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Europe’s Summer of Memories

  • September 3rd, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

belgium-open-fields-reduced2 Anzacs Western FrontThis not very golden Summer – occasionally cold, with rain belts across Northern Europe at least—was a season of memory, of wars past.

The anniversary of the D Day landings in Normandy, 6.6.44, and the associated battles, has seen several commemorations over the decades, though with each milestone it becomes more significant as the number of eyewitnesses diminishes.

Going back further, the forbidding days of late Summer 1914 had to be recalled, leading up to the fateful day, 28.7.14, the commencement of a series of declarations of hostilities that started the First World War. … Read More »

For Students: Best Places Are In EU-Australia …

  • February 28th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

paris-moon.jpg students-naec-missionorg.jpgA set of ratings identifying the “best cities for students” has put Paris out in front, with a parcel of likely possibilities jostling for the minor placings. … Read More »

Success Against Online Child Abuse

  • December 29th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

europol-media-conference.jpgA coordinated pre-Christmas swoop by European police saw 112 arrests in connection with child abuse material on the Internet.

The operation was based on intensive work, breaking into a file sharing network, a kind of set-up highly resistant to surveillance. … Read More »

New EU-Australia Review: Education Leads …

  • August 21st, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

international-studentsa2-240x236.jpgThe European Union in a fresh update on relations with Australia says new emphasis is being put on growing cooperation and exchanges in education. … Read More »

Uh-oh, Could This Phones Revolution Really Be Harmful?

  • May 24th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

roam-phones.jpgFresh agitation emerged this month over mobile phones, with the Council of Europe recommending  a ban on them – along with WiFi * networks– in schools. … Read More »

Shake-up In Australia – EU Links: Ambassador …

  • April 2nd, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

brendannelson-resize.jpgChanging relations with the Europeans …

The Australian Ambassador talks about a turn-around in attitudes towards the EU. … Read More »

Galliano, zu Guttenberg: New Take On EU Job Losses …

  • March 2nd, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

galliano-designs-1.jpg theodor-zu-gutenberg-wikipedia.jpg

Embarrassment over two sackings: a fashion designer John Galliano (see designs – images) dismissed by his company in France, for something he is said to have said; and a senior German politician, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (picture), accused of not saying, on his own account, something he said that he said, in his doctorate. … Read More »

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