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Bullet Blog (April 2010)
  - • Euro area states could lose money on Greek loans
  - • MEPs vote to asphyxiate London
  - • Details emerge of EU’s ‘wise men’ group report
  - • Warning for Britain as financial chaos spreads to Spain
  - • Greek debt crisis: Europe feels shockwaves as bailout falters
  - • Greek crisis: Athens to Ashes
  - • Greece Turning Viral Sparks Search for EU Solutions
  - • First Greece, now Spain, who next?
  - • EMU domino fears as Spain downgraded, Germany drags feet on rescue
  - • EU leaders struggle to contain eurozone crisis
  - • Rating agencies: Who made them so powerful?
  - • Germany says Europe needs its own rating agency
  - • Next Hungary govt plans big tax reform in 2011-paper
  - • Italian debt sale may ‘feel the heat’ on Greece woes
  - • EU balks at action on Japan economic pact
  - • Spanish debt downgrade weighs on euro, Asian stocks
  - • Spain downgraded as eurozone turmoil spreads
  - • Crisis, what crisis? EU demands Britain and other countries pay it Β£7bn more in 6% budget boost
  - Nigel is WYSIWYG!
  - • Greece could weigh on U.S. stocks
  - • Greek debt crisis spreading 'like Ebola' and Europe must act now, OECD warns
  - • Spain calls 10 May summit over Greece
  - • EU to hold summit on Greece
  - • Greece downgraded amid rumours of special May summit
  - • Brussels examines McCreevy plan to join Ryanair board
  - • European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek meets US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington
  - • European Union expecting Β£6.3bn budget increase
  - • MEPs extend transition to new Schengen database
  - • Economic central planning - EU draft budget 2011: The future beyond the crisis
  - • The Soviet way: Commission launches public consultation on future of cultural and creative industries
  - • Cash from EU green plan 'to fund dirty coal plants'
  - • EU's Barnier warns that big bank profits are over
  - • Greek borrowing costs soar as German resistance spooks investors
  - • Merkel takes hard line on plan for Greece
  - • Fears Greek debacle may yet force bailout by the IMF in Ireland
  - • Greeks disapprove of EU aid deal
  - • Development groups say EEAS plans breach EU law
  - • EU to set up anti-cybercrime body
  - • Belgium heading for elections as government collapses
  - • 5,000 grain farmers drive tractors onto the streets of Paris
  - • Member states agree diplomatic service outline
  - • Strategists warn of sovereign debt bubble
  - • Papaconstantinou Says Greek Aid Is ‘Mainly’ From European Union
  - • Austria: No Advance Help for Greece
  - • Will the European Union agree to help Greece?
  - • Remember that ash cloud? It didn't exist, says new evidence
  - • Maastricht madhouse fuels EMU-wide contagion from Greece
  - • Euro stumbles, Greek bonds strained after aid request
  - • Germany, France press Greece for further austerity measures
  - • Greek 10-year borrowing rate rises above 9%
  - • Interview: EU Trade Chief Says Pressure will not Work on Yuan Revaluation
  - • Union seeks more power: EU seeks new air traffic control system
  - • Greece races for rescue plan, meets finance chiefs
  - • Greek PM defends EU-IMF debt plea
  - • For nations living the good life, the party's over, IMF says
  - • Italy's Northern League says government is doomed
  - • Greece asks for EU-IMF bailout
  - • EU to approve new anti-terror data sharing deal with US
  - • If the CAP doesn't fit
  - • Member states to signal broad backing for diplomatic service blueprint
  - • Sustained pressure on Cameron over EU parliament allies
  - • Belgium's Coalition Government Collapses
  - • Shaky start to Greek aid talks
  - • Euro at one year low, Greek woes hit Asia stocks
  - • G-20 officials convene for talks on global economy
  - • Irish budget deficit largest in European Union
  - • Parliament raises pressure on EU diplomatic service towards a 'United States of Europe'
  - • Airlines 'must respect passenger rights'
  - • MEPs slam budgets of Council and EU police agency
