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Mapping the future of the European Union

Nov 6, 2012
Geographer Harm de Blij on the destiny of an unstable union.
Posted In: maps, European Union, geography, book

Microsoft hits a snag with EU anti-trust complaint

Oct 24, 2012
The European Union is accusing Microsoft of failing to comply with an anti-trust agreement, meaning Microsoft could face a hefty fine.
Posted In: Microsoft, anti-trust, European Union, Tech

Europeans 'would like to thank' the Nobel committee

Oct 12, 2012
The Nobel Prize committee announces their pick for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The winner? The European Union.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Whats up Europe

Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is Europe!

Oct 12, 2012
At last some good news for Europe -- racked by the worst economic crisis in its history, the European Union has just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Europe debt crisis

Despite bad manufacturing, job data -- stocks up in Europe

Oct 1, 2012
September manufacturing wilted in Europe -- and a new unemployment report by the EU shows lots of young people were out of work in August. But European stock markets had a strong day. What gives?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, manufacturing

EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers

Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, European Union, sanctions

European leaders reach deal to help banks

Jun 29, 2012
There's a big EU summit going on in Brussels today, and it appears leaders have come up with an agreement that may help ease the debt crisis -- at least somewhat.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, Brussels

European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options

Jun 28, 2012
EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union

No riots, but Ireland feels the pain of austerity

Mar 15, 2012
Ireland is tackling its debt crisis with a harsh program of austerity measures. The Irish are not rioting, as the Greeks did, but they are hurting.
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, European Union

Many pushing back against EU carbon tax

Mar 12, 2012
Europe's biggest airlines say a new European tax on the carbon dioxide coming out their jet engines is a bad idea.
Posted In: carbon tax, European Union, Airlines

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