Tag: Member state of the European Union

EU gives US six months to lift visas

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 The European Commission has requested that the US lift visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. If within six months the problem is not solved, the EU could introduce visas for US diplomats, the Commission warned, reports EurActiv. The development comes […]

Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

Green Fade-Out By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Brussels The EU’s reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking — jeopardizing Germany’s touted energy revolution in the process. The climate […]

11 EU countries okay transactions tax

Jan 22, 2013 20:18 Moscow Time The finance ministers of 11 European Union countries supported the idea of a financial transactions tax at a meeting in Luxemburg on Tuesday. The agreement is yet to be finalized, but the key principles have already been formulated – a tax rate […]

Heroin users warned after second anthrax death

Hospitals and walk-in clinics across the UK warned to expect further cases after second drug user dies in Blackpool Amelia Hill guardian.co.uk, Monday 10 September 2012 12.35 EDT Anthrax bacteria: drug users may become infected when injecting, smoking or snorting heroin contaminated with spores. Photograph: Smc Images/Getty Images A […]