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Greece 'Yes', 'No' camps neck and neck ahead of bailout vote

Greece 'Yes', 'No' camps neck and neck ahead of bailout vote

Greece braced itself Saturday ahead of a make-or-break bailout referendum as polls showed the 'Yes' and 'No' camps neck and neck and uncertainty rose over the future of the country's battered economy.

'Yes' or 'No' -- post-referendum scenarios for Greece

What will happen after Greeks vote in the Sunday referendum on the terms of an international bailout? How will the country's creditors react? What options would the government have? Here are some ways that the crisis might develop.

Gas transit to EU 'not endangered' in Ukraine-Russia row

Gas supplies to Ukraine and the EU will not be endangered despite an announcement by Russia that it will cut the flow to Ukraine, a senior European official said Wednesday.

Thai crackdown on illegal fishing threatens industry

Around 5,000 Thai fishing boats have stopped operating out of fear they will be prosecuted over new rules, as authorities crackdown to avoid a European Union ban on fish products.

EU hails 'historic' restoration of US-Cuba ties

The EU on Wednesday welcomed the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba after 54 years, calling it a "historic milestone".


Greek diaspora looks to homeland

Oia-Santorini-Greece - Photo by Rambling TravelerFor millions of Greeks worldwide, fond memories of white-washed villages under azure skies have been overshadowed by images of street protests and panicked bank queues -- and fears about the country's European future.

EU reaches unambitious deal on Roaming charges and Net Neutrality

We cannot call it the end of roaming when there are in-built exceptions to allow providers to charge consumers when they go abroad if they fear it's too costly. It is critical that the EU and national governments observe the deadline and finally ban roaming - BEUC

Director of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe

The Council of Europe in Strasbourg is looking to recruit a Director of Democratic Citizenship and Participation (Education and Youth Policy).

Improving working conditions across Europe

EU-OSHA Annual report 2014In its 2014 annual report, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) demonstrates how it is helping to improve working conditions across Europe, particularly in micro and small businesses.

Deal for cheaper mobile calls and open internet

An informal deal to ban 'roaming fees, or surcharges for making mobile phone calls, sending text messages or using the internet while abroad in another EU Member State from 15 June 2017, was struck by MEPs and EU ministers on 30 June.

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