Tag Archives: European Union

Brussels plans European banking union from 2013

BBC News A single regulator to oversee banks across all 27 European Union states could be in place as early as 2013 according to the European Commission. A controversial new bank bailout fund financed by a tax on financial institutions … Continue reading

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Blatant Corruption Exposed as EU Blocks France’s Ban on Monsanto’s GMO Maize

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Just after France legislators and officials moved to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified strain of GMO maize over environmental and health concerns, the European Union has decided to step in and re-secure Monsanto’s presence in the country … Continue reading

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Crisis to Suicide: How Many Have to Die Before We Kill the False Religion of Austerity?

Lynn Parramore AlterNet The rate of people taking their own lives is soaring in Europe at such a clip that the trend has given birth to a new media term: “Suicide by economic crisis.” If suicide is a measure of … Continue reading

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EU Demands Right To Dictate National Budgets

Source: AFP The European Union called Wednesday for sweeping new powers to override national budgets and decide when governments should be placed under the wardenship of Brussels technocrats.

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Spain’s lost generation: youth unemployment surges above 50 per cent

Fiona Govan Telegraph More than half of young Spaniards are out of work, according to fresh statistics, signalling a lost generation that has been hit hardest by Spain’s economic woes, as the total number of unemployed surged above five million. … Continue reading

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Report examines what US can learn from EU chemicals law

Debbie O’Leary EurekAlert BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — U.S. industry and environmental groups agree that the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 needs to be modernized to better protect public health and the environment. However, there is no consensus on what … Continue reading

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The Rageh Omaar Report – The Right to Roam

Rageh Omaar Report Al Jazeera Unwanted, marginalised, defiant – the Roma people have become the target of governments across Europe. In France and Italy they have been thrown out in their thousands – accused of illegally overstaying their welcome and … Continue reading

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Barroso to China: EU is not falling apart

Andrew Rettman EUObserver BRUSSELS – European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso has told the Chinese public that the EU is going to become a fully-fledged “political union” after the financial crisis. Speaking to TV cameras after a meeting with Chinese … Continue reading

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UK Independence day – Leaving the European Union

UKIP Media The positive case for Britain leaving the European Union.

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Number of cancer cases set to rise 30% by 2030 due to ageing population

Source: Daily Mail Cancer is set to rocket in the UK with new cases rising 30 per cent by 2030, experts warned today. The UK ranks 16th out of 27 countries in the European Union for the predicted rise in … Continue reading

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