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Farage: Should British taxpayers be paying for child benefit in Warsaw, Mr Tusk?


Farage: Should British taxpayers be paying for child benefit in Warsaw, Mr Tusk?

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from Life Noggin: A BRIEF YEAR IN REVIEW OF 2014 (you wanna make time to watch this video!)


A BRIEF YEAR IN REVIEW OF 2014

Beethoven – Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon in G, WoO 37: great compositions/performances


Beethoven – Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon in G, WoO 37

Eric Kleiber – Dvořák: The Wild Dove (Holoubek), Op 110, Wedding Dance: great compositions/performances


Eric Kleiber – Dvořák: The Wild Dove (Holoubek), Op 110, Wedding Dance

From Der Spiegel: ‘No Longer in the Cold War’: Merkel Infuriated by US Spying


From Der Spiegel - 'No Longer in the Cold War'- Merkel Infuriated by US Spying

From Der Spiegel – ‘No Longer in the Cold War‘- Merkel Infuriated by US Spying (click to access report)

Excerpts from Report: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has compared US spying to Cold War tactics and Brussels wants EU facilities checked for American eavesdropping equipment. Concern is growing the scandal could seriously damage trans-Atlantic relations. 
The German government reacted strongly on Monday to media reports that the United States has spent years spying on the European Union and on specific European countries. Meanwhile, European Union leaders have both reviled the US for allegedly bugging EU diplomatic missions in Washington, DC, and New York and ordered that bloc facilities be searched for American eavesdropping equipment.”

 

Euro ministers under pressure to make progress (from France 24 International)


Euro ministers under pressure to make progress
Eurozone finance ministers meet Monday under pressure to push ahead quickly with measures agreed last month to tackle the debt crisis as market sentiment turns increasingly negative.

Eurozone finance ministers meet Monday under pressure to push ahead quickly with measures agreed last month to tackle the debt crisis as market sentiment turns increasingly negative.
French President Francois Hollande (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a ceremony in the Cathedral on July 8, 2012 in the northern French city of Reims, during a day of ceremonies to commemorate the 50th anniversary of renewed Franco-German relations after World War II.

French President Francois Hollande (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a ceremony in the Cathedral on July 8, 2012 in the northern French city of Reims, during a day of ceremonies to commemorate the 50th anniversary of renewed Franco-German relations after World War II.
File photo of Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker. Monday's meeting may also discuss who should succeed Juncker, who is due to step down on July 17, as head of the eurozone finance ministers group.

File photo of Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker. Monday’s meeting may also discuss who should succeed Juncker, who is due to step down on July 17, as head of the eurozone finance ministers group.

AFP – Eurozone finance ministers meet Monday under pressure to push ahead quickly with measures agreed last month to tackle the debt crisis as market sentiment turns increasingly negative.

European leaders hailed a June 28-29 EU summit as a breakthrough, promising fresh capital for Spain’s struggling banks, a European bank union to keep the lenders in line and making it easier for the bloc’s new bailout fund to help states in trouble.    Read more