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  1. News - World - EUROPEAN UNION

    Strikes and protests hit EU nations

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 06:27pm by Associated Press in Brussels

    ... leader, as the general strike spread through Spain where a 25 per cent unemployment rate has put the country at the heart of the EU social unrest. A Spanish Interior Ministry official said 32 people had been arrested and 15 people treated for minor injuries in disturbances. Spain’s General Workers’ Union said the nationwide stoppage, the second this year, was observed by nearly all ...

  2. News - World - EUROPEAN UNION

    EU leaders face tough talks at tax-fraud summit

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 06:04pm by AFP

    ... Romania and Spain favour developing shale energy but others, including France, are opposed, citing the environmental issues involved. The problem and cannot be avoided. EU leaders gather ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - EUROPEAN UNION

    Germany seeks breakthrough on Europe transactions tax

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 10:40am by AFP

    ... is expected to sign up on Tuesday, but one more is required to reach the threshold to put the initiative into action. Italy and Spain have toyed with the idea, but appear unlikely to throw their hats ... the financial crisis. But gathering support among the 27 members of the European Union has been difficult, with Italy and Spain hoping to win concessions for support, while Poland, the biggest economic ...

  4. News - World - EUROPEAN UNION

    EU to ban pesticides linked to bee deaths

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... that voted in favour of the ban were-- Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden. Eight nations voted ...



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