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Bats bounce back in Europe

Bats bounce back in Europe | The European | Scoop.it
Europe's bat population recovered by more than 40 percent between 1993 and 2011 after decades of decline, according to a survey published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday.
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Survey suggests that EU conservation policies over the last years have been successful

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Expulsion: les juges européens condamnent les abus des banques espagnoles - Coulisses de Bruxelles

Expulsion: les juges européens condamnent les abus des banques espagnoles - Coulisses de Bruxelles | The European | Scoop.it
Alors que plusieurs Espagnols expulsés de leur logement, faute de pouvoir rembourser leur crédit hypothécaire, se sont suicidés ces derniers mois, la Cour de justice européenne (CJE) a décidé de...
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Dutch state nationalises SNS Reaal bank

Dutch state nationalises SNS Reaal bank | The European | Scoop.it
The Dutch state has nationalised banking and insurance group SNS Reaal at a cost of 3.7 billion euros ($5 billion), Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said, marking a rescue to avert a threat to the ...
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European media question Cameron's EU plan

European media question Cameron's EU plan | The European | Scoop.it
French and German media denounce British Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to hold an in/out referendum on EU membership as a "risky game" motivated by domestic political considerations.
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The Eclipse of British Reason by Joschka Fischer - Project Syndicate

The Eclipse of British Reason by Joschka Fischer - Project Syndicate | The European | Scoop.it
When placed under too much strain, chains tend to break at the weakest link. But, as British Prime Minister David Cameron has now demonstrated, the European chain is most likely to break not at its weakest link, but at its most irrational.
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Le scandale qui secoue la droite espagnole

L'ex-trésorier du Parti populaire aurait distribué de l'argent à certains dirigeants. CulPPables (couPPables). C'est...
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Bruegel - The Brussels-based think tank | Options for a Euro-area fiscal capacity

Bruegel - The Brussels-based think tank | Options for a Euro-area fiscal capacity | The European | Scoop.it
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Orphacol: Bruxelle veut créer un précédent dangereux - Coulisses de Bruxelles

Orphacol: Bruxelle veut créer un précédent dangereux - Coulisses de Bruxelles | The European | Scoop.it
Malaise à la Commission après la révélation de l’affaire Orphacol. L’exécutif européen ne s’attendait manifestement pas à ce que ses manœuvres pour s’opposer à l’autorisation de mise sur le marché...
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Westerwelle Warning: German Foreign Minister Urges Britain to Stay in EU - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Westerwelle Warning: German Foreign Minister Urges Britain to Stay in EU - SPIEGEL ONLINE | The European | Scoop.it
European politicians are nervously awaiting a speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron that they hope will clarify his stance on the country's position in the European Union.
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Opposition in Berlin: Cyprus Bailout Could Fail in German Parliament - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Opposition in Berlin: Cyprus Bailout Could Fail in German Parliament - SPIEGEL ONLINE | The European | Scoop.it
The urgently needed bailout of the Cypriot banking industry is in danger of being vetoed by the German parliament. The opposition Social Democrats say they are leaning towards voting no, according to a media report.
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Possible Boost for EU Economy: Germany Gears Up for Big Pay Hikes - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Possible Boost for EU Economy: Germany Gears Up for Big Pay Hikes - SPIEGEL ONLINE | The European | Scoop.it
German trade unions plan to demand big pay increases this year and look set to get their way.
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Top Ten Anti-Semites Controversy: Wiesenthal Center Refuses Debate with Accused Author - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Top Ten Anti-Semites Controversy: Wiesenthal Center Refuses Debate with Accused Author - SPIEGEL ONLINE | The European | Scoop.it
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has triggered a major debate by listing a prominent German publisher and SPIEGEL ONLINE columnist among the world's top 10 anti-Semites.
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Pesticides halve bees' pollen gathering ability, research shows

Pesticides halve bees' pollen gathering ability, research shows | The European | Scoop.it
Scientists call for a permanent EU ban as neonicotinoid toxins are found to harm bees and deprive their young of food
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Clear case for continuing the ban on neonicotinoids

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The Re-emergence of Europe

The Re-emergence of Europe | The European | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai.
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David Cameron's EU speech - full text

David Cameron's EU speech - full text | The European | Scoop.it
Full text of the prime minister's speech about his plans for a referendum on British membership of the European Union
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The Gravest of Allegations: Conflating Critique of Israel with Anti-Semitism - SPIEGEL ONLINE

The Gravest of Allegations: Conflating Critique of Israel with Anti-Semitism - SPIEGEL ONLINE | The European | Scoop.it
In recent years, Israeli Jews have often confused anti-Israel rhetoric with anti-Semitism, argues journalist Ronen Bergman, who has himself been subjected to verbal attacks for his reporting in SPIEGEL.
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Arrêt sur images - BNP : chronique d'un scandale ordinaire (Bankster Story S01E05)

Arrêt sur images - BNP : chronique d'un scandale ordinaire (Bankster Story S01E05) | The European | Scoop.it
Chaque jour arrêt sur images décrypte pour vous l'actualité des médias
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Les armateurs grecs vont payer plus d'impôts

Les armateurs grecs vont payer plus d'impôts | The European | Scoop.it
La Grèce va faire payer des impôts à ses armateurs de bateaux battant pavillon étranger, une première depuis des décennies.
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Oups, le FMI s’est trompé sur l’austérité

Oups, le FMI s’est trompé sur l’austérité | The European | Scoop.it
Ses effets sur les économies européennes ont été sous-estimés, selon deux économistes de l’institution.
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Devant Merkel, Samaras vante les «énormes efforts» d'Athènes

Devant Merkel, Samaras vante les «énormes efforts» d'Athènes | The European | Scoop.it
Les dirigeants grec et allemand se sont rencontrés ce mardi à Berlin, en marge d'un forum économique.
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