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2014-09-11 12:25:55

BERLIN, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Citizens' Initiative against TTIP rejected / Alliance announces resistance The Stop-TTIP Alliance, initiator of a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) against the TTIP and CETA international trade & investment agreements, today announced its opposition to the European Commission's decision to block the ECI. "Now the battle really begins," said Michael Efler, contact person of the ECI, which currently...

2014-09-11 08:24:04

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe-based Parx Plastics is starting the mass production of its biocompatible, non-toxic and non-leaching antimicrobial Sanipolymers(TM). Parx Plastics was recently identified by the European Commission as one of the top tech startups of Europe with its technology derived from biomimetics to create antimicrobial plastics. Consumers are becoming aware that solutions adding an antibacterial property to...

2014-09-10 08:23:18

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that the European Commission has approved its previously announced acquisition of the Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide (TiO(2)) businesses of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. The Commission approval is subject to the divestiture of Huntsman's business associated with a product known as TR52 mainly sold into inks applications. This divestiture represents approximately 30 kilotons of...

2014-08-19 12:21:14

European Commission Confirms: No Legal Basis to Deny Norwegian Air International Application WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International (NAI) today filed comments with the U.S. Department of Transportation confirming its support for the European Commission's (Commission) views that parties to the US-EU Open Skies Agreement cannot unilaterally deny NAI's application to serve the U.S. on the basis of Article 17 bis. These views were further confirmed in a...

2014-07-11 12:22:25

JOHANNESBURG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2008, the European Commission imposed a fine of EUR 318.2 million on Sasol Wax GmbH and other Sasol group companies, including Sasol Limited ("Sasol") for Sasol Wax's involvement in the European paraffin wax cartel. The fine was paid in full by Sasol in January 2009. Sasol viewed the fine as excessive and, in December 2008, applied to the European General Court in Luxemburg for a reduction of the fine. Today, the European General...

2014-07-09 04:21:04

MILTON KEYNES, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Cup now at the knockout stage, thousands of children across Europe are racing to finish their Brazil 2014 sticker books. But they, and their parents, are unlikely to realise that, because of the relationship between Panini, the only manufacturer permitted to produce FIFA's official Brazil books, and football governing bodies across Europe, it can cost almost EUR565 to collect every sticker, according to rival...

2014-04-30 16:30:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. ("Ferrer") is commercializing ADASUVE in the Nordic countries through a distribution agreement with Medivir AB. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the Europe, Latin America and the...

2014-04-29 04:22:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that they have revised certain of the conditions to consummation of their proposed combination transaction. As previously announced on March 10, 2014, Chiquita and Fyffes have entered into a definitive agreement under which Chiquita and Fyffes will combine, subject to the terms and conditions of...

2014-04-08 12:31:26

RICKMANSWORTH, England, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission has awarded a 1.3M Euro ($1.8M) grant to an international consortium to evaluate a ground-breaking cancer imaging technology. The imaging technology, termed Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging, has the potential to detect cancer during surgery and help ensure that all of the cancerous tissue is removed. The two-year project entitled CLIO will evaluate the imaging technology in patients undergoing...

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2014-04-04 05:02:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online European lawmakers voted on Thursday to end international roaming charges beginning in December 2015, part of a broader set of reforms aimed at overhauling the EU’s telecom regulatory framework. Most of Europe’s mobile operators charge extra fees for using a mobile phone to call, send text messages or access the Internet in another EU country, which drives up the costs of these services to consumers. A recent poll by the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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