  - • IMF and Bundesbank fear contagion from Greece as bond spreads soar to fresh records
  - • Greek debt costs rise as talks begin
  - • Cost of covering Greek debt heads ever higher
  - • General Election 2010: Nick Clegg lobbied for lax EU bank laws
  - For your delectation....and some Balls
  - Tricky Questions for Cleggie
  - • Euro-Area Deficit Widened to More Than Double EU Limit in 2009
  - • Top European companies 'lobbying in secret', says NGO
  - • FT leader urges for more positive approach by UK towards EU
  - • EU starts to count cost of volcanic ash and EuroControl reaction
  - • More European countries taxing CO2 emissions
  - Belgium: The Dead Parrot
  - • EU to get powers to launch criminal investigations
  - • Knives out. It’s the fatal flaw in Clegg’s plan
  - • More financial games: IMF proposes double tax hit for all banks
  - Clegg will hamstring Cameron on Europe
  - • Citigroup says only ‘United States of Europe' will save euro
  - • Travel chaos 'should not affect EU's one-seat debate'
  - • Lisbon Treaty may give footballers a headache
  - • Member states urged to postpone decision on Swift
  - • EU aligns energy-saving laws with Lisbon Treaty rules
  - • Investors concerned as Greek talks begin
  - • Greek bailout unconstitutional, Centre for European Policy report says, backing IMF
  - • EU 'following' Goldman Sachs fraud case
  - • Schengen rules could be eased for ash victims
  - • Only one-third of MEPs in Strasbourg for EU parliament plenary
  - • More hoodwinking games: Brussels backs tougher US line on derivatives
  - • EU: Vacations are a right, not a luxury
  - • General election 2010: Nick Clegg defends party stance on Europe
  - • Secret EU report blasts data retention directive
  - • A Franco-Italian axis in Europe?
  - • EU parliament session set to continue despite air chaos
  - • Ash cloud to disrupt EU parliament session
  - • Ash postpones EU-IMF talks in Greece
  - • European Commissioner: EU Should Have Greater Say in National Budgets
  - • Momentum for global bank tax slows amid uncertainty from EU
  - • EU’s investigation of Goldman Sachs will be ‘profound,’ Rehn says
  - • Polish zloty is ‘too strong,’ even after intervention, Kotecki says
  - • EU Steps Up Pressure for Higher Yuan on Concerns About Recovery
  - • No new cuts sought for EU, IMF loans: Greek minister
  - • EU finance ministers fail to reach deal on bank levy
  - • Could Germany quit euro over Greece crisis?
  - • UKIP's Lord Monckton speaks to Alex Jones on climate policy deception
  - • Top EPP official condemned over comments on UK Tories
  - • Eurozone ministers seek ways to stem debt crisis
  - • Canadian Hedge Funds Cry Foul On EU Proposals
  - • Soros: Germany needs to pay up if EU is to survive
  - • Herman Van Rompuy publishes haiku poems
  - • EU Finance Chiefs Meet as Greece Moves on Bailout
  - • Sarkozy, Berlusconi jointly call for carbon tax on EU borders
  - • Spanish attempt to reinstate European Union ban on wonky vegetables fails
  - • EU review of national budgets proposed
  - • Greek aid in doubt as German professors prepare court challenge
  - • Row over who gets to take charge at environment talks
  - • Hedge rows
  - • EU relaunches talks with US on sharing bank data
  - • Soros sees risk to euro without German shift -report
  - • Rehn says Greek crisis 'amplifies shortcomings' of euro, supports strengthening of EU economic governance
  - • Prague urges reality check on 'Europe 2020' plan
  - • EU threatens regional aid cuts for budget offenders
  - • EU warns Portugal, says bloc needs permanent crisis fund
  - • World leaders going to Poland amid debate on Kaczynski's merits
  - • Football diplomacy comes to Malta
  - • Greek Bonds Fall as EU Governments Wrangle Over Aid Approval
  - • Obama tax plan would hit foreign banks - EU report
  - • Disturbing direction of EU governance
  - • Questions over Greek rescue package remain
  - • Greece vows to fight on as it taps €1.6bn
  - • Funds shun Europe as 'no-go zone' after Greek crisis
  - • Greek finmin: hard to block aid if EU, ECB recommend
