Hope for Generation Erasmus - EUbusiness Week newsletter 674
EUbusiness Week 674 top stories: EU boosts security after jihadist threat report; Russia wants to 'protect Russian cyberspace' from West; Britain's blockbuster nuclear deal to get EU nod; Google to face charges if it doesn't improve settlement; EU warns Germany as car coolant row heats up; Deadly 'bath salts' legal high banned across EU
Graduates with international experience fare much better on the jobs
market, according to a study on the impact of the EU's Erasmus student
exchange programme, which has now been going since 1987. The study shows
that studying and training abroad makes a real difference to employment
It does no harm to other prospects either, apparently. The scheme has led to the birth of one million babies since its launch, with 27 per cent of people who took part meeting their current life partner during their stay abroad. So it really can change your life.
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1. EU boosts security after jihadist threat report
The European Union boosted security at its Brussels headquarters on
Monday even as authorities downplayed reports that jihadists arrested
after returning from Syria were planning to target the building.
2. Russia wants to 'protect Russian cyberspace' from West
Russia is mulling measures to protect its cyberspace from the
"unpredictable" West, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said, as
experts warned the Kremlin may be considering disconnecting the country
from the global web.
3. Britain's blockbuster nuclear deal to get EU nod
The EU will recommend approval of Britain's ambitious plan to build its
first nuclear plant in a generation, with backing from French and
Chinese energy giants, after ruling that it met state aid rules, said a
4. Google fires back at Rupert Murdoch in Europe
Google has fired back at media mogul Rupert Murdoch, disputing a News
Corp. complaint in Europe that the Internet titan has veered from the
path of doing no evil.
5. EU warns Germany as car coolant row heats up
The EU is warning Germany it risks court action for breaching
environment rules unless it forces luxury automaker Daimler to use a new
air-conditioning coolant deemed less likely to cause climate change.
6. Deadly 'bath salts' legal high banned across EU
The Union has banned the party drug nicknamed "bath salts" and other
so-called legal highs that have been linked to nearly 150 deaths.
Hinkley Point: Austria will launch a legal challenge if the Commission
approves Britain's ambitious plan to build its first new nuclear plant
in a generation, Vienna's environment minister said on Wednesday.
EU court strikes down sanctions against Kadhafi cousin
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Germany: upstart anti-euro party Alternative for Germany has become the
biggest opposition force against Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, a
poll indicated Tuesday.
EU hails Scotland vote as boost for 'united' Europe
Orban names ex-spokesman as Hungary foreign minister
Canada: changes cannot be made to a trade deal between the EU and Canada
without killing it off completely, Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht
warns to a German newspaper.
Russia warned not to use gas as weapon in Ukraine crisis
World facing most crises since WWII: EU aid chief
Sakharov prize: a Congolese doctor renowned for his fearless work with
rape victims and Ukraine's pro-Western protesters were among those
nominated on Friday for the Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human
Eurosceptic Farage urges golfers to 'swing for Europe'
This week, EP committees and political groups continued to prepare for the hearings of commissioners-designate taking place from 29 September to 7 October; and the Trade Committee discussed the economic consequences of Russia's ban on imports of farm produce, raw materials and food from the EU.
29 Sep: International Right to Know Day
29 Sep-7 Oct: public hearings of commissioners-candidate
1-3 Oct: New policies for protection of ageing consumers
1-5 Oct: Nuclear detection for enhanced border security
2-3 Oct: Stairway to Excellence (S2E) launch conference
2-3 Oct: Roma inclusion on the ground
2-3 Oct: Universities, business & co. Together we can
3 Oct: Best practices on transparency of media ownership
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No Greek request yet to exit IMF program 25-Sep
EU wants Greece fined over toxic waste 25-Sep
Norway can slightly boost gas to Russia-reliant EU 25-Sep
Euro entry to boost Lithuania's security: Katainen 25-Sep
EU halts aid to cheese makers 23-Sep
ECB launches new 10-euro banknotes 23-Sep
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21 Oct, Cambridge: Finance in Horizon 2020
3 Nov, London: Trade and Academic Research Conference
19 Nov, Brussels: European Banking Federation 2014 Annual Conference
10 Dec, Milan: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research
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