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This story about the EU Reflection Group report was published on 29th April 2010. With a 9 May deadline fast approaching for the EU’s ‘group of wise men’ to submit its report on the challenges facing Europe until 2030, EurActiv has gained an insight into the team’s secretive work over the past 18 months. After… » read more

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At the 8th Annual European Financial Services Conference in Brussels yesterday, Blogactiv spoke to Eddy Wymeersch, Chairman of the Committee of European Securities Regulators. We asked about the role banks must play in any future form of the financial services industry. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Wh4iRe1aBPw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] The article referenced in the interview can be… » read more

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This story about the collapse of the Belgian government was published by EurActiv on 27th April 2010. Belgian King Albert II accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Yves Leterme’s five-month-old government yesterday (26 April), plunging the country into a crisis as it prepares to assume the rotating presidency of the EU. The monarch asked Leterme,… » read more

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This story about conditions for financial aid to Greece was published by EurActiv on 26th April 2010. Greece must agree to tough new austerity measures before it receives any financial aid from the European Union and failure to do so would endanger such support, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper. The debt-saddled euro-zone… » read more

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This story about last night’s televised UK election debate was published by EurActiv on 23rd April 2010. UK Conservative leader David Cameron, who according to polls remains on track to become the next British prime minister, delivered a vintage Tory performance in last night’s televised election debate, declaring that his government wanted to be “in… » read more

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This story about electric cars was published by EurActiv on 21st April 2010. France’s ambitious national strategy on electric cars is awaiting a clearer position from the European Union, EurActiv France reports. Thanks to state support, the classic automobile market in France grew by 10.8% in March 2010 – a considerable leap – but the… » read more

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This story about lifting the flight ban across the EU was published by EurActiv on 20th April 2010. Flights across large parts of Europe were set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to gradually free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by an… » read more

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This story about air traffic chaos was published by EurActiv on 19th April 2010. The Spanish EU Presidency said on Sunday it was possible that 50% of flights in Europe could operate today (19 April) following disruption caused by clouds of volcanic ash from Iceland. EU transport ministers will assess the situation in a teleconference.… » read more

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