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Central Europe Floods

  • June 14th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

floods eu 2013Unseasonal heavy rain has brought floods to central Europe over a fortnight, rolling along the river systems through Northern and eastern Germany, Poland, the Czech republic, Slovakia, Austria and Hungary. … Read More »

Easter: Changing Times

  • March 31st, 2013
  • Posted by 7thmin

winter-daffodils.jpgOPINION: Some extreme weather this Easter season is a reminder that climate itself looks to be changing.


The date of the “moving feast” of Easter has to do with the full moon and changing seasons. … Read More »

Tight Times; Moody’s Moves

  • February 14th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-money-symbol-coins.jpgAmid the fighting in Greece over hard times and hard decisions on the budget, and as European Finance Ministers readied for their latest deliberations on debt (see EUAustralia Online, “Athens Pain”, 14.2.12) another credit agency has set up an amber light on investing in Europe.    … Read More »

Ratings Hit Against Euro States: Some Impacts …

  • January 16th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-money-symbol-coins.jpgThe start of the business week on Monday saw impacts of the “Black Friday” lunge at European creditworthiness, by a leading US credit ratings firm.

The company, Standard and Poor’s, down -graded nine members of the 17-member Eurozone group, in its Sovereigns Ratings List, on 13.1.12. … Read More »

Vaclav Havel – 5.10.36-18.12.11

  • December 26th, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

havel2.jpgMEMOIR: Thousands have turned out in Prague for the state funeral of the former President Vaclav Havel. He was the leader of the dissident movement and massive street protests that commenced the transition of Czechoslovakia from communist state to membership of the European Union.
Lee Duffield prepared this memoir: … Read More »

Weekend Warriors On World Economy

  • October 17th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

rome-riot-2011-10.jpgWhich weekend gatherings would matter most: those like the G20 Finance Ministers at Paris, again discussing the Eurozone; or the tens of thousands demonstrating over gross failings in global finances? … Read More »

EU’s Hungary Presidency In A Media War

  • January 9th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

orban-viktor.jpgThe new Hungarian government has started talking about moderating a national media law which has diverted attention from other tasks, at the start of its Presidency of the EU.

That coincides with reports of new moves in America, on the Wikileaks front, perceived as nibbling at the freedom to publish. … Read More »

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