Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC

EU Needs Rethink On Latin America Relations

EU relations with Latin America should promote greater cooperation and socioeconomic equality with a focus on human rights, according to NGOs meeting at the second EU-CELAC … [Read More...]

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Back To A Digitised Future For European Business

The 1989 cult movie “Back to the Future II” predicted that the year 2015 would bring with it a world of hover-boards, flying cars and self-lacing trainers, writes Carsten … [Read More...]

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“Mobilise Global Partners On Climate Deal” Says BUSINESSEUROPE

European Environment Ministers met today in Brussels to discuss preparations for the UN Climate Change conference which will take place in Paris in December. BUSINESSEUROPE … [Read More...]

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Back To A Digitised Future For European Business

The 1989 cult movie “Back to the Future II” predicted that the year 2015 would bring with it a world of hover-boards, flying cars and self-lacing trainers, writes Carsten … [Read More...]

Altapura, Val Thorens

Altapura, Val Thorens – Ski Palace Perfection

You’ve heard of a ‘ski palace’, right? Me neither. Not until I ascended into the clouds surrounding Val Thorens and was greeted by the five star Altapura hotel. At a heady … [Read More...]

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Commission News

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC

EU Needs Rethink On Latin America Relations

EU relations with Latin America should promote greater cooperation and socioeconomic equality with a focus on human rights, according to … [Read More...]

BUSINESSEUROPE Director General Markus J. Beyrer

“Mobilise Global Partners On Climate Deal” Says BUSINESSEUROPE

European Environment Ministers met today in Brussels to discuss preparations for the UN Climate Change conference which will take place in … [Read More...]

European News & Comment

Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister

“Bulgaria Must Investigate Hate Crimes,” Says Amnesty

Bulgaria’s failure to adequately investigate and prosecute hate crimes is fuelling fear, discrimination and ultimately violence, says Amnesty International in a new report published today. Missing … [Read More...]

Jonathan Hill

Hills Says Pension Funds Could Get Two Year Clearing Exemption

The European Commission has published a report recommending granting pension funds a two-year exemption from central clearing requirements for their over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions. The … [Read More...]

Marianne Thyssen

Thyssen Proposes €8.7m Aid For Greek Media Workers

The European Commission has proposed to mobilise the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,633 workers made redundant in the media sectors (publishing, programming and broadcasting) … [Read More...]

Margrethe Vestager

Vestager Opens Belgian State Aid Investigation

European Commission Competition chief, Margrethe Vestager, has opened another State aid investigation into the deals that EU tax authorities offer to certain companies – most notably to multinational … [Read More...]

Altapura, Val Thorens

Altapura, Val Thorens – Ski Palace Perfection

You’ve heard of a ‘ski palace’, right? Me neither. Not until I ascended into the clouds surrounding Val Thorens and was greeted by the five star Altapura hotel. At a heady altitude of 2300m, it could … [Read More...]

Koh I Nor, Val Thorens

Koh I Nor, Val Thorens – Sparkling Luxury

Val Thorens, is “Anti-Bling Luxury” or so the tourist board says; they have a point.  Even though the newest hotel on the block is named after a 105.6 carat diamond, the feeling is still of ‘do what … [Read More...]

The Merrion Hotel, Dublin

The Merrion Hotel, Dublin. Hidden Treasure, Elegant Delight.

Merrion Square is the epitome of Georgian Dublin. Wandering around, it is hard to believe that around 250 years ago the area was farmland on the edge of Dublin city. A far cry from the plush, leafy … [Read More...]

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