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Putin urges Europeans to have 'common sense' over sanctions threat

Putin urges Europeans to have 'common sense' over sanctions threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show "common sense" and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine.

Poland's Tusk, Italy's Mogherini get EU top jobs

European leaders Saturday named Polish Premier Donald Tusk the next EU president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head its diplomatic service as the bloc faces a series of challenges topped by Ukraine.

Merkel calls anti-euro party success a 'protest vote'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed on Monday an anti-euro party's success in a weekend state election as a "protest vote" but admitted her party must do more to address constituents' frustrations.

Eurozone manufacturing slows further in August

Manufacturing in the eurozone slumped in August to a 13-month low, a closely watched survey showed on Monday, in a further sign that recovery is faltering and that tensions with Russia are taking their toll.

EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband

The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a report said on Monday.

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Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move as others eye security

Algirdas Butkevicius, Lithuanian Prime Minister - Photo ECLithuania has won the EU's final green light to join the eurozone in 2015, completing a Baltic embrace of Europe's checkered single currency as security concerns over Russia nudge other reluctant eastern candidates towards adoption.
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Learn how to Understand your Customer at the Big Data in Retail Financial Services Conference

After an extremely successful launch, SMI are proud to present the 2nd Annual Big Data in Retail Financial Services Conference on the 27th November 2014 in London.
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Senior Advisor Communication, EFTA

The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) of the EFTA Secretariat is looking to recruit a Senior Advisor for Communication.
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Expats Health Insurance

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Green Employment Initiative

New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment: these are some of the expected benefits of the energy efficiency target for 2030 put forward by the European Commission in a Communication.
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Sixth Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion

Economic, Social and Territorial CohesionThe European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion shows that EU Cohesion Policy is delivering on the growth goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy by creating jobs and reducing disparities across Europe.
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