Tag Archives: Euronews

Euronews – Online Privacy Protection – 26 October 2013

Online privacy protection(Lucas : I am baffled by all the ignorance : What are you doing monsieur/mister? Still thinking UK/France and other corporate states do not the same. They have already those spy programs of their own in place remember. Also do you really think legislation of a for corporate interest and profit EU will bring about protection of … it is like asking your enemies put me in jail to protect me from you…! Wake up! Change the world from within and start there… forget about the corporate state, EU, financial system and build a real new world based upon that what we really are:  equal and one without limits.)

A question from Tom via Twitter: “Do you think our privacy and more generally our fundamental rights as EU citizens are at risk with growing mass surveillance by the US and other governments?”

Answer from Jérémie Zimmermann, spokesperson and co-founder of Quadrature du Net, a non-profit association defending the rights and freedoms of citizens on the Internet :
“Part of the answer, in order to try to protect our privacy, obviously implies policies and the establishment of legislation protecting citizens. But that is not all. We also need to ask the question of what relationship we have with technology today.”
Read the whole story and see video at : www.euronews.com / link to original article

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Pope Banishes Germany’s ‘Luxury Bishop’ From His Diocese – 23 October 2013

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has ordered the German Roman Catholic prelate known as the “luxury bishop” for spending some 31 million euros (£26.46 million) on a residence to leave his diocese for an unspecified period, the Vatican said on Wednesday.

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EuroNews – EU leaders Hold Talks With Business, Union Chiefs – 28 June 2013

europeanunionflagEuropean leaders are meeting with industry and trade union figures at this EU summit to discuss how to fight unemployment.

The new head of one of Europe’s top business groups cautiously welcomed plans to help jobless youths. Continue reading

EuroNews – Eurozone Finance Ministers Split On Banking Reform – 21 June 2013

images-euroEurozone finance ministers met in Luxembourg to discuss reform of the banking sector and a request by Cyprus to revise the terms of its ten billion euro bailout.

Austria’s Finance Minister Maria Fekter criticised Nicosia’s demands, saying “I can’t imagine that there’s a better alternative to what we have painfully agreed on all together. To question a contract we have made, and which has passed all national parliaments – including the Cypriot parliament – is a quite bold announcement!” Continue reading

EuroNews – Bank Bailout Agency For EU? – 14 May 2013

images-euroThe Eurogroup have discussed the creation of a central rescue agency to wind up failing banks, but Germany says a Treaty change would be needed for the project to go ahead. The proposal would be a mainstay of any future banking union.

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Eurogroup president, said: “We must, while we are discussing the Treaty change, work on the other building blocks. The banking union cannot wait. There are a number of elements that have to start: the single supervising mechanism can start, the capital requirements have to be put in place, we have to work on a resolution directive.”

Read the whole story and see the video at: www.euronews.com /link  to original article

EuroNews – EU To Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides – 30 April 2013

Flickr-bee-wwarby-300x225Europe’s bees are in sharp decline, with up to 50 percent of colonies dying out in some parts in recent winters. Now the EU has voted to ban three pesticides linked to bee deaths.

Roger Waite from the EU Commission explained:

“The formal decision will take a number of weeks because we have to translate the text, but we have now taken the political decision that this proposal to restrict the use of these active substances from the first of December will enter into force.”

Read the whole story at: www.euronews.com / link to original article

Euronews – EU Regions At Risk Over Budget Squabble – 20 November 2012

( Lucas : I am fully about sharing and helping but as it is the EU we are talking about there’s another story to it. First of all the first possibly well intended economic zone grew into a monstrous self-governing body and it developed into greed accelerating and un-democratic corporatocracy and banking rule  build on treaties pushed down the throats of people. Continue reading