Latest Economy of the European Union Stories

Steady Decline For Mediterranean Fish Stocks
2014-07-11 03:37:59

Cell Press While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean has deteriorated over the past 20 years. In a new report evaluating nine fish species reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10, scientists call for stringent monitoring of Mediterranean fishing activities, better enforcement of fisheries regulations, and advanced management plans in Mediterranean waters....

2014-06-12 11:13:10

University of Oxford The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010 The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010, according to research by the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that suicide rates rose significantly in the EU, Canada and the...

2014-05-22 04:20:59

To Revive Productivity and Avert Long-term Stagnation, the E.U. Must Make Good Its Digital Deficit NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information and Communications Technology (ICT) should hold the key to rescuing Europe from a bleak economic fate, reports Productivity and Digitalization in Europe: Paving the Road to Faster Growth, a special joint publication of The Conference Board and The Lisbon Council. The policy brief was authored by Bart van Ark, Chief Economist at The Conference...

2014-01-29 23:30:50

The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, met today to review consolidated net sales and preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and full fiscal year in accordance with IAS/IFRS standards. Milan, Italy (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Net Sales Performance for the Full Year and the Fourth Quarter of 2013 Luxottica set a new net sales record for the full year 2013...

2014-01-28 12:26:15

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: United Kingdom Business Forecast Report Q1 2014 Core Views The economy is recovering, but with fiscal cuts looming and unemploymentstubbornly high, the rate of growth will be fairly tepid byhistorical standards.In light of positive structural economic reforms undertaken by thegovernment, coupled with flexible monetary and exchange ratepolicies, we remain bullish on the long-term...

2013-11-29 13:28:35

The European Union's taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing countries while fishing companies pocket the profits, according to University of British Columbia researchers. In a study published today in the online journal PLOS ONE, researchers from UBC's Fisheries Centre analyzed access agreements that allow EU-based fishing fleets to operate in Africa and the South Pacific. They found that EU governments pay 75 per cent of the annual access...

2013-10-30 23:28:57

Net Sales of Euro 1.8 Billion (+7.4% at Constant Exchange Rates2); Record Free Cash Flow3 of Euro 295 Million Milan, Italy (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, met today and approved the consolidated results for the third quarter and the nine months ended September 30, 2013 in accordance with International Financial Reporting...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'