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Football Crunch-time

  • November 30th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

wc-logo2.jpgIt is bated-breath time in Zurich this week as FIFA decides on the hosts for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup rounds in Football – while the Matildas learn they’ll be kicking off against top teams at the women’s World Cup in June.

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November Summitry: Hands Across The Pond …

  • November 28th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-flag-movement.jpgus-flag-reduced.gifThe convergence of world leaders on Lisbon this month for the NATO summit (19-20.11.10) was an opportunity for further high level contacts valued by the European Union. … Read More »

EU’s New Phase In Slow Retreat From Deluxe Farm Subsidies …

  • November 23rd, 2010
  • Posted by 7thmin

belgium-open-fields-reduced.jpgThe fabled Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union (CAP), object of acrimonious debate over decades gone by, is in for a new phase of restructuring — but still not necessarily any evaporation of the cost. … Read More »

NATO Decides

  • November 21st, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

nato-lisbon-badge1.jpgThe NATO alliance has set up a timetable for a staged hand-over in Afghanistan to local forces. … Read More »

NATO At Lisbon

  • November 20th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

nato-lux-defence-mins.jpgLeaders of the NATO alliance have assembled at Lisbon to tick off a much-anticipated agenda, including plans for the eventual hand-over in Afghanistan to the country’s own armed forces. … Read More »

Irish Money, EU Budget – In Doubt

  • November 18th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

dublin.jpegA special loan for Dublin looks likely at the end of a week which saw Irish government leaders arguing with EU Finance Ministers in Brussels about whether, when or how their country would be helped out of its budget crisis.

In the meantime the European Parliament and national governments tussled over the forthcoming EU budget, still no settlement made. … Read More »

Right Royal Carry-on

  • November 17th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

prince-william-engaged.jpegThe engagement of Ms Kate Middleton and England’s Prince William (announced 16.11.10) offers the chance of a high-grade media spectacle in 2011. … Read More »

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