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European satellite navigation: Galileo's two new satellites

Published on 20-08-14

Tomorrow Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation programme, will send two more satellites into space, reaching a total number of 6 satellites in orbit. The lift-off will take place at the European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana, at 1.31PM BST and can be viewed via live streaming here. Doresa and Milena, the two satellites are the first of a new series which is...

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European satellite navigation: Galileo's two new satellites

World Humanitarian Day 2014

World Humanitarian Day 2014

Published on 19 -08-14

This year's World Humanitarian Day is of particular importance given the imperative need to bring aid to the victims of the current violent conflicts in several parts of the world.

Every year on 19 August the world pays tribute to humanitarian workers who risk their lives to help victims of wars and natural disasters around the globe. Wo...

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UK researchers lead EU peers inside Big Data, literally

UK researchers lead EU peers inside Big Data, literally

Published on 11 -08-14

Goldsmiths University, London is leading a team of EU researchers that are developing an interactive system which not only presents data the way you like it, but also changes the presentation constantly in order to prevent brain overload. The project could enable students to study more efficiently or journalists to cross check sources more quic...

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Euromyths and Letters to the Editor

EU aid for Peru – fighting illegal drugs and child malnutrition

Published on 29-07-2014

Newspapers(1) who recently ridiculed the EU’s support for anti-drug programmes in Peru grossly misrepresented the facts by neglecting to mention that most of the money concerned is not for “rehabilitating drug addicts” but actually aims to prevent the production of illegal drugs. The ultimate objective is therefore to cut the amount of drugs being sold […]

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Karel de Gucht on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, (23 mins in) explaining why fears on Investor State Dispute Settlement are unfounded as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Part...

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