Archive: September 2012

Amber Gold, Amber Gold, Amber Gold – No End in Sight

Poland, 20 Aug - 02 Sep 2012

Summer holidays end – Amber Gold comes ++ Kora goes astray – marihuana: law and order ++ Catholic media – digital TV, church and the President. by Lukas Plewnia

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Elections 2012: The Moment of Indecision

Netherlands, 28 Aug - 10 Sep 2012

Polls fluctuate days ahead of parliamentary elections ++ Obama vs. Romney ++ Dutch shocked by shooting in the French Alps. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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Pension Debate and the Former First Lady Inflame Passions

Germany, 29 Aug - 11 Sep 2012

In search of measures against old-age poverty ++ Former first lady sues TV-show host and Google ++ German forces “under attack”. by Benno Gross

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Dutch- and French-speaking Quarrelling around Brussels - Once Again

Belgium, 01 Sep - 16 Sep 2012

The never-ending ethnic story – Who is the real bully? ++ Belgium’s tennis hero says farewell ++ Back to school. by Kim Gillade

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Polish TV on Its Last Legs

Poland, 03 Sep - 16 Sep 2012

PiS partys presents big plans for the future ++ Tragic accident of Polish bus in France ++ Paralympic Games – a success only for the athletes ++ Polish public television in deep crisis. by Markus Bingel

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Project-X Haren: The Power of Social Media

Netherlands, 11 Sep - 24 Sep 2012

A 16th birthday turns into an incontrollable Facebook party ++ EU relieved as pro-European parties win in parliamentary elections ++ Dutch debate over freedom of speech following the uproar created by the "Innocence of Muslims". by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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Hope for Europe, Concern about the Middle East

Germany, 12 Sep - 25 Sep 2012

Constitutional Court says “Yes, but…” to ESM ++ The anti-Muslim video and the freedom of speech ++ Federal Council goes for female quota. by Christian Grünewald

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General Strike on Belgian Railways

Belgium, 16 Sep - 05 Oct 2012

General strike on Belgian railways ++ Employers disagree with government policies, while industrial decline continues ++ New commercial TV station starts broadcasting. by Christophe Christiaens

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Smolensk – New Facts and Old Myths

Poland, 17 Sep - 30 Sep 2012

The Polish tragedy – Dissection reveals mistakes ++ Change at the top of the Polish Football Association – the beginning of a new era? ++ Economic debate about PiS proposal – new objectivity takes over? by Lukas Plewnia

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Higher Fees for Long-Term Students Likely to Be Averted

Netherlands, 25 Sep - 07 Oct 2012

Plans for long-term studies fine likely to be reversed ++ Dutch VAT rises to 21% ++ Largest DNA test in the world to solve 13 year old murder case. by Frederic van Zinnicq Bergmann

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One Chancellor in Greece, One Honored, One Wannabe

Germany, 26 Sep - 09 Oct 2012

SPD nominates Steinbrück as chancellor candidate ++ Angela Merkel visits Greece ++ Honoration for Helmut Kohl ++ Schumacher and Ballack: German sport legends retire. by Eik-Sören Scholz

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