Emoji for sexting Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder Flirtmoji. I don’t understand what some of these are. The EU is reportedly planning to call for Google Search to be broken off from the rest of the company The Next Web by Napier Lopez Google’s rocky relationship with the EU looks like it could be getting rockier. The European Parliament’s new … Read more
INFOGRAPHIC: Who is who in the European Parliament After a first plenary session and a series committee meetings in early July, key positions were distributed in the European Parliament. Find an overview of the Parliament’s key new faces in our infographic.
German coalition talks cast long shadow over EU elections German chancellor Angela Merkel said there was no ?automatic link? between the party that wins next year’s EU election and the next European Commission president, casting doubt over a pledge by the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) to “put a face” on the election. … Read more
Norway?s centre-right wins election Result ends eight years of centre-left rule and makes Erna Solberg all but certain to be the oil-rich country?s new prime minister EU unfreezes regional aid funding for Hungary Hungary won access today (9 September) to ?2 billion in frozen EU development funds after convincing Brussels its management of projects met … Read more
The Tragic Link Between Economic Crisis and Suicide Europe’s four-year economic collapse has left an indelible scar on the continent, and the depressing data-points documenting its decline just keep rolling in. On Thursday, a Spanish suicide help-line reported that it saw a 30-percent increase in the number of calls it fielded in 2012. With … Read more
The EU won?t stand up to the USA or protect our rights against ?the eyes? For all their purported shock and outrage, the inconvenient truth for many European leaders is that their own intelligence services are up to their necks in unregulated surveillance and/or cooperation with the global USA-UK spying infrastructure. European economy signals … Read more
IMF sees a mixed outlook for Europe – calls for more ECB action and a fiscal union by Open Europe blog team The IMF today released its latest World Economic Outlook forecasts. As usual the forecasts are not overly different from the previous ones – published in October last year – but there are a … Read more