  - • Only debt restructuring can save Greece
  - • EU May Lend Greece More Than $120 Billion, Handelsblatt Says
  - • EU Finance Chiefs to Debate Tighter Deficit Oversight
  - • EU's Barnier tries to end France-UK hedge fund row
  - • Greece bailout 'up to 90 billion euros': report
  - • EU supports bank levy plans in G20 letter
  - • Brussels gets cold feet on financial transactions tax
  - • European Union, France to consult on Net Neutrality
  - • Club Of Rome Behind Eco-Fascist Purge To Criminalize Climate Skepticism
  - • How Iceland's banking flaws brought down the country's economy
  - • OrbΓ‘n plans to cut taxes, tackle corruption
  - • Czech Central Banker Singer Sees Room for Lower Rates
  - • Small plants may not sell spare EU CO2, Barclays says
  - • Kaczynski Death to Aid Pro-Euro Tusk’s Grip on Poland
  - • An Aid Package in the Billions: Merkel's Bluff Called in Poker over Greece
  - • Cut the EU’s Farm Cash? Non!
  - • Czech central banker Singer joins criticism of IMF
  - • Swedes say No to euro
  - • The Greek people are being punished for Europe's errors
  - • Dutch parties plan to cut EU budget contribution
  - • Euro soars as EU-IMF deliver €45bn Greek rescue
  - • Gold hits highest in over 4 months as euro jumps
  - • Euro area states put Greek loans at €30 billion
  - • Greece aid deal seen at EUR20 billion-EUR30 billion, interest rate 5%-5.5%
  - • Greek woes raise eurozone questions
  - • New clouds form over UN climate strategy
  - • EU expected to nail down terms of Greek loans
  - • Poland Pulls Trigger to Weaken Zloty
  - • A tribute to Polish President Lech Kaczynski
  - • EU pledges climate funding in bid to revive confidence in UN
  - • ECB's Trichet says Greece bankruptcy not in discussion
  - • EU agrees on Greek rescue terms, Fitch downgrades
  - • Greece needs help: Soros
  - • Europe agrees on Greece
  - • EU finalizing terms of any Greek aid
  - • Failed EU-U.S. data deal to be revived, U.S. says
  - • Hedge fund BlueCrest moving to Guernsey
  - • Investors fear a greek tragedy
  - • Frattini: We must create a European army
  - • Markets dismiss Greek rescue plan
  - • Gov’t alarmed by tour cancellations due to EU ban on carriers
  - • Greece teetering on the edge as bond yields keep on rising
  - • Public prosecutor would help OLAF enter a new era
  - • Greece in loan cost spiral amid persistent debt fears
  - • EU Carbon Auctions will limit pain for exchanges and brokers
  - • France and Turkey agree to disagree over EU entry
  - • US treasury chief warns EU on hedge fund rules
  - • EU Van Rompuy: Would be strange to exclude IMF from Greek aid
  - • Concerns drive Greek loan costs to record high
  - • Multiple venues leave Europe ‘open to abuse’
  - • European bank levy could raise €50bn
  - • Euro falls again as doubts grow about Greece bailout
  - • Van Rompuy keen to move some EU summits out of Brussels
  - • Culture included in EU's economic central plan
  - • EU launches debate on new taxes to fill financial holes
  - • How Eurocrats want to spend Β£1.1m changing the English Channel's name to 'Le Pond'
  - • Berlin calls for higher rate on loans to Greece
  - • Judge's warning over Europe's legal power
  - • EU brings common visa code for Schengen zone travellers
  - • A Superstorm for Global Warming Research
  - • Berlin wants 6.5% on Greek bailout loans
  - • Greece wants to amend EU aid deal, bypass IMF: report
  - • Greece will default, but not this year
  - • Germany flexes its muscles
  - • Euro may resume decline after ECB interest rate decision
  - • Herman Van Rompuy: British politicians must win over public about EU
  - • Greek debt crisis: pushing more European integration?
  - • New European derivatives rules could cost business billions
  - • France and Germany put weight behind bank tax
  - • German cabinet agrees on bank tax for bailouts
  - • EU commission pushes Germany to boost demand
  - • EU cap-and-trade emissions fall more than forecast
  - • Commissioner Barnier may propose curbs on CDS in Oct
  - • Western European Union to close down as EU takes over military role

