POLES APART Putin’s fury as Poles blame Russia for World War II

POLES APART Putin’s fury as Poles blame Russia for World War II

The Poles can never have had much doubt that blaming Russia for the Second World War would upset Vladimir Putin.  ...
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EDITORIAL : What does the US-Iran crisis mean for Europe ?

EDITORIAL : What does the US-Iran crisis mean for Europe ?

In the deepening conflict between Iran and the United States, the European Union seems well and truly caught in the...
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CARLES PUIGDEMONT – A RENEGADE IN EXILE – The man who dared cross the ‘red line’

CARLES PUIGDEMONT – A RENEGADE IN EXILE – The man who dared cross the ‘red line’

The year is 2017, and the place, the small town of Amer in the Province of Girona, some 120 kilometres...
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A CATALÁN AMONG THE PIGEONS – Madrid defies EU law to punish separatists

A CATALÁN AMONG THE PIGEONS – Madrid defies EU law to punish separatists

Catalonia and the rest of Spain have seldom seen eye to eye.   The hostility began long before the Spanish civil...
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CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS (WITH BENEFITS)?  European Defence and Security after Brexit

CAN WE STILL BE FRIENDS (WITH BENEFITS)? European Defence and Security after Brexit

Eurofighter typhoon fgr.mk 4 © SAC Cathy Sharples In May 1993, when the Maastricht Treaty was put to the Danish...
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THE EU’S NEW COHESION POLICY

THE EU’S NEW COHESION POLICY

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission proposes to modernise Cohesion Policy, the EU's main investment policy and...
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POLES APART – Putin’s fury as Poles blame Russia for World War II

POLES APART – Putin’s fury as Poles blame Russia for World War II

The Poles can never have had much doubt that blaming Russia for the Second World War would upset Vladimir Putin.  ...
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COOPERATION BETWEEN THE EU AND MOROCCO

COOPERATION BETWEEN THE EU AND MOROCCO

The EU is boosting its support with new programmes worth €389 million The European Commission is today adopting new cooperation programmes...
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CRIME GANG MAKES OVER €2 MILLION TRAFFICKING ILLEGAL STEROIDS WORLDWIDE

CRIME GANG MAKES OVER €2 MILLION TRAFFICKING ILLEGAL STEROIDS WORLDWIDE

On 16 December an investigation by  the Financial Police Division of Hellenic Police (Διεύθυνση Οικονομικής Αστυνομίας της Ελληνικής Αστυνομίας), the...
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ECHR – Ruling condemns Lithuania for failing to act on online hate speech

ECHR – Ruling condemns Lithuania for failing to act on online hate speech

In 2015, two Lithuanian young men, Pijus Beizaras and Mangirdas Levickas turned to a non-governmental organisation, the National Lesbian, Gay,...
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THE EU’S NEW COHESION POLICY

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission proposes to modernise Cohesion Policy, the EU’s main investment policy and one of its most concrete expressions of solidarity. Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020:…


POLES APART Putin’s fury as Poles blame Russia for World War II

The Poles can never have had much doubt that blaming Russia for the Second World War would upset Vladimir Putin.   It was rather like poking a tiger with a pointed stick: it could never end…



NATO – POLAND TAKES CHARGE OF NATO HIGH READINESS FORCE

On January 1, the Polish army took charge of  NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) placing thousands of soldiers on standby and ready to deploy within days. Poland takes over from Germany, which…


NORWAY – A ROAD TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Norway’s ambitious west coast road scheme By any definition, Norway’s plan to develop a continuous Coastal Highway between Kristiansand in the south and Trondheim in the north is a massive undertaking.   The route of the…


KHADIJA ISMAYILOVA Azerbaijan urged to lift journalist’s travel ban

Index on Censorship, Reporters Without Borders UK and Transparency International UK urge Azerbaijan to lift journalist’s travel ban Azerbaijan authorities should lift a travel ban against award-winning investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, UK-based rights groups urged…


MONACO’S NEW LUXURY MARINA TO OPEN THIS YEAR IN VENTIMIGLIA, ITALY

Founded in 2002 by the city-state of Monaco, Monaco Ports (SEPM), manages the ports of the Principality (Hercule and Fontvielle) as well as the new floating breakwater. In 2016, in response to the ever-increasing demand…


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CRIME GANG MAKES OVER €2 MILLION TRAFFICKING ILLEGAL STEROIDS WORLDWIDE

On 16 December an investigation by  the Financial Police Division of Hellenic Police (Διεύθυνση Οικονομικής Αστυνομίας της Ελληνικής Αστυνομίας), the Central Office to fight Against Environmental and Public Health Crime (OCLAESP) and French Customs (Direction…



ECHR – Ruling condemns Lithuania for failing to act on online hate speech

In 2015, two Lithuanian young men, Pijus Beizaras and Mangirdas Levickas turned to a non-governmental organisation, the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights Association, of which they are both members, asking it to complain…




COOPERATION BETWEEN THE EU AND MOROCCO

The EU is boosting its support with new programmes worth €389 million The European Commission is today adopting new cooperation programmes worth €389 million in support of the Kingdom of Morocco, in order to support reforms, inclusive…



WOODEN BUILDING – 10 floors will provide for 25 apartments to be built on a 400 m2 lot in Monaco

A 10 floors glued-laminated timber tower to be built in Monaco! Upbrella Construction will provide the patented Upbrella construction system for the construction of a glued-laminated timber residential building in Monaco. The project’s 10 floors…