Eurosphere roundup: Big freeze over Europe, Greek bailout, ACTA

Italy hit by shortage of Russian gas from – World, Europe Cold weather and reductions in supplies from Europe have put strain on the gas systems across the continent Europe’s big freeze tightens grip from BBC News | Europe | World Edition The Arctic conditions sweeping Europe tighten their grip, with more deaths reported … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: ACTA, Davos, 3 years old

Booklet: Why You Should Care About ACTA 14 November, 2011 » Campaigns | Intellectual Property Enforcement The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is a plurilateral agreement which proposes international standards for enforcement of intellectual property rights. The Agreement, negotiated by a handful of countries1 in coordination with certain parts of industry, is controversial in both process … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Financial markets now trust Italy and Spain; Euro fiscal pact; Danish Presidency news…

EU to slam Hungary for constitution from Hurriyet Daily News The EU executive will demand Hungary row back on controversial changes to its constitution or face possible legal action in warnings to be delivered next week, a European Union source said yesterday.   MAIN FOCUS: Financial markets trust Italy and Spain | 13/01/2012 from euro|topics … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Standard & Poor’s threat over EU core countries; Merkel & Sarkozy “to discipline the EU”; news from euroblogging…

MAIN FOCUS: Standard & Poor’s threatens bailout fund | 07/12/2011 from euro|topics The US rating agency Standard & Poor’s threatened on Tuesday to downgrade the credit rating of the EFSF bailout fund. Fifteen euro countries are now also having to worry that they may lose their top credit standings. With its move Standard & Poor’s … Read more