Daily Archives: 29, October 2012

University of Nottingham appoints new Chancellor

Nottingham, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The University of Nottingham is delighted to announce Sir Andrew Witty has been appointed as its seventh Chancellor. Sir Andrew, Chief Executive Officer of GlaxoSmithKline and a Nottingham alumnus, will take up the post on January 1st … Read the full press release


Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the summit held in Brussels in October 2010, the ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) will take place in Vientiane, Laos, on 5-6 November under the theme “Friends for Peace, Partners for Prosperity”. The EU will be represented … Read the full press release

Experian further strengthens position in Brazil with proposed acquisition of additional interest in Serasa

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a further interest in Serasa S.A. (“Serasa”).  Serasa is the market leading credit bureau in Brazil in which … Read the full press release

Delivering Europe 2020 requires more involvement of local and regional authorities and more financial investment

A report published by the Committee of the Regions (CoR) has shown that whilst there is widespread awareness and support for Europe 2020 – the EU’s growth strategy – there is an urgent need to commit more financial resources and … Read the full press release

Icelandair Group Publishing of Q3 2012 results

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Icelandair Group will publish its results for the third quarter 2012 on Wednesday 31 October 2012. An open presentation will be held Thursday 1 November  2012 at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura.  The presentation will start at 16:30 in Room … Read the full press release

Merck Serono and Auxogyn Announce Collaboration on Eeva™ Test

• The Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test is designed to provide data that will help assess embryo viability • Strategic partnership demonstrates Merck Serono’s commitment to investing in assisted reproductive technologies Geneva, Switzerland, and Menlo Park, Calif., USA, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Merck Serono, a … Read the full press release

Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Ghana: “Ghana is a model of development”

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Ghana: “Ghana is a model of development” Tomorrow, EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will begin a two-day visit to Ghana. He will meet with the Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, … Read the full press release

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends KYNAMRO™ for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

KYNAMRO™ may provide a novel, new treatment for patients in the U.S. who are at severe cardiovascular risk Paris, France and Carlsbad, California – 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), its subsidiary Genzyme, and Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: … Read the full press release

Faster and simpler access to EU funds for European businesses, towns, regions and scientists

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Faster and simpler access to EU funds for European businesses, towns, regions and scientists Following the recent entry into force of the new Financial Regulation the Commission has adopted its new detailed Rules of application. The delivery … Read the full press release

Fortum Corporation’s Interim Report Q3 2012: A very demanding market environment – efficiency programme launched

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — FORTUM CORPORATION INTERIM REPORT 19 October 2012 at 9:00 EEST July – September 2012 — Comparable operating profit EUR 220 (297) million, -26% — Operating profit EUR 223 (314) million, of which EUR 3 (17) million relates … Read the full press release

Background on Commissioner Piebalgs’ visit to Ghana and EU energy cooperation with West Africa

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Background on Commissioner Piebalgs’ visit to Ghana and EU energy cooperation with West Africa EU cooperation with Ghana Ghana receives a total of €455.34 million under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) 2008-13. Funding focuses on … Read the full press release

More than 1 in 4 cars checked by car dealers have outstanding finance

Nottingham, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Experian®, the global information services company, today revealed that out of the total number of vehicles checked by automotive trade companies between April and June 2012, more than 26.1 per cent were identified as ‘having outstanding … Read the full press release

Why was it necessary to change the budgetary and spending rules in the Financial Regulation?

A new Financial Regulation for the EU finances: What’s new, why and how does it work Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission continuously assesses the way it manages EU funds, taking into account lessons learnt from the past, feedback from … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and SWM have commissioned the accommodation platform for DanTysk offshore wind farm

Illustration of a transformator platform for the Dan Tysk offshore wind park in the North Sea.

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — From 2014 onwards, quiet rooms with a shower, internet access and a TV will make everyday life more comfortable for the members of the DanTysk Wind Farm maintenance team – right in the middle of the harsh … Read the full press release

L’UE s’engage à renforcer sa coopération avec le Burundi

Genève, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — L’UE s’engage à renforcer sa coopération avec le Burundi Excellences, Mesdames et Messieurs, Je me réjouis de voir réunis ici tant de partenaires burundais et amis du Burundi, du secteur privé et des bailleurs de fonds. C’est … Read the full press release

Danish researchers release ground-breaking knowledge about calcium pumps in cells

The researchers’ starting point was the calcium pump located in the cell membrane of the model plant thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) Photo: Jørgen Nielsen.

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — When animals and plants are exposed to influences such as bacterial attack, odour and cold, calcium ions flow into the cells. The calcium provides the cells with a signal about what is going on outside, but as … Read the full press release

The EU and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia sign agreement to enhance crisis management cooperation

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service, Pierre Vimont, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Nikola Poposki, signed today a Framework Agreement for the participation of the … Read the full press release

PEMEX E&P and BP Announce Agreement to Share Technology, Expertise for Deepwater Well Cap

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Petroleos Mexicanos Exploration and Production (PEMEX E&P) and BP today announced an agreement for BP to share the technical information it used to build its global deepwater well-capping equipment.Under the Technology License Agreement, BP will make available … Read the full press release

9th ASEM Summit ASEM partners accounted for 43% of EU27 imports and 31% of exports in the first half of 2012

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Between 2000 and 2011, the share in EU27 international trade in goods of the 19 partner countries1 taking part in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) increased steadily. From 2000 to 2011, the share of the ASEM partners in EU27 exports rose from 22% to 30%, … Read the full press release