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15-18 April 2019


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03-04 April 2019


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25-28 March 2019


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11-14 March 2019


Strasbourg plenary
11-14 February 2019


Brussels mini-plenary
30-31 January 2019


16 APR 2019: Gerard Batten: European Parliament elections will be a rerun of the referendum question

08 APR 2019:
Stuart Agnew: Which illicit product came first from Ukraine? The chicken or the egg? (AGRI committee)

08 APR 2019: Stuart Agnew:Β  Plant breeders have revolutionised argiculture (AGRI committee)

03 APR 2019: Mike Hookem: British fishing industry: Lost opportunities for future generations

03 APR 2019: Stuart Agnew: You continue to plunder our fishing grounds as you've done for the past 40 years

03 APR 2019: Mike Hookem: Let the UK leave on the 12th of April!

03 APR 2019: Gerard Batten: UKIP leads struggle to set Britain free from EU

27 MAR 2019: Stuart Agnew: When EU interference becomes toxic (Bluecard Question to ENF MEP Troszczynski)

27 MAR 2019: Stuart Agnew: EU fraudulently harassing British innovation in degradable plastics

27 MAR 2019: Mike Hookem: Brexit betrayal: depth of public anger continues to go unnoticed

27 MAR 2019:
Gerard batten: Never before have the British been governed by such a pack of traitors, quislings and collaborators

26 MAR 2019:
Gerard Batten: Copyright Directive is about shutting down dissenting voices

13 MAR 2019: Gerard Batten: Right from the start Theresa May had a plan...

11 March 2019: Stuart Agnew: Commission has a horrible way of putting EU legislation ahead of British legislation

21 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Brexit: Stop political posturing and start negotiating a trade deal now (IMCO committee)

14 FEB 2019: Jill Seymour: Atrocities against women in Saudi Arabia

14 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Animal transport legislation not enforced in parts of Europe

13 FEB 2019: Raymond Finch: Funding your insane vanity project with taxpayers money

12 FEB 2019:
Stuart Agnew: Green lobby cannot have it both ways

11 FEB 2019: Gerard Batten: Mass uncontrolled migration changing European nations unrecognisably

11 FEB 2019: Mike Hookem: Is Tusk's special hell like that of the British fisheries?

07 FEB 2019: Stuart Agnew: Are Australian farmers required to reduce production in order to get subsidies? (AGRI committee)

31 JAN 2019: Margot Parker: Gender quotas are counterproductive

30 JAN 2019:
Gerard Batten: Preventing No Deal Brexit is an open rebellion against the British people

24 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew: No-Deal Brexit under WTO rules will benefit UK not EU (AGRI committee)

24 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew to Commissioner Hogan: New breeding methods needed to tackle colder weather ahead (AGRI committee)

23 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew briefs agriculture minister on handling Romania's EU council presidency (AGRI committee)

17 JAN 2019: Margot Parker: When politicians act without the scrutiny of a free and vibrant press...

16 JAN 2019: Gerard Batten: The British people will never surrender!

15 JAN 2019: Stuart Agnew: By which treaty did the EU gain power over our clocks? (AGRI committee, 14.01.2019)