Archive: September 2016

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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Changes On Stream: Internal Politics, Hunting Regulations and Schengen Area Negotiations

Romania, 11 Sep - 08 Oct 2016

Former Internal Affairs Minister Oprea resigns from Senate ++ Trophy hunt for several animals banned ++ Romania’s entrance in the Schengen area – reason to hope? by Alina Agafiţei

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Unsolved Murders and Nobel Prize Put Sweden’s Capital in Focus of Attention

Sweden, 13 Sep - 10 Oct 2016

Stockholm announces 2016 laureates of Nobel Prize ++ Age limit for movies probable to be relaxed ++ More murders in Stockholm metropolitan area – most cases remain unsolved. by Sarah Onkels

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#Marmitegate and UKIP Leadership Take to the Headlines

UK, 19 Sep - 16 Oct 2016

“Marmitegate” and the plummeting Pound: Brits feel Brexit consequences as PM May gets precise on how to leave the EU ++ Diane James steps down as UKIP leader after 18 days as replacement favourite Steven Woolfe is rushed to hospital. by Daniel Walker, Robin Dyck

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