Archive: August 2016

Keep Calm and Carry on – How Germany Deals with Terrorist Attacks

Germany, 06 Jul - 02 Aug 2016

A week of horror – four attacks in just 6 days ++ Keep calm and carry on ++ Is the media overstrained? ++ No chance for right-wing populists. by Eike Hortsch

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The Death of Queen Anne and the Crimes of Politicians

Romania, 17 Jul - 13 Aug 2016

The Queen is dead, long live the King ++ The Doctor that keeps on giving: the domino effect of a stolen Doctoral thesis ++ A corruption first for everything – today’s episode: the Romanian Central Bank. by Eva Chitul

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Music Stars Visit Sweden but Car Fires & Audit Office Spoil the Party

Sweden, 19 Jul - 15 Aug 2016

Music rules – Stars come out to play ++ Car fires on the rise ++ National Audit Office in trouble. by Jens Ummethum

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Zombie Knives Banned While Labour Party Fights over Conditions of Leadership Election

UK, 25 Jul - 21 Aug 2016

++ Government bans Zombie knives, collector’s items often used as assault weapons ++ Governing body of Labour party wins court appeal to set leadership election conditions. by Alex Braley, Bethany Purrington

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Convictions of Political Big Shots and Tragic Losses in Natural Disaster

Romania, 14 Aug - 10 Sep 2016

Central bank attempts to regain public trust by transparency initiative after conviction of former vice governor ++ Former Minister Oprea investigated in criminal court regarding murder trial ++ Romanian victims in the Amatrice earthquake receive compensation payment. by Alina Agafiţei

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Sweden Democrats Split Centre-Right Parties While Cars Continue to Burn in the Streets

Sweden, 16 Aug - 12 Sep 2016

Raw over Sweden Democrats in the centre-right party spectrum ++ Cars in the streets set on fire across the country ++ Nobel Committee fires expert after patients died in medical scandal. by Maciej Wilga

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Retirement Plans for Elderly Unemployed and How to Spend the Summer the Finnish Way

Finland, 19 Aug - 15 Sep 2016

Governmental proposal to let ageing job seekers retire finds approval across party lines ++ Finnish outdoor activity mölkky gains popularity around the world – France wins world championship ++ Violent summer storm hits Finland.
by Anne-Kristin Beinhauer

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