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ACTA Legislation Rejected By European Parliament
2012-07-05 13:30:41

ACTA, an international effort to criminalize copyright infringement spearheaded by music and film production companies in the US, Canada and Japan was defeated by an overwhelming majority by the European Parliament this week

2011-11-12 05:52:08

After the recent launch of the first Galileo satellites – an event of paramount political importance for Europe – politicians, policymakers, space agency managers, industrialists, satellite operators and members of civil society gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8–9 November for the 4th Conference on EU Space Policy.

2011-11-07 08:53:13

Space as a key sector for Europe and its citizens will be the subject of a conference that will be held on 8 & 9 November at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament.

2011-07-07 00:00:30

The European Parliament debate on the cultivation of GM crops highlights how difficult it is to give more power to the Member States to opt-out of planting products whilst preserving a workable science-based decision-making system at an EU level.

2011-05-27 05:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - EU Member States Losing EUR10 Billion in Tax Revenues Each Year and Facing Uphill Battle to Reverse the Trend At a meeting today on intellectual property, counterfeiting and piracy in Brussels, hosted by the European Parliament's Kangaroo Group, the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) warned the European Union (EU) that it faces an uphill battle to stem the flow of illegal cigarettes pouring through its borders and across its...


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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