Tag Archives: Europe

28Jan/17

Former Italy PM Berlusconi to stand trial in sex bribery case

Italy’s centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered to stand trial on charges he bribed witnesses to silence them over accusations he paid for sex with young women.

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08Jan/17

Brexit terms not ‘binary choice’ between immigration control and good trade deal – British PM

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.

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16Nov/16

EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.

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05Oct/16

Sterling hits new low on ‘hard’ Brexit fears

Britain’s pound has fallen again on fears over a so-called “hard” Brexit, dropping below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985. And the UK’s key services sector PMI has also fallen slightly, with financial services in particular bracing for fallout. Hayley Platt reports.
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03Jan/16

Villages, activisits band together in squat camp to protest third runway at Heathrow

An eco-squat camp joins forces with local villagers to protest the expansion of Heathrow airport, Europe’s busiest aviation hub, as Britain awaits a decision by Prime Minister David Cameron.
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15Dec/15

Help us create Africa Gathering 2016!

Online and Thoughtworks London HQ

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
ThoughtWorks London
First Floor, 76 Wardour Street, W1F 0UR, London (map)

We have a high demand to organise events and other activities for the Africa Gathering platform in Europe and in Africa. We would love to organise a series of brainstorming sessions, twitter chats in order to plan for 2016. We are grateful for all the supports you have given to us since its creation.

Your views matters to us. Can you help us plan? Give us ideas, update the websites, volunteers, write content, organise twitter chats, etc…!!

Guest: Brid Ryan, Thoughtworks Community Manager Brid_TW

We are at www.africagathering.org

Help us create Africa Gathering 2016 with this short survey!

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2405704/africagathering2016

Twitter: @africagathering

Hashtag: #2016gathering #2016Gatherers

Become a Gatherer by emailing: mjamme@gmail.com

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