Monday, 20 October 2008

Blogs : 20th October

Training Session on the Spanish Bank Bailout Plan. Edward Hugh, A Fistful of Euros (en)
Spain’s Economy Peers Timidly Out Over The Precipice - Towards The Abyss That Lies Below. Edward Hugh,A Fistful of Euros (en)
Distraction at the top. P O Neill, A fistful of Euros (en)
He does have one friend. Helen, The Bruges Group Blog (en)
Le FMI soupçonne son directeur, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, d'abus de pouvoir dans une affaire sexuelle. Jean Quatremer, Les Coulisses de Bruxelles (en)
We need an inquiry. Richard, The EUReferendum (en)
Should the royals keep their mouths shut? Certain Ideas of Europe (en)
Hiding from the truth. Richard, The EUReferendum (en)
Battle for Britain's Banks! Ironies Too (en)
Leaders looking for solutions. Jon Worth, Euroblog (en)
Reporting the politics of not-so-far-away places: Czech Republic. Jon Worth, Euroblog (en)
Environmental Council discusses CAP health check [supplemented]. Julien Frisch, Watching Europe (en)

A flight from reality. Richard, The EUReferendum (en)
" ... A perfectly reasonable question, some might think, is WTF does The Daily Telegraph think it is playing at? Since when has it been the marketing arm of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)? ...

Five million down. Richard, The EUReferendum (en)
" ... It was on 5 March this year we turned the magic four million, and now we've done 5,000,000 – over five year's of blogging to achieve what the BBC achieves on its website on a bad day. That is a measure of our success, if you take numbers alone as a guide.

Sunday Times headlines House Price Crash. Ironies Too (en)
" ... The stupidity, if not now virtual criminal incompetence of this Government is evident from the headline article in the Sunday Telegraph, "Darling will spend his way out of recession" ...

No visa travel to the U.S. for six more EU countries. Vitaliy, The 8th Circle (en)
" ... US extends waiver to three central European and three Baltic states. Six additional EU countries will be added to the US visa-waiver programme “in about a month”, according to US President George Bush, a move that means that people from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will be able to visit the US for up to 90 days without needing a visa ...
... Six EU countries remain outside the programme: Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania ..."

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