … Read More »

Spain – The Next Greece?

  • July 12th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

spain-rajoy.jpgThe Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has announced further austerity measures in an attempt to help the struggling country repay its burgeoning debts. … Read More »

New Writers …

  • July 1st, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

cockatoo-colour-2-reduced.jpgCONTINUING: New writers on EUAustralia Online … members of a student journalism team from the Queensland University of Technology, working on assignment in Europe, in the Northern Summer of 2012. … Read More »

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