French Prime Minister inaugurates A350 XWB Final Assembly Line

Facility named after Airbus pioneer and founding father, Roger Béteille Blagnac,  29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault and Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer, Fabrice Brégier this morning officially inaugurated the 74,000 square-metre A350 XWB Final Assembly Line … Read the full press release

INVITATION – ECA 2011 Annual Report – Press briefing Tuesday 6 November 2012, Brussels

Luxembourg, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Court of Auditors (ECA) will publish its Annual Report on the implementation of the 2011 European Union budget on Tuesday 06 November 2011 and will organise a press briefing in Brussels at 11:30 am at the Residence Palace – International Press … Read the full press release

France Telecom-Orange jointly sign an agreement for the deployment of very high-speed broadband, in the presence of Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission

Orange’s deployment in Alsace

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Prefect of the Alsace Region, the Chairman of the Regional Council of Alsace, the Chairmen of the General Councils of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin, the Chairmen of the Urban Community of Strasbourg, of the Agglomeration Community of … Read the full press release

EU-Cape Verde agreement on facilitating the issuing of short-stay visas

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU and Cape Verde signed on 26 October 2012 a visa facilitation agreement (14203/12) at a ceremony that took place in Cape Verde. On behalf of the EU, the agreement was signed by Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Minister … Read the full press release

RWE Dea sichert sich Bohrkapazitäten für das Feld Titan in Norwegen

Bohranlage Bredford Dolphin / Foto: Dolphin Drilling

RWE Dea Norge AS, die norwegische Tochter des deutschen Erdöl- und Erdgasunterneh-mens RWE Dea AG, hat mit Dolphin Drilling AS ein Abkommen über den Einsatz der Bohranlage Bredford Dolphin unterzeichnet. Die Anlage wird mit drei weiteren Ölgesell-schaften gemeinsam genutzt. Oslo, … Read the full press release

Intersport avasi Isossa Omenassa

Kauppias Markku Ahonen lastensa Hillan ja Pyryn kanssa.

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Torstaina, avattiin Espoossa kauppakeskus Isossa Omenassa Sport to the people –konseptin mukainen Intersport. Myyntineliöiltään noin 800 neliön kauppa keskittyy erityisesti urheilu- ja vapaa-ajan tekstiileihin sekä jalkineisiin. Myös sesonkien välinevalikoima on monipuolinen. Sport to the people –ajatuksen mukaisesti haluamme … Read the full press release

Council backs cleaner marine fuel standards

Luxembourg, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Council adopted today¹ a directive amending directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels (PE-CONS 31/12). Emissions from shipping due to the combustion of marine fuels with a high sulphur content contribute to air … Read the full press release

Christmas Inspiration from MINI. Presents for everyone – whether they’re to fold up, listen to or keep warm.

MINI Folding Bike Lime. (10/2012)

Munich, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Christmas is drawing closer and with it the hunt for those perfect presents. MINI offers inspiration for any wish-list and has original ideas for every age, taste and budget. Gifts are available through the MINI Online … Read the full press release

Mario Draghi Interview with Der Spiegel

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, conducted by Michael Sauga and Anne Seith on 22 October, published 29 October 2012 SPIEGEL: President Draghi, do you have a savings account? Draghi: Yes. SPIEGEL: Do you know how much interest you are getting? Draghi: Around … Read the full press release

Presidency’s mid-term assessment, striving for a Better Europe

Cyprus’ Deputy Minister for European Affairs, Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, presented today, October 23, a mid-term review of the progress of the Cyprus Presidency, during the meeting of the Conference of Committee Chairs of the European Parliament (EP), in Strasbοurg. … Read the full press release

Hell, geräumig und vor allem wirtschaftlich: Fraport stellt 28 Citaro Vorfeldbusse in seinen Dienst

Dort, wo die neuen Mercedes-Benz Vorfeldbusse künftig ihren Dienst verrichten, übergab Geschäftsführer für Marketing, Vertrieb und Aftersales Daimler Buses, Till Oberwörder, am 22. Oktober den symbolischen Schlüssel der neuen Vorfeldflotte an Peter Schmitz, Vorstand Operations der Fraport AG. Fotonummer: 12A1191 Dateigröße: 4,991 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,014 MB Datum: 26.10.2012

28 Mercedes-Benz Citaro für den Frankfurter Flughafen Bedarfsgerechte Ausstattung – hoher Serienumfang Wirtschaftlichkeit für Fraport Kaufparameter Nummer eins Stuttgart/Frankfurt, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Wenn Fluggäste vom Flughafengebäude zu den Flugzeugen oder umgekehrt befördert werden müssen und die Maschinen nicht direkt an den … Read the full press release

EP visit to Iran cancelled after refusal Iranian authorities to meet Sakharov Prize winners

29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Iranian authorities have refused to give permission to a delegation of five MEPs set to travel to Tehran to meet with this year’s Sakharov Prize winners Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi, after which the delegation cancelled … Read the full press release

Twenty years of the EU Single Market

The EU Single Market was highlighted today as one of the European Union’s greatest achievements and was signaled out as a potentially crucial element for helping the EU achieve growth and create new jobs. The Cyprus Presidency, on the occasion … Read the full press release

Fortum to launch an efficiency programme to maintain and strengthen its flexibility and competitiveness

FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 19 October 2012 at 8.55 EEST 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Fortum is launching an efficiency programme for 2013-2014 in order to maintain and strengthen its strategic flexibility and competitiveness in an increasingly demanding business environment. “The economic situation … Read the full press release