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CoR President: Belgium’s decentralised governance is a model for the EU

Belgium’s decentralized system favours greater autonomy for regions and results in an effective governance, improving service delivery to citizens and enhancing democratic stability, according to the President of the Committee of...more »


Divided Bosnia elects nationalists

Nationalists with little shared vision of Bosnia and Herzegovina's future were in the lead in an election for the three-person presidency yesterday (12 October), likely portending more dysfunction in a country still haunted by...more »


Eurozone seeks to soften German opposition to stimulus spending

France and Italy will keep pressure on Germany this week to use government money to revive the eurozone's stagnating economy but in a sign of inertia, a promised list of projects to create growth will not be ready until December. more »


Poll: support for UKIP hits record high

Support for the anti-EU UK Independence Party hit a record high of 25%, an opinion poll showed yesterday (12 October), days after it won its first elected seat in Britain's parliament at the expense of Prime Minister David...more »


Anti-TTIP demonstrations seize European capitals

Some 400 activist groups marched all over Europe on Saturday (11 October) in protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), as the EU-US trade deal crystallises opposition to a wide variety of issues –...more »


Swiss private sector expresses concern over ‘self-isolation’

Switzerland's business elite published an appeal in a Swiss newspaper Sunday (12 October) to save the country's accords with the European Union from unravelling, due to a vote earlier this year to curb immigration from the...more »


Putin orders Russian troops to withdraw from Ukraine border

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, the Kremlin said, in a sign of easing tensions before a key...more